Grgur AKRAP

Biography

Grgur Akrap was born on the 5th of August 1988 in Zagreb. In 2013 he graduated from the Art education department at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb under the mentorship or professor Damir Sokić. He has been a member of the Croatian Association of Artists since 2012. and member of Independent artist since 2018.

He exibited on numerous group and solo exibitions, in Croatia and internationally. He recived award for Best young Artist on Third Biennaly Painting, Award of Museum of contemporary art in Zagreb for young artist on 51. Zagreb salon, Award Iva Vraneković-award from artist to artist on 4. Biennaly of Painting and Grand Prix Erste Fragments 15 Award.
He lives and works in Zagreb.

Exhibitions
Solo

2019 Two rooms, Museum of contemporary art in Zagreb

2018 Dichotomy, Buljat Gallery, Zagreb

2017 The Night’s Hunting Ground, Zlati Ajngel, Varaždin

2016 Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik
The Gardener’s Garden, Matica Hrvatska Gallery, Zagreb

2015 Promised Land, Lamprna Gallery, Labin

2014 Measuring the World, Kravata Gallery, Hvar
Measuring the World, SC Gallery, Zagreb
Small and Big Players, Kristofor Stanković Gallery, “Young Artists” serues of exhibitions, Zagreb

2012 Seven Easy Pieces, Kino Klub Grič, Zagreb

Group

2020 Sport and arts, HDLU Zagreb

2019 Vision of the City, Modern Gallery, Zagreb
Art Salon Zagreb, Zagreb / Art Salon Zagreb, Zagreb
The 5th Biennale of Painting
HT-MSU, Muzej suvremene umjetnosti u Zagrebu / HT-MSU, Museum of contemporary art in Zagreb
Erste fragmenti 15, Muzej suvremene umjetnosti u Zagrebu / Erste fragments 15, Museum of contemporary art in Zagreb

2018 Encountering the nature, Gallery Buća Lucković, Montenegro
Erste fragments 15, Gallery Kranjčar, Zagreb
Coloristic Dialogues, Forum Gallery, Zagreb

2017 The 4th Biennial of Painting, Home of Croatian Visual Artists, Zagreb
Materiality in Contemporary Croatian Art, Home of Croatian Visual Artists, Zagreb

2016 The 51st Zagreb Salon, Home of Croatian Visual Artists, Zagreb
(re)thinking Space&Place, Flottman-Hallen, Herne, Njemačka / (re)thinking Space & Place, Flottmann-Hallen, Herne, Germany
19th Miniatures, Vršilnica, Zaprešić Artists Association, Zaprešić

2015 The 3rd Biennial of Painting, HDLU, Zagreb
T-MSU Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb
18th Miniatures, Vršilnica, Zaprešić Artists Association, Zaprešić

2014 32nd Youth Salon, Home of Croatian Visual Artists, Zagreb
17th Miniatures, Vršilnica, Zaprešić Artists Association, Zaprešić

2013 The 2nd Biennial of Painting, HDLU, Zagreb
     16th Miniatures, Vršilnica, Zaprešić Artists Association, Zaprešić
6th ARTEXCHANGE, Marisall Gallery, Rovinj
Passionic Heritage Kristofor Stanković Gallery, Zagreb

2012 Small Formats, Marissal Gallery, Zagreb
    

Awards

He received an award for Best young Artist on Third Biennale Painting, Award of the Museum of contemporary art in Zagreb for young artist on 51st Zagreb salon, an Award Iva Vraneković-award from artist to artist on 4th Biennale of Painting and Grand Prix Erste Fragments 15.

From the series American Boy
American Boy II
130 x 130 cm
2017/18

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From the series American Boy
American Boy III
130 x 130 cm
2017/18

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From the series American Boy
American Boy I
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2017/18

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From the series Awaiting Spring
Self-portrait
200 x 162 cm
2019.

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From the series Awaiting Spring
Collector
200 x 162 cm
2019.

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From the series Awaiting Spring
Foot washing
200 x 162 cm
2019.

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From the series Awaiting Spring
Fishermen
200 x 162 cm
2019.

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From the series Awaiting Spring
Painter is killing the snake
130 x 130 cm
2019.

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From the series Night Hunting
Birdwatchers
130 x 130 cm
2017/18

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From the series Night Hunting
White Forest
130 x 130 cm
2017/18

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