Ivana Ognjanovac

Born 9th October 1983  in Vukovar.

Lives and works in Zagreb since 1996

Member of Croatian Association of Artists (HDLU) since 2008

Member of 22C ICAA (22C International Creative Artists Association) since 2014


            2008  MFA at Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Croatia

            2006  semestral students exchange at Universitatea de Arta si Desig Cluj-Napoca in Romania

            2002  graduated from School of Applied Arts and Design, Zagreb

Solo exhibitions:

2016  'Međuovisnost/Interdependence 1', Gallery Razvid, Zaprešić

2015  'Babe i žabe'/ 'Frogs and Grandmothers', SC Gallery, Zagreb

2014  'Nastajanje/Nestajanje'/ 'Appearing/Disappearing', Oblok Gallery, Zagreb

2013  'Jedno/One', Prica Gallery, Samobor

2013  'Sasvim osobno/ Completely personal', VN Gallery, Zagreb

2013  'Kuća ima rogove pa opet selimo /The house has horns so we're moving again', Gallery Događanja, Zagreb

2011  'In utero', Green Room Gallery, Zabok

2009  'Dioba/Division', Gallery Molekula, Rijeka

Group exhibitions:

2016 'Memories', New Space Arts Foundation, Hue city, Vietnam

2016 '1st International exhibition of miniature in Kursalon', Kursalon, Lipik/ City museum Pakrac/Format C, Osijek

2016 'OSTEN Biennial Of Drawing', Osten Galerija, Skopje, Macedonia

2015 'CRTOMAT! The Little Festival Of Illustration And Cartoons', City museum, Virovitica

2015 '4th ARTUM', City museum, Umag

2015 'Exhibition Of Recent Members Of Croatian Assotiation Of Visual artists', HDLU, Zagreb

2015 'InsideZone', Casa de Cultura, Borsec, Romania

2014  '22nd 21C ICAA Seoul International Art Festival 2014 Harmony', South Korea

2014  'Exhibition of recent members of Croatian Assotiation of Visual artists', HDLU, Zagreb

2014 '5th Biennale Of Illustration', Klovićevi dvori, Zagreb

2013 'The Real Situation', Gallery of Croatian Post, Zagreb

2012 'Aquarelle On Scaffolding', City museum, Samobor

2012 'Sketchbook Exhibition', SC gallery, Zagreb/ Gallery Zlati Ajngel, Varaždin/ Galerija ALU, Zagreb

2012 'Exhibition At Monika Atelier', Medika, Zagreb

2012 '2nd Triennale Of Selfportreits', Gallery Prica, Samobor

2011 'Exhibition Of Recent Members Of Croatian Assotiation Of Visual artists', HDLU, Zagreb

2010 'Exhibition Of Recent Members Of CroatianAssotiation Of Visual artists', HDLU, Zagreb

2010 'OSTEN Biennial Of Drawing', Skopje, Macedonia

2008 'Vox Feminae', SC, Zagreb

2007 'Kiborgezija', Velesajam kulture, SC, Zagreb

2006 'Inter (-aktiv)', Galerija SC, Zagreb

2005 'Passion inheritance', Starogradska vijećnica, Zagreb

1999 'Children's Global Vision', (INSEA), Queensland, Australia

Awards and comendations:

2012 1st prize of 2nd Triennale of Selfportraits, Gallery Prica, Samobor

2006 CEEPUS Grant for students exchange program at Universitatea de Arta si Design Cluj-Napocca in Transilvania

2005 Dean's commendation for work in academic year 2004/2005


2015 'CRTOMAT! The Little Festival Of Illustration And Cartoons', City museum, Virovitica

2015 'InsideZone Festival Of Visual Arts And Poetry', Borsec, Romania

2014 '22nd 21C ICAA Seoul International Art Festival 2014 Harmony', South Korea

2004 'First Festival of Flying Graphics', Vrbnik,Croatia


2015 'InsideZone' Residency in Borsec, Romania


2012 'Aquarels on scaffolding', Samobor

2005 Art colony Plemenitaš, Plemenitaš

2003 Art colony, Jelsa


2007  'Art of wandering' with visual artist Damir Očko, SC, Zagreb

2006  'Inter(-aktiv)' with visual artist Mirjana Vodopija, SC, Zagreb

Solo projects and collaborations:

2015 project planning for AIR 'Solar Academy' on Šolta island in Croatia with visual artist Marina Bauer and environmental organization Green Action from Zagreb, work with focus group of international artists Jan Rampas-CZ, Laura Arena-USA)

2014 Illustrations for children's picture book 'Zimzelen' by Snježana Habuš

2013 Cooperation with film animator Ivana Jurić on movie 'PUPA'

2012-2013 Independent project 'R/W+HafoxaH' (art workshops for adults, performances, design products of recycled materials) with visual artist Nina Bešlić

2006-2012 Set and graphic design for Association (5R) Dance and Movement Therapy, Association Ritmovi  and  Association Ples Ritmova

2011-2012 Independent art workshops as a part of ''Ljeto na Strossu'' (organization by HDLU)

2008-2011 Independent workshops of creative movement and painting for preschool children at International Center for Cultural Services, Travno, Zagreb

2009  Independent project, wall illustrations for Hotel Vespera, Mali Lošinj with visual artists Mare Šuljak, Anita Celić and product designer Zoran Šunjić