Stojan Kerbler

Stojan Kerbler

Stojan Kerbler was born at Ptujska Gora 1938. He was first proclaimed best exhibitor in Slovenia in 1969 and best exhibitor in Yugoslavia in 1970 (A FIAP). Since then he received several awards for his work in photography, among them the prestigious award of the Prešeren foundation in 1979 and an award for the highest achievement in art by the president of Slovenia. In 1977 the People of Haloze series was exhibited in the gallery of Eastman Kodak Company. In 1980 he received the FIAP Gold Medal for the exhibition in Landerneau, France. In 2001, the Slovenian daily, Delo, named him one of the top ten Slovene photographers of the 20th century. Stojan Kerbler has received a total of 500 awards and prizes of which 120 were at international exhibitions. His works have been presented at more then 100 solo exhibitions in Slovenia, Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Soviet Union, Spain, USA and Yugoslavia. In 2018 he exhibited in Ljubljana’s Gallery of Modern Art with a large retrospective exhibition. An overview catalogue was released along with the exhibition.

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2019
Moderna gallery, Ljubljana, SI

2018
Sternthal estate, Kidričevo, SI
KOGL wine cellar, Velika Nedelja, SI
Dominican Monastery, Ptuj, SI
University Library Maribor, Maribor, SI

2017
Cultural centre gallery, Gornja Radgona, SI

2016
Gallery FO.VI, Strnišče pri Kidričevem, SI
Basilica of St. Mary, Ptujska gora, SI
Atelje i galerija AB, Maglaj, HR
Photography museum Maribor, SI

2015
Pavelhaus, Potrna pri Gornji Radgoni, SI

2014
Talum, Kidričevo, SI
Župnijski dom patra Miha Drevenška and KD Videm, Videm pri Ptuju, SI
Negova castle, Negova, SI
Galleria Carsica, Rupingrande, IT

2013
Galerija Lek, Ljubljana, SI
Pastoralno kulturni center Georgios, Piran, SI

2012
FO.VI Gallery, Strnišče, SI
“Zlati ajngel” Gallery, Varaždin, HR
FotoFever Brussels, BE;  Galerija Fotografija Gallery

2011
Paris Photo, Grand Palais, FR; Galerija Fotografija gallery
Musikafe, Ptuj, SI

2010
Magistrat Gallery, Municipality of Ptuj, Ptuj, SI
Paris Photo, Carousell du Louvre, FR; Galerija Fotografija gallery

2009
The Gallery of Fine Arts Slovenj Gradec, Slovenj Gradec, SI
Cro Art Photo Club, Zagreb, HR
Dom na Bukovju, Števerjan, SI

2008
Ivan Potrč Library, Ptuj, SI
Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, SI
Jožef Štefan Institute Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Galerija Prešernovih nagrajencev Kranj, Kranj, SI

2007
Permanent exhibition, Tourist Office Ptujska Gora, Ptujska Gora, SI

2006
Zlati Ajngel Gallery, Varaždin, HR

2005
Old Glass house, Ptuj (with Dušan Fišer), SI
Berliner Kunst salon, Arena Berlin, Slovenian place (with Jernej Forbici and Marika Vicari), Berlin, DE

2004
Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, SI

2003
Obmejni prostori: Portraits of Inge Morath (with Inge Morath in Branko Lenart),
Kunstlerhaus, Graz, AT
Nationa Gallery Ljubljana, SI
Obmejni prostori, Leica Gallery, New York, USA
Obmejni prostori, Leica Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Obmejni prostori, Gallerie Westlicht, Wien, AT

2002
Pavelhaus Gallery, Laafeld, Radkersburg, AT

2000
Office building of BTC, Ljubljana, SI

1999
Grohar Gallery, Škofja Loka, SI

1998
Mihelič Gallery, Ptuj, SI

1995
Miklova hiša Gallery, Ribnica, SI

1990
Art Gallery Velimir A. Leković, Bar, Montenegro, YU

1988
Exhibition Pavilion Dušan Kveder, Ptuj, Slovenia, YU

1986
Photo Gallery Novi Sad, YU

1985
Gallery 77, Niš, YU

1984
Photo Gallery Kaunas, Lithuania, Soviet Union
Museum of Photography Šiauliai, Lithuania, Soviet Union
Mansion of Art Exhibition, Ponegežic, Soviet Union

1983
Photo Gallery Triglav, Koper, Slovenia, YU
Salon of Photography, Beograd, YU
Gallery Plovdiv, Bulgaria

1982
Exhibition Salon Rotovž, Maribor, Slovenia, YU
Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia, YU

1981
Gallery of Photo Club Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, YU
Exhibition Hall Atrij, Ljubljana, Slovenia, YU
Fotosalon Maribor, Slovenia, YU
Gallery Čačak, Croatia, YU

1980
Gallery San Sebastian, Spain

1979
Art Pavillion Slovenj gradec, Slovenia, YU
Fotogalerie Szene, Osnabruck, Germany
Razstavni paviljon Dušan Kveder, Ptuj, Slovenia, YU
Brdovec Museum, Zagreb, Croatia, YU
Exhibition Pavilion Avla, Maribor, Slovenia, YU

1978
Dom boraca i omladine NOR, Kumrovec, Croatia, YU
Galerie Panther PAssage, Linz/Donau, Austria
Karmeliterkirche, Weissenburg, Germany

1977
Photo Salon, Beograd, Serbia, YU
Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, USA

1976
Salonie KAW; Szczecin, Poland
Galerii Fotografii STF/ZPAF, Nowy Sacz, Poland
University Center Gallery, Stockton, California, USA
Fuller-d’Albert photographic gallery, Fairfax, Virginia, USA

1975
Bergen Community Museum, New Jersey, Paramus, USA

1974
Exhibition Pavilion Dušan Kveder, Ptuj, Slovenia, YU
Ljubljana City Gallery, Slovenia, YU

1972
City Hall Gallery, Kranj, Slovenia, YU
Gallery of Art Photography, Zagreb (Četković, Debeljaković, Golob, Kerbler, Koman, Tošić), Croatia, YU

1971
Cultural workers club Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria
Muselimov Konak, Valjevo (Četković, Kerbler, Radanović, Tošić), Serbia, YU

1968
Exhibition Pavilion Dušan Kveder, Ptuj (Dobljekar, Kerbler), Slovenia, YU
Photo Salon, Belgrade (Kerbler, Smerke, Žnidaršič), Serbia, YU

1964
Student village Hall, Ljubljana (Hojnik, Kerbler, Žnidaršič), Slovenia, YU

PERMANENT MUSEUM AND GALLERY COLLECTIONS

Museum of Modern art Ljubljana, Ljubljana
Cabinet of Slovenian Photography, Kranj
Museum of Architecture, Ljubljana
Regional Museum Ptuj, Ptuj
Dolenjski Museum Novo Mesto, Novo Mesto
Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor
Photo Gallery of the city of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
Photo Union Yugoslavia , Beograd, Serbia
Collection of the Photo Club Natron Maglaj, Maglaj, BiH
Museum Doboj, Doboj, BiH
Vista21-Center for Photography Novo Mesto, Novo Mesto
Collection of the International Association for Photographic Art FIAP, Gent, Belgium
Collection of the American Association for Photographic Art PSA, Darien, USA
Collection Willy Hengle, Linz, Austria
Collection of the Photo Club Virton, Virton, Belgium
Photographic Museum, Charleroi, Belgium
Collection of the Photographic Association, Warsaw, Poland
Historical Collection FIAP, Reims, France
French Photographic Museum, Paris, France
Collection Henry A. Shull, USA
Collection William Messer, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Beograd, Serbia
Collection of the Photo Club Maribor, Maribor
Art Collection Talum, Kidričevo
Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec
Photographic Collection of International Authors, Bracci Gianni, Bagnaca vallo (RA), Italy
Art Collection Tenzor, Ptuj
Art Collection of Savin Salona, Žalec

AWARDS

2012
Trend award for life work in art

2010
Awarded  by the President of the Republic of Slovenia for the top achievements in fine art photography

2008
Honorary Member of city Ptuj, Lifetime Achievement Award for Photography

2006
Gold Medal of the Association of Cultural Societies of Slovenia for international excellence in photography

2005
Portrait 2005, Photo Club Ljubljana, National Gallery, Photographic Exhibition, Ljubljana, may 2005, 1st Prize

2002
Award Janez Puhar for outstanding achievements in Photography

1995
Ažbeto plaquette for the long term and systematic creation of a unique collection of materials of Slovenian Photography
Gold medal of The City of Ptuj for his achievements in photography

1994
Valvasor recognition as a pioneer of systematic collection of photographic records and the complainant in-depth survey of Slovenian photography

1989
1st Prize for the Collection on Selo Exhibition, Prislonica, Čačak

1985
1st Prize on the Call for Arsists OKO našeg vremena, Zagreb

1984
1st Prize on the 18th Salon International d’Art Photographique, Reims, France

1983
1st Prize: 21st Zagreb Salon, Zagreb
1st Prize: 29th October Salon of the Photo Club Beograd, Beograd

1980
Gold medal: International Photographic Exhibition-Vigex I, Geelong, Avstralia
Gold medal: 3rd Salon International, Landernau, France
Gold medal: International Exhibition-Oregon State Fair, Oregon, USA

1979
Award of the Prešeren Fund for the Haložani Series
1st Prize: 7.th trikotnem fotografskem natečaju, Gorizia, Italy
1st Prize: VIII. Trofeo Guipuzcoa International, San Sebastian, Spain
Gold Medal: International Exhibition of the 80th anniversary of Foto Club Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

1978
Gold Medal:  75. Jahre Kamera klub Linz, Linz, Austria

1977
Award:  5th Salon Mondial, Virton, Belgium
Award of the City on the Duisburger International Foto Ausstellung, Duisburg, Federal Republic of Germany
Special Award of Northwest International Exhibition of Photography, Puyallup, Washington, USA

1976
Gold Medal on the 2th Salon International, Marigname, France
Medal of the City of Ptuj
Gold Medal Boris Kidrič

1975
Award Fotomundi Your Manifestation, Einfhoven, The Netherlands
Award V. Trofeo Inetrnazionale Toro Assicureiro, Torino, Italy
Special Award: 39th Salon International de Arte Fotografico, Santiago, Chile
Order of Merit with Silver Star

1973
1st Prize: Central Washington 17. International Exhibition of Photography, Yakima, USA
1st Prize: International call for artists Pentacon-ORWO, Berlin, German Democratic Republic

1972
Gold medal of the 5th E.A. International Salon of Photography, Hong Kong
Title of Master of Photography of the Photographic Association of Yugoslavia
Gold medal: 18th oktobrskem salonu fotografske umetnosti FK Beograd, Beograd
Title Nobles of the International Organization of Photographic Arts E FIAP

1971
Zlata ptica  Award for the exhibition Portreti s ptujskih ulic (Portraits from Ptuj’s Streets)
Gold Medal of Abrašević

1970
1st Prize: Biennale de la Photographie International, Montes de la Jolie, France

1969
1st Prize: 24. Salon International de Art Fotografico, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Gold Medal: VII. Bienal International de Arte Fotografico de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

1967
Award on the Salon Europeen de Photographie d’Art de Calais, Calais, France

1966
First Award on the XX. Salon Fotografico Balneario de Panticosa, Balneario de Panticosa, Spain

1964
Golden medal on the III. Singapore International Student Salon of Photography, Singapur

1961
Award on the VII. Europeische Akademische Photoausstellung, Wien, Austria
Award on the III. Salon international de arte fotografica, Bucharest, Romunia