Bio

Mario Matoković was born in 1985 in Osijek, Croatia. He graduated from the Academy of Arts in Osijek, Department of Fine Arts in 2010. He is professionally engaged in artistic activities in the field of contemporary arts through graphics, video, installations and art photography media. He has taken part in many fine arts workshops, and has exhibited in numerous Croatian and in few international exhibitions. He is a holder of the Rector’s Award of the J.J. Strossmayer University in Osijek. In 2016 Mario was one of the finalists of Radoslav Putar Award, award for young visual artists in Croatia up to 35 years of age, in 2017 received 3rd award 5th International Biennale of Contemporary Fine Arts in Novorossyisk, Russia and in 2018 received Ex Aeuqo Award on 26th Slavonian Biennale in Osijek, Croatia. Founder of MMML Studio – Artist in Residence program. Lives and works in Osijek, Croatia.

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Mario Matoković rođen je u Osijeku 1985. godine. Diplomirao je 2010. na Umjetničkoj akademiji u Osijeku, Odsjek likovne umjetnosti. Izlagao je na brojnim domaćim te nekoliko međunarodnih izložbi. Dobitnik je Rektorove nagrade Sveučilišta Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku. Finalist nagrade Radoslav Putar, nagrada za mlade umjetnike do 35 godina u organizaciji Instituta za suvremenu umjetnost a 2017. nagrađen 3.nagradom na 5. Biennalu suvremene umjetnosti u Novorossyisku u Rusija za rad „Zastava“. Zaposlen na Umjetničkoj akademiji u Osijeku kao asistent na diplomskom studiju Likovne kulture. Od 2010. do 2017. godine član je Hrvatskog društva likovnih umjetnika u Osijeku, a od 2013. do 2016. vrši funkciju predsjednika HDLU Osijek. Jedan je od osnivača Umjetničke organizacije POPUP. Živi i radi u Osijeku