In 2010 Breda Sturm completed her Master’s degree with distinction at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design at University of Ljubljana having graduated in 2003 from the Faculty of Architecture at University of Ljubljana. She is a freelancer working in illustration, graphic book design, interior design and architecture. She also trained in Italy, Spain and at the Art Students League of New York in the USA.

In 2007 she won a scholarship for promising young illustrators from the Slovene Fine Artists Society.

She has been a member of the Fine Artists Society of Ljubljana since 2010. She has had several solo and group exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad. She lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

 

Exhibitions

2019

  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Gallery UMASS Boston, Under Pressure

2018

  • Mumbai, India, National Gallery of Modern Art, Soundscapes & Taal Traces (painting performance in collaboration with musicians – Aritmija)

  • New Delhi, India, India Habitat Centre, Soundscapes & Taal Traces (painting performance in collaboration with musicians – Aritmija)

  • Kranj, Slovenia, Macedonian Cultural Centre, Cankarjeve Črtice

  • Brussels, Belgium, European Parliament, Turn a New Page (solo exhibition)

  • Paris, France, Cité Internationale des Arts, Open Studio

  • Škofja Loka, Slovenia, Sokolski dom, Cankarjeve Črtice

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, Modestino Gallery, Tangible Proof

  • Ptuj, Slovenia, The Ptuj – Ormož Regional Museum, The Mihelič Gallery, Slovenian Association of Fine Arts Societies, The Illustration Section, Illustration as an image of the past

2017

  • Zagreb, Croatia, Makek Gallery

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery ZDSLU, The Union of Slovene Fine Arts Associations Gallery, Annual Holiday Members Show

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery DLUL, Ljubljana Fine Artists Society Gallery, Annual Holiday Members Show

  • Zagorje ob Savi, Slovenia, Gallery Media, 54th Art Colony Izlake - Zagorje Show

  • Bratislava, Slovakia, BIB 2017, 26th Biennial of Illustration Bratislava

  • Prague, Czeck Republic, Quadrium Center, Bumerang 7

  • Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, PORT commune, Joy of Life Exhibition

2016

  • New Delhi, India, Jaipur House, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, Slovenian Contemporary Art SLOVENINDIA

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery ZDSLU, Slovenian Association of Fine Arts Societies Gallery, Annual Holiday Members Show

  • Zagreb, Croatia, Kutika, Contemporary Slovenian illustrators

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery Celica, Godibodi Painters, Godibodi Festival

  • Nova Gorica, Slovenia, Mestna galerija Nova Gorica, Obrni nov list / Turn a New Page, (solo exhibition)

  • Kranj, Slovenia, Gallery Layerjeva hiša, Bela / White (solo exhibition)

2015

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery ZDSLU, The Union of Slovene Fine Arts Associations Gallery, Annual Holiday Members Show

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery DLUL, Ljubljana Fine Artists Society Gallery, Annual Holiday Members Show

  • Belgrade, Serbia, The International Biennial of Illustration, 48th Golden Pen of Belgrade

  • Piran, Slovenia, Ex-tempore Piran – International Painting and Ceramics Art Festival

  • Tržič, Slovenia, Galerija Atrij Občine Tržič, Black and White, (solo exhibition)

  • Ajdovščina, Slovenia, Lokarjeva galerija, May Salon, The Union of Slovene Fine Arts Associations Annual Members Show

  • Zagreb, Croatia, Gliptoteka HAZU, Magic of Art: (The protagonists of the Slovenian contemporary art 1968–2013.) / Magija umjetnosti: (Protagonisti slovenske suvremene umjetnosti 1968–2013.)

  • Vienna, Austria, Künstlerhaus, Magic of Art: (The protagonists of the Slovenian contemporary art 1968–2013.) / Die Magie der Kunst: (Protagonisten der slowenischen Gegenwartskunst 1968–2013.)

2014

  • Koper, Slovenia, University of Primorska, From a series Sound Note Painting, (solo exhibition)

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery DLUL, Ljubljana Fine Artists Society Gallery, Annual Holiday Members Show

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery ZDSLU, The Union of Slovene Fine Arts Associations Gallery, Annual Holiday Members Show

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery DLUL, Ljubljana Fine Artists Society Gallery, Kabinetna razprodaja

  • Zagreb, Croatia, Gallery Klovičevi dvori, Fourth Croatian Biennial of Illustration

  • Vienna, Austria, Slovene Science Institute, (solo exhibition)

  • Passariano-Codroipo, Italy, Villa Manin, Magic of Art / La magia dell’arte: (I protagonisti dell’arte Slovena contemporanea 1968–2013.)

2013

  • New York City, USA, Manhattan Borough President’s Office, 5th Annual Small Works Exhibition

  • Belgrade, Serbia, Pavillion Cvijeta Zuzorić, The International Biennial of Illustration, 47th Golden Pen of Belgrade

  • Bratislava, Slovakia, BIBIANA, The International Biennial of Illustration

  • Nazarje, Slovenia, Jakijeva hiša – Gallery Nazarje, (solo exhibition)

2012

  • New York City, USA. Manhattan Borough President’s Office, 4rd Annual Small Works Exhibition

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Gallery Cankarjev Dom, 10th Slovenian Biennial of Illustration

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia. Gallery Imago Sloveniae, The Sweet Secrets of the Unspoken, (solo exhibition)

  • Zagreb, Croatia, Gallery Klovičevi dvori, Fourth Croatian Biennial of Illustration

  • Ljubljan, Slovenia, Majski salon ZDSLU

  • Kranj, Slovenia, Gallery Kranjske hiše, (solo exhibition)

  • Jesenice, Slovenia, Gallery Kosova Graščina, Landscape in Modern Art, between Pictorialism and Abstraction, selected by Association of Slovenian Fine Art Critics

2011

  • Ljubjana, Slovenia, Gallery Krka, Zvok, Zapis, Slika (solo exhibition)

  • Jesenice, Slovenia, Gallery Kosova Graščina, Labirnit

  • Belgrade, Srbija. Pavillion Cvijeta Zuzorić, The 11th International Biennial of Illustration, 46th Golden Pen of Belgrade

  • Velenje, Slovenia, Gallery Velenje, Landscape in Modern Art, between Pictorialism and Abstraction, selected by Association of Slovenian Fine Art Critics

  • Gorizia, Italy, Gallery A. Kosič, Suono, Nota, Dipinto, (solo exhibition)