Pero Topljak Petrina

Pero Topljak Petrina was born in 1948 in Durdevac, Croatia, where he lives and works. He is a member of the Croatian Association of Naïve Painters.

Solo Exhibitions

1968 Commissar House, Durdevac, Croatia

1972 Organization of Joint Artists, Durdevac, Croatia

1978 NS Daruvar, Daruvar, Croatia

Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

1979 Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia

The Metropolis Museum, Krizevci, Croatia

1981 Lovor Salon, Ambassador Hotel, Opatija, Croatia

1983 Culture Center, Durdevac, Croatia

1985 Krapinske Toplice, Toplice, Croatia

1987 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

1990 Caffe Gallery, Krizevci, Croatia

The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

1992 Café 33 Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

1993 Authentic Art Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia

Skurjeni Gallery, Zapresic, Croatia

Martinksi dani School, Virje, Croatia

1994 Open University Koprivnica, Koprivnica, Croatia

1995 Kalnik Hotel, Krizevci, Croatia

1996 City Hall, Mainz, Germany

The Military Center, Virovitica, Croatia

1998 Elementary School, Virje, Croatia

1999 Open University Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

2007 “Fields of Heaven”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

 

Group Exhibitions

1966 Art Pavillion, Opatija, Croatia

1967 Moderna Gallery, Rijeka Art Pavillion, Opatija, Croatia

V. Nazor Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

Sisak Museum, Sisak, Croatia

The Metropolis Museum, Bjelovar, Croatia

1968 Sacred Naive, Konstanjevica, Slovenia

Osma Izlozba slika clanova DNUH, Zagreb, Croatia

Sacred Naive, Trebnje, Slovenia

L’art Naif, Esplanade-Intercontinental, Zagreb, Croatia

1969 “Yugoslavian Naïve Design”, Cortile Gallery, Novara, Italy

“Contemporary Naïve Painters”, Cortile Gallery, Novara, Italy

“Naïve Painting”, The Art Wagon Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

L’Oblo Gallery, Cagliari, Italy

“Nasa Podravina”, Novigrad Podravsky, Croatia

“Modern Primitive Paintings of Haiti and Yugoslavia”, Naïve Gallery, New York, USA

“Young Painters”, Durdevac, Croatia

Caldarese Gallery, Bologna, Italy

Pro Arte Gallery & Urban Gallery, Bazel, Switzerland

Esplanade-Intercontinental, Zagreb, Croatia

DNUH Exhibition, Zagreb, Croatia

1970 Ars Gallery, Venice, Italy

Cortile Gallery, Novara, Italy

Cortile Gallery, Busto Arsizio, Italy

Empty Discussion, Durdevac, Croatia

Cortile Gallery, Algna, Italy

Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia

Cortile Gallery, Torino, Italy

1971 Landolinshof, Esslingen, Germany

Salon of the self-taught painters, Svetozarevo, Croatia

Gallery 1+1, Padova, Italy

Cortile Gallery di Novara, Torino, Genova, Abano, Milano, Italy

Izlozba osnivaca Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia

1972 Gradski Musuem, Virovitica, Croatia

1972 Biskupic & Kutler Gallery, Munster, Ireland

La Viscontea Art Gallery, Rho, Italy

“90 Salon of Domestic Art”, Cortile Gallery, Novara, Italy

Cortile Gallery di Novara, Torino, Italy

1973 Povijesni Museum, Zagreb, Croatia

Sharlotte Gallery, Munich, Germany

II International Naïve Biennale, Lugano, Italy

“Exhibition of Yugoslavian Naïve Art”, Forte dei Marimi, Italy

Arene Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

1974 Khoury Gallery, Bremen, Germany

Rheinhausen Gallery, Duisburg, Germany

Naif Club Gallery, Brescia, Italy

Press center, Zagreb, Croatia

Naïve Art Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

Ventra Gallery, Montecantini, Italy

1975 Povijesni Musuem, Zagreb, Croatia

1976 Rustica Gallery, Hanover, Germany

1977 Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia

1978 III International Biennale, San Pellegrini Tgerme, Italy

1979 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

Borbe Gallery, Belgrad, Serbia

1980 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

1981 Fundus Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia

1983 IV Meeting of Ammateur Art of Bjelovar, Bjelovar, Croatia

1984 IV Salon likovnih samoratnikov, Trebnje, Slovenia

1985 II Biennale of Yugoslavian Naïve Art, Svetozarevo, Croatia

1987 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

1988 Lovorka Kukanic, Rijeka, Croatia

Gradski Museum, Senj, Croatia

Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia

Mirko Virius Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia

1989 Domzale, Slovenia

Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia

Trebnje Gallery, Trebnje, Slovenia

1990 Vrbovec Gallery, Vrbovec, Croatia

Pero Gallery, Belgrade, Slovenia

The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

1992 Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Hell + Hell Gallery, Munich, Germany

The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

OS Molve, Molve, Croatia

Izvorne Umjetnosti Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia

1993 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

Naif Gallery, Opatija, Croatia

The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

Hell + Hell Gallery, Munich, Germany

Izvorne Umjetnosti Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia

1994 Izvorne Umjetnosti Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia

The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

Ine Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

1995 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

1996 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

1997 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

Dome of the Croatian Army, Virovitica, Croatia

1998 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

Osnovna Skola Virje, Croatia

1999 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia

Gradski Musuem, Bjelovar, Croatia

2003 “The Naïve World”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

2005 “Shades of Contrasting Cultures”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

 

Bibliography

World Encyclopedia of Naïve Art”, Oto Bihalji-Merin, 1984, Belgrade

Naïve Art”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Gallery of Primitive Art, 1991, Zagreb

Pero Topljak Petrina”, Bozica Jelusic, 1998, Zagreb