Jelena Prljević

Born in Serbia in 1990, she currently lives and works in New York.

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

2018 – 2021 Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris, France

 

EDUCATION

2018 MFA in Studio Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, graduated with highest honors (see awards section)

2013 BFA in Painting, Academy of Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia, graduated with highest honors (see awards section)

2009 Graduated from Art High School, Conservation and Restauration, Užice, Serbia

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Safe Ground to Land on, Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris, France 

2015 Drawing/Print/Painting, City Gallery Užice, Užice, Serbia

2014 Play Empties Playground, Independent Art Association IZBA, Novi Sad, Serbia

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 artist and allies, signs & symbols, NYC, NY

2018 Close Third Person, LMAK Gallery, NYC, NY

2018 Dream Logic, Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT

2018 Close Third Person, MFA Thesis Exhibition, The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

2017 The Red Chair, Dixon Place, NYC, NY

2017 The Red Chair, Artspace, New Haven, CT

2015 XII International Graphic Art Biennal Dry Point, City Gallery, Užice, Serbia

2015 Film Premiere: Klackalica / Seesaw, Contemporary Art Museum, Novi Sad, Serbia

2015 2015 Short Animated Film NO LIMIT- Daj 5 za bolji svijet / High 5 for better world Lisinski Hall, Zagreb, Croatia

2014 XXVI Regional Salon of Visual Arts Užice, City Gallery Užice, Užice, Serbia

2014 November Salon of Visual Arts 2014, City Gallery Kraljevo, Kraljevo, Serbia

2014 V International exhibition Art in Miniature MajdanArt 2014, Gallery Matice iseljenika i Srba u regionu, Belgrade, Serbia

2014 The 2nd International Graphics Exhibition, Gallery Maržik, Kraljevo, Serbia

2013 Second Graphic Triennial, Cultural Information center, Skopje, Macedonia

2013 Rabotilnica So ja, International Printing Colony group exhibition, Bogdanci, Macedonia

2013 Majska izlozba mladih / May Youth Exhibition, Gallery Maržik, Novi Sad, Serbia

2013 XI International Dry Point Biennale, City Gallery Užice, Serbia

2013 39.Paleta mladih / 39th Youth Palette, Cultural Center Art Gallery, Vrbas, Serbia

2013 XVII Biennale of Student Drawing, Student Cultural Center, New Belgrade, Serbia

2013 Oni koji dolaze / Young Artists Who Are Coming, City Gallery Užice, Serbia

2012 3rd International Biennale of World Student Photography, Novi Sad, Serbia

2011 XVI Biennale of Student Drawing, Student Cultural Center, New Belgrade, Serbia

2006 7th International Meeting of Juvenile Art, Evora, Portugal

 

FILM FESTIVALS

2018 Balkanima 2018, 15th European Animated Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia (Sisterhood, Director: Jelena Prljević)

2018 SEE a Paris 2018, Paris, France (Sisterhood, Director: Jelena Prljević)

2018 ProFi Fest 2018, Prokuplje, Serbia (Sisterhood, Director: Jelena Prljević)

2018 Athens Animfest, Athens, Greece (Sisterhood, Director: Jelena Prljević)

2014 Balkanima 2014, Student Cultural Center, Belgrade (Be Angry, Man!, Director: Jelena Prljevic and Doris Milesevic)

2013 SHORTZ 2013, Academy of Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia (Be Angry, Man!, Director: Jelena Prljevic and Doris Milesevic)

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2018 HEKLER, an artist-run collaborative platform, Brooklyn, NY Collective Member, Publication Design and Technical Support

2017 The Red Chair, Devised Theatre Performance, New Haven/New York Performer, Set Designer and Director of Visual Imagery

2017 Ithaka, Broadside of translated poetry, Storrs, CT Illustration and Graphic Design

2014 DrawIn, an artist-run space, Novi Sad, Serbia Co-Founder

2014 The House on Four Waters, two-channel audiovisual installation Collaboration with Nataša Prljević

2014 Klackalica / Seesaw, Animated Film Workshop Izbanimaonica

Consultant for set design, animator, paint-out of the spring scene, creation of characters and their hair-styles, and children’s workshop coordinator

2014 NO LIMIT- Daj 5 za bolji svijet / High 5 for a Better World, Klub Dobre Vibracije Director and Animator

 

AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

2018 Joan and George Cole MFA Award, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2017 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Canada

2017 Dean Jerome M. Birdman Schoolarship, University of Connecticut, CT

2017 Dositeja scholarship, Belgrade, Serbia

2016 Dean’s Development Fund Award, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2016 David Marshall Schoolarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2016 Rhoda Shivers Memorial Award, University of Connecticut, CT

2015 Award for the best animaton movie for 2015 SEE a Paris 2015, Paris, France

2014 Jury Praise, V International exhibition Art in Miniature MajdanArt 2014, Serbia

2013 Award Bosko Petrovic, Academy of Arts Novi Sad, Serbia

2013 Award Bogomil Karlavaris, Academy of Arts Novi Sad, Serbia

2013 70 best Serbian student’s award organized by European movement, Serbia

2012 Scholarships for the advancement of talented students, young scientists and artists, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

2012 Regional Chamber of Commerce and Sponsors Scholarship, Užice, Serbia

2011 Praise of XVI Biennale of Student Drawing, Belgrade, Serbia

2011 Privrednik Scholarship, Novi Sad, Serbia

2006 Golden Medal Winner, International Meeting of Juvenile Art, Evora, Portugal

 

RESIDENCIES

2016 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2013 Rabotilnica So ja, International Printing Colony, Bogdanci, Macedonia