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DINA JAKŠIĆ PAVASOVIĆ

Dina Jakšić Pavasović (b. 1984) graduated painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome (2002). She finished her PhD (2015) at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb and acquired the academic title of Doctor of Arts. Dina had fourteen solo and thirty group exhibitions in Croatia and abroad. She is a member of the professional associations HDLU in Zagreb and HULU in Split. She worked as an external associate at the ALU in Zagreb and UMAS in Split. Dina exhibits her works in the Jakšić Gallery.
It consists of several elements of Brač stone connected with metal parts. Internal metal rods allow the candlestick to be openable; in this way, simple geometric form becomes rich and free form in the space, by disassembling his elements his function increases because it opens new surface with candles. Heavy and cold material in interaction with the user seems light and playful in space.
Pavasović won the first prize "Tripun Bokanić" awarded by Oris kuća and Stonemason's school (2019).