Blazo Kovacevic

Blazo Kovacevic was born in Podgorica, Montenegro 1973, and currently resides in Savannah, Georgia. He earned a B.F.A. in studio art from the University of Montenegro in 1997, and a M.F.A. in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts in 2000. Kovacevic had his work presented in the United States and Europe in numerous exhibits such are solo: Probe, Atelier Dado, National Museum, Cetinje, Montenegro; Maps and Cuts, Hurong Lou Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Continental Breakfast, Gallery Chaos, Belgrade, Serbia; Liquidation, Cultural Center of Serbia and Montenegro, Paris, France; Clearance, Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA. Among numerous group exhibitions are: Surveillance and Punishment – SUTRA, 4th Festival of Science, Belgrade, Serbia; Ingest – Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA; First Petar Lubarda Salon – Plavi Dvorac castle, Cetinje, Montenegro; Moderne Kunst Aus Montenegro – Stephansdom, Vienna, Austria; International Festival of Alternative Cultural Exchange (F.A.C.E.) – Belgrade and Novi Sad, Serbia; Cluj and Bucharest, Romania; Plovdiv and Sofia, Bulgaria; Sarajevo, Bosnia; Strasbourg, France; Eindhoven, The Netherlands; and Utopia Station at the 50th Venice Biennial, Italy. In 2004 he organized the first International Festival of Digital Arts in Montenegro. His work was reviewed in the following media sources in Serbia, Montenegro, France and the United States: Outlet, Art Newspaper, Modern Painter, Artension, Toledo City Paper, Der Standard, Glas Crnogoraca, House Style, Likovni Zivot, Monitor, Nasa Borba, Novosti, Philadelphia Weekly, Pobjeda, Politika, Publika, Vijesti, TV RTCG, RTS and B92. He has been a member of the Association of Fine Artists of Montenegro since 1997. Kovacevic recently taught drawing and computer art at Savannah College of Art and Design and Savannah State University.