Kiki Klimt (1971) enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana (ALUO) in 1992 and year later (1993) received a Zois scholarship for talented students. She graduated from painting in 1997. In the same year, she enrolled in post-graduate studies in sculpture (ALUO) and received a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. She received her master’s degree in 2000, when she also received the status of a freelance artist in the field of culture of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. From her illustration and visual communication she received her doctorate in 2009, and that year the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia awarded her a scholarship and a studio in Berlin. A year later, in 2010, she received the title of assistant professor for the field of illustration and became a professional associate of NAKVIS for the field of arts schools. She is in the process of election as an associate professor. For years she lectured at the High School of Drawing and Painting and at Faculty of Design (Visual Communication Department), and she also have lectured abroad; on Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul, in Sofia on National Academy of Fine Arts, IADE- Creative University in Lisbon, and attended many conferences and symposiums.
She creates in various media: conceptual art, performance, installation, photography, illustration, painting, design. In Mehta Publishing House, India, she has published 12 copyrighted paintings, illustrated 32 books and participated in other media. Since 2013, her book illustrations have been regularly presented at international book fairs in Bologna, Frankfurt and New Delhi, and she has often participated in international book fairs in London, Paris, Shanghai, Dubai, Beijing …
Big white rose, mystery 369, acrylic, golden leaf and silver dust on a wooden panel
Kiki Klimt has prepared 19 independent exhibitions at home and abroad (Belgrade, Berlin, Bratislava, Genova, Helsinki, Koln, New York, Sarajevo, Zagreb) and participated in many group exhibitions. Her known paintings are painted with brushes and gilded body motors named IZANAGI. The grant of JAK from library allowance she received in 2018. The articles on sacred geometry are published in the magazine Sensa.
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