Marko Zubak

Marko Zubak

Rovinj, Istria, Croatia

About Marko Zubak

Marko Zubak was born in 1979 in Zagreb, Croatia, in an artist surrounding, and started to create soon, playing in the family gallery on the island Rab. He starts studying painting at "Accademia delle belle arti di Bologna", Italy in 1999. After three years of studying he has moved to Barcelona where he concluded his degree in "Facultad de Bellas Artes de Barcelona", in 2006. In the same year he starts the course of multimedia in CIPSA school and finishes it in 2008.At the moment he is working and producing in his studios in Zagreb and Rovinj.


Accademia delle belle arti di Bologna, Italy
Facultad de Bellas Artes de Barcelona, Spain

HZSU – Croatian freelancer artist’s association
HDLU – Croatian Association of Artist, Zagreb
ULUPUH- Croatian Association of Fine Artists of Applied Arts


National museum of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan (paintings)

2008. “Take away”, custom paper toy contest: Best paper toy (Spain, traveling show)
2012. 3rd Artaq Urban Arts awards, France, for video catgegory: »video: St. Bugbot
2014. Grisia, Open Air Art Exhibition, Croatia (purchase award)
2019. ULUPUH award for best solo exhibition in 2018.
2019. Honorary member of ULUPUH

SCREENINGS ON FILM & VIDEO FESTIVALS:2013. Baranja Animation Festival (BAF!), Croatia, »video: No place for paper toys
2013. Animateka 10th IAFF, Ljubljana, Slovenia, »video: No place for paper toys
2012. NextComic Festival, OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz, Austria, »video: St. Bugbot
2012. Athens Video*/Art Festival, Greece, »video: St. Bugbot
2012. 3rd Urban Arts Festival, Angers-Paris-Brussels, »video: St. Bugbot
2010. VIDEOMEDEJA, International Video Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad: »video: Yebo studio


2017. PAPERBOTS, Österr. Papiermachermuseum, Laakirchen-Steyrermühl, Austria
2017. Paperbots: Terms of surrender, MMC Ulika, Bale, Croatia
2017. MLIBTY Shadows & Papertoys Show, Lucca Comics&Games 2017, Lucca, Italy
2016. PAPER TOYS, cardboard sculptures, Österr. Papiermachermuseum, Laakirchen-Steyrermühl, Austria
2011. ‘Un monde aux frontières du réel’, paintings and sculptures, CovArt Gallery, Luxembourg
2011. ‘Paper Toys im OK’ – NEXTCOMIC festival: 1. room: II LOVE mag & ye-boT initiative show, video projection: “Thought control” “St. Bugbot”, installation and scenography for stop motion video, OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz, Austria
2010. Paintings and installations exhibition, gallery ‘Izidor Kršnjavi’, Zagreb, Croatia

2010. Paintings and video exhibition, gallery Tir, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
2010. ‘ye-boT initiative’ show, paper toy project, ULUPUH gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
2006. Exhibition of paintings, Gallery Iris, Barcelona

2018. “Nur kelbetti Astana”, international painting exhibition, National museum of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan
2017. (dis)placement exhibition, Ugly Duck, London, UK
2017. Art colony Rovinj 2017, Rovinj Heritage Museum
2017. Annual exhibition of HDLU members
2017. (dis)placement exhibition II, Jacaranda, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
2017. STROKE ART FAIR 2017, Munich, Germany
2017. “A journey into the Universe of Art Toys”, Topic Puppets Museum, Tolosa, Spain
2016. OTOTOY: Art toys, Centro Cultural F., Medellin/ Bogota, Colombia
2016. Art colony Rovinj 2016, Rovinj Heritage Museum
2016. Urban Paper Collective Show, Sauerland-Museum, Arnsberg, Germany
2016. Annual exhibition of HDLU members
2016. The 33rd YOUTH SALON – BUDGET, Home of HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia
2015. MLIBTY Shadows, In-situ event at Siva galerija, Medika, Zagreb, Croatia (solo)
2015. Urban Paper Collective Show, Sauerland-Museum, Arnsberg, Germany
2015. Annual exhibition of HDLU members (collective)
2014. BORROWORROB: In Search of Symmetry, Home of HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia
2013. Annual exhibition of HDLU members »video: No place for paper toys
2013. 2nd BIENNALE OF PAINTING / VIENNA CALLING, Home of HDLU – Meštrović Pavilion, Zagreb, Croatia
2012. Galerija Greta, Zagreb, »video: St. Bugbot (solo)
2011. “Paper Toy II”, Pink Hobo Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2011. “Petits Formats, grandes Signatures”, CovArt Gallery, Luxembourg
2010. Paintings, Biblioteca Pública Municipal de Orxeta, Orxeta, España
2009. “Paper Toy and Pop Out Show”, Pink Hobo Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2009. “Bugbots”, MM centar, Studentski Centar, Zagreb, Croatia
2009. “FabFibe show”, paper toy show, Sculpture Square, Singapore
2008. “YEBOMAYCU project”, Prostor Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia (solo)
2007. Alpok-Adria-Pannonia International art exhibition, Castillo Batthyany, Körmend, Hungary
2005. “Imprezona”, gallery Miscelanea, Barcelona