Days 3 to 7 (June 13 to June 17): The artists spent their time creating at their studio spaces at Trebnje Gallery. There were also many studio visits from school children. The gallery is actually part of the Center for Culture and Education, and the main purpose of the gallery is to educate the public about naïve art, most especially the young schooling public. Below are photos of the young visitors to the gallery during the 49th International Meeting of Naïve Artists:
Meet & Greet & Watch Artists at Work:
Top (L-R) sculptor Rok Mohar (Slovenia), glass painter Denis Toth (Croatia)
Bottom (L-R) Marga Fabbri (Argentina), Paulina Constrancia (Philippines/Canada), and Mia Bergqvist (Finland)
Not in photo mosaic are:
Igor Simonović (Serbia), Jelena Marković (Serbia/Germany) and Ivana Stanisavljević Negić (Serbia).
Here are some really young guests at Paulina Constancia’s studio space at Trebnje Gallery. Gallery curator Andrejka Nose is explaining to the children in Slovenian the art techniques and materials that Paulina uses in her work.
Here are some teenage visitors with their teachers and some of the participating artists at the 49th International Meeting of Naïve Artists at Trebnje Gallery.