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Blazo Kovacevic

Associate Professor

Department of Art and Design

Background

Blazo has a fascination with conflict. His work explores contradictory visual elements, and juxtaposes incompatible materials, ideas, behaviors, and technologies. Kovacevic has received numerous awards for his work, and has been interviewed and reviewed in distinguished art publications and media. His work has been shown in both Europe and the United States in numerous solo and group exhibitions, most notably Context Art Miami, Miami, FL; Sightliness, Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts, Binghamton, NY; Biennale Internationale de la gravure de Sarcelles, Sarcelles, France; Utopia Station at the 50th Venice Biennial, Italy; and numerous iterations of the project Probe in venues such as Atelier Dado, National Museum of Montenegro, Cetinje, Montenegro; and the 2012 PULSE Art and Technology Festival, Telfair's Museum Jepson Center, Savannah, GA. He participated in SOFA, at the Seventh Regiment Armory, New York City, NY, and the Art in Embassies Program, at the US Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia. For years he has exhibited his drawings and interactive projects at the Gallery Chaos, Belgrade, Serbia. Artwork by Kovacevic is found in private collections as well as in diverse corporate and museum collections, such as the Library of Congress, Washington, DC; the permanent collection of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA; and Independence Blue Cross, Philadelphia, PA and AmeriHealth of Philadelphia, PA. In addition to his own work, Kovacevic has curated several exhibitions and organized the first International Festival of Digital Arts in Montenegro.

Education

  • MFA, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Awards