Nenad Cizl, 20+10, Illustrations, graphics, painting
UGM l Maribor Art Gallery, Strossmayerjeva 6 
Opening: Saturday, 4 December 2010 at 21:00

Nenad Cizl works in the fields of illustration, graphic design, visual communication and fine arts. The exhibition of his artwork created in the last 10 years represents one of the most interesting creators of visual art in northeastern Slovenia.

Nenad Cizl (b.1980, Maribor) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, at the Department of Design - Visual Communications Course. For many years he has been one of the developers in the field of illustration and graphic design in Maribor and Slovenia as well. Numerous artworks by this young artist have been given awards by many acknowledged organizations working in the fields of graphic design, visual communication and painting. In 2008 he won a Merit from the Art Directors Club (New York) for his corporate identity for Magdalena International Festival of Creative Communication 2008, he was a grand prix winner at the Slovenian Advertising Festival SOF 2008 and in the same year he won four gold awards for a series of posters for Amnesty International. From 2004 to 2006 he was one of the Magdalena International Festival of Creative Communication finalists. Nenad Cizl has exhibited his work in numerous group and solo exhibitions, including the Biennial of Slovene Visual Communication, 2007; an exhibition in the Zurich Design Museum, 2007; BELEF – Belgrade Summer Festival, 2006; and Gallery Remont, Belgrade, 2006. 

The exhibition presents illustrations, graphics and paintings created in the visual message process as well as his new artwork. The exhibition is designed as a “workshop” where the visitors act as participants, they can create with diverse graphic techniques (screen printing, digital printing etc…) and be an active part of the exhibition.

curator: Simona Vidmar