Alem Korkut



Alem Korkut was born 8. 10. 1970 in Travnik, Republic
of Bosnia and Herzegovina. From 1991 – 1992 he
studied on Academy of fine arts in Sarajevo. From
1992 – 1997 he studied at the Academy of fine arts in
Zagreb, where he graduated from the sculpture
department in the class of professor Šime Vulas. In
1998 he attended the Summer Academy of Fine Arts
in Salzburg, in a class given by Chihiro Shimotani.
From 2007 He teaches sculpture at the Academy of
Fine Arts in Zagreb as assistant professor.
Member of the Croatian Association of Visual Artists
and the Croatian Association of Free-Lance Artists
since 1998. He has taken part in more than a hundred
collective exhibitions in Croatia and abroad, and put on
more than twenty individual exhibitions. His sculptures
are to be found in public spaces in Croatia and
Germany. He has won a number of prizes and
commendations for his work (the Grand Prix of the
27th Youth Salon; Croatian Artists‘s Association Prize
for the Best Young Artist in 2004; First Prize for a
competition for a monument to fallen defenders in the
Homeland War in Šibenik and Karlovac; Ministiry of
Culture of the Republic of Croatia Prize at the Triennal
of Drawings, 2008).
He lives and works in Zagreb.