Jelena Prljević

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

 

EDUCATION

2018 MFA in Studio Art, University of Connecticat, Storrs, CT
2013 BFA in Painting, Academy of Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia
2009 Graduated from Art High School, Conservation and Restauration, Užice, Serbia

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Solo exhibition in preparation at the Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris, France
2015 Solo Exhibition as a part of 3 person exhibition, 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, 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 Sofija, International Printing Colony group exhibition, Bogdanci, Macedonia
2013 Majska izlozba mladih / May Youth Exhibition, Gallery OKO, 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
Prljević and Doris Milešević)
2013 SHORTZ 2013, Academy of Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia (Be Angry, Man!, Director: Jelena
Prljevic and Doris Milesevic)

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2018 HEKLER, interdisciplinary collaborative platform
Graphic design and production
2017 The Red Chair, Devised Theatre Performance
Performer, Set Designer and Director of visual imagery
2014 The House on Four Waters, two-channel audiovisual installation
Collaboration with Nataša Prljević
2014 DrawIn, an artist-run space
Co-founder
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 of animated promo video

 

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 Sofija, International Printing Colony, Bogdanci, Macedonia