Branka Uzur


"Portrait: Heiko", drawing 2011


Born in Zagreb. Lives and works inZagreb, Sydney, Buenos Aires and Berlin

Studied painting and ceramics in Belgrade (graduated at Academy of Applied Arts) and Helsinki (specialisation- Academy of Applied and Fine Arts)

Starts exhibiting in 1974

1989-1992 Manages Handicraft Promotion Project within United Nation Development Program in Cyprus. In Cyprus Branka also organizes numerous exhibitions and workshops and seminars.

1992 moves to Sydney where continues to paint and widely exhibits, solo and in group exhibitions.

2008 lives and work between Sidney, Zagreb, Buenos Aires and Berlin

Works in Collections:
Museum of Applied Arts, Zagreb
Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Zagreb
Modern Gallery, Graz
Sydney Town Hall, City of Sydney Art Collection

1983 Award for young Yugoslav Artists
1983 Scholarship for specialisation at Academy of Applied and Fine Arts in Helsinki
1984 Award at " Small Ceramics", Zagreb
2007 Art Residency at "The Gunnery" studios , Woollooomoolo, Sydney