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NINA SLEJKO BLOM
Born 1982 in Postojna, Slovenia, living in Sweden.
   
 

Selected Exhibitions

  SOLO
 
2016
 
- Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana (Slovenia). Collaboration with Conny Blom.
 
2015
 
- Landskrona Konsthall, Landskrona (Sweden). Collaboration with Conny Blom.
 
2014
 
- On the Shoulders of Giants, UGM - Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor (Slovenia). Collaboration with Conny Blom.
 
- Almost Like Primož, But Not Quite, Hiša kulture, Pivka (Slovenia). Curators: Mojca Grmek and Leon Zuodar
 
- Giveupheus (One of the Lesser Known Greek Myths), Galerija Domžale (Slovenia). Curator: Mojca Grmek
  2013
  - Bulls and Roosters, solo show. Equrna gallery, Ljubljana (Slovenia).
  2012
 
- A Very Pale Show (One Wonders Who This Exhibition Is Even Meant For), part II, Galerija Miklova hiša, Ribnica (Slovenia). Curator: Petja Grafenauer
  - A Very Pale Show (One Wonders Who This Exhibition Is Even Meant For), part I, Gallery Rostrum, Malmö (Sweden)
  2009
 
- Salable Paintings, Schwarz Gallery, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
 
- So Happy Together, Collaboration with Conny Blom, Tobačna, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
 
- I´ve Wasted My Time This Morning and I Am Deeply Ashamed, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg (Sweden)
  2008
 
- 144 Attempts to Paint a White Monochrome, solo exhibition, Galerija Ganes Pratt, Ljubljana (Slovenia) Curator: Petja Grafenauer
  2007
 
- solo exhibition, Gallery Triglav, Postojna (Slovenia)
  2006
 
- Don`t Count On It, solo exhibition, MVC gallery, Velenje (Slovenia)
 
- Painting show by Nina Slejko & Leon Zuodar, Predjama Castle (Slovenia)
   
  GROUP
 
2016
 
- konnektor #49 “Schöne Grüße”, konnektor - Forum für Künste, Hannover (Germany).
 
2015
 
- Ester Almqvists minnesfond Award Exhibition, Skånes Konstförening, Malmö (Sweden).
 
- Art Market Budapest (Made in China Project), Budapest (Hungary).
 
- Dann ist das Bauen eine wüste Sache, Oberwelt e.V., Stuttgart (Germany). With Klara Sax.
 
- Working Drawings And Other Visible Things On Paper Not Necessarily Meant To Be Viewed As Art (After Bochner), Special Project for Km of Sculpture, Võru (Estonia).
 
- Small Good Things (Artworks We Like That Fitted In Our Suitcases), Special Project for Km of Sculpture, Võru (Estonia). With Klara Sax.
 
- Dold konst/Hidden Art, Kungsparken and Slottsparken, Malmö( Sweden).
 
2014
 
- 24th Biennial of Design. Exhibition : Money Talks, 1001dar, Ljubljana (Slovenia).
 
- Bus Stop, NCCA, National Center for Contemporary Arts (Middle Volga branch) Samara (Russia).
 
2013
 
- Within the World, Landskrona konsthall (Sweden)
 
- Überbleibsel, konnektor - Forum für Künste, Hannover (Germany).
 
- U3 - 7th Triennial of Contemporary Art in Slovenia, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana (Slovenia). Curator: Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez
 
2012
  - Under A Tinsel Sun, The III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow (Russia). Exhibition: Inconclusive Analysis. Collaboration with Conny Blom. Curatated by Elena Selina.
 
2011
 
- Gallery Vžigalica, Mestni Muzej, Ljubljana (Slovenia). With CAC Bukovje. Curator: Saša Nabergoj.
 
- Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena (Italy).
 
- It’s Already Been Shown, Conceptual Art Centre Bukovje, Postojna (Slovenia). Curator: Conny Blom
 
- A Complicated Relation, Part 2. Collaboration with Conny Blom and CAC Bukovje. Curator: Martin
Schibli. Kalmar Konstmuseum (Sweden)
 
- Vår Salong 2011, Helsingborgs Dagblad. Curator: Fredrik Svensk. Helsingborg (Sweden). http://hd.se/kultur/ 2011/05/29/var-salong-2011/
 
- Fiction project, Hyde Park Art Center. Travelling group exhibition. Chicago, Illinois (USA)
 
- Elin Bruun-Nystedt, Angelica Olsson & Nina Slejko, Group exhibition, Conceptual Art Centre Bukovje. Postojna (Slovenia) Curator: Conny Blom.
 
