MRELA KULOVIC CV

EDUCATION

2019 Seminar 'Skola svjesnog življenja' & 'Financijska inteligencija'. Natalie Luks, Zagreb, Croatia

2018 Kuma International Summer School on Contemporary Art from Bosnia and Herzegovina,         Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

2014-16 Selected Studio classes at Museum of Fine Arts, SMFA at Tufts and MassArt, Boston

2012 Painting and drawing practice at art studios `Sirena` and `Art club`, Split Croatia 

2011 Master of Industrial engineering with Honors at FESB, University of Split, Croatia

2009 Bachelor of Industrial engineering with Honors at FESB, University of Split, Croatia  

2005 High School Diploma, The Gymnasium of science and mathematic MIOC, Split, Croatia

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

'Zelim ti nesto reci mrljom', Galerija Crta, Zagreb, Croatia

2018

'All things I have forgotten', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

'Sve Zaboravljene Stvari', Galerija Java, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

'Fragments', Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA

'Lands', Inside-OUT Gallery, Somerville, MA 

Organized and supported by Somerville Arts Council

2017     

'Lands', Hanuman Hall at Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA

'Fragments', Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA

'Fragments', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

'All you need is...', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

'Gallery Artists', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2018

'Winter Works', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

'Art and Design Exhibition', The Gallery in Malden, Malden, MA

Allston Open Studio, Rocco Ricci's Studio, Allston, MA

Silent Auction at Castle Hill, Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA

Invited by Marni Katz, Creator of StyleCarrot Boston Globe and Boston Magazine Contributor

'DOUBLE VISION', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

Continuing Education (CE) Student Work Exhibition at School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University,Boson, MA

(Inter)National: Dual Identities, The Gallery at Atlantic Wharf, Boston, MA

Juried by Carolina Hac and programmed by the Fort Point Arts Community 

CAA Rental Program, Cambridge, MA

'Up' at The Wedeman Gallery at the Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center, Auburndale, MA

Curated by Kiley Hoffman, in partnership with Lasell College Counseling

Gallery Artists, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2017

'Winter Works', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

Open Studio - SoWa Winter Festival, SoWa Artists Studios,  Boston, MA

Gallery artists group show, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

Art Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston, MA

Open Studio, Joy Street Studios, Somerville, MA

'Portal, Land and Fragments', Mini show at Stairwell Gallery at Brookline Booksmith, MA

'Objectified', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

'Fay Chandler Emerging Art Exhibition', Scollay Square Gallery at Boston City Hall, MA

Jurors: Olivia Ives-Flores, Camilo Alvarez and James Hull

'Emerging Exhibition', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

Juried by artists: Jenny Brown, Caleb Cole, Lavaughan Jenkins, Brittany Marcoux, Stephanie Vovas

'National Prize show 2017', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

Juror: Nick Capasso, Director of the Fitchburg Art Museum

Gallery artists group show, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

'First Look Show' - Somerville Open Studios, Somerville Museum, MA

'ART Off The Wall', Brookline Arts Center, MA

Juried by artists: Evelyn Berde and Karen Moss 

Somerville Open Studio First Time Participants, Inside-OUT Gallery, Somerville, MA

Curated and created by Somerville Open Studio and the Somerville Arts Council

Somerville Open Studios - Joy Street Artists, Joy Street Studios, Somerville, MA

'Miniatures', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

Juror: Marni Katz, Creator of StyleCarrot Boston Globe and Boston Magazine Contributor

'Fresh Paint Gala', Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

Cambridge Art Association’s 2017 Spring Gala, MA

Juror: Meg Rotzel, one of the founders of the Berwick Research Institute, Roxbury

Brookline Open Studios, Brookline Arts Center, MA

'Brookline Open Studios Preview Show', Hanuman Hall at Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA

'Shaken and Stirred', Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

Juror: Mike Carroll, Owner/director of the Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown

'Monsters and Misfits', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

Jurors: Jill Whitney Armstrong and Bob Armstrong, iartcolony, Rockport, MA 

'Members Prize Show', University Place Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

