Mario Matokovic

Mario Matokovic

Osijek, Croatia

About Mario Matokovic

Mario Matoković was born in 1985 in Osijek, Croatia. He graduated from the Academy of Arts in Osijek, Department of Fine Arts in 2010. He is professionally engaged in artistic activities in the field of contemporary arts through graphics, video, installations and art photography media. He has taken part in many fine arts workshops, and has exhibited in numerous Croatian and in few international exhibitions. He is a holder of the Rector’s Award of the J.J. Strossmayer University in Osijek. In 2016 Mario was one of the finalists of Radoslav Putar Award, award for young visual artists in Croatia up to 35 years of age, in 2017 received 3rd award 5th International Biennale of Contemporary Fine Arts in Novorossyisk, Russia and in 2018 received Ex Aeuqo Award on 26th Slavonian Biennale in Osijek, Croatia. Founder of MMML Studio - Artist in Residence program. Lives and works in Osijek, Croatia.

Education

2004.- 2010. The Academy of Arts Osijek, the Department of Fine Arts, Sub-department of graphic
2000.- 2004. completed School of textile, design and fine art in Osijek

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITION
2020 Croatia, Koprivnica, AK Gallery, 200 000 steps, curator: Tanja Spoljar
2018 Croatia, Split, Salon Galić Gallery, Unbearable lightness of inertion, curator: Božo Kesic
2018 Croatia, Velika Gorica, Galženica Gallery, In Pursuit of Good Governance, curator: Klaudio Stefancic
2016 Austria, Vienna, Gallery of Croatian center in Vienna, The Disasters of Nature, curator: Ruzica Pepelko
2015 Croatia, Zagreb, Gallery PM, Art as an attempt of reactivation , curator: Igor Loinjak
2014 Croatia, Zagreb, Department of Prints and Drawings, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, The Disasters of Nature, curator: Ruzica Pepelko
2013 Croatia, Osijek, Gallery Kazamat, Domestic, National, Recorded, Forgotten (M.Rožman, A.Sladetić, M.Matoković, M.Šabić), curator: Barbara Vujanovic
2013   Croatia, Groznjan, Gallery Fonticus, Metonymy of economy, curator: Eugen Borkovsky
2012  Croatia, Zabok, Green  Room Gallery, 1/318658 , curator: Vlatka Bosutic Cvijic
2011   Croatia, Zagreb, Gallery Dogadjanja, Hommage to invisible, curator: Ivana Gabric