- An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Cabinet, Brooklyn, New York / MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts (USA). With: Luis Camnitzer, Pedro Reyes, Fia Backström and more. Curator: Regine Basha.
 
2010
 
- Alternative Economy - Works from the Collection, Conceptual Art Centre Bukovje, With Donald Baechler, Gilbert & George, IRWIN, Serkan Özkaya and more. Postojna (Slovenia)
 
- Qui Vive?, 2. International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow.. Exhibition: »Is there any Hope for an Optimistic Art?«. With Gardar Eide Einarsson, Carlos Motta, Olivier Babin and more. Curated by Martin Schibli. (Russia)
 
- We Want to be Free as the Fathers Were, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana (Slovenia) With Bojan Gorenc, Miha Štrukelj, Viktor Bernik, Žiga Kariž and more. Curators: Petja Grafenauer, Božidar Zrinski.
 
2009
 
- Pam Venda och lille Dolgan, in collaboration with Conny Blom, NEON, Brösarp, (Sweden)
 
- Seven Chapters, Konsthallen, Gothenburg (Sweden)
 
- SIK - spridd isolerad konst, Kalmar Konstmuseum (Sweden). With Lawrence Wiener, Jimmie Durham, Daniel Pflumm and more.
 
2008
 
- Down the Rabbit Hole - Contemporary Painting in Slovenia After the Year 2000, Likovni salon Celje (Slovenia). With Janez Janša (Žiga Kariž), Miha Štrukelj, Sašo Vrabič and more. Curated by Nadja Grnamuš & Petja Grafenauer
 
- Down the Rabbit Hole - Contemporary Painting in Slovenia After the Year 2000, Galerija Ganes Pratt, Ljubljana (Slovenia) With Janez Janša (Žiga Kariž), Miha Štrukelj, Sašo Vrabič and more. Curated by Nadja Grnamuš & Petja Grafenauer
 
- Spring Show, Gallery Rotor, Gothenburg (Sweden)
 
- Unknown Places, City Hall Museum, Gothenburg (Sweden)
 
2007
 
- Vsak človek je kustos / Jeder Mensch ist ein Kurator!, Modern Gallery, Ljubljana (Slovenia). With Marjetica Potrč, IRWIN, Davide Grassi, Žiga Kariž and more.
 
- Essl award exhibition, National gallery, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
 
2006
 
- Strategies of Revealing, Konsthallen Röda Sten, Gothenburg (Sweden) With Sofi Lardner-Häggström, Conny Blom, and more.
 
- Real Presence - Floating Sites, Ljubljana (Slovenia) – Venice (Italy) Parallel event within official program of 51° Venice Biennial
 
2005
 
- Slovenskae Splietanija, Bratislava City Center (Slovakia)
 
- 11. International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor (Slovenia)
 
- AL-U4, Ljubljana Castle, (Slovenia)
 
2004
 
- Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst, group exhibition, Salzburg (Austria)
 
- Kunigunda festival, MVC, Velenje (Slovenia)
 
- 10. International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor (Slovenia)
 
- Razstava slik študentov 4. letnika ALU, Mladinski center Velenje (Slovenia)
 
- 9th festival of independent film, Kinodvor, Ljubljana (Slovenia)
 
 
EDUCATION
 
- Valand School of Fine Art, Gothenburg, Sweden (Master of Fine Arts)
 
- Academy of Fine Arts, painting dept., Ljubljana, Slovenia (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
 
- Erasmus Exchange - Valand School of Fine Art, Gothenburg, Sweden
 
- Salzburg Summeracademy, Hallein, Austria
 
- Participated at Venice Biennial project Real Presence - Floating Sites with Dobrila Denegri and Biljana Tomic
   
 
AWARDS, GRANTS
  2015: Ester Almqvists minnesfond
  2015: Swedish Arts & Grants Commitee, 2 year Work Grant
  2015: Nordic Culture Point
  2014: IASPIS Cultural Exchange
  2013: IASPIS Cultural Exchange
  2012: IASPIS Cultural Exchange
  2012: Landskrona stads kulturstipendium
  2012: Swedish Arts & Grants Commitee, Assistant Grant
 
2010: Swedish Arts & Grants Commitee, Work Grant
 
2010: Slovene Cultural Ministry studio grant, Berlin
 
2009: Eric Ericsons stiftelse
 
2009: Eva och Hugo Bergmans Minnesfond
 
2009: Valands Elevers Stipendiefond
 
2008: Arnulfska Foundation
 
2008: Charlotte & Otto Mannheimer Foundation
 
2008: Anders Sandrew Foundation award
 
2007: Slovene Cultural Ministry study grant
 
2005: Acknowledgement for special artistic achievements by the Academy of Fine Arts Ljubljana
 
2004: Award for special artistic achievements by the Academy of Fine Arts Ljubljana
 
2004: Kulturkontakt Austria grant
 
1995: Žiga Zois grant
 
 
REPRESENTED
 
CACBukovje - Conceptual Art Centre Bukovje, Postojna, Slovenia
   
 
COLLECTIONS
 
Landskrona Museum, Landskrona, Sweden
 
CACBukovje - Conceptual Art Centre Bukovje, Postojna, Slovenia
 
Tobačna, Ljubljana, Slovenia
 
Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
   
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015: Helsingborgs Dagblad (Sweden), 14 November. Author: Mikael Brandt. Page B12.
2015: Landskronaposten (Sweden), 5 June. Author: Petra Olsson. Page B1.
2015: Helsingborgs Dagblad (Sweden), 2 May. Author: Linda Fagerström. (p. C1, C4)
2015: Sydsvenskan (Sweden) 24 April. Author: Jenny Petersson. (p. A1, C4-C5)
2015: Helsingborgs Dagblad (Sweden) 24 April. Author Jenny Petersson. (p. A1, C1, C4-C5)
2015: Lokaltidningen Landskrona (Sweden) 22 April. Author: Per Eeg-Olofsson. (p. 4)
2014: Vecer (Slovenia), 12 November. Author: kr. (p. 10)
2011: Nina Slejko: It’s Already Been Shown, exhibition catalogue. CAC Bukovje 2011, #004
2011: Vår Salong 2011, Helsingborgs Dagblad. Curator: Fredrik Svensk. Helsingborg (Sweden). http://hd.se/kultur/ 2011/05/29/var-salong-2011/
2011: An Exchange With Sol LeWitt, A curatorial project by Regine Basha. Published by Cabinet Books and MASS MoCA. ISBN # 978-1-932698-52-7
2010: Slikarska tišina v beli barvi, Dnevnik, Pop/Kultura - torek, 12.10.2010. Author: Ida Hiršenfelder
2010: Young Talents. Gloss, March issue. Author: Agata Rakovec
2009: Saleable Paintings, exhibition catalogue. Schwarz 2009
2009: Seven Chapters, exhibition catalogue (p. 8, 48 – 53, 56)
2009: Navihanka. Obrazi, 14 May. Author: Ajda Janovsky
2009: Tako srečni. Stop, 20 May
2009: v Tobačnem muzeju. Obrazi, 21 May. Author: C.C.
2009: Valandsstudenter visar upp sig i sju kapitel. Göteborgs-posten, 8 May. Author: Mikael Olofsson
2009: Handlösa kast mellan konsten och design. Barometern, 27 February. Author: Gunilla Petri
2009: Konst utan Konstnärer. Ölandsbladet, 28 February. Author: Erich Schwandt
2008: O sliki (Za Niko in druge, ki slikajo). Likovne besede 83, 84. ZDSLU 2008. (p. 68, 70.) Author: Petja Grafenauer Krnc
2008: Odprtje v Ganesu in premiera v Gleju. inDirekt, 18 September. Author: Neža Mravlje
2007: Mlade moči. Polet, 26 April. (p. 35). Author: Matjaž Brulc
2007: Sproščeno. Polet, 28 June. (p. 34). Author: Matjaž Brulc
2007: Kulturni paket brez besed. Primorske novice, 15 February. Author: SZ
2007: Močne barve in naslovi, ki šokirajo. Notranjsko-kraške novice, 9 March. Author: Darja Premrl

   
 
OTHER
  assistant to Danish artist Tal R
  house curator at CAC Bukovje
 
curator for the art video festival Electric Rats Dream Video Dreams 2010 (Swedish selection), Celje, Slovenia
 
assistant to art collective IRWIN
   
 
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