apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Dejan Krsic
Fellowship Program
Name: Dejan Krsic
Visiting From: Sarajevo  
Dates of Fellowship: April 25 - May 24, 2007  
Recommended by: Ana Devic
curator in Zagreb, Croatia
Dejan Krsic was born in Sarajevo in 1961. He graduated with a degree in Art History and Ethnology from the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb and has exhibited in several solo shows and participated in many collective exhibitions and video festivals. Since the mid 1980s he has worked for various magazines and newspapers as a journalist, editor and/or graphic designer. In the 1990s he was one of the founders and, later, editor-in-chief of Arkzin, a biweekly newspaper/magazine and publishing project. Krsic has contributed graphic design work for numerous exhibition catalogues and his design works have been published in several design magazines. Since 2003 he has been designing the visual materials for Gallery Nova, including the gallery newspaper. At the time of his residency he was preparing a monograph about the work of Mirko Ilic, designer and illustrator who from 1976-1986 worked in Zagreb and subsequently moved to New York.

His fellowship is supported in part by the Trust for Mutual Understanding.

apexart's Fellowship Program and Fellowship Lecture Series are supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation.


FELLOWSHIP TALK: Is it possible to be a great (and) Eastern European artist? with Gary Dufour
May 9, 2007