IRENA FRANTAL
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EDUCATION:
2010. MA Visual Arts (Book Arts), Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London, UK
2004. BA Fine Arts (Graphic Arts), Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, Croatia
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION):
2017. “Piece of Zagreb”, Design District, Zagreb, Croatia
2017. “HT award for contemporary art”, MSU, Zagreb, Croatia
2015. “Red – usporavanje”, VN Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
2015. “Book art”, Gallery ULUPUH, Zagreb, Croatia
2014. “Displaced”, Wiener Library, London, UK
2013. Sheffield International Artist's Book Prize, Sheffield, UK
2013. D Day, Zagreb, Croatia
2011: recognition award winner and participation in “Artists’ books on tour -Artist
Competition and Mobile Museum” exhibition (Vienna, Prague and Ljubljana from
October 2011 to May 2012.)
2010. ”We Have Nothing in Common”, Kaleid editions, London, UK
2006/7. “Self portrait -A Show for Bethlehem”, Santa Fe, Argentina, Casoria, Italy, Szczecin-
Swinoujscie, Poland, Bethlehem
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2018. “de-/+construction”, Gallery Karas, Zagreb
2017. ‘’Stories about moments’’, Gallery Prozori, Zagreb
2017. ‘’Book is a container’’, VN Gallery, Zagreb
2016. “Abandoned spaces”, together with artist Marija Ancic, Design District, Zagreb
2016. “Words, cuts, artist’s books”, Gallery ULUPUH, Zagreb
2014. “Studio outside of comfort zone”, Gallery Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
AWARDS:
2017. Piece of Zagreb design project, special recognition
2013. D Day, 2nd prize winner
2011. Artist’s books on tour, recognition award winner
2004. “DAAK”, Koprivnica, Croatia (2nd prize winner)
TEACHING:
Created and runs a series of workshops around artist’s books in Zagreb 2013-2018
PARTICIPATED IN BOOKART FAIRS:
Leeds, Glasgow, Walsall, London, Birmingham, Manchester, UK
Detroit, USA
Books in collections: The New Art Gallery Walsall, Camberwell
College collection, Coventry University, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art -
Vienna (works on paper collection)
RESIDENCIES:
2018. Kultivera, Tranas, Sweden

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