Matija
Bobičić


Born in 1987, Maribor (SI)
Lives and works in Maribor (SI)


Matija Bobičić graduated in art education from the University of Maribor under the mentorship of painters Ludvik Pandur and Oto Rimele. With skilful use of Instagram in recent years, he has managed to achieve considerable visibility, breaking onto the international contemporary art market. Recent solo shows include Middle Aged Mutants at Breach Miami (Miami, 2022), Masters Of The Wilderness at Allouche gallery (Los Angeles, 2022), Sneakerheads at Marvin Gardens (New York, 2021), Comedians at Hunted Projects (Edinburgh, 2021 ), Funny How? at RAVNIKAR (Ljubljana, 2020), Perfect Organisms at UGM Studio (Maribor, 2020), Under the Rainbow at Marvin Gardens (New York, 2018), Paths and Collisions at Rigo Gallery (Novigrad, 2017) and Nocturnal Animals at KID Kibla (Maribor, 2014). His work has been shown in group exhibitions at Breach (Miami, 2021, 2022), Dopeness Art Lab (Taiwan, 2021), Galeria Fran Reus (Palma de Mallorca, 2021), Sim Smith Gallery (London, 2019, 2020) Galerie Clemens Gunzer (Zürich, 2020), Galerie C.O.A. (Montreal, 2020), Smoke the Moon (Los Angeles, 2018), Ravnikar Gallery Space (Ljubljana, 2018), Georgetown Carnival (Seattle, 2018), Parallel (Vienna, 2018) and GIFC (Kansas City, Barcelona, New York, Denver, 2018). 



SELECTED WORKS

Middle Aged Mutants 




Matija Bobičić, 2022
Middle Aged Mutants
Acrylic on Canvas

Breach, Miami, Florida, USA





Matija Bobičić, 2022
Middle Aged Mutants
Acrylic on Canvas

Breach, Miami, Florida, USA






Matija Bobičić, 2021
Sneakerheads
Acrylic on Canvas

Marvin Gardens, New York, USA




︎︎︎ EDUCATION

2016
BA in Art Pedagogy
Faculty of Education, Maribor, SI

︎︎︎ SOLO SHOWS

2022
Middle Aged Mutants, Breach Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
Masters Of The Wilderness, Allouche gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2021
Sneakerheads, Marvin Gardens, New York, USA
Comedians, Hunted Projects, Edinburgh, UK
Perfect Organisms, UGM Studio, Maribor, SI

2019
Funny How?, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana, SI

2018
Under the Rainbow, Marvin Gardens, New York, USA

2017
Paths and Collisions, Galerija RIGO, Novigrad, CRO


2014
Nocturnal Animals, KID KIBLA, Maribor, SIPiss of Art, Maistrova Residency, Maribor, SI

2013
Dematerialised, Salon Rotovž, Maribor, SI
︎︎︎ GROUP SHOWS

2022
Better Go South, Better Go South, Stuttgart, DE
Paradiso, Breach, Miami, Florida, USA
Playground, Breach, Miami, Florida, USA

2021
NOW NOW, Breach, Miami, USA
Badass, Dopeness Art Lab, Taiwan
Strike Me A Pose, Galeria Fran Reus, Palma de Mallorca, ES

2020
Get Under The Carpet 2020, Galerie Clemens Gunzer, Pika0, Zurich, CH
New Raw Green. SIM SMITH, London, UK
Corps Primaires, Galerie C.O.A , Montreal, CA

2019
What Kind Of Spirit Is This?, SIM SMITH, London, UK

2018
GIFC Artist picks series, curated by Mike Swaney, Barcelona, ES
While Supplies Last, Georgetown  Carneval, Seattle, WA
AIR4, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana, SI
Parallel Vienna 2018, Vienna, AT
Ghosts Of Electricity, Smoke The Moon, Los Ageles, CA
Last Christmas I Gave You My Art, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana, SI

2015
NordArt 2015, Budelsdorf, DE

2016
Made in Maribor, DobraVaga, Ljubljana, SI

2014
Gallery Zuccato, Poreč, CRO
Družbene Jalovosti, Druga Gallery, Maribor, SI
Deviations, Gt22, Maribor, SI
Mundus Vadit Retro, KIBLA Portal, Maribor, SI

2013
GT22, Maribor, SI

2011
Last Chance To Evacuate Planet Earth, Hladilnica, Maribor, SI

2005
Transgenerations, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, SI