Trebnje Gallery of Naïve Artists
|Galerija likovnih samorastnikov Trebnje|
|Goliev trg 1, SI-8210 Trebnje|
|Phone||386 (0) 7 348 2100, 386 (0) 7 304 4717, 386 (0) 31 812 327|
|Fax||386 (0) 7 348 2102|
|Founded by||Municipality of Trebnje|
International annual meetings
The first meeting of naïve artists in Trebnje took place in 1967, and since that time the collection has grown to over 1000 works. The Trebnje Gallery of Naïve Artists represents 250 artists from 35 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America, and Australia. The 8 participants of the 43rd edition in June 2010 were: Linden Dean (AU), Mladen Kefelja (HR),(SI), Franco Mora (IT), (SI), (SI), Anton Zupančič (SI), and Jan Žolnaj (RS). Each meeting features a solo exhibition, in 2010 under the title Rojstvo Meduze [Rebirth of Medusa] exhibited his drawings created between 1965 and 1980.
The international character of the annual meetings reflects the international character of the collection of Trebnje Gallery. Among the Slovene artists there are also, , , , , , , and . Significant Croatian naïve artists whose works are in the collection include Ivan Rabuzin and Ivan Lacković-Croata. Wooden sculptures have also been contributed by , and Croatian artist Petar Smajić. Artist of other nationalities participating the meeting recently have been, among others, Dorte Marcussen and Marianne Tümmler (DK), Edna de Araraquara and Zé Cordeiro (PT), Francine Genot (FR), or Lidija Tilić (RS).
- Trebnje Gallery of Naïve Artists website (in Slovenian)