Vladimir Srimšek

Vladimir Srimsek was born in 1927 in Kotoriba. He attended elementary school and high school in Krizevci. He graduated art history on The Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana. He paints intensively during his schooling, and sells his paintings to get money for the faculty.
After graduation he worked as a professor in high school in Krizevci, and after that as a director of The National University and a long-standing head of the Town Museum in Krizevci, where he stayed until his retirement in 1990. He is one of the founders of The Art Atelier and The Art Gallery of the Town Museum in Krizevci.
He exhibited his work in seven autonomous and a dozen collective exhibitions. He participated in several humanitarian exhibitions. Today his paintings are in numerous private collections all over the world and in several museums in Croatia. He was also very successful in graphic design.
In most cases he paints in oil, pastels and water-colour, in the spirit of realistic expression and with an emphasis on the impressionistic approach.

Vladimir Srimsek died in 2005.