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Vojko GAŠPERUT



Born: 24.12.1949
Birthplace: Sedlo
Member of AMFPA since: 2000
Painting Method: Mouth painter

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Short Biography

In 1967, Gašperut Vojko had a diving accident which left him a tetraplegic. After the accident he spent a long time in a rehabilitation center. Already in his childhood days he showed a great interest for painting which was revived during his rehabilitation. In 1971 he attended his first painting course. He participated in different fine arts events and organised exhibitions himself. It was there where he met the painter Uros Zitnik, who had a substantial influence on the painting and the career of Gašperut Vojko. Following this acquaintance he attended different art schools and courses. In 1987 he received a scholarship from the Association and in the year 2000 he became an associate member of the AMFPA.

Gašperut Vojko predominantly does oil paintings as well as graphics. His favorite subjects are landscapes and natural still lives on canvas. He has shown his works at numerous exhibitions and received several distinctions for his artistic achievements. In 1993 he was awarded the distinction and the diploma of the Community of Koper. Gašperut Vojko intensively supports humanitarian causes.