Photo by Mike Crawford, London, 2014



ABOUT



Sašo Vrabič, audio-visual artist (1974, Slovenia)
Exhibited all over the Europe, both Americas and Asia. His work has been selected for numerous exhibitions of conteporary art by curators as: Igor Zabel, Francesco Bonami, Victor Missiano, Peter Weibel, Petja Grafenauer, Alenka Gregorič, Gregor Podnar, André Rouillé, Marko Košan, Tadej Pogačar, Igor Španjol, Christine Van Assche, Tomislav Vignjević, Sabrina Zannier, Frédérique Baumgartner, Breda Škrjanec, Božidar Zrinski and many others.

Education
2001 MFA Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
1997 BFA Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana

Awards (selection)
2006 Research grant, Ministry of Culture of Republic of Slovenia (SI)
2004 Berneker’s prize (SI)
2003 Honorably award, 38th International Painting Ex-Tempore, Piran (SI)
2002 Honorably award, 37th International Painting Ex-Tempore, Piran (SI)
1999 Sakaide, Japan (for graphic) (JP)
1999 Ex Tempore, Velenje (for painting) (SI)
1998 Student prize "Prešern prize" (for paintings) (SI)


Residences
2019 Vienna studio residence, 2014 London studio residence, 2008 Berlin studio residence, Ministry of Culture of Republic of Slovenia (SI)

Public Collections (selection)
MSUM - Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana (SI), Luciano Benetton Imago Mundi Art Collection (IT), Ernst Hilger Collection, Vienna (AT), World Bank Institutional Art Program, Washington D.C. (USA), The Berlyamont - European Commission Building, Brussels (B)

Solo exhibitions and projects (selection)

2017 Ne-bo, Gallery Vodnik, Ljubljana
2016 So Close, Far Away, Gallery Kresija, Ljubljana
2009 In situ, Gallery Simulaker, Novo mesto
2006 Ivana Franke / Sašo Vrabič, Siemens_artLab, Vienna
2005 Obrigado meu amor, Mala Galerija, Ljubljana (SI)
2004 Let's Go Away For Awhile, Gallery A+A, Venice (I)
1997 Žiga Vrabič / Sašo Vrabič, This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us, Gallery P74, Ljubljana, (SI)

Group exhibitions and projects (selection)
2019 Time Without Innocence. Recent Painting in Slovenia, Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana
2015 Grammar of Freedom / Five Lessons, Works from the Arteast 2000+ Collection, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow (RU)
2015 The Magic of Art: The Protagonists of Contemporary Slovenian Art 1968-2013, Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna (A), / Glipoteka, Zagreb (CRO)
2013 East + Europe, Eastern European Contemporary Art Exhibition, City Hall Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong (CHN)
2008 Hop, Skip & Jump, Künstlerforum, Bonn (D)
2008 Non-central areas: Video art in Slovenia after year 2000, Ganes Pratt Gallery, Ljubljana (SI)
2007 Bad Girls & Bad Boys, City Art Museum, Ljubljana (SI)
2006 Crossover, Kunstlerhaus, Klagenfurt (A)
2006 The Interrupted Histories, Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana (SI)
2005 2 LIVE, Photography as a Medium of 20th and 21st Century, Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec (SI)
2005 Territories, Identities, Nets: Slovene Art 1995 - 2005, Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana (SI)
2005 CENTRAL, New Art from New Europe, Tresor, Kunstforum, Vienna (A)
2004 7 Sins: Ljubljana – Moscow, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana (SI)
2004 Pilot:1, international art forum and exhibition, Limehouse Townhall, London (GB)
2004 Media in painting, Gallery Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana (SI)
2004 Old habits die hard, Norwich Gallery, Norwich (GB); Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (D); Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul (T); Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (N)
2003 U3, 4th Triennale of Contemporary Slovene Art: HERE AND THERE, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana (SI)
2002 My Body is My Business, Screening: FA221, UMBC, Baltimore (USA)
2001 24th International Biennial of Graphic arts, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana (SI)
2001 The Eye And Its Truth, Spectacle And Reality In Slovene Art 1984-2001, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana (SI)
2001 Solovideo, Gallery Spazio Erasmus Brera, Milano (I)
1999 Young & Serious: Recycled Image, Ernst Museum, Budapest (H)
1997/98 U3 - 2nd Triennial of Contemporary Slovene Art, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana (SI)
1997 Artist and urban environment, Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec (SI)