Prof. Matjaž Počivavšek

Office hours: sreda od 11.00 do 12.00 ure, kiparski atelje


  • 1978: graduated from UL ALUO
  • 1978/80: studies at the sculptural special UL ULUO
  • 1980/81: studies at the New York Studio School.


Professional experience:

1996–: full-time employee at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, where he is currently teaching as a full professor in the sculpture department.



1983/84: received a scholarship from the French government for a study stay in France and enrolled at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he continued his studies until 1986.

Installations of public plastic arts:


  • Ljubljana, MGLC
  • Ljubljana, Janez Škrabec Business Building
  • Nova Gorica, HIT, Municipality of Nova Gorica
  • Zagorje ob Savi, Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi
  • Ljubljana, NLB bank
  • Ribnica, Mikl’s House collection


  • Ravne na Koroškem, Forma viva



  • 2001: Richard Jakopič Award, Ljubljana
  • 1991: Prešeren Fund Award, Ljubljana
  • 1991: Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, New York
  • 1980: Prešeren Student Award, Ljubljana
  • 1980: Golden Bird Award for sculpture, Ljubljana