Bogdan Borčić (1926-2014)

Borčić was born in 1926 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

In his teenage years, he attended Matej Sternen’s painting school and France Goršet’s drawing school. In 1950, he graduated in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, where he later attended a painting specialty course under the mentorship of prof. Gabriel Stupica.

He received many international awards and recognitions for his work (including the Prešeren Fund Award in 1965 and the Prešeren Award in 2005).

The artist exhibited an numerous solo and group exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad.

Borčić passed away in 2014 in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia.