About

bio / contact / press

b1980. Lives and works in London
e: janko_matic at yahoo dot com

Education | Školovanje

2006-07 MA Fine Arts, Chelsea College of Art and Design
2005-06 Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design
2003-04 École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts, Paris (l’art plastiques prof. Emmanuel Saulnier)
1999–05 Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb
1996–99 Summer International Studies in Art Education, island of Hvar, Croatia

Awards | Nagrade

2007 The Red Mansion Art Prize, London
2006 Frankopan Family Scholarship, London
2004 Young Photographers’ Prize, Institute Français and British Council, Zagreb, Croatia
2003 Moët Hennesy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) Young Artists’ Award, Paris

Achievements | Postignuća

2006-current Susak Expo, ‘Art circumstance’, international biennial
2007 Residency, 798 Art District – Platform China, Beijing
2006 Attended the ITF-Futures tennis tournament in Mali Lošinj, Croatia. Part of the ‘Tennis – long term performance’ piece originally performed at the temporary-tennis court at Chelsea College of Art and Design
2006 Public shower in the shop window, commissioned by the Hemisphere perfumery, Zagreb, Croatia
2004-06 Visiting lecturer, Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Advertising and Brand Management Department
2003-04 Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

Selected shows | Odabrane izložbe

2016 SUSAK EXPO #6, Susak, Croatia
2016 RETROSPECTIVE – These Works Could Be…, HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia
2015 SLUICE ART FAIR, with Studio1.1, London
2014 SUSAK EXPO #5, Susak, Croatia
2012 MAJER/MATIC, Tenderpixel Gallery, London
2012 SUSAK EXPO[RT]: translation / change / mutation, Galerija Fritzy, Lošinj Museum, Mali Lošinj, Croatia
2012 studio1.4 Graz & Vienna 2012, Graz @ ARTANDTRADE, PAPIERFABRIK; Vienna @ EXTERRITORIAL
2011 If You’ve Got Nothing To Say, Don’t Say It Here , Centre d’Art Contemporain – Antananarivo, Madagascar
2010 PROP, Departure Gallery, London
2010 Conical, Directed Collaboration, Pigeon Wing, London
2010 A Tender Cut, Fold Studios, London, Curated by William Mackrell
2008 Red Mansion Art Prize Exhibition Lethaby Gallery, CSM College of Art & Design London
2006 Halcyon Days, The Drawing Room, Tannery Arts Centre, London
2004 Sculptures, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
2003 Colis Suspect – Explosition, ENSBA, Paris

Press stuff

Janko Matic Press