Vessna Perunovich

Vessna Perunovich is a Toronto-based, Yugoslav born, visual artist who immigrated to Canada in 1988 and since then has developed an extensive interdisciplinary practice. In the career that spans over 25 years, Vessna Perunovich has exhibited extensively, both nationally and internationally, presenting over 70 solo exhibitions and special projects. She has shown her work at international Biennials in Cuba, Albania, England, Portugal, Yugoslavia, and Greece and attended international residencies in Beijing (China), New York (US), Berlin (Germany), Bursa (Turkey), and Banff (Canada). She is a recipient of T.F.V.A. (Toronto Friends of Visual Arts) award in 2005, and a Chalmers Development Grant in 2011, as well as numerous, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council Grants for her projects. Vessna Perunovich is the artistic director