Informacje o artyście:

Biografia:

Collections/Commissions (selection):

Germany
Stadtsparkasse München, München, Germany

Stadtverwaltung, München, Germany


Netherlands

Inkijkmuseum, Eindhoven, Holland


Croatia

Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts – Dept. of Prints and Drawings, Zagreb, Croatia
Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia

City Museum of Karlovac Collection of Drawings and Watercolors,Karlovac, Croatia
Office of the Mayor of the City of Karlovac, Karlovac, Croatia

Collection of paintings and drawings of the winter art colony (ZILIK), Karlovac, Croatia
Collection of paintings and drawings of the art colony Maestral, Split-Kaštela, Croatia


USA
International Collection of Portraits-King Kigeli V(under curation of Albert Alexandre Montague, the vice-president of the Morgan Stanley Wealth) , Miami, Florida, USA


Mexico
The Alfredo Guati Rojo National Watercolor Museum (Museo Nacional de Acuarela Alfredo Guati Rojo), Mexico City, Mexico


Lithuania
Collection of paintings and drawings of the Royal Lithuanian Union of Nobility, Vilnius, Lithuania

 


and many private collections at USA, Germany, Guatemala, United Kingdom etc.

Juried Group Exhibition (selection):

1994. Pisanica s razlogom (Easter eggs with reason), Muzejski prostor MGC Zagreb, Croatia
1997. Festival akvarela hrvatske (Croatian Watercolor Festival) , Galerija umjetnina/Art Gallery, Split, Croatia
1997. 1. Karlovački likovni tabor (1st Karlovac Art Camp), Dom Oružanih snaga Hrvatske vojske Karlovac
1998. 1. Hrvatski triennale akvarela (1st Croatian Watercolor Triennal), Gradski muzej Karlovac(City Museum of Karlovac/Galerija umjetnina (Art Gallery) Slavonski Brod, Croatia
2000. Generacija 90-tih (Generation of 90's) (N.Albaneže),Galerija Vjekoslav Karas Karlovac
2001. - "Kunstvolle Kraft - neuer Anfang" ("Artful force - a new beginning")(Stadtsparkasse München, Njemačka/Germany)
2004. 3. Hrvatski triennal akvarela (3rd Croatian Watercolor Triennal), Galerija Vjekoslav Karas Karlovac (Gallery Vjeloslva Karas)/ Likovni salon (Art Salon) Vladimir Becić Slavonski Brod/Galerija Zvonimir Zagreb
2006. Karlovački likovni susreti (Karlovac Art Encounters) , Galerija Vjekoslav Karas Karlovac
2007. 5. Drava Art Annale (5th Drava Art Annale), Galerija Koprivnica,Koprivnica
2008. 1. Petrinjski salon grafike (1st Petrinja Graphic Salon), Galerija "Krsto Hegedušić" Petrinja
2008. Recentna izložba članova HDLU-a (Recent Exhibition of Members ofCAA's) , Dom hrvatskih likovnih umjetnika Zagreb
2012. ART NOW! 4., globalna online izložba, Artoteque.com London
2013. 3rd International Exhibition of the Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting , Anshan, China


Selection of one man reference exhibitions (with listed art historian/author of foreword):

1992. Humanitarna izložba za djecu poginulih branitelja (Charity exhibition for children of deceased veterans), Izložbeni salon Zorin Dom Karlovac
1994. Društvo Hrvatsko-Izraelskog prijateljstva (Society of Croatian-Israeli friendship) (Dr.A.Bauer, M. Montillo) Zagreb
1994. Galerija Starog grada Ozlja (Gallery Old Town Ozalj) , Ozalj (B.Stergar)
1995. Portret i akt (1992-1995)/Portrait and Nude (1992-1995) (Juraj Baldani, Veleposlanik Austrije Dr.A.Berlakovich), Izložbeni salon Zorin Dom Karlovac
1997. Izložbeni salon Zorin Dom (Showroom Zorin Dom) Karlovac (S.Špoljarić)
1998. Galerija Doma Hrvatske vojske (Gallery House of Croatian Army) Karlovac (S.Špoljarić)
2006. Galerija Ulrich (Krupa & Krupa) Zagreb (J.Baldani)
2008. Galerija Vjekoslav Karas Karlovac (M.Muić)
2008. Galerija Ulrich (Krupa & Krupa) Zagreb (J.Gubez)
2008. Galerija Ciraki, Gradsko kazalište Požega (L.Španiček)
2013. ZILIK Gallery, Karlovac (Stanko Špoljarić)

Formal reference sources

Getty Research Institute ULAN® vocabulary;
http://www.getty.edu/vow/ULANFullDisplay?find=krupa&role=&nation=&prev_page=1&subjectid=500355803
Karlovac Lexicon (pg.241, Školska Knjiga and Edicija Leksikon)
Great Graphic Artists of Kupa Region by Dr. Boris Vrga, Petrinja
Croatian National and University Library Reference Catalogue (22 entries for Alfred Freddy Krupa):
http://katalog.nsk.hr/F/RGKSTXU5VQ2DHPH8PJTLJDXEEQ1AEGMFBGDR3RG71BIPC1N8BV-45117?func=find-acc&acc_sequence=000886635
or the
European Library: 
http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/tel4/search?query=alfred%20freddy%20krupa&locale=is&view=history
Croatian Academy of Science And Arts: 
http://katalog.hazu.hr/WebCGI.exe?Tip=Listic&Jbmg=063155&Baza=1
City Museum of Karlovac (Official publication "Glas/Voice", page 26): 
http://gmk.hr/download/pdf/2008_GLAS%20br_5_god%20VII_2008.pdf
Croatian Association of Artists (official report): 
http://www.hdlu.hr/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/izvjesce105_hdlu1.pdf

