Vera was educated in Zagreb Croatia and moved in Australia in 1972 where she continued her professional career.
Vera studied and worked in stained glass in 1980’s and subsequently developed her art education travelling widely to study sculpture with artists and at exhibitions around the Mediterranean, Venice, Central Europe, Australia, and the Pacific region.
Vera extended her sculpture with Tom Bass and other local artists, and over the last 15 years at the Ku-ring-gai and Willoughby arts centres where she still actively develops her sculpture, working in clay, stone, bronze and stainless steel.
Vera has been a regular exhibitor of her works with the Sculptors Society in Sydney since 2010, recent exhibitions include:
Gallery 307 in 2011, 2012, 2013
Sculptors Society Sydney exhibitions from 2012 to 2018
The Gateway Building Circular Quay
SPECIAL AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
Northbridge Art Prize in sculpture 2011, second prize 2013, highly commended 2011
Concourse Chatswood 2016 Sculpture Society Award
Darling Park exhibition Highly commended 2014
CREDENTIALS, DEGREES, DIPLOMAS, GENERAL ART BACKGROUND:
• Zagreb Technical college, diploma
• Ku-ring-gai Arts Centre sculpture 1998 with some breaks to 2012
• Willoughby Arts Centre sculpture 2003 – 2005; 2010-2012
• Tom Bass Sculpture school student