Maja Vukina Bogovicwww.ArtPal.com/majaartist
Maja Vukina Bogović attended the School for Textile, Leather and Design in Zagreb. Inspired by the life and work of Jacksons Pollock, she graduated in 1995 at the Textile Design Department.
In the class of Professor Frano Paro (Master painting and graphics) she graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 2000. During the course of the study, she participated in a field teaching in Motovun (1997); the Vrbnik graphic academy (1998) and the Gutenberg Museum's workshop on the theme "Gutenberg 2000" in Mainz. In the year 2000, as an international exchange student, she attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the United States for one semester, where she worked on her graduate thesis "Promised Land".
After studying, she worked at the Gallery Antun Augustinčić as a guide and associate on projects and exhibitions. She worked for the next three years in primary and secondary schools as a professor of art and art history, and a cultural-historical heritage of Croatia. Along with the job she paints constantly, exhibits at stand-alone and group exhibitions, holds workshops for children and adults, writes stories for children, and deals with illustrations and designs. Her love for books and literature she expressed as a degree in Information Science - librarianship at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb. She then worked for five years as the head of the City Library Antun Mihanović in Klanjec and took a professional exam for the Graduate Librarian (2011).
She was co-presiding the Borough Administrative Board for the next three years and has become president of the Cultural Council of Krapina-Zagorje County. Through this period, she organizes children's festivals, group exhibitions and projects. She has created a visual identity for numerous associations and the Klanjec Cultural Center. She had fourteen independent and twenty group exhibitions in Croatia and abroad. Participates in art professional workshops. She is the winner of Zagrebacka Banka's award for the most successful graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts of the University of Zagreb and several awards for artistic creativity. She is the winner of the 8th Zagorje Art Salon Award. Combining her experience and knowledge, she launches her own CityArtStudio creative center, which is presented through art, design, theater and creative workshops and projects.