Vinko Železnikar

 
Vinko Železnikar

Painter and print artist Vinko Železnikar was born 12 October 1954 in Ljubljana. He studied at the Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts where he graduated under Milan Butina and Janez Bernik. Since 1988 he has been working as a freelance artist. Since 1957, when he exhibited at a student group exhibition in Ljubljana, he has prepared over 30 individual exhibitions and exhibited at more than a hundred group shows held in England, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Scotland, and Austria. The artist attended numerous art workshops and ex-tempore organised in his homeland and abroad, among them “mmm Art Medana” and “Sinji vrh”, and has received a number of awards for his work in the field of art. Vinko Železnikar has worked as a print artist (especially from 1989 to 1994 when he was attracted by less familiar techniques, such as phototypy and gelography); since 1995 he works mostly as a painter. He lives and works in Mengeš, Slovenia.

 

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