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Biography

Vesna Opavsky was born in Serbia (Belgrade) on May 14, 1976. Graduated graphic arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade. Received the M. A. degree at the same Faculty and department with a thesis Dichotomy and Synthesis of Digital and Natural. She has earned D.A. degree from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade on doctoral thesis – Art as a Keyword in 2015.
Vesna Opavsky is also experienced consultant in internet communication, presentation and optimization. She lives and works in Serbia and Belgium. 

Memberships

• Association of Fine Artists of Serbia (ULUS)
• UBS Bratislava (Umelecká beseda slovenská) Slovakia
• MENSA, international organization that brings together people with high IQ
• Independent Journalists' Association of Serbia (NUNS) 

Awards

• 2019 – Purchase Award of the Nacional Council of the Slovak National Minority in Serbia
• 2019 – Second Award – Open Art Festival, Novi Sad, Sebia
• 2012 - Small Seal Award - The First International Biennale of Small Graphic Art Forms held in the Gallery of Contemporary Arts in Nis, Serbia
• 2011 - The Main Purchase Award at the group exhibition LiraArt held in the Gallery Ikar in Zemun, Serbia 

Solo exhibitions

• October, 2018 – Presentation of artworks, Cycle: Multimedia Creativity and Artists, ULUS and Filmforum, Student Cultural Center Belgrade

• July, 2015 - Art – a Follower or a Guide, Gallery of the Belgrade's Municipality Vracar, Serbia

• Februar, 2014 - Presentation of Doctoral thesis/art project Art as a Keyword, Cultural Centre of Novi Sad, Serbia

• October, 2013 - Presentation of Doctoral thesis/art project Art as a Keyword, Youth Cultural Center Belgrade, Serbia (video: https://youtu.be/AR0zOU1eJQI)

• August, 2011 - Nature Effects, El Gouna Yacht Club, Egypt

• May, 2011 – Digital Nature, Cultural Center Stara Pazova, Serbia

• November, 2009 – Master's thesis exhibition of digital graphics Windows To Nature, Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts (FLU), Belgrade, Serbia (video: https://youtu.be/sCntVCrQARo)

• September, 2005 – Media Center, Belgrade, Serbia

• May, 2004 – My Forest, cafe-gallery Bojan Stupica, Belgrade, Serbia.


Publications 

• Atlas of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia - 21st Century - co-authors Slobodan Maldini and Sofie Lancoš Maldini, 2014, Belgrade Serbia

• Slovaks in Serbia from the cultural aspect, Cultural Institute of Vojvodina's Slovaks, 2012, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2012

• Digital graphics and their communication in the virtual and the real world, doctral thesis, University of Belgrade, 2015

• Dichotomy and Synthesis of Digital and Natural, Master thesis, University of Belgrade, 2009


Art residencies

• March 2019 Glo’Art, Lanaken, Belgium

• July 2017 - XXIV International Art Colony - Kicevo, House of Art, Macedonia

• July 2016 – Aurora resort, Berovo Macedonia

• September 2015 – Aurora resort, Berovo Macedonia

• August 2011, – Art Colony Sokolica, Zvečan, Kosovo

• September 2009 – "Planetarium", mountain Tara, Serbia

• August 2009 – V International Fine Arts Colony, Zázrivá, Slovakia.

• May 2008 – International Painting Colony "Bele Crkve 2008", Prolom Banja, Serbia

• August, 2004 Kratov - Macedonia, under the auspices of the Ministry of the Republic of Macedonia

• July 2004 – "CasaTerra", international colony of conceptual art in Puglia, Italy, organization Atelier Azura, www.atelierazur.net.


Selected group shows

• 2019, May Exhibition – ULUS Gallery, organized by Graphic Collective, Belgrade, Serbia

• 2019, April - International Triennial of Expanded Media, Multimedia Art and New Media Art – RECONNECTION, ULUS, Gallery Cvijeta Zuzoric, Belgrade, Serbia

• 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004. and 2003, December Small Graphics, The Graphic Collective Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

• 2018, October – International group exhibition Fine Art meetings in the House of king Peter I Karadjordjevic, Belgrade, Serbia

• 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2006 i 2005 May Exhibition – The Graphic Collective Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

• 2017, decembar – 14th Biennial of Slovak Artists from Serbia, Galéria Zuzky, Bački Petrovac, Serbia

• April 2016 – Art exhibition of private Artworks Collection Šumatovačka – Remembering the Future, Gallery of Cultural Center Šabac, Serbia

• 2015, decembar – 13th Biennial of Slovak Artists from Serbia, Galéria Zuzky

• March 2015, Adriatica La Via dell'Arte, Gallery Antichi Forni, Macerata, Italy

• November 2014, Group exhibition by MakroArt Hunger – Museum of Yugoslav Film Archive, Belgrade

• September 2014, 2nd International Printmaking Triennial, Art Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzoric, Serbia

• June 2014, Serbian Print Exhibition, UHCL Art Gallery, University of Houston-Clear Lake, USA

• May 2014, Earth Week Art Exhibition, Technische Universität Berlin, Campus El Gouna, Egypt

• November 2013 - Print exhibition of 29. International Art Colony, Smederevo, Serbia

• October 2013 - “The best for those to come”, exhibition of Radio Television Vojvodina, Studio M (Radio Novi Sad), Serbia

• December 2012 – Small Seal Award, The First International Biennale of Small Graphic Art Forms, Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Niš, Serbia

• December 2012 - EX-YU prints Exhibition, Gallery SKC, Beograd, Serbia

• July 2012 – Group Exhibition of Graphics and Photographs “Watersign” -京都 Kyoto, Japan

• June 2011 – Group exhibition on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the UBS association – Artmission 90, Šarišská galéria, Prešov, The Slovak Republic

• April 2011 – Group exhibition on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the UBS association – Artmission 90, House of Art, National Educational Centre, Bratislava, The Slovak Republic

• December 2009 - 10th Biennial of Slovak Artists from Serbia, Galéria Zuzky Medvedovej, Backi Petrovac, Serbia

• August 2009 – V International Fine Arts Colony and Exhibition of Paintings, Zázrivá, Slovakia

• April 2009 – "Graphics Without Printing and Impressions" – Exhibition of Digital Graphics of the Belgrade Circle – Graphic Collective Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

• July 2006 – Group exhibition "Method Graphics", art gallery "Cvijeta Zuzoric", Belgrade, Serbia


Artworks

Vesna's artworks come printed on various materials (paper, canvas, cardboard...) with a original file placed on a memory stick...

Biography

Doctor of Arts, specialized in digital graphic art. She uses unique technique to present her impressions about nature...