(* 1956, Kežmarok, SK) Painter and graphic artist. Juraj Oravec is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava (1975-1981), where he studied…
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(* 1956, Kežmarok, SK) Painter and graphic artist. Juraj Oravec is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava (1975-1981), where he studied with professors F. Stoklas, I. Vychlopen, D. Castiglione and V. Gažovič. The author belongs to the prominent representatives of the contemporary Slovak art scene. His work is represented in several Slovak and foreign private collections, as well as in Slovak galleries (Gallery of M. A. Bazovský in Trencin, Orava Gallery in Dolny Kubin, Nitra Gallery, Spiš artists´ Gallery). He had dozen of exhibitions at home and abroad. Since 1982 he has been living and working in Trencin. He is dedicated to painting, free graphics, drawings and monumental realizations.


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Oravec Juraj

Oravec Juraj

(* 1956, Kežmarok, SK) Painter and graphic artist. Juraj Oravec is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava (1975-1981), where he studied with professors F. Stoklas, I. Vychlopen, D. Castiglione and V. Gažovič. The author belongs to the prominent representatives of the contemporary Slovak art scene. His work is represented in several Slovak and foreign private collections, as well as in Slovak galleries (Gallery of M. A. Bazovský in Trencin, Orava Gallery in Dolny Kubin, Nitra Gallery, Spiš artists´ Gallery). He had dozen of exhibitions at home and abroad. Since 1982 he has been living and working in Trencin. He is dedicated to painting, free graphics, drawings and monumental realizations.

"His process of creation is challenging but also a sensitive reflection of the outside world. His paintings are saturated with enormous energy, light, color, millions of points of light, signs, structures, lines, surfaces from which arise peaceful, humble and disturbing mysterious messages," Danica Lovišková.