Maša P. Žmitek

1985

mag. obl. vizual. kom.

Selection of exhibitions

2020 | Maša P. Žmitek: Illustration between Science and Imagination, Prešeren Award Winners Gallery, Kranj, Slovenia

2020 | EFIAF Inc., Cities of Peace Illuminated, Galicia Jewish Museum, Krakow, Poland

2019 | 27th Biennial of Illustration Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia

2019 | 9th Biennial of Slovenian Design, National Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2019 | 50th Golden Pen of Belgrade – 15th International Biennial of Illustration, Belgrade, Serbia

2019 | House of Illustrations 2019, Layer House Gallery, Layer House, Kranj, Slovenia

2019 | Maša P. Žmitek: In the Footsteps of Cenozoic Giants, Natural History Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2018 | Inspirational rationality; A brief overview of the development of scientific illustration in Slovenia, Gallery of the Vodnik Homestead Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2018 | Cities Of Peace ©, Yerevan: To Know Wisdom, National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia

2018 | AppointMENT, DobraVaga and Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2016, 2019, 2021 | 12th, 13th, 14th Slovenian Biennial of Illustration, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2015 | Season X: Celebrating a Decade, Osilas Gallery, Concordia College, New York, USA

2015 | The Cities of Peace® Treasure Suit, Guild Hall Museum of Art, East Hampton, New York, USA

Awards

2019 | Recognition for excellent Slovenian design, Brumen Foundation

2018 | Prešeren University Award, University of Ljubljana

2017 | Silver Award, Graphis Inc., New York, USA

Selection of published illustrated works

2021 | Maša P. Žmitek, Po sledeh velikanov, sesalci kenozoika, Miš publishing house

2020 | Agata Tomažič, Ce que l’on ne peut confier à sa coiffeuse, Belleville éditions

2019 | Svetlana Makarovič, Pesmi muce potovke: zbrane pesmi za otroke, Sanje publishing house

2019 | Fish out of water, National Science Teacher Association, Virginia, USA

2019 | Anja Brus, Se vam lahko pridružim?, Zavod Študentski dom

2017Vodič za trajnostno urbano regeneracijo (projekt TrUR), ProstoRož, Ljubljana

2017 | Valentina Patricija Kobilšek, Alojzija Fink, Prva pomoč in nujna medicinska pomoč : učbenik za modul Zdravstvena nega v izobraževalnem programu Zdravstvena nega za vsebinski sklop Prva pomoč in nujna medicinska pomoč, Grafenauer publishing house

2017 | Zeeny Jhelumi, The Boy Who Stole the Moon, Mehta Publishers

2015 | Danica Križanič-Müller, Na predvečer spremembe, Pivec publishing house

2011 | Maša Žmitek, Knjiga pravljic: sedem slovenskih ljudskih pravljic, Lepa beseda publishing house

The illustrator regularly publishes in Ciciban, Cicido, and Galeb magazines.

Other important activities

2021 | Member of the Golden Pear Youth Book Quality Label Committee, City Library of Ljubljana

2021 | Chairwoman of the Committee for the Levstik Award for Original Illustration, Mladinska knjiga, Ljubljana

2020 | Member of the Committee for judging comics Life in the time of the corona virus, Museum of Recent History of Slovenia

2020– | School of Curatorial Practice and Critical Writing World of Art, Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana – Ljubljana

2018– | Head and curator of the Gallery of the Vodnik Homestead Šiška

2010–2015 | Executive assistant of the artistic director dr. Ellen Frank, EFIAF Inc., New York, USA