12 September 2018 - The Montenegrin Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Podgorica, has organized an exhibition of artwork by Cvetka Hojnik. The exhibition was opened on Tuesday, September 11, at 7 pm, at the Ministry of Culture.
The exhibition includes the artwork created by Hojnik in the last three years. Cvetka Hojnik, as a representative of contemporary art, focuses on the eternal mysteries of the relationship between darkness and light. Her artwork, devoid of descriptiveness, with a subtle investigative process, problematizes the energy of change.
Cvetka Hojnik was born in Murska Sobota, Slovenia. After completing high school she graduated from the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Ljubljana, Department of textiles. She also studied contemporary painting techniques at the Academy of Fine Arts. At the School of Drawing and Painting in Ljubljana, she complements her education with the master’s thesis entitled En Soph, Assemblages and Texturing through the Fractals of Kabala, which was rated the highest grade.
She presented her work at more than 80 solo exhibitions and participated in 130 group exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad. Together with Feri Lainschak, she is the co-author of the artistic-poetic compilation “Suncogledice” which is published in four languages. She also published art books “Holograms of Love”, “Do not Be Like Others”, “Sunny House”, “Proximity” to the verses of Ferry Lainschak, as well as an art book on the songs by Enzo di Grazia, Morandini and Mika Markando.
Hojnik received numerous awards and recognition for her work, including the Awards for Creativity by the Association of Fine Artists of Maribor (2006 and 2014), a Special award at the Special Homage show in Italy (2007), a large Purchase award at the “Ex Tempore” in Piran on the topic of Soline (2009) as well as an acknowledgment by the Mayor Anton Balazek for achievements in the field of culture at home and abroad (2013). She is a member of the Association of Fine Artists of Maribor, the Association of Fine Artists of Slovenia, the Austrian Association of Fine Artists and the Society of International Free Artists.