Gibbons & Nicholas, Dublin
Dragana Jurišić is an ex-Yugoslav artist based in Dublin, Ireland. She works predominantly through the medium of photography, text, film and installation. Since receiving a distinction for her MFA in 2008, Jurišić has won a significant number of awards including Dorothea Lange and Paul Taylor Award's Special Recognition from Duke University, numerous Bursaries and Project Awards and residency awards including IMMA 1000 Residency. In December 2013, Jurišić completed her PhD and finalized a three-year long project 'YU: The Lost Country' that culminated in a critically acclaimed touring exhibition and a book. Her work is in many collections including National Gallery of Ireland, Irish State Art Collection and Trinity College Collection. She has exhibited widely both in Ireland and internationally.
Born in The Netherlands and based in Dublin, Anita Groener is one of Ireland’s most distinguished artists, exhibiting her drawings, installations, films, and animations internationally. In 2005, she was elected a member of Aosdána, the prestigious official association of Ireland’s preeminent cultural producers. Until 2014 she was a professor at the Dublin Institute of Technology where she also served as the Head of Fine Art from 2004 to 2006. Her work has been exhibited at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam; the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris; Witteveen Visual Art Centre, Amsterdam; the Kilkenny Arts Festival; Poggiali & Forconi Gallery, Florence; and Rubicon Gallery Dublin. Collections include The Irish Museum of Modern Art; The Arts Council, Ireland; the State Art Collection, Ireland; VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam; the Contemporary Irish Art Society; AIB; and ABN-AMRO Bank. In 2014, Groener was commissioned to create a site-specific work at Facebook’s European Headquarters in Dublin.