Matko Vekić

Matko Vekić is one of the most serious and productive artists in Croatian contemporary art. He is best known for his expressive works that captivate not only with his painting technique but also with his strong social criticism. In his work he uses various motives to problematize and address the irony of the state of modern society. He has participated at Cairo Biennale in 2006 and 2010, as well as at at the 53rd International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia in 2009. He has been awarded several times for his work so far.

Matko Vekić was born in 1970 in Zagreb. His academic positions include the Assistant Professor from 2007-2011 and the Associate Professor from 2011-present at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb. Since 1995, he had 35 solo exhibitions (Croatia, Italy, Germany, Austria).

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