Juror: Randi Hopkins, Director of Visual Arts at the Boston Center for the Arts

'Iteration', Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

Juried by artists: Denise Driscol (Fountain Street Fine Art) and Nathalie Miebach (Miller Yezerski Gallery)

'New Members' Show', Copley Society of Art,  Boston, MA

'Ideas of home', University Place Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

2016

'Winter Works', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

Juried by a committee of Bromfield Gallery artists

'Fay Chandler Emerging Art Exhibition', Scollay Square Gallery at Boston City Hall, MA

Hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture 

Jurors: Edmund Barry Gaither, Executive Director of the National Center of the Afro-American Artists, Abigail Ogilvy, Owner/Director of Abigail Ogilvy Gallery and Karen Haas, Curator of the Lane Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts

'Mary Schein Fall Salon', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

'HEAT', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

Juried by a committee of Bromfield Gallery artists

'MELT', Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

'Inspiration', Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

2019 Autoportret u pokusaju, Gracanicki Glasnik Br. 47, 

2018 Winter Starts Here - Exhibitions, Catalog Book, Brookline Arts Center

2017 Members Prize Show, Exhibition Book by Cory Shea, Cambridge Art Association

2017 Monsters & Misfits, Exhibition Book by Cory Shea, Cambridge Art Association

2017 Fresh Paint 2017, Exhibition Catalog, Copley Society of Art

2017 ART Off The Wall, Exhibition Catalog, Brookline Art Center

2017 National Prize Show, Exhibition Book by Cory Shea, Cambridge Art Association

2017 Emerging Exhibition, Exhibition Book by Cory Shea, Cambridge Art Association 

2017 Studio Visit Magazine, Vol 38, Summer Edition 

Juror: Diana Gaston, Director, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

 

PUBLICATION

2019 Embracing the Third Self, Article by Karolina Hac, Boston Art Review, 

2017 November, 'Library events: Nov. 16-30', www.brookline.wickedlocal.com/news

2017 May, 'Miniatures' show at Cambridge Art Association, www.stylecarrot.com

2017 March, 'Artist of the week', Interview, Cambridge Art Association Blog

2017 February, 'Weekly wrap-up', Liz Devlin, www.flux-boston.com

2017 January, Artscope Magazine email blast

2017 Artscope: 'Exhibitions around the Northeast',  Jan-Feb Issue

2017 Art New England: 'Exhibitions Openings and events around the region', Jan-Feb Issue

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2012 Best student in the Graduate program in Industrial Engineering, FESB, Croatia    

2011 Best student in the Industrial Engineering program for 2011, FESB, Croatia

2010 Scholarship NSPUSS Croatia, at FESB, Croatia

2009 Best student in the Undergraduate program in Industrial Engineering, FESB, Croatia

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2018 - 2019, SoWa Artists Guild, Boston MA

2016 - 2019, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge MA

2016 - 2017, Copley Society of Art, Boston MA

 

GALLERIES

2018 - present, Galerija JAVA, Sarajevo, BiH

2017 - 2019, Bromfield Gallery, Boston MA

 

FELLOWSHIP

2016 Walter Feldman Fellowship Finalist, Arts & Business Council of Great Boston, MA

Juror: Laura Knott, Founder, Curator of Cultureburg LLC and President of the Board of the Cambridge Art Association, MA

 

TALKS

"Past and Future Activities of Art Centar Gračanica”, Building Place-Based Resiliency & Sustainability Series, Seminar at Earthos Institute, Somerville, MA, 2019
"Feedback Forum" - Artist Talk, Cambridge Art Association, MA, 2019

'All things I have forgotten' - Artist Talk at Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA, 2018

"The mission and activities of Art Centar Gračanica" - Building a Village Together: A Conversation with International Nonprofits about Building Local and Regional Resiliency - Earthos Institute, Somerville MA, 2018

"National Prize Show" - Artist Talk, Cambridge Art Association, MA, 2017

"Feedback Forum" - Artist Talk, Cambridge Art Association, MA, 2016

 

PROJECTS

2018 - present, Founder and Director of Art Centar Gračanica, Art Community Project and Organization, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

 

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FESB - Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Split, Croatia.

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©Mirela Kulović 2019 
 
 
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