April 3 – May 30, 2017
Milenko Prvački was born in 1951 in Yugoslavia. He graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in painting from the Institutul de Arte Plastice Nicolae Grigorescu in Bucharest, Romania. Becoming a citizen of Singapore in 2002, he is one of the Singapore’s foremost artists and art educators, having taught at LASALLE College of the Arts since 1994. He was Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts for 10 years, and is currently Senior Fellow, Office of the President at the college and Adjunct Professor at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He also founded Tropical Lab, an annual international art workshop for graduate students.
He has exhibited extensively in Europe since 1971, and in Singapore and the region since 1993. He has been included in major exhibitions, most notably the Biennale of Sydney in 2006.
He has participated in numerous symposiums and art workshops worldwide, and acted as visiting professor at Musashino Art University in Japan, Sabanci University in Turkey and University of Washington School of Art, USA.
His work is in various private and public collections, such as the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia; Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia; and Singapore Art Museum, Singapore amongst others. He was awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2011, and Singapore’s Cultural Medallion for Visual Arts in 2012.