Hrvoje Slovenc (b. Zagreb, Croatia, 1976) is a Croatian/American photographer based in New York. He holds MFA in Photography from Yale University School of Art (2010) and MS in Biochemistry from University of Zagreb, Croatia (2000). Selected exhibitions include Traversing the Past, Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago; Biennial, the Bronx Museum of the Arts; Past is Now, Munchner Stadtmuseum in Munich, Germany; Marble Hill, Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia; New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century, Museum of New Art in Detroit; New Acquisitions 2003-2013, Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb, Croatia; and Young Artists' Biennial in Bucharest, Romania. His work is in the permanent collections of Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, as well as Museum of Contemporary Art and Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb, Croatia.
2010 MFA Yale University School of Art (Photography)
2006 BA The City College of New York (Photography)
2000 MS University of Zagreb (Biochemistry)
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia
2017 - Light Work
2011 - The Bronx Museum of the Arts - AIM Program
Solo, two-person and three-person shows:
2020 - Cultual Center of Belgrade, The Artget Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia. Home Theater. October 8 - November 5, 2020.
2018 - Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA. Traversing the Past: Adam Golfer, Diana Matar, Hrvoje Slovenc. January 18 - April 1, 2018.
2016 - Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, USA. Croatian Rhapsody: Borderlands. December 8, 2016 - February 25, 2017.
2016 - Gallery Kranjcar, Zagreb, Croatia. New Visual Values (TARWUK and Hrvoje Slovenc). July 25 - August 1.
2016 - Spot Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia. Croatian Rhapsody: Borderlands. June 27 - July 22.
2015 - Gallery Zuccato, Porec, Croatia. Marble Hill. November 19 - December 17.
2015 - 2731 Prospect Gallery, Cleveland, USA. Bricks and Glass. September 18 - October 23.
2014 - Side Effects/Art Basel (Helac Fine Art), Basel, Switzerland. Marble Hill. June 17 - June 22.
2013 - Apoteka-Space for Contemporary Art, Vodnjan, Croatia. Kabinet 3. August 8 - September 12.
2013 - Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia. Marble Hill. March 14 - March 30.
2013 - Gallery Marisall, Zagreb, Croatia. Marble Hill. March 15 - April 5.
2013 - Helac Fine art, New York, USA. Hrvoje Slovenc and Monika Sziladi: There is More to the Story. January 10 - February 7.
2011 - Studio Modern Gallery Josip Racic, Zagreb, Croatia. Home Theater. September 10 - September 25.
2011 - Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, USA. Home Theater. March 3 - April 23.
Selected Group Shows:
2020 - Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia. Collection for the Future: Acquisitions 2009-2019. December 11, 2019-October 18, 2020.
2019 - Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA. Go Down Moses. July 18-September 29, 2019.
2018 - Bronx River Arts Center, New York, USA. Presenting Authentic, Necessary and Constructed Selves. September 21-October 27, 2018.
2018 - Palitz Gallery, New York, USA. New voices: Recent acquisitions. February 5-April 12, 2018.
2017 - Light Work, Syracuse, USA. New voices: Recent acquisitions. November 1-December 14, 2017.
2017 - Rockefeller Interchurch Center Gallery, New York, USA. Not of this island. November 7-December 22, 2017.
2017 - Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA. re:collection. July 13-October 1, 2017.
2017 - Alexander's Garage Gallery, Brooklyn, USA. Gas Medicine. April 6-May 4, 2017.
2016 - Croatian Museum of Architecture, Zagreb, Croatia. Past is NOW. September 14-24, 2016.
2016 - Essex Flowers, New York, USA. NVV (New Visual Values). February 07, 2016.
2016 - National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo. Past is NOW. January 30-February 26, 2016.
2015 - Flowers Gallery, New York, USA. Small is Beautiful. November 19, 2015-January 02, 2016.
2015 - Munchner Stadtmuseum, Munich, Germany. Past is NOW. October 13, 2015-January 10, 2016.
