Blazo Kovacevic Bio


Blazo Kovacevic (b. Podgorica, Montenegro) received a B.F.A. in studio art from the
University of Montenegro in 1997, and an M.F.A. in painting from the Pennsylvania
Academy of The Fine Arts in 2000. Kovacevic had his work presented in the United
States and Europe in numerous solo and group exhibits. He curated several exhibitions
and organized the first International Festival of Digital Arts in Montenegro.
Kovacevic has received numerous awards for his work, has been interviewed and
reviewed in relevant art publications and various other media outlets such as Internet,
TV and radio. His work is part of numerous private and museum collections.
Kovacevic’s work is driven by his fascination with conflict and is represented
through the exploration and confrontation of contradicting visual elements, incompatible
materials, ideas and behavior, art and technology. Social phenomena is
a reoccurring theme in his work. Kovacevic is currently assistant professor of art
and design at Binghamton University SUNY.