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Leonora Vekić

 

Leonora Vekić
Assistant Professor
leonora.vekic@fpu.bg.ac.rs

Artistic field: Textile
Courses: Textile Design

She is employed by the Faculty of Applied Arts since 2005.

Leonora Vekic (1970) graduated from the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade at the Textile Design Department in 1995. She took her master's degree in Tapestry (tutor: Professor Jadranka Simonovic) in 2000. She became a teaching assistant in Tapestry and Old Textile Techniques at the Faculty of Applied Arts in 2005, and an assistant professor in 2012. Leonora Vekic is active in the areas of textile art, fashion and other visual arts. She is a member of Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia (ULUPUDS).

One-Artist Exhibitions

  • Notes 2, Gallery of the Stevan Mokranjac Cultural Centre, Negotin, 2012
  • Notes, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Pancevo, 2011
  • Fascinators, Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 2011
  • Reflex, Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 2009
  • On theTrailof Light, Ozon Gallery, Belgrade, 2009
  • Primordial Fibre, master's degree exhibition, Museum of Applied Art, Belgrade, 2000
  • Exhibition of Hats, Small Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 2000
  • Rhythm in Space - Art Critics' Selection, Art Gallery of the Belgrade Cultural Centre, Belgrade, 1999

Group Exhibitions

  • TISO - Exhibition of the Section of Textile and Contemporary Costume of the
  • Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia, Princess Ljubica's
  • Residence, Belgrade, 2013.
  • Accessiore06, Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 2012
  • The Fourth Triennial Tapestry Exhibition, Belgrade, Novi Sad, 2010
  • Accessiore 04, Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 2010
  • 42nd May Exhibition, Museum of Applied Art, Belgrade, 2010
  • Mikser Design EXPO, Zitomlin Silos, Belgrade, 2009
  • Accessiore 03, Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 2009
  • 60th Anniversary of the Faculty of Applied Arts, Cvijeta Zuzoric Art Pavilion, Belgrade, 2008
  • Accessiore02, Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 2008
  • 18th Biennial Tapestry Exhibition, Gallery of the Central House of the Army of Serbia, Belgrade, 2008
  • Exhibition of Fashion Details, Fashion Week, InterContinental Hotel - Genex Impulse Hall, Belgrade, 2007
  • Accessiore02, Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 2007
  • TISO - Exhibition of the Section of Textile and Contemporary Costume of the Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, 2007
  • 37th May Exhibition, Museum of May 25, Belgrade, 2005
  • Exhibition of Fashion Details, Fashion Week, InterContinental Hotel - Genex Impulse Hall, Belgrade, 2005
  • Small Works in Fiber, Long House Reserve, New York, USA, 2002
  • Small Works in Fiber. Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art, Chicago, USA, 2002Small Works in Fiber, Issey Miyake Design Store, Tokyo, Japan, 2002
  • Exhibition of the participants of The Third Bosko Petrovic Tapestry Colony, Bosko Petrovic Gallery, Novi Sad, 2001
  • 14th Biennial Tapestry Exhibition, Gallery of the Central House of the Army of Serbia, Belgrade, 2000, Bosko Petrovic Tapestry Colony, Atelje 61, Novi Sad, 2000
  • 13th Biennial Tapestry Exhibition, Gallery of the Central House of the Army of Serbia, Belgrade, 1998
  • International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textiles, -Lodz, Poland, 1998
  • 28th May Salon, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, 1996
  • 37th October Salon - accompanying exhibition, Little Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade, 1996
  • Intertex, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1996

Group Fashion Shows (selected)

  • Krug 8 Fashion Show, Athens Fashion Week, Athens, Greece, 2010
  • Laguna Collection by Krug 8, Jacobs Fashion Selection, Ballroom Home Guard,
  • Belgrade, 2010
  • Fashion Show Modna Jana 2004, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2003
  • Identity, Belgrade Fashion Week, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, 2003

Awards (selected)

  • Purchase Award of the Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade, 2010
  • Plaque of the Section of Textile and Contemporary Costume of the Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia for Creative Achievements in 2010
  • The First Prize of the Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia at the Biennial Tapestry Exhibition, Belgrade, 2010
  • Plaque of the Section of Textile and Contemporary Costume of the Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia for Creative Achievements in 2009
  • Plaque of the Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia at the BiennialTapestryExhibition, Belgrade, 2000
  • Award of the Department of Textile Design, Iva Vrinjanin Fund, Faculty of Applied Arts, Belgrade, 1995

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuum, 2011
Aluminium
Combined technique
1000 x 100 x 60 cm

Feather, 2006
Wood, wire, steel
Combined technique
1000 x 180 cm

Feather, 2006
Wood, wire, steel
Combined technique
1000 x 180 cm

Visible / Invisible, 2011
Paper, plasticizing foil
Combined technique
Dimension of the whole are variable

 

On the Trail of Light, 2009
Sintetic textile, nilon, wire
Combined technique
Dimension of the whole are variable

 

Reflex, 2009
Sintetic textile, nilon, wire
Combined technique
Dimension of the whole are variable

 

No Title, 2013
Cotton, Plexiglas
Combined technique
Dimension of the whole are variable

 

 

Portraits, 2013
Cotton, Plexiglas
Combined technique
Dimension of the whole are variable

 

 

If the Heart Had Wings, 2013
Cotton, Plexiglas
Combined technique
Dimension of the whole are variable

 

 

Circles, 2013
Paper, plasticizing foil
Combined technique
150 x1200 x 300 cm

 

 

The Most Difficult Thing Was to Achieve Lightness, 2013
Paper, synthetic textile, cotton
Combined technique
70 cm x 320 cm x 320 cm

 

 

From the Other Side..., 2013
Paper, plasticizing foil
Combined technique
300 x 500 cm x 70 cm

 

 

Allure, 2013
Wire, synthetic textile, cotton
Combined technique
250 x 320 cm x 320 cm