Nives Cicin-Sain

The Wheel Of Fortune

Split, Croatia

Nives graduated from the Art School in 1979. She became a member of the Croatian Association of Independent Artists in 1989. Nives held 20 solo exhibitions and took part in more than 50 group exhibitions throughout the world. In her artistic expression she mostly uses the papier-mâché technique which she perfected herself. She held many workshops at home, in Japan, Germany, USA and Israel. Until 1999, she participated in numerous theatre projects, modeling art props, masks and jewelry. Nives also created three independent scene set designs and three costume design projects. She has experience with illustration of books and design of picture postcards. During 2007, she published a book My Papier-Mâché on Croatian also translated on English and German.

"I like this idea of recycling thru art and involving artist from all over the world."Nives Cicin-Sain