Uniqueness of style
Melinda Šefčić was born on 30 May 1986. In 2010. she graduated at the undergraduate level of Painting (BA degree) and in 2012. she completed the graduate level of Painting (MA degree). In 2018. she completes her Ph.D. studies at Academy of Fine Art in Zagreb in the field „The Rehumanization and Reaestheticization of Hospital Space – an Example of Artistic Intervention in a Hospital Department “.
She has exhibited at numerous solo and group exhibitions, both in Croatia and abroad. Some of her solo exhibitions that stand out are 2019. “Introspection”, Gallery Vinko Perčić, Subotica, R. Srbija; 2017. "Mirror of my Soul", Theater aan het Vrijthof, TEFAF festivala, Masstrichtu, The Netherlands; 2016. Gallery Bačva, Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb, Croatia; 2016. "Mirror identities", Gallery PRZYTYCK, Tarnogórskie Centrum Kultury in Tarnowskie Góry, Poland; 2015. "Carnival of two worlds", Gallery Vladimir Filakovac, KC Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia, ... Some of the group exhibitions are: 2019. Biennale of painting, Gallery Prsten, HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia; 2018. Biennale of illustration, Gallery Klovićevi Dvori, Zagreb, Croatia; 2017. Kulturoš, Gallery Scheier Cakovec, Čakovec, Croatia; 2016. 33. Youth Salon; Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb, Croatia; 2015. "The Carnival of e-Creativity", (CeC), Shillong, Meghalaya, India: 2015. "The Carnival of e-Creativity", (CeC), Shillong, Meghalaya, India; 2014. International Festival of Contemporary Art, NUS, Live art scene, Split, Croatia; 2014. "3 minuti per 30 articoli", festival DeltArte, Rovigo, Italy; 2014. Global Art and Moving Images Awards, Cologne, Germany; 2013. "Video Art Supports", Web Art Center, Fonland, Coimbra, Portugal; 2013. Images contra nature, Videodrome Video Library “à la carte”, Théâtre des Chartreux, Marseille, France; 2013. Fonlad Digital art Festival, Coimbra, Portugal; 2013. What Art offers the Society, Fábrica Braço de Prata, Lisabon, Portugal; 2013. CONFETISH at the Takis Katsoulidis Engraving Museum in Messini, Greece; 2013. Chios Photography Club, video festival, Chios, Greece; 2013. International festival of contemporary art, Multimedia Cultural Centre, Split, Cro.; 2012. La Soirée de Votanique, Athens, Greece; 2012. Liquid Identities, International Video Art Festival, and Photo Exhibition, Venice Italy; 2012. Festival Miden, an international video art festival based in Kalamata, Greece, ...
Since 2010. Melinda is the organizer of the Art Project C.R.T.A.; in 2016/2017. she was the author and organizer of the EU project CreArt 2017. (Croatian Association of Visual Artists - HDLU), „The Aestheticization and Rehumanization of Public Space: Art as Therapy “, in the University Hospital Centre Zagreb. In 2018. she was the author and organizer of the project " Exemplary prisonment" in collaboration of Croatian Association of Visual Artists (HDLU) and Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia, Women's Penitentiary in Požega, Croatia and in 2018/2019. she is the author and organizer of the EU project CreArt 2.0. (HDLU), “Revitalization of prison space with art“ in prison Remetinec in Zagreb and project „The Aestheticization and Rehumanization of hospital space“ in children hospitals in Zagreb.
In 2019/2020. She is painting 10 hospital environments in Zagreb hospitals; the project is founded by the Ministry of Culture of Croatia. An she is the author and organizer of the new project in 2020. “The horizon of freedom” Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia.
Melinda has participated in numerous art festivals and residencies such as GLO’ART (Global Art Center), as well as in scientific congresses and conferences. She is the author of many artworks in the public space in Croatia in Italy. In 2014. she got the 3rd place with video - "Mirror of my soul" to "3 minute per 30 articoli" festival DeltArte, Rovigo, Italy
Melinda is a member of the Croatian Association of Visual Artists; Croatian community of independent artists and the Member of the Board of the Croatian Association of Visual Artists since 2014.