Education Awards, scholarships, residences Exhibitions and projects Private and public collections

2003 Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, (Akademija za likovno umetnost), University of Ljubljana

2006 Historic Painting Technique: 17th Century Oil Painting on Canvas, The Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University, Ernst van de Wetering - Rembrandt Research Project

2008 MA Fine Art, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana

2010 Old Masters Painting Techniques, Atelier Re-Naissance, Paris

2011 Life Drawing, Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris

Academic drawing (Shane Wolf), Paris

2001 Awarded the Prešeren Student Prize in the graphic arts, University of Ljubljana

2003, 2005 Scholarship funded by Slovenian Ministry of culture

2005 A 10 Essl award nominees, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana,

Awarded the Prešeren Student Prize in painting, University of Ljubljana 

Scholarship funded by Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

2007 Artist-in-residence (funded by Slovenian Ministry of Culture) in Berlin

Presentation in Young European Artists – AICA

2010 Cité internationale des arts – artist in residence, Paris

Nominated for the Vordemberge – Gildewart foundation award, Civic Gallery Ljubljana

Scholarship (working grant for 2010) funded by Slovenian Ministry of culture

2011 Artist in residence, Cité internationale des arts – artist in residence, Paris

2013 nominated for Henkel Art. Award

Initiated and organised a series of lectures on contemporary art under the title "Spaces of Art" ("Prostori umetnosti") at the Academy of Fine Arts (among lecturers were Marina Gržinić Mauhler, Igor Zabel, Marjetica Potrč, Ami Barak, Maria Hlavayova, group De Geuzen, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Claude Closky)

Coedited the book Spaces of Art (Prostori umetnosti), a collection of papers by 15 authors treating issues of contemporary visual art from various perspectives

A 10 Essl award nominees, group exhibition, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana,
Rock music, international group exhibition, Galerija P 74, Ljubljana, curator: Igor Zabel

The 7th biennial of Slovene graphic arts, group exhibition, Otočec, Novo mesto

Dipinti, solo exhibition, galerija Contra, Koper
Group show (Yuzheng Cheng, Gregory Crewdson, Zoran Mušič, Salomé, Nika Zupančič), group exhibition, Gallery Contra, Koper
Likovni kritiki izbirajo (Fine Arts Critics' Choice), solo exhibition, selektor (selector): Nadja Zgonik, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana

Membership in Ljubljana Fine Artists Society
Potajenost vid(e)nega (The Overshadowed) - Castrumphoto 2008, international group exhibition, Pilonova galerija, Ajdovščina
Gallery Equrna, presentation of MA thesis “Sequence in painting and graphics”

Sosledja, Slike 2002 – 2009 (Sequences, Paintings 2002 – 2009), solo exhibition
with catalogue, Bežigrajska galerija 1, Ljubljana
Lebdeči spomini (Floating memories), group exhibition of ceramics, ZDSLU, Ljubljana
New spirit in painting, international group exhibition, galerija Contra, Koper

Likovne dimenzije poezije (Visual dimensions of poetry), international group exhibition, Gallery Kranjska Hiša, Kranj
Druga Narava - Slovenija odprta za umetnost (Other Nature - Slovenija open to Art) – international art symposium, Sinji vrh, Slovenija
Slike – Nika Zupančič (Paintings – Nika Zupančič) – solo exhibition, Varaždin, Croatia

Images de la présence absente – Nika Zupančič, solo exhibition, Cité internationale des arts – résidence d´artistes, Paris

Artistes du Monde (Festival Estival du Scribe Cosmopolite 2012), international group exhibition Galerie le Scribe l´Harmattan, Paris


Sammlung Essl, Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg, Wien

The Friends of Pilon, Pilonova galerija (The Pilon gallery), Ajdovščina

RIKO zbirka (RIKO collection), Ribnica

Kongresni center Brdo (Congress Center Brdo)

Vehbi Koç foundation, Istanbul, paintings selected by René Block (TANAS, Berlin) for the collection of a newly planned Museum of Contemporary Art in Istanbul