2015 - Palace of Arts, Gallery Alberto da Veiga Guignard, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. International Festival of Photography. October 2 - November 29, 2015.
2015 - Waldinger Gallery, Osijek, Croatia. Kabinet. April 23 - May 17, 2015.
2014 - Flowers Gallery, New York, USA. Small is Beautiful. November 20, 2014 - January 10, 2015.
2014 - Garis&Hahn, New York, USA. Notes on Undoing. November 20 - December 20.
2014 - Bosi Contemporary Gallery, New York, USA. No Greater Fiction. October 29 - December 6.
2014 - Helac Fine Art, New York, USA. Illusive Realities. October 23 - November 22.
2014 - Flowers Gallery, New York, USA. Interiors. July 17 - August 30.
2014 - Longwood Gallery, New York, USA. 5th Bronx Artists Biennial 2014. June 4 - August 6.
2014 - Phillips. New York Auction. April 1. Viewing: March 22 - March 31.
2014 - SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, USA. Out There. March 6 - March 9.
2013 - Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia. New Acquisitions 2003-2013. April 16 - June 9.
2013 - Garis&Hahn, New York, USA. After the Fall. January 11 - February 16.
2012 - Vienna Fair, Vienna, Austria. The New Contemporary 2012. September 20-23.
2012 - Young Artists' Biennial, Bucharest, Romania. October 11 - November 11.
2012 - Rockefeller Interchurch Center Gallery, New York, USA. Art of the Five: A Shout Out From the Bronx. April 19 - June 19.
2012 - Longwood Gallery, New York, USA. 4th Bronx Artists Biennial 2012. March 7 - May 2.
2012 - Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia. T-HT Award. February 24 - March 25.
2011 - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia. Photodays 2011. November 15 - November 30.
2011 - Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia. Photodays 2011. September 20 - October 16.
2011 - Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Atlanta, USA. Ones to Watch. October 6 - October 29.
2011 - Galley Knezev Dvor, Rab, Croatia. Photodays 2011. August 2 - August 31.
2011 - Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, USA. Family Value. July 7 - August 5.
2011 - The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA. The Bronx Museum of the Arts Biennial 2011. June 26 - September 5.
2011 - ArtExchange 4, Rovinj, Croatia. May 26 - May 29.
2011 - 25CPW, New York, USA. Undressing The World. May 19 - May 22.
2011 - The Experimental Space at Reis Studio, New York, USA. May 14 - May 22.
2011 - Galerija Marisall, Zagreb, Croatia. Otvoreno Polje. March 11 - March 25.
2010 - Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA. New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century. October 2 - October 30.
2010 - Eight Veil Gallery, Los Angeles, USA. September 21 - September 27.
2010 - David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, USA. September 10 - October 30.
2010 - Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, USA. July 21 - July 27.
2010 - Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, USA. Dream Nation. Curators: Jock Reynolds, Director, Yale University Art Gallery and Joshua Chuang, Assistant Curator of Photographs, Yale University of Art Gallery. June 10 - August 21.
2010 - 25CPW, New York, USA. Stranger than Fiction. June 4 - July 2.
2010 - Kitchen Habitat, New York, USA. Objects in the Mirror. May 20 - June 21.
2010 - Art Chicago 2010. New Insight. Curator: Susanne Ghez, director of the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. April 29 - May 3.
2009 - Longwood Gallery the Contemporary Art Center of the Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx, USA. Anthem: an all-american dystopia. Curator: Melissa A. Calderon. December 2, 2009 - February 6, 2010.
2009 - 2009 Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China. Breaking Boundaries II. Curator: Susan Dooley. September 19 - September 26.
2008 - Parachute Factory Gallery, New Haven, USA. Family Business. Curator: Debbie Hesse. November 18, 2008 - February 27, 2009.
2007 - Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA. Relative Closeness: Portraits of Family and Friends. Curator: Karen Irvine. June 15 - August 4.
