Denis Jurij Kraskovic

Zagreb, Croatia

Biography

Denis Kraškovič was born in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1972. Graduated in his native town from the School of Applied Arts and Design and was teaching here on Sculpture department from year 1996 to 2006. In year 1994 graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, on Sculpture Department. From year 2007-2017 was a professor at the Osijek Art Academy, Visual Art department, teaching Sculpture and Public art. In year 2010 graduated master’s Degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana at Sculpture department. In year 2015 he was guest professor at Sculpture department of Academy for Music and Visual Arts in Pecs, Hungary. Several time awarded, among the others with the Grand Prix for year 2000 on the Youth Salon in Zagreb. In year 2012 he won second price at video competition „The Residents“ at Olomouc, Chech Republik. In year 2015 he won Grand prix at Zagorje salon at Krapina. Exhibited on many individual and group exhibitions in Croatia and abroad. Made twelve public sculptures, the best known is “The Whale” standing on a lake Jarun in Zagreb, then the sculptures “The Sea Lion” and “The Lamb” placed near Arena in Zagreb, and two monumental statues “Neanderthal man” in Krapina. He lives and works in Zagreb.
Denis Kraškovič was born in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1972. Graduated in his native town from the School of Applied Arts and Design and was teaching here on Sculpture department from year 1996 to 2006. In year 1994 graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, on Sculpture Department. From year...
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Exhibitions

One man exhibitions

1994 Miroslav Kraljevic Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

1995 Nova Gallery, Zagreb

1996 SC Gallery, Zagreb

Rigo Gallery, Novigrad, Croatia

Otok Gallery, Dubrovnik, Croatia

1997 Concordia, Zagreb

1998 Karas Gallery, Zagreb

1999 Palazzo Mignoti, Ortona, Italy

2000 Palach Club, Rijeka, Croatia

2001 Izidor Krsnjavi Gallery, Zagreb

Galzenica Gallery, Velika Gorica, Croatia

2002 Gradec Gallery, Zagreb

2003 Club Attack, Zagreb

2004 Izidor Krsnjavi Gallery, Zagreb

2005 Prica Gallery, Samobor, Croatia

Art Workshop Lazareti, Dubrovnik, Croatia

2006 Home of The Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Big Gallery, Zagreb

2007 Kazamat Gallery, Osijek, Croatia

“AŽ” Gallery, Žitnjak Studios, Zagreb

City museum Sibenik, International Children’s Festival, Croatia

Palmizana, St. Klement island, Hvar, Croatia

Ruzic Gallery, Tvrdjava, Slavonski Brod, Croatia

2008 City museum Rovinj, St. Thomas Gallery, Croatia

City museum Labin, Croatia

2009 SC Gallery, Zagreb

2010 Archaeological Museum Osijek, Croatia

2011 City museum Pozega, Croatia

Waldinger Gallery, Osijek, Croatia

2012 Greta Gallery, Zagreb

Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb

Bozidar Jakac Gallery, Kostanjevica, Slovenia

2013 MMC Luka and Galerija Anex, Pula, Croatia

2015 Kranjcar Gallery (with Marija Ujevic), Zagreb

City museum Rovinj, Croatia

Makarska Cultural summer, Croatia

2016 Nick Art and Design Gallery, Pecs, Hungary

Kláster Zlata Koruna, Ceský Krumlov, Chech Republic

Greta Gallery, Zagreb

2017 Flora Gallery, Dubrovnik, Croatia

2018 Greta Gallery, Zagreb

City Museum Kočevje, Slovenia

Group exhibitions (selection)

1991 Young Croatian Artists, Karas Gallery Salon, Zagreb, Croatia

1992 Youth Salon, Glyptoteqhue HAZU, Zagreb

1993 Zagreb Salon, Gradec Plateau, Zagreb

XXXIII Annale, Porec, Croatia

1993 5th Trienniale of Croatian Sculpture, Gliptoteka HAZU, Zagreb

Miroslav Kraljevic Gallery, Zagreb

1994 5th Trienniale of Croatian Sculpture, Gliptoteka HAZU, Zagreb

1995 30th Zagreb Salon, Zagreb

Tracce di Grafica Croata, Torino, Italy

Comics Salon, Vinkovci, Croatia

1996 Trienniale of Drawing, Zagreb

Otok Gallery, annual exhibition of SCCA, Dubrovnik, Croatia

DDDA, CEKAO Gallery, Zagreb

Youth Salon, Gliptoteka HAZU, Zagreb

Modernita-Progetto, Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino, Italy

1997 Trienniale of Croatian Sculpture, Glyptoteqhue HAZU, Zagreb

Painters’ Colony of Rovinj, City Museum, Croatia

Earth Day, Club of Architects, Zagreb, Croatia

1998 Festival 98, Mainz, Germany

Theater play “Ladomir Faktura, Cankarjev Dom”, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1999 Break 21, Rog Eactory, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Palazzo Mignoti, Ortona, Italy

Triennial of Drawing, Zagreb, Croatia

2000 A New Beginning, SC Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

Momiano OO festival, Istria, Croatia

Galzenica Gallery, Velika Gorica, Croatia

Triennale of Croatian Sculpture, Glyptoteqhue HAZU, Zagreb

2001 Contemporary Croatian Art, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, USA

Sculpture, Skopje, Macedonia

26th Youth Salon, Zagreb Trade Fair, Croatia

Contemporary Croatian Ceramics, Koprivnica City Museum, Croatia

2002 Contemporary Croatian Art, Ravenna, Italy

Janos Sugar Studio, Budapest, Hungary

Human-nature, Traffo, Budapest, Hungary

Skopje Film Festival, Multimedia, Skopje, Macedonia

Local/Global, Koprivnica City Museum, Croatia

Croatian Film Days, Kinoteka, Zagreb

Burning Coals 2: Ashes, City museum Bjelovar, Croatia

Palazzo dei Consoli, Gubbio, Italy

Human/Nature, Slavonski Brod City Museum, Croatia

Utopia Travel (Kairo, Beirut, Istanbul, Sofija, Skopje, Belgrade, Sarajevo, Graz…)

Contemporary Croatian Photography, Amsterdam, Nederlands

The Unadapted, Kunstlerhaus Betanien, Berlin, Germany

Young Croatian Atists, Schönbrunn, Orangerie, Vienna, Austria

2003 Much to much, Art pavilion, Zagreb

Sociability, Slavonski Brod, Croatia

Cite des arts, Paris, France

2004 Bad art, VN Gallery, Zagreb

2005 Tie Challenge, Pretoria, Johannesburg, South Africa

Vinorell, National Library, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Two coasts, Galeria Civica d’arte Contemporanea di Termoli, Italy

Retrospective of Croatian Video Art – Insert, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

Back to the future, 40 years of SC Gallery, Zagreb

2006 Sacred art in Croatia, Klovicevi Dvori Gallery, Zagreb

Retrospective of video works KMRF, MM Centar, Zagreb

Retrospective of Croatian video art – Insert, Museum of contemporary art, Mali salon, Rijeka, Croatia

Tie Challenge, Krakow, Gdansk (Poland), Berlin (Germany), Sofia (Bulgaria), Vienna (Austria)

Art colony Rovinj, City museum Rovinj, Croatia

Days of Croatian Film, Cinema SC, Zagreb

Shifting ground, West Coast, Ireland

Etno-natura, SC, Zagreb

Faux mouvment, Centre d’Art Cotemporain, Metz, France

Vienna biennale, Plattform-raum fur kunst, Vienna, Austria

2007 10 years of MMC & 40 years of Palach club, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia

Videorats, Video feastival, Celje, Slovenia

Universality of museum objects, Post Museum, Zagreb

Films by young authors, Izidor Krsnjavi Gallery, Zagreb

Op.Art -quisisana Urban Culture Festival, Opatija, Croatia

Return of the Lost Generation, Izidor Krsnjavi Gallery, Zagreb

Art and Crime, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia

Rehab, Balen Gallery, Slavonski Brod, Croatia

2008 Labor Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Rotonda a mare di Senigallia, Italy

Ooooze festival, Lazareti, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Art colony Rovinj, City museum Rovinj, Croatia

Truth and forgery (Red Peristil), Diocletian’s basements, Split, Croatia

Boys & their toys, SC Gallery, Zagreb

Sculpture workshop Zemlja, Vinkovci, Croatia

Juraj’s cathedral, St. Krsevan Gallery, Sibenik, Croatia

Vinorell, Atelier Lučko, Zagreb

Slavonian bienalle, Gallery of Fine Arts, Osijek, Croatia

2009 Zagrebi festival, Club Mocvara, Zagreb

Arrival in inheritance, St. Dominik Church and City Lodge, Zadar, Croatia

Zagorje triennale, City museum Krapina, Croatia

Surduk festival, Suza, Croatia

Poster exhibition “Blow”, Tonciceva street, Split, Croatia

Art colony Rovinj, City museum Rovinj, Croatia

X Triennale of Croatian Sculpture, Glyptoteqhue HAZU, Zagreb

2010 DDDDA, Oroslavlje Castle, Croatia

1+1, Kazamat Gallery, Osijek, Croatia

The Residents, Caesar Gallery, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Tenda Gialla, culture camp, Pogon Jedinstvo, Zagreb

Slavonian bienalle, Gallery of Fine Arts, Osijek, Croatia

2011 T-ht award, Museum of contemporary art, Zagreb

Pop-art is not dead, Klovićevi dvori Gallery, Zagreb

Sculpture, Kazamat Gallery, Osijek, Croatia

Watercolor colony Sava, Art Salon Vladimir Becic, Slavonski Brod, Croatia

Art colony Rovinj, City museum Rovinj

Miniatures, Novi dvori, Zapresic, Croatia

50th Anniversary Sculpture Symposium Forma Viva, Lamut’s salon, Kostanjevica, Slovenia

International exhibition of drawings, Galeria Mouraria, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

From sculpture to confession, Klovicevi dvori Gallery, Zagreb

Art & food, Ateliers Zitnjak, Zagreb

Zagreb residents with Slovenian roots, University Library, Maribor, Slovenia

Kalokaghatia/Eros Kalos, Jogurt Gallery, Medika, Zagreb

Dimensions of humor, Kazamat Gallery, Osijek, Croatia

New Year exhibition, Greta Gallery, Zagreb

2012 Presern’s day, Slovenian center, Zagreb

Dimensions of humor, Diocletian’s basements, Split, Croatia

XI triennal of Croatian Sculpture, Glyptoteqhue HAZU, Zagreb

Art colony Rovinj, City museum Rovinj

Miniatures, Novi dvori, Zapresic, Croatia

Summer exhibition, Greta Gallery, Zagreb

Dimensions of humor, MMC Luka, Pula, Croatia

Art colony Paradizo, Paradizo Gallery, Rab, Croatia

50th Anniversary Sculpture Symposium Forma Viva, Ravne na Koroskem Museum, Slovenia

Watercolor on the scaffold, Skurjeni Museum, Zapresic, Croatia

Dimensions of humor, Klovicevi dvori, Zagreb

Slavonian bienalle, Gallery of Fine Arts, Osijek

Mediamorphosis, Kazamat Gallery, Osijek

2013 Zagreb salon, Home of The Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Zagreb

Art colony Rovinj, City museum Rovinj

Dog in Croatian visual art from XI century to now days, Prica Gallery, Samobor, Croatia

2rd Bienalle of Painting, Home of The Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Zagreb

53rd Porec Annale, Istrian parliament hall, Poreč, Croatia

Line volume, Kazamat Gallery, Osijek

2014 Art colony Rovinj, City museum Rovinj

Have a HeArt, Kranjcar Gallery, Zagreb

2015 Live coal 3, City Museum Djurdjevac, Croatia

Live coal 3, Gallery center Varazdin, Croatia

7th Zagorje Salon, City Museum Krapina, Croatia

Art colony Rovinj, City Museum Rovinj

XI Trienniale of Croatian Sculpture, Glyptoteqhue HAZU, Zagreb

3rd Bienalle of Painting, Home of The Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Zagreb

Cravat challenge, Europian parlament, Strasbourg, France

School day, AŽ Gallery, Zagreb

Animation movies in School for Aplied Arts, Izidor Krsnjavi Gallery, Zagreb

2016 Private and public, Obrvan Garden, Metkovic, Croatia

Art colony Rovinj, City Museum Rovinj

Insect sounds – the orchestra of the smallest, Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb

Sljin, City Museum Djurdjevac, Croatia

Border area, Dioklecian Palace Basements, Split, Croatia

2017 T-ht Award, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

Salon of Contemporary Sacral Art, Milesi palace, Split

Art colony Rovinj, City museum Rovinj

Osijek Academy of Arts in Pecs, Nador Gallery, Hungary

Marianska Gallery, Ceske Budjevice, Chech Republic

2018 Insect sounds – the orchestra of the smallest, City Museum Pozega, Croatia

Non-aligned, Lauba Gallery, Zagreb

5th Croatian trienanale of Drawing, Croatian Academy of Sciencies and Arts, Zagreb

Soccer in Croatian painting, Gallery Dulcic Pulitika Masle, Dubrovnik

Art colony Rovinj, City Museum Rovinj

Public sculptures

1995 The Portal, Sixta Castle Park, Jakovlje, Croatia

1997 Monument for dead soldiers, Trnje, Zagreb, Croatia

1998 The Pomegranate, Sucuraj, Hvar island, Croatia

2000 Way of the Cross, Stari trg ob Kolpi, Slovenia

2001 The Whale, Jarun lake, Zagreb

2004 Singulinac, Srebrnjak, Zagreb

2010 The Walrus, Arena Zagreb

2010 The Lamb, Arena Zagreb

2013 Goodness, Forma Viva, Kostanjevica, Slovenia

2012 The seed, Trausdorf an der Wulka, Austria

2014 Neandertal man I, Krapina, Croatia

2015 Neandertal man II, Sveti Križ Začretje, Croatia

Awards

1993 2nd prize at the Skulptura competition in Lipik, Croatia

1997 Award for Young Artist, Art colony Rovinj, City Museum Rovinj, Croatia

2001 First prize at the Youth Salon in Zagreb, Croatia

2010 2nd prize at the Residents video competition, Caesar Gallery, Olomouc, Czech Republic

2012 Special tribute of Jury, XI Triennal of Croatian Sculpture, Glyptoteqhue HAZU, Zagreb

2014 Award for best Artist, Art colony Rovinj, City Museum Rovinj

2015 7th Zagorje Salon Grand Prix, City museum of Krapina, Croatia
One man exhibitions

1994 Miroslav Kraljevic Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

1995 Nova Gallery, Zagreb

1996 SC Gallery, Zagreb

Rigo Gallery, Novigrad, Croatia

Otok Gallery, Dubrovnik, Croatia

1997 Concordia, Zagreb

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Zagreb, Croatia

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