Kemperle (1955 - )
think that if my perception is bigger than the moment, then these
photographs make sense... they are forces at work that are continuously
working...it is up to us to recognize them." Bozidar
Kemperle was born 1955 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He
studied art history at the University of Ljubljana. Later he studied
studio art at the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes in San Miguel
de Allende, Mexico, the Art Students League in New York City and
the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine.
Bozidar Kemperle is considered to be the most significant contemporary
artist in Slovenia.
was awarded the following grants and scholarships:
Nessa Cohen Grant, Art Students League, New York.
Edward Laning Memorial Scholarship, Art Students League, New York.
Full scholarship for the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture,
Full scholarship for the Woodstock School of Art, New York.
Foundation Grant, New York.
The following are some of his most recent exhibitions:
Public sculpture for the Petrosino Park, Manhattan, New York.
93NY50 Sculptors of the Next Century, Socrates Sculpture
Park, New York, New York.
Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Urbanaria, Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana,
Center for Metamedia, Hermit Foundation, Plsy, Czech Republic.
The Continuity of Time, Project, Stari grad, Celje, Slovenia.
Visitor, Museo da Agua, Lisbon, Portugal.
Ni Teme Ni Teme, a collaboration with Zmago Lenardic, Umetnostna
Galerija, Maribor, Slovenia.