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Jovana Čavorović (1985) is a Serbian ceramic artist currently based in Tajimi, Japan. Her recent large scale sculptural style combines fine arts with contemporary Japanese approach to ceramic object-making practices.  Fort the last two years Jovana is pursuing postgraduate studies at The Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center (Ishoken), under Harumi Nakashima.

Jovana is co-founder and co-owner of Blatobran gallery in Belgrade, Serbia.
Batobran is a ceramics center established in 2015 as an artist co-operative.

In 2018 she was awarded funding  from the Kanbe Foundation and in 2019 from Gendaibijyutsu Bunka Shinko Zaidan Scholarship to support her studio practice.  In 2019 Jovana was selected as a finalist for exhibition at the 116th Arita International Ceramic Competition, where she won the Mayor’s Prize. The same year she was awarded the Outstanding Performance Award in Tobiten Tokyo.

Jovana works are held in various museums and private collections.



EDUCATION


2020  
XVII Ceramic Lab program, Ishoken Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center, Japan

2019    
XVI Ceramic Lab program, Ishoken Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center, Japan

2010    
Graduate Ceramist, University of Belgrade, School of  Applied Arts, Ceramics Department , under Professor Velimir Vukićević, University of Belgrade, Serbia

2004    
Textile Design, Art School Nis, Serbia


ONE MAN SHOW

2021    
Yama No Hana, Shinmachi Building 1F, Tajimi Shi, Gifu, Japan


2011    
Museum of Modern Art, Cultural Center Gornji Milanovac, Serbia


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2021  
International KOGEI Award in TOYAMA, Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art and Design, Japan

2020    
Chawan ni Idonda Kirinji Tachi, Voice Gallery, Tajimi City, NHK Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

2019    
The Present Situation of Ceamics Art, Voice Gallery, Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Asuten, Minoyaki Museum, Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

116. Arita Iternational Ceramics Competition, The Kyushu Ceramic Museum of Saga Prefecture, Arita Town Hall Commerce, Industry & Tourism Division, Arita, Saga Prefecture, Japan

Yoi no Katachi, Voice Gallary, Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

25 NITOTEN, Daimaru Tokyo Store, Tokyo, Daimaru Shinsaibashi, Osaka, Ibaraki Prefectural Ceramic Art Museum, Ibaraki, West Japan General Exhibition Center Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan

20 years Anniversary of Suki Gallary, Contemporary ceramics art by Ishoken’s graduated, students and staff, Konan City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

2018  
6. Tobiten , TOBI the Ceramic Art Society of Japan, ART GALLERY Nihombashi Takashimaya, Tokyo, Japan

KOGEI Art FairKanazawa 2018, Voice Gallary, Tajimi City, KOGEI Art Fair Kanazawa Executive Committee, KUMU KANAZAWA THE SHARE HOTELS, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

XIII International Biennial of Miniature Art, Cultural Center Gornji Milanovac, Modern Gallery, Serbia

2017    
Dot,5th Group exhibition of small format art, Kulturforum OSCD (Organization for Sociocultural Development), Pro3or Gallery, Koče Popovića 9, Belgrade, Serbia

2016  
VII International exhibition "Art in miniature MajdanArt 2015", Museum of Applied Arts, Belgrade, Serbia     

8th Talent Award of the Nassauische Sparkasse, Focus Vessel, KERAMIKMUSEUM WESTERWALD, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany

XIII International Biennial of Miniature Art, Cultural Center Gornji Milanovac, Modern Gallery, Serbia

2015    
Exhibition of the BLATOBRAN Art Group, Art Gallery, Gornji Milanovac, Serbia

18. Biennial Exhibition of Serbia Ceramics, Belgrade. Serbia-

VI International exhibition "Art in miniature MajdanArt 2015", Heritage Foundation, Nušićeva 4, Belgrade, Serbia

XVI INTERNACIONAL EX-TEMPORE CERAMICS, Coastal Galleries Piran, Slovenia

Exhibition of young ceramists, Terralha Festival, St Quentine la poterie, France

Parcours Céramique, Terralha Festival, St Quentine la poterie, France

Spring Exhibition, Modern Gallery of the Cultural Center, Gornji Milanovac, Serbia

2014    
Month of Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia

XV INTERNACIONAL EX-TEMPORE CERAMICS, Coastal Galleries Piran, Slovenia

XII International Biennial of Miniature Art, Cultural Center Gornji Milanovac, Modern Gallery, Serbia

2012    
Moderator and participant of symposium of the Applied Ceramics, Terra panonica, Mokrin, Serbia

XI International Biennial of Miniature Art Cultural Center Gornji Milanovac, Modern Gallery, Serbia

2011    
I Sculpture Symposium - Recycling Material Art, Art Colony sculptures of waste tires, Novi Sad, Serbia

The art of pottery on the wheel, from traditional to contemporary, luminaires, Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, Serbia

Spring exhibition, Museum of Modern Art Cultural Center Gornji Milanovac, Serbia

2010    
Ceramics World Symposium, within the 45th Arts Festival Marble and Sounds, Arandjelovac, Serbia

X International Biennial of Miniature Art Cultural Center Gornji Milanovac, Modern Gallery, Serbia

2008    
Black-and-white cup, a small gallery ULUPUDUS, Belgrade, Serbia

Territorial Colony, organizer BELEF, Kakinada, Serbia

2007  
˝Duri se˝ Group exhibition of HORKESKART members, Great Gallery of SCCC, Belgrade, Serbia


SELECTED AWARDS AND GRANTS


2020    
Satoko Award, Ishoken Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center Graduation Exhibition 2020, Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Yasutaka Baba Award, Ishoken Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center Graduation Exhibition 2020, Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

First Price, Mayors price, Voice Gallery, Tajimi City, NHK Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

2019    
Gendaibijyutsu Bunka Shinko Zaidan Scholarship, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Arita Town Mayor’s Prize, 116 Arita International Ceramics Competition, The Kyushu Ceramic Museum of Saga Prefecture, Arita Town Hall Commerce, Industry & Tourism Division, Arita, Saga Prefecture Japan

Outstanding Performance Award, 6. Tobiten, Tobi the Ceramic Art Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan

2018    
Kanbe Zaidan, Seto City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

2015    
First Prize,18 Biennial Exhibition of Ceramics, Belgrade. Serbia

2014    
Honorable Mentions, XV INTERNATIONAL EX-tempore ceramics, Coastal Galleries Piran, Slovenia


COLLECTIONS


Natioale Museum of Arandjelovac, Serbia

Terra Panonica, Mokrin, Serbia

KERAMIKMUSEUM WESTERWALD, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany




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