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Herman Gvardjančič

Gorenja vas - Rateče pri Škofji Loki, Slovenia

27 Works exhibited on Kooness

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Works by Herman Gvardjančič

He was born on the 21st October 1943 in the village of Gorenja vas - Reteče near Škofja Loka. After graduating from the Secondary School for Design and Photography in Ljubljana he studied first at the Academy for Education, now the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Education (PEF). In 1964, he enrolled at the University of Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and Design (ALUO), which he graduated from in 1968 under professor Maksim Sedej and also finished his postgraduate studies in 1970 under professor Zoran Didek.

He went on study travel to Poland and Germany. He was teaching in primary schools after 1971 and lecturing drawing and painting at the PEF between 1987 in 1997. From 1997 to his retirement he was working as professor and the Head of the Department of Paiting at the ALUO.

He lives and works in his native village.

  • 1977

    Award at the Biennale of Young Yugoslav Artists, Moderna gallery Rijeka acquisition

  • 1979

    Karlovac Municipality Award at the Yugoslav Watercolour Biennale (BAJ)

  • 1981

    Prešeren Fund Award for his work at the group exhibition Atelier 1980, Jakopič Gallery

  • 1988

    van Grohar Award

  • 1990

    Rihard Jakopič Award

  • 1993

    Award at the Art Workshop of the Kočevje Fine Art Salon

  • 1994

    Award at the International Fine Art Biennale Central European Fine Art Initiative, Sežana

  • 1996

    Grand Award at the May Salon of the Slovenian Association of Fine Arts Societies (ZDSLU)

  • 2023

    Grand Prešeren Award