BIOGRAPHY

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Nataša Bezić was born on 1966. She graduated in graphics in the class of 
prof.Josip Butković (Faculty of Pedagogy Art- Rijeka, Croatia) in 1989 
and gained the title of the professor of fine arts.
She is engaged in painting, teaching activities in primary and secondary 
school in Buie, where she currently lives and works. She is also a member 
of the Croatian Association of Artists of Istria in Pula since 2001.
She has exhibited in 28 solo exhibitions and a hundred group exhibitions
in the country and abroad. She has won 39 awards in various painting 
competitions.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1997 BUJE, Ethnographic Museum
1999 BUJE, showroom,“ Matica Hrvatska“
     OPRTALJ, Gradska galerija
2000 BUJE, showroom „ Matica Hrvatska“
2001 SAN REMO (Italy), Spazio Arte La Fenice
2002 BAKAR, Gallery Volcera
     PULA, Diana Gallery
2003 BUZET, Zavičajni muzej
     GROŽNJAN, Gallery Fonticus
     UMAG, POU "Ante Babic" - Gallery
2005 GROŽNJAN, Gallery Fonticus
     BUJE, Ethnographic Museum, POU Buje
2007 PULA, MMC LUKA
     GROŽNJAN, Gallery Fonticus
     PAZIN, Spomen dom
2008 PULA, Gallery Milotić
     UMAG, Gradski muzej
2009 MILANO (Italy), Trezzano Sul Naviglio, 
2010 VIŠNJAN, Sinchich Gallery
     BUJE, Gallery Orsola
2011 DUGI RAT, Općinska vijećnica
     METKOVIĆ, City Art Centre
     SPLIT, Galerija Sveučilišne biblioteke
2013 GROŽNJAN, Gallery Fonticus
     FUNTANA, Gallery Zgor murve
     VIŽINADA, The church „St. Ivan“
     PIRAN (Slovenia), Gallery Apollonius Palace
2014 STRUNJAN, Hotel Svoboda



AWARDS

1999 GROŽNJAN, recognition, Ex Tempore
     TRIESTE (Italy), 7th awards, Barcola '99

2000 TRIESTE, first prize at the international Ex Tempor
     PIRAN (Slovenia), purchase prize, Ex tempore
2001 TRIESTE, 9th awards, Ex Tempore
2002 MILANO (Italy), recognition, Premio Arte 2002
     TRIESTE, sixth prize, International Ex Tempore
2003 MILAN, recognition (diploma di Merito), Premio Arte 2003
2004 PIRAN, purchase prize for watercolor, Ex Tempore
2005 PIRAN, purchase prize, Ex Tempore
2006 BUJE, first prize, Ex Tempore
     FAŽANA, first award, Open Riva Art
     GROŽNJAN, purchase prize, Ex Tempore
     TRIESTE, second prize, Vela e colori di Barcola
2007 ROVINJ, purchase prize, Grisia
2008 FAŽANA, purchase prize, Open Riva Art
     PIRAN / Slovenia / Great purchase prize, Ex tempore
2009 NOVIGRAD, purchase prize, Ex tempore
     VOLOSKO, 2nd awards Mandrač 2009 International painting competition
     KASTAV, first prize for painting, ART WORKSHOP Kastav
2010 BUJE, first prize, Istria art-Ex Tempore
     NOVIGRAD, third prize, Ex Tempore
2011 NOVIGRAD, first prize, Ex Tempore
     ROVINJ, purchase prize, Grisia
     TRIESTE, purchase prize, Vela e colori di Barcola
2012 KRASICA, purchase prize, Oleum olivarum, International Art Competition
     BUJE, recognition, Istria Art, Ex Tempore
     NOVIGRAD, recognition, Ex Tempore
     FUNTANA, first prize, Ex Tempore
     PIRAN, special award, solo exhibition, Ex Tempore
     VIZINADA, award, solo exhibition, Ars Sacra
     TRIESTE, third prize, Barcola 2012 
2013 VENEZIA, ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE, 7th International Exhibition of Visual 
     Arts, selected to the semifinal competition for painting
2014 VODNJAN, first prize, Ex Tempore
     GROŽNJAN, purchase prize, Ex Tempore, International Art Competition
2015 GROŽNJAN, purchase prize, Ex Tempore, International Art Competition
2016 TRIESTE, LYNX 2016, finalist of the competition for  painting
     KASTAV, first prize, Ex Tempore
2017 SEČOVLJE (Slovenija), purchase prize, Ex Tempore, International Art Competition
     PIRAN (Slovenija), purchase prize, Ex Tempore, International Art Competi
OTHER

2010 Illustration of Sonja Buljević's book "Touched by the sky"
2013 Art colony "Brush in Kupa"
     CD equipment "On the wings of friendship"
2014 Art colony „Sv. Ana“, Brač
     Murals: Caffe bar Ivo-Poreč, Istralandija-Brtonigla
2015 Art colony " Sv.Ana", Brač