Awards and Grants

Sep 2013:  "Councillor Special Prize" at the 3rd International Exhibition of the Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting
Sep 2013:  "Prince of Antioch Medal" Award for portrait achievement (Caputo Family Association)
Jul 2013:  "Knight Grand Cross and Baron of the Royal Order of the Crown of Rwanda" for executed royal group portait (HM King Kigeli V)
Aug 1998:  "postgraduate non degree research fellowship/grant" (Government of Japan, Ministery of Education)
Oct 1992:  "talented student stipendia/grant" (City of Karlovac, Croatia)
Oct 1992:  "Homeland War Memorial Medal" (President of the Republic of Croatia)

Authored article

Apr 2013: "Sumi-e from perspective of a traditional acedemically trained european artist (e-Magazine Beyond Calligraphy):
http://beyond-calligraphy.com/2013/04/24/sumi-e_from_the_perspective_of_a_traditional_academically-trained_european_artist/


CV

Professional Experience

2004 - Present
Professor of painting and drawing at Graphic Design Dpt. of the Upper Secondary School of Duga Resa
Duga Resa, Croatia
Sep 2003 - Jan 2004
Teacher of Fine Arts at Žakanje and Kamanje Primary School
Žakanje, Croatia
Jan 1998 - Feb 1999
Head of Fine Art Dpt. (Gallery and Scenography) at The City Theatre Zorin Dom
Karlovac, Croatia
Jan 1997 - Sep 1998
Mayors advisor for art and culture at Karlovac Mayor Office
Karlovac, Croatia
Oct 1995 - Sep 1996
Associate lecturer in Basics of Design at University of Zagreb-Faculty of Textile Technology
Zagreb, Croatia
Oct 1994 - Aug 1995
Associate lecturer in Basics of Design at University of Zagreb-Faculty of Textile Technology
Zagreb, Croatia
Jan 1994 - Nov 1997
Teacher of Fine Arts at Banija Primary School
Karlovac, Croatia

Education

Oct 1991 - Jun 1995
Academy of Fine Arts of the University of Zagreb (Croatia) in Zagreb, Croatia
Academski slikar/Master of Fine Arts in Painting
Feb 2004 - Feb 2005
Croatian Education and Teacher Training Agency in Zagreb, Croatia
Professor of Drawing and Painting
Oct 1998 - Jan 1999
Tokyo Gakugei University in Tōkyō, Japan
non degree research

Professional memberships

1995 to present: Croatian Association of Artists (HDLU), Zagreb, Croatia
1996 to present: The International Society for Education Through Art (INSEA), Croatian Council
2012 to present: International Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting Society (ICCPS), Tokyo, Japan
2012 to present: Association of former students and teachers of the Academy of Fine Arts (ALUMNI ALU), Zagreb, Croatia

Media Coverage

http://www.culturenet.hr/default.aspx?id=46456 (web site of the Ministery of Culture of Republic of Croatia)
http://www.culturenet.hr/default.aspx?id=54385 (web site of the Ministery of Culture of Republic of Croatia)
http://www.akademija-art.hr/art/98-umjetnici-pod-k/1005-krupa-alfred-freddy
http://kaportal.hr/izlozba-alfreda-freddya-krupe-u-galeriji-zilik-otvaranje-u-19-sati/
http://www.ka-urbani.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1720:karlovanin-alfred-freddy-krupa-na-kotaima-projekta-qshow-your-hopeq&catid=96:eu-downtown&Itemid=58
http://www.kgz.hr/default.aspx?id=4513
http://www.trend.com.hr/trend-portal/kultura/6829-posebna-nagrada-karlovackom-slikaru-u-kini
http://www.radio-mreznica.hr/vijesti/6-10-2011/krupa-nakon-tri-godine-izlaze-u-zagrebu
http://www.radio-mreznica.hr/vijesti/8-8-2012/medjunarodno-priznanje-freddyju-krupi
http://www.akademija-art.hr/izlobe/11111-alfred-freddy-krupa-20-godina-javnog-predstavljanja
http://www.hrk.hr/clanak.asp?VijestiId=3999
http://www.ss-duga-resa.skole.hr/?news_id=138
http://kaportal.hr/kina-nagrada-krupi
http://margotbworldnews.com/2013/Sept/Sept13/Krupa.html
http://margotbworldnews.com/2013/August/August15/Caputo.html
http://www.akademija-art.hr/component/content/article/185-izlobe/izlobe-u-2011-godini-/5776-alfred-freddy-krupa-krajolici-sp-1864858933


Video and film coverage (1992-2012)

1992: Video cut from HRT /Croatian Radio Television/;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jNV1kWXbt4
1992: First one-man exhibition in Gallery Zorin Dom;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffH-Eq-xc9U
1994: Film "I and You" by Almir Fakić in production of RTK (Radio Television Karlovac);
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLEDxsYs1WI
1995: One-man exhibition "Nude and Portrait 1992-1995" opened by Dr. Andreas Berlakovich ,painter and 1st Ambassador of Austria in new independent Republic of Croatia. Also, we listen Cecilia Car-Primadonna od the Opera of the Croatian National Theater-Zagreb;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6P-FdKS7jIE
2012: Informal talk for Croatian Television TV4R (TV Korzo mosaic show);
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkCRXi02ipY