Alenka Gerlovič

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Alenka Gerlovič
Alenka Gerlovič.jpg
Born (1919-09-17)17 September 1919
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died 9 December 2010(2010-12-09) (aged 91)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Education Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts
Known for painting
Notable work Painting
Awards Levstik Award
1968 for Likovni pouk otrok
Prešeren Foundation Award
1981 for her artistic opus

Alenka Gerlovič (17 September 1919 – 9 December 2010) was a Slovene painter.[1]

Gerlovič was born in Ljubljana in 1919. She studied art at the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts. During the Second World War she joined the partisans. She died in Ljubljana in 2010.[2]

She won the Levstik Award in 1968 for her book Likovni pouk otrok (Art Classes for Children).[3]

She won the Prešeren Foundation Award in 1981 for her artistic achievements.[4]


  1. ^ Obituary on RTV Slovenija site, 9 December 2010
  2. ^ Delo site, Umrla je akademska slikarka Alenka Gerlovič (The Painter Alenka Gerlovič Has Died), 10 December 2010
  3. ^ The Levstik Award on the Mladinska Knjiga Publishing House site
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture, complete list of Prešeren Foundation Awards recipients[dead link]

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