2007 - Volitant Gallery, Austin, USA. Tunnel Vision: Parading Down the Aisle. Curator: Amy Griffin. May 4 - June 16.
2007 - Farmani Gallery, Los Angeles, USA. IPA Best of Show. Curator: Colin Westerbeck, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL. January 25 - January 31.
2006 - Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, USA. Annual Center Awards Exhibition. Curator: Sarah Greenough, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. October 27 - December 1.
2006 - IPA Best of Show Traveling Exhibition - 40 shows in 9 countries. Curator: Colin Westerbeck, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL. October 2006 - September 2007
2006 - New Photo Gallery Space, Manchester, UK. Curators: Monica Allende-Picture Editor, Sunday Times Magazine; Jo Hodges-Lecturer; Kevin O'Connor-Director of the London Photographic Association. November 1 - November 22.
2006 - Calumet Photo Gallery, London, UK. Curators: Monica Allende-Picture Editor, Sunday Times Magazine; Jo Hodges-Lecturer; Kevin O'Connor-Director of the London Photographic Association. October 3 - October 24.
2006 - Calumet Photo Gallery, London, UK. Curators: Helen James-Photography Programmes Manager, National Portrait Gallery; Paul Cardwell-Creative Director of Doner Cardwell Hawkins, London. March 27 - April 28.
2005 - Northwest Art Center, Minot, USA. Americas 2000. Curator: Gordon McConnell. August 24 - September 27.
2005 - Gallery 214, Montclair, USA. Taboo. Curator: Jerry Saltz. May 1 - May 15.
2004 - C-Fizz Gallery, Brooklyn, USA. December 3 - December 16.
2004 - Go Fish Gallery, New York, USA. Curator: Ivy Jeanne Brown. January 20 - February 3.
2012, 2010, 2008 - Bronx Council On The Arts - BRIO
2010 - Alice Kimball Traveling Fellowship
2007 - Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship.
Melissa Beatriz Skolnick, PPAC Competition Winners explore Race and Immigration in Photography. Broad Street Review.
Kelly Foster, Hrvoje Slovenc in Past is NOW traveling exhibition. IKON Arts Foundation, October, 2016. (online)
Barbara Saric, Zbunjujuce, nelagodne, silovane realnosti. Vizkultura, July 13, 2016. (online)
Sandra Krizic-Roban, Fotografije u stavcima. Croatian Contemporary Photography, July 10, 2016. (online)
Munich City Museum Past is Now. Catalogue. November, 2015.
Zuccato Gallery Marble Hill. Catalogue. November, 2015.
Sandra Krizic-Roban, Hrvoje Slovenc predstavlja novi rad. Croatian Contemporary Photography, October 12, 2015. (online)
Munich City Museum, Past is NOW. October, 2015. (online)
Andrea Blanch, Hrvoje Slovenc: Safe World. Musee Magazine, Rituals, Vol.2, p. 326-333, November 2014.
No Grater Fiction. Catalogue. November 2014.
Fictional Realities. The Vernissage. November 6, 2014. (web)
Leila Topic, Museum of Contemporary Art and Gallery Marisall. Catalogue. March/April 2013.
Elaine Ritchel, The View From Marble Hill: Hrvoje Slovenc. Ikon Art Foundation, March 25, 2013.
Croatian Radio, 1st Program. Ruzica Simunovic, Kretanje Tocke. March 18, 2013. 6:41 min. (radio)
Croatian Television, 1st Program. Oka Ricko: Vijesti iz Kulture, Interview. March 15, 2013. 3:56 min. (television)
Croatian Television, 1st Program. Jasna Coce: Vijesti iz Kulture. March 14, 2013. 1:40 min. (television)
David Gibson, Home Theater's S&M Decor. Artillery, Vol 6, Issue 5, June-July 2012. p. 48.
Ivana Tomanovic, Na pozornici zivota. ReFoto, June 2012. p. 16-23.
David Gibson, Profil: Hrvoje Slovenc. June/July, 2012. (web)
Showcase: Hrvoje Slovenc, Home Theater Photoworks Magazine, May 14, 2012. (web)
Jelena Petkovic, Prica o hrvatskom uspjehu. Lider, March 22, 2012. (web)
Marijana Marinovic, Americki san u slikama. Gloria, March 8, 2012. p. 50-53.
Branko Franceschi, Home Theater. Projekt, N29/2011. p. 24-26.
Mariann Makrai, Interview: Hrvoje Slovenc. Whatta Fashion, October 10, 2011. (web)
Davor Konjikusic, Zanimaju me podjele. Novosti, Number 616, October 8, 2011. p. 12.
Barbara Matejcic, Fotografijom protiv tabua. Libela, September 27, 2011. (web)
Croatian Television, 1st Program, Jelena Jindra: Po ure Kulture. September 22, 2011. 5:05 min. (television)
Patricia Kis, Kada sam dosao u posjet jednoj domini, otvorila mi je vrata obicna domacica. Jutarnji List, September 21, 2011. p. 31.
Boris Beck, Pozornica za robove i gospodare. Nacional, September 20, 2011. p. 66-68.
Jelena Popic, Hrvoje Slovenc: Home Theater. FOTOmag, August 2011. p. 76-77.
Ben Greenman, Goings on About Town: Bronx Museum of the Arts. New Yorker, August 15, 2011. p. 11.
Lily Bouvier, What's the value, and face, of a family? The Villager, Volume 81, Number 8, July 21-27, 2011. p. 19.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx Calling - The First AIM Biennial. Catalogue. June, 2011.
Steve Simmons, Home Theater: Photographs by Hrvoje Slovenc. View Camera Journal, March/April 2011. p. 14-21.
Croatian Radio, 1st Program. Silvija Bionda: Interview With Hrvoje Slovenc. April 28, 2011. 6:57 min. (radio)
Natalie Hegert, Photo Fetish. ARTslanT, April 10, 2011. (web)
Domagoj Knez, SM Avant-Garde Photography, Croatian Style. Livingstone, March-June 2011. Issue 47, p. 27-28.
Margaret Browne, Hrvoje Slovenc: Home Theater. Conveyor, Spring 2011. p. 70-77.
Vince Aletti, Goings On About Town: Hrvoje Slovenc. New Yorker, April 4, 2011. p. 13.
Galerija Marisal, Otvoreno Polje. Catalogue. March, 2011.
Alyssa Bianca-Pavley, Events - Hrvoje slovenc: Home Theater. The Fanzine, March, 2011. (web)
Jadranka Kuresko Kero, Hrvatski umjetnik Hrvoje Slovenc miljenik je kustosa Roberta Storra. Vecernji List, March 14, 2011. p. 59.
Antonio Jerkovic, Hrvatski umjetnik koji je ostvario americki san. Jutarnji List, March 5, 2011. p. 82.
2011 Graduate Directory. Wallpaper, January 2011.
J. Linblad, Stranger Than Fiction. Art Observed, June 7, 2010. (web)
Alicia Eler, Reviews: Relative Closeness. Time Out Chicago, July 5-11, 2007. Issue No. 123, p. 67.
Kim Yoon Jung, Cover Story: Hrvoje Slovenc. Monthly Photographer, April 2005. p. 150-153.
Croatian Rhapsody: Borderlands. f/11, Office for Photography, Croatia. 2016.
Marble Hill. Conveyor. 2014.
Hrvoje Slovenc and Donald Mengay, Breathing in Kabwe. Ave Arte Gallery, Vid, Croatia. 2009.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY.
Academy of Dramatic Arts, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia.
Parsons The New School of Design, New York, NY.
Drew Univeristy, Madison, NJ.
The City College of the CUNY, New York, NY.
LaGuardia Community College, New York, NY.
Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT.