Branka Ridicki

Born in Zadar, Croatia, Branka Ridicki currently lives and works as full time artist in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She graduated History of Art and Italian language and Literature in Zagreb, Croatia.

Branka Ridicki has worked in a variety of media, including photography, film and painting. She worked for radio, television and in film. She attended painting classes at "Basilica" school of painting in Zagreb (2001/2002). She was teaching History of Art and History of Interior Design at Academy of Design in Colombo, Sri Lanka (2003/2004). She finished Lazur Rok Lumezi silver jewlery making master workshop (2008/2009) and glass fusing workshops at Tapiker, center for glass and ceramics in Zagreb (2010/2011).

Through the numerous travels and movings to different countries due to her work in documentery film projects and later due to her husband's work in diplomacy, she developed an interest in different cultures insisting on intercultural dialog in her art.

Her paintings have been the subject of solo and group exhibitions, including the 10th Cairo Biennial, 2007; Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre Cairo, VIAGGIO, 2007; Museum of Ancient Art Zadar, Croatia, VIAGGIO, 2010.

Branka's work has been acquired by institutional collections and by private collectors around the world.