MRELA KULOVIC Curriculum Vitae

SKILLS

Entrepreneurship

Creativity

COLLECTIONS

Private collections in the USA, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Croatia,

United Kingdom

 

PRESS

I-platform.ch 2020 

First BiH Art Forum - Juli 2020

Boston Art Review 2019

Embracing the Third Self

Gracanicki Glasnik 2019

Nešto kao autoportret u pokušaju

Dnevni Avaz 2019

Mirela Kulović došla iz Bostona da otvori Art centar u Gračanici

Studio Visit Magazine 2017

Vol 38. 

EXPERIENCE

Collaborator, Paradoxx Films, 2020 - present

Co-founder BiH Art Forum, 2020 - present

Co-founder KONTRAST,  2019 - present

Board Member, SIT Foundation, 2019 - present

Founder Art Centar Gračanica, 2017 - present

Self-employed Artist, 2016 - present

EDUCATION  

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

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

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 'STAMINA', Maud Morgan Arts, MA

2019 'Želim ti nešto reći mrljom', Galerija Crta, Zagreb, Croatia

2018 'All things I have forgotten', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2018 'Sve zaboravljene stvari', Galerija Java, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

2018 'Fragments', Brookline Arts Center, MA

2018 'Lands', Inside-OUT Gallery, Somerville Arts Council, MA 

2017 'Lands', Hanuman Hall at Brookline Public Library, MA

2017 'Fragments', Cambridge Art Association, MA

2017 'Fragments', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

MAGAZINE, ALBUM AND BOOK COVERS

Pamučni svijet, Edin Džambić, 2020

Sjenka u sjenci, Melida Travančić, Fondacija za izdavaštvo, 2020

Zembilj, Emina Selimović, Fondacija za izdavaštvo, 2020

Mein Zweisprachiges Ich, Lijepa Riječ, 2019

Smrt u ogledalu, Melida Travančić, Lijepa Riječ, 2019

Gračanički Glasnik br. 47, 2019

CONTINUING EDUCATION

School of Conscious Living & Financial intelligence, Natalie Luks, Zagreb, Croatia, 2019

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

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

Painting and drawing practice, Art studios: Sirena, Art club, Split Croatia, 2012

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 'All you need is...', Bromfield Gallery, Boston

2019 'Gallery Artists', Bromfield Gallery, Boston

2018 'Winter Works', Bromfield Gallery, Boston

2019 'Art and Design Exhibition', The Gallery in Malden, Malden, MA

2019 Allston Open Studio, Rocco Ricci's Studio, Allston, MA

2019 Silent Auction at Castle Hill, Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA, Invited by Marni Katz, Boston Globe, Boston Magazine

2019 'DOUBLE VISION', Bromfield Gallery, Boston

2019 Continuing Education (CE) Student Work Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston, MA

2018 (Inter)National: Dual Identities, The Gallery at Atlantic Wharf, Boston, MA

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

2018 CAA Rental Program, Cambridge, MA

2018 'Up' at The Wedeman Gallery at the Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center, Auburndale, MA , Curated by Kiley Hoffman, in partnership with Lasell College Counseling

2018 Gallery Artists, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2017 'Winter Works', Bromfield Gallery, Boston

2017 Open Studio - SoWa Winter Festival, SoWa Artists Studios,  Boston, MA

2017 Gallery artists group show, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2017 Art Sale, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston, MA

2017 Open Joy Street Studios, Somerville, MA

2017 'Portal, Land and Fragments', Mini show at Stairwell Gallery at Brookline Booksmith, MA

2017 'Objectified', Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2017 'Fay Chandler Emerging Art Exhibition', Scollay Square Gallery at Boston City Hall, MA

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

2017 'Emerging Exhibition', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA, Juried by artists: Jenny Brown, Caleb Cole, Lavaughan Jenkins, Brittany Marcoux, Stephanie Vovas

2017 'National Prize show 2017', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA, Juried by Nick Capasso, Director of the Fitchburg Art Museum

2017 Gallery artists group show, Bromfield Gallery, Boston

2017 'First Look Show' - Somerville Open Studios, Somerville Museum, MA

2017 'ART Off The Wall', Brookline Arts Center, MA

Juried by artists: Evelyn Berde and Karen Moss 

2017 Somerville Open Studio First Time Participants, Inside-OUT Gallery, Somerville, MA

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

2017 Somerville Open Studios - Joy Street Artists, Joy Street Studios, Somerville, MA

2017 'Miniatures', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA, Juried by Marni Katz, Boston Globe, Boston Magazine 

2017 'Fresh Paint Gala', Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

2017 Cambridge Art Association’s 2017 Spring Gala, MA, Juried by Meg Rotzel, Co-founder of the Berwick Research Institute, Roxbury

2017 Brookline Open Studios, Brookline Arts Center, MA

2017 'Brookline Open Studios Preview Show', Hanuman Hall at Brookline Public Library, MA

2017 'Shaken and Stirred', Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA, Juried by Mike Carroll, Owner/director of the Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown

2017 'Monsters and Misfits', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA, Juried by  Jill Whitney Armstrong and Bob Armstrong, iartcolony, Rockport, MA 

2017 'Members Prize Show', University Place Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA, Juried by Randi Hopkins, Director of Visual Arts at the Boston Center for the Arts

2017 'Iteration', Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

Juried by artists Denise Driscol and Nathalie Miebach 

2017 'New Members' Show', Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

2017 'Ideas of home', University Place Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

2016 'Winter Works', Bromfield Gallery, Boston

Juried by a committee of Bromfield Gallery artists

2016 'Fay Chandler Emerging Art Exhibition', Scollay Square Gallery at Boston City Hall, MA

Hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, Juried by 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

2016 'Mary Schein Fall Salon', Kathryn Schultz Gallery at Cambridge Art Association, MA

2016 'HEAT', Bromfield Gallery, Boston

Juried by a committee of Bromfield Gallery artists

2016 'MELT', Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

2016 'Inspiration', Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

2019 Autoportret u pokušaju, Gračanički 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. 

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

 

PUBLICATION AND PRESS

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 Graduate Industrial Engineering Program, University of Split, Croatia 

2011 Best student of a year in 

Industrial Engineering program, University of Split, Croatia

2010 Scholarship NSPUSS Croatia, Croatia

2009 Best student in Undergraduate Industrial Engineering program, University of Split, Croatia

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2018 - present, Galerija JAVA, Sarajevo, BiH

2017 - 2019, Bromfield Gallery, Boston MA

2018 - 2019, SoWa Artists Guild, Boston MA

2016 - 2019, Cambridge Art Association,  MA

2016 - 2017, Copley Society of Art, Boston MA

2016 - 2017, Brickbottom Artist Association, MA

 

FELLOWSHIPS

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

Juried by 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 Non-profits 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

 

 

 
 
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