Iva Mihanović



Iva Mihanović - biography

IVA MIHANOVIĆIva Mihanović was born on June 17th 1980 in Zagreb, Croatia. She graduated in sculpture at the Academy of Fine Art in 2008 under Prof. Slavomir Drinković. Also graduated from the Tradesman Vocational School in 2000 and from the Fine Art High school in1998 both in Zagreb. Does research in other media: sculpture, light, installation, ambient. In these works she always animates and includes light and/or shape as the expression medium. She is the founder and member of the organisation Puppet organization that we need indeed, a group of people that deals with childrens performance activities and shows. Designed awards for the Puppet International Festival (2008-2012). She participated in numerous exhibitions, workshops in Croatia and abroad (Poland, Austria). Organizer of an art workshop for children named KreatIva in Zagreb. Currently working on The light project.
She is a member of the Croatian Freelance Artist Association since 2011 in Zagreb.

Education:
2008.
Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Sculpture,
class: Slavomir Drinković, Zagreb
2000.
Trades School for personal service, Zagreb
1998.
School of applied art and design, metal design, Zagreb
Professional Perfecting:
2012. Sculpture workshop Wulka, Trausdorf, Austria
2011. Sculpture workshop Wulka, Trausdorf, Austria
2006, 2007. Sculpture Workshop, The White Stripes, Bjelovar, Cro
2006, 2007. Sculpture Workshop, Jelsa Punta, Hvar; Cro
2005.
dobiva stipendiju u organizaciji Ceppus Exchange Student
Akademija likovnih umjetnosti Poznan, Poljska
Solo exhibitions:
2012.
Light objects, Gallery ETK Nikola Tesla, Zagreb, Cro
2012.
Light objects, Gallery Crocro deal, Zagreb, Cro
2011.
Light objects, Gallery Karas, Zagreb, Cro
2011.
Ambiental light, Castle of St. Cross, Zacretje, Croatia
2010.
Logo, Gallery Matrix Croatica, Zagreb
2009.
Sculptures, Bogdan Ogrizovic library, Zagreb
2007.
Sculptures and paintings, Gjuro2, Zagreb
2006.
Wherever-everywhere, Poznan, Poland
Group exhibitions:
2012.
Annual exhibition, Gallery PM, Zagreb, Cro
2011.
Annual exhibition, Gallery PM, Zagreb, Cro
2010.
2-nd International Biennale of Sculpture and Painting, Split, Cro
2010.
Youth Salon, Gallery Marisall, Zagreb, Cro
2008.
Exibition 10², 10 years of Mini Plastic and Medal Engravement, Ulupuh Gallery, Zagreb, Cro
2008.
University Muster, SC Gallery, Zagreb, Cro
2007.
Triennale Mini Plastic, In memory of Ivo Kerdic, Osijek, Cro
2006.
University Muster, SC Gallery, Zagreb, Cro
Public sculptures:
2012.
2012 Water, Trausdorf, Austria
2011.
Tornado, Trausdorf, Austria
2008.
Bowls, Academy of Fine Art, Zagreb, Cro
2007.
Sunset, The White Stripes, Bjelovar, Cro
2006.
Spring, FLORA ART, Bundek, Zagreb, Cro
2006.
Hands, Hvar, Jelsa, Cro
2006.
The Four Seasons, The White Stripes, Bjelovar, Cro
2006.
Tears of Joy, Poznan, Poland
2004.
Bear Eats the Apple, Shelter for young bears, Kuterevo, Cro
Projects:
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.PIF (Puppet International Festival) festival reward modulding, in the organisation of International Centre for Culture Service
2009.
The Art Pavillion restauration, Zagreb, Cro
2008, 2009.St.Stephans Chathedral restauration, Zagreb, Cro
2006.
Crkva Pohodenja Blažene Djevice Marije, Church restauration, Vocinj, Cro
Foreign languages:
English (active)
Spanish (passive)
Japanese (beginner)
Additional skills:
Yoga