Vesna Pavlović


Vesna Pavlović (Steve Green/Vanderbilt)

Vesna Pavlović (Serbia/US) obtained her MFA degree in Visual arts from Columbia University in 2007. She is an Assistant Professor of Art at Vanderbilt University where she teaches photography and digital media.

She has exhibited widely, including solo shows at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Museum of History of Yugoslavia in Belgrade, and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento.

She has been featured with a solo presentation at the Untitled, 12th Istanbul Biennial, 2011, and in group exhibitions in the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago (Spectator Sports), Bucharest Biennale 5, Romania (Tactics for the Here and Now), Le Quartier Center for Contemporary Art in Quimper, France (From Closed World to the Infinite Universe), NGBK in Berlin, Germany (Spaceship Yugoslavia, The Suspension of Time), Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade (Conversations), Serbia, Photographers’ Gallery in London (Mediterranean, Between Reality and Utopia), Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, UK (Rear View Mirror), and FRAC Center for Contemporary Art in Dunkuerqe, France (De-Collecting).

Pavlović has been awarded grants from the Art Matters Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, CEC ArtsLink, Schepp Foundation, and residencies at the FAIR Copenhagen, NIFCA Helsinki, and Location One, New York. She is the recipient of the Robert Penn Warren Fellowship at Vanderbilt University in 2010 (Representation and Social Change).

Her work is included in major private and public art collections, Phillips Collection and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Washington DC, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia, among others.

Pavlović’s work has been reviewed in Art Forum magazine, Art Papers, Camera Austria, Washington Post, and others. Pavlović’s work is represented by G Fine Art in Washington DC, Whitespace Gallery in Atlanta, and Zeitgeist gallery in Nashville.

Contact Information

Phone: 615.322.8724
     2301 Vanderbilt Place
     PMB #1660
     Nashville, TN 37235-1660


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