Artist reception for Zdenka Kritic Thursday night

Published 8:52 pm Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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The Pike County community is invited to an artist’s reception from 5 until 7p.m. Thursday at the Johnson Center for the Arts honoring Zdenka Krtic.

His name may be hard to pronounce but his artwork is amazingly understandable.

Andrea Pack, JCA director, said the reception is a time to meet the artist and see a new body of work by an Alabama Fellowship Artist.

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Krtić, is a practicing Croatian American visual artist whose creative agenda centers on a dynamic idea of history; one that is always mutable and reflective of subjective and infinite narrative potentials.

A graduate of Zagreb University in Croatia, and the University of Cincinnati, Krtić maintains his studio in Alabama where he has taught studio art at Auburn University for many years.

He has received numerous grants and awards, including the Alabama State Council on the Arts Fellowship and an Excellence in Research Award from Auburn University. His work has been commissioned by CNN network as part of their two special editorial features: 911- Ten Years After and Power.