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PROF. ALFRED KRUPA (h.Tarnawa) CMZ FRSA B.F.A.


FAMILY HERITAGE

ACADEMIC PAINTER ALFRED TARNAWA KRUPA WAS BORN IN 1971 IN CROATIA,CENTRAL EUROPE.HIS IS MEMBER OF THE THIRD GENERATION OF HIGHLY EDUCATED ACADEMIC PAINTERS ORIGINATED FROM POLAND (JAN KRUPA +1919, ALFRED KRUPA+1989). FIRST TRACES OF HIS FAMILY IS MENTIONED IN 1204, AND DOCUMENTED IN 1450., AS OLD LINE POLISH NOBLE FAMILY.HIS GRANDFATHER AND FIRST TEACHER ,PROF.ALFRED KRUPA-SENIOR (1915-1989) WAS POLISH, BUT AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR HE BECAME ONE OF THE BEST AND MOST IMPORTANT CROATIAN WATERCOLOUR PAINTERS OF 20st CENTURY. ALFRED IS OFFICIALY EDUCATED ON ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN ZAGREB(1991-1995,B.F.A.), AND ON TOKYO GAKUGEI UNIVERSITY(1998/99,SPECIALIZATION),JAPAN. RECENTLY HE IS ACCEPTED AS PROFESSOR OF FINE ARTS IN THE COSMOPOLITAN UNIVERISTY (GLOBAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE) AND AS FULL-TIME FACULY IN THE DUGA RESA SCHOOL FOR DESIGN AS PROFESSOR OF FINE ART GROUP OF SUBJECTS. NOW, HE IS ONE OF VERY RARE CROATIAN PROFESSIONAL WATERCOLUOR PAINTERS WHO WORKS DIRECTLY IN OPEN(PLAIN-AIR). ALSO, ONE HIS MAIN FIELDS OF WORK IS DRAWING WITH INK (BIRD PEN, BRUSH ETC.) HE IS FELLOW MEMBER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF ARTS,MANUFACTURERS AND COMMERCE -LONDON, CROATIAN ASSOCIATION OF FINE ARTISTS-ZAGREB, THE CROATIAN SOCIETY OF ART HISTORIANS-ZAGREB,ETC... AND HIS WORK WAS PRESENTED ON 16 ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS, AND LARGE NUMBER OF COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS IN CROATIA AND ABROAD(GERMANY). WATERCOLOURS OF ALFRED KRUPA-JUNIOR CAN BE FOUND IN NUMBER OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS IN CROATIA,LITHUANIA,AUSTRALIA AND GERMANY. ALSO, HE IS WORKING FREQUENLTY AS ILLUSTRATOR FOR NUMBER OF LOCAL DAILY AND WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS AND AS BOOK ILLUSTRATOR. HE IS CONFERRED WITH IMPERIAL TITLE OF CHEVALIER (FOLLOWING NUMBER OF INHERITED OR EARNED TITLES)BY HIH CROWN PRINCE ZERE JACOBE ASFA WOSSEN OF ETHIOPIA, AND HE IS CHARGED WITH OFFICER DUTY WITHIN THE SUPREME MILITARY ORDER OF THE TEMPLE OF JERUSALEM, AS THE GRAND CHIEF OF PROTOCOL OF GRAND PRECEPTORY LA ROCHELLE, AND AS OSMTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR ISSUES OF HERALDRY.

A FEW MOMENTS OF PAST WORK

1992- ONE-MAN AID EXHIBITION FOR CHILDREN OF KILLED DEFENDERS IN WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE 1994,1995,1997,1999-VARIOUS ILLUSTRATIONS OF NUMBER OF DAILY NEWSPAPERS, WEEKLY MAGAZINES, CULTURAL SPECIAL EDITIONS AND THREE DRAWING COLLECTIONS 1995- ONE-MAN EXHIBITION OF PORTRAITS AND NUDES, OPENED BY AMBASSADOR OF AUSTRIA IN REPUBLIC OF CROATIA 1997- PARTICIPATION ON FIRST WATERCOLOUR FESTIVAL OF CROATIA 1998- PARTICIPATION ON FIRST WATERCOLOUR TRIENNALE OF CROATIA 2000- KARLOVAC ARTIST'S GENERATION OF 90's etc. LINKS; www.cosmoedu.net/ProfKrupa.htm

Contact Information:

ALFRED KRUPA
DOMOBRANSKA 8
KARLOVAC, CROATIA, EUROPA, 47000

Work Phone: 00385 47 615 703
Home Phone:
Fax: 0038547615 703
E-mail: mladen.krupa@ka.tel.hr









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