May 24 – June 30, 2016
Exhibition at LACE, June 29-August 14, 2016 |Reception Wednesday, June 29, 7-10PM
Miha Štrukelj lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2001 with a Master of Fine Arts. He is a visual artist working in painting, drawing, installation and site-specific work. Štrukelj is drawn to ambiguous nature and the confines of a space (in the sense of both physical space of the canvas or other support medium, and geographical space). He focuses on urban landscapes and in his works he creates a new sense of place by combining different real or fictitious elements, or by abstracting real topologies.
He has won several awards, including the Pollock-Krasner Grant 2008/09 and the Henkel Drawing Award 2008. His work has also been included in the National Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana. Štrukelj has also been selected for Slovenian Art 1995–2005, Seven Sins; Ljubljana–Moscow and U3 – Triennial of Contemporary Art in Slovenia at Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana, and various other national and international selections. His work has been presented in Vitamin P; New Perspectives in Painting (Phaidon 2002). In 2009 he was the sole artist to present his work in the Slovenian Pavilion at 53rd Venice Biennial.
Previous: October 1 – 31, 2014 & April 1 – June 30, 2014
Miha Štrukelj’s spring 2014 residency at 18th Street Arts Center was generously funded by: