BRANKA RIDICKI

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION
1996 MA History of Art and Italian language and Literature, Philosophical Faculty, Zagreb University, Croatia
   
TEACHING
2003 History of Art + History of Interior Design, Academy of Design, Colombo, Sri Lanka
   
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Three persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic and Andrea Musa, Vesna Parun Museum, Zlarin, Croatia (upcoming)
2016 Vladimir Filakovac gallery, Zagreb, Croatia (upcoming)
Kapetanova kula gallery, Zadar, Croatia
Branka Ridicki and Kavan Balasuriya, Barefoot Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2015

Frames, Colombo Fashion Week Resort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Two-person exhibition with Jasna Barisic,
Kapetanova kula gallery, Zadar, Croatia

Three persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic and Andrea Musa, Branislav Deskovic gallery, Bol, island Brac, Croatia
Three persons exhibition with Jasna Barisic and Andrea Musa, Forth George gallery, Town Vis, island Vis, Croatia

2014 Paradise Road gallery, Colombo Sri Lanka
Saskia Fernando gallery, Galle, Sri Lanka
Hvar Heritage Museum, Zvjezda mora gallery, with Jasna Barisic, Town Hvar, Hvar, Croatia
2012 Kapetanova Kula gallery, Zadar, Croatia
2011 Town Library, Komiža, Island Vis, Croatia
Kapetanova Kula gallery, Zadar, Croatia
2010 Museum of Ancient Glass, Zadar, Croatia
2008 Khan El Maghraby gallery, Cairo, Egypt
2007 Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre, Cairo, Egypt
Portrait Fine Art gallery, Cairo, Egypt
2003 Finomenal gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
   
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS                                                         
2017 Lisburn City Municipal gallery, Lisburn, Ireland (upcoming)
2016 Collective Identity, The Text gallery, Jayasuriya Center, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Untitled, JDA Perera gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Untitled, Barefoot gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2015 Zadar 2015, Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Gradska Straza gallery, Zadar, Croatia
2014 Zadar 2014, Annual Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Ducal Palace, Zadar, Croatia
2013 Nomads - Time Travel (The Changing Patterns of Culture), Old Town Hall, Pettah, with CoCA group, Colombo, Sri Lanka
French Spring, Mural at BMICH building, presented by the Alliance Francaise de Kotte in Colombo with CoCA group,   Colombo, Sri Lanka
2012  Project February 29th 2012, Kunsthalle Hannover, Hannover, Germany
2011 Wish You Were Here 10, A.I.R. Gallery's Annual Postcard Show, A.I.R. gallery, New York, USA
2010 Zadar 2010, Annual Exhibition in Honor of celebration of st. Krševan's Day, Gradska Straža gallery, Zadar, Croatia
Exhibition of Members of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Kapetanova kula gallery, Zadar, Croatia
2009 Wish You Were Here 8, A.I.R. Gallery's Annual Postcard Show, A.I.R. gallery, New York, USA
2008 Metart, Zadar, Croatia
Internacionalni Bienale slikara i kipara – Mediteran 2008, (International Biennale of Sculptors and Painters - Mediterranean 2008), Town Museum of Trogir - Gallery Cate Duišin Ribar, Trogir, Croatia; Hazu - Palace Milesi, Split, Croatia
East-West @ dar Alanda gallery, five women artists, Dar Alanda gallery, Amman, Jordan
2007 Graffiti Festival, workshop and exhibition, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Center, Cairo, Egypt
El Hakeeba (The Bag), workshop and exhibition, Alexandria Atelier, Alexandria, Egypt
Dialogues, Part I: The Elements, Art space center - Cultural Centre „Aris Garoufalidis“, with ConnectingArt, Ptolemaida, Greece
Cultural events in the Old City of Xanti - Visual walk in the old town of Xanthi with the CA, Town Museum, Town Library, streets, squares… with ConnectingArt group, Xanthi, Greece
2006 10th Cairo International Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
Red sky, Cultural Multimedia Centre Cilaos, with ConnectingArt group, Cilaos, Reunion, France
Red, “bis 13” gallery, with ConnectingArt Group, St. Pierre, Reunion Island, France
Dialogues, Part I: The Elements, „Vlassis“ gallery, with ConnectingArt group, Thessaloniki, Greece
The New Esperanto, project Connecting People, Connecting Cultures, with ConnectingArt group, New York, USA
2005 Biennale Internazionale dell´Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
2004 ConnectingArt in Zadar, Public Museum, Gradska straža (Town Guard gallery), Zadar, Croatia
2002 Studio Palazzi gallery, Venice, Italy
2001 Bertrand Kass gallery, Innsbruck, Austria
   
DOCUMENTARIES
2010 Quest for Sanctity, 7 x 52 minutes documentaries on position of religions in contemporary world, Executive Producer
2003 Viaggio, 50 minutes documentary on Croatian missionary Filip Vezdin in India in 18th century, Co-writer and Co-director with Daniel Ridicki
2002 Daramshala, 26 minutes documentary film, part of Silent Voices documentary series on position of minorities and individuals in India and Pakistan, Writer and director
2001 Letters to Silvije, 30 minutes documentary film on life of Croatian poet S.S. Krancevic, Co-director with Daniel Ridicki
1995 Women of Pakistan, Two 45 minutes documentary films on position of women in Pakistan presented on International Congress for Women Rights in Beijing, production of United Nations, Pakistan, Researcher and Associate Producer
1991-1994 Pax Christi, History of Christian Missions, 6 x 45 minutes documentary series on interreligious and intercultural dialogue in Asia, production of Croatian Television, Zagreb, Researcher and Associate Producer
More at www.ridicki.net
   
PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES
2011                                   Kapetanova kula gallery, Zadar, Branka Ridicki: Urban Traces, with essay by Darja Radovič Mahečić Ph. D, exh. cat. 
2010 Museum of Antique Glass, Zadar, Branka Ridicki: Viaggio, with essay by Darja Radovič Mahečić Ph. D, exh. cat.
Nikola Markulin, Interview with Branka Ridicki, Donat, Zadarski List, 2010
Mia Knežević, Skill of Traveling: Branka Ridicki, Ezadar, Zadar Internet Portal (web.)
2008 Dar Al-Anda gallery, Amman, East and West, with essay by Mohamed Alameri, exh. cat.
Šefik Nadarević, Interview with Branka Ridicki, Donat, Zadarski list, August 2008
International Biennial of Sculptors and Painters - Mediterranean 2008 Catalog, with essay by Tonko Maroević
2007 L'Atelier D'Alexandrie, Alexandria, El Hakiba (Baggage), Exhibition and Workshop, exh. cat.
Natayla Teymour, L'art de vider son sac, Al Ahram, April 2007
2006 10th Cairo International Biennial Catalog
UN Headquarters, New York, Connecting Art at the UN, curator: Thalia Vrachopulos, Ph. D, exh. cat.
Jadranka Jureško-Kero, Croatian Artists at the exhibition in United Nation Headquarters in New York, Croatian Chronicle,2006
Vlassis Art.Com, Tessaloniki, Project Dialogues, Part I: The Elements, with essay by Darja Radovič Mahečić Ph. D, exh. cat.
2005 Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte Contemporanea Catalog
2004 Drago Štambuk, Exhibition as a tribute to Zadar, Hrvatsko slovo, August 2004
   
COLLECTIONS
Museum of Ancient Glass, Zadar, Croatia
Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum, Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre, Cairo, Egypt