Mirko Bratuša (b. 1963) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana in 1989, and continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich under Professor Leo Kornbrust from 1990 to 1992, and in 1993 at the Academy of Arts in Dusseldorf with Professor Tony Cragg. He completed his postgraduate work in l993 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana with Professor Lujo Vodopivec. Since 1997 he has taught at the Faculty of Education in Ljubljana at the Department of Art Education, where he is an associate professor of sculpture. In 2005 he received a Golden Bird award for sculpture, and a Prešeren Fund award (Slovenia’s highest award in the arts) in 2006.
A more detailed bio, list of exhibitions, bibliography and other documentation are available (in Slovene) at www.galerija-bj.si.