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k s e n i j a . č e r č e line_redcurriculum vitae  

Ksenija Čerče received her BA (1999) and MA (2002) in Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. She has exhibited her work in numerous shows at home and abroad. Between 1988-96 she completed her studies of Textile and Fashion Design at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana. In 2003 she was a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship for study in the USA, where she attained her masters in Video and Sound Art at Purchase College State University of New York. She works as an independent artist accredited by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, and is currently working in sound and video art, as well as in painting.

Born December 25, 1969 in Maribor, Slovenia

EDUCATION
2004 - 05 MFA degree in Video and Sound Art, State University of New York, Purchase College, USA (Liz Phillips, Nancy Davidson, Bob Berlind)
2003 Fulbright Fellowship, State University of New York, Purchase College
1999-2002 MFA degree in Painting Academy of Fine Arts Ljubljana, Slovenia (Bojan Gorenc, Emerik Bernard)
1994-1999 BA degree in Painting, Academy of Fine Arts Ljubljana, Slovenia (Janez Bernik, Gustav Gnamuš)
1988-1994 Bachelor of Science, Faculty of Science and Technology- Collage for Textile and Fashion Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia

GRANTS, SCHOLLARSHIPS and AWARDS
2006 Ministry of Culture RS, working schollarship
2005 Salderelli Fund, SUNY
2004 State Universityof New York Schollarship, Mary Smart Foundation
2003 Fulbright Fellowship
1993-1994 The Zois scholarship for talented students, Republic Slovenia
1996-1999 The Zois scholarship for talented students, Republic Slovenia
1999-2002 Slovenian Ministry of Culture scholarship and co-financing of MFA studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana
1997 1st price for costum and stage design, European Theater Academies Festival, Brno, Czech Republic

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009 Ephemera, interactive ambisonic environment, Kunsthaus Graz- MKL, Graz, Austria
2009 Nothing is (not ) a painting, Gallery Equrna, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009 Dialog; Liquid, sound/video environment, Public bath, Cultural Center Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
2009
Not yet untitled, Municipal Gallery Nova Gorica, Nova Gorica, Slovenija
2008 Sonic, sound/video environment, Kibla, Sinagoga, Maribor, Slovenija

2007 Ether, sound/video environment, Ljubljana Castle-Kazemate, Ljubljana,Slovenija
2007 Mountain cave, sound/video performance, Rog, Ljubljana, Slovenija
2007 Background, Gallery Krka, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2006 Paintings that are Heard, Equrna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005 Engaging Ephemera, Stay Gold Gallery, New York, USA
2004 Retrospective, Gallery Schwarz, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2003 Hortus Conclusus, KIBELA , multimedia center, Maribor, Slovenia
2002 Hortus Conclusus, paintings and artist’s books, Gallery Equrna, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1999 Slika Notri Vidi Vate, paintings and artist’s books, Ivan Napotnik Gallery, Velenje, Slovenia
1999 Slika Notri Vidi Vate, ambiental project, Old Electricity Factory, Velenje, Slovenia
1998 Maln Project, Gorenja Trebusa, Slovenija
1997 Club Cankarejv Dom, prints, Ljubljana, Slovenija

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(selection)
2009 Prototype 11, NCC, Kunsthaus Graz-MKL, Graz, Austria
2009 Arsenal Depo, Viba Film studio, Ljubljana Slovenia
2009 Licof- Contemporary art by North Adriatic,Palinsesti, San Vito al Tagliamento (PN), Italy
2009 Painting in transition, Contemporary art gallery Celje, Slovenia
2009 Summer, suggestions for the permanent collection, Art Gallery Maribor, Slovenia
2009 XL, Gallery Kapelica, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008 Contemporary Slovenian painting, Kharkiv Arts Museum, Kharkow, Ukraine
2008 Poetics, Koroška Gallery of Fine arts, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
2008 Down the Rabbit Hole, Ganes Pratt Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008 Parallel worlds, Gallery Alcatraz, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008 Tuscany, Gallery Gorenje, Velenje, Slovenia
2008 Down the Rabbit Hole, Art gallery Celje, Slovenia
2007 LabSUs, Municipal Gallery Labin, Labin, Croatia
2007 Parallel worlds, Metelkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006 Poa Art, Maribor, Slovenia
2006 Arhipelag, Nova Gorica, Slovenija
2005 A SCENE – ATTRACTION – THRESHOLD, Gallery Kresija, with Aleksandra Vajd and Ursula Berlot, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005 From the Perception Lab (curated by Liz Philips), Pelham Art Center, New York, USA
2005 Slovene Art 1995-2005; Teritories, Identities, Nets; Modern Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005 Front line, 26th Graphic Bienalle, Castle Tivoli, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005 (PRE)SLIKANO/ (RE)MADE; Medana, Slovenia
2005 Layering images, Gallery HIT, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
2005 Bonafide, video festival, New York, USA
2005 Sound and Interactive Media, Preception Lab, New York, USA
2005 Video I and II, video art fest PC, New York, USA
2004 All of the Above, Dolly and Mass Gallery, New York, USA
2004 The Iwano Project III, Museum May 25, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
2002 The House- The Chaos, The Woman and the Destroyed- Home Discourse Re-Build, Ohrid, Macedonia
2002 The Iwano Project, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
2002 Gaj 2002, Art Galley Maribor, Exhibition Salon Rotovz, Slovenija
2002 Eye Trye 2, KIBLA Multimedia Center, Maribor, Slovenia
2002 Triangel, The Art Musum of Koroska,Ravne, Slovenia
2000 Slikarstvo 2000, Gallery Equrna, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2000 Slovenski Kulturni Center Korotan, Vienna, Austria
2000 Telekom International Painting Weeks, Gallery Keleia, Piran, Slovenia
2001 Sakaide Art Grand Prix, Sakaide, Civic Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan
2001 8, Gallery Zula II, Maribor, Slovenia
2001 Young Slovenian Artists, Space Sakaide Gallery, Kagawa, Japan
2001 Compilation, Art Gallery Maribor, Exhibition Salon Rotovz, Maribor, Slovenia
2001 S2, Miklova Hiša, Ribnica, Slovenia
2001 Telekomovi slikarski tedni v Piranu, Gallery Keleia, Museum of Contemporary History, Celje, Slovenia
1999 Revealing Presence of the Body, Municipal Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia
1998 Revealing Presence of the Body, Miklova Hiša, Ribnica, Slovenia
1994-1998 Rodni Vrh, organization of four painting one-week workshops, Slovenia

PUBLISHED WRITINGS
(selection)
ArtWords / Likovne Besede, No. 61/62 winter 2002, esay Hortus Conclusus, pg, 93-97, Ljubljana 2002
House Chaos, The Woman and the Destroyed Home Discourse Re-Build, Hortus Conclusus, str. 81-107, 359*, Skopje 2003
ArtWords / Likovne Besede, No. 69/70 zima 2004, Poems, pg. 104-105, Ljubljana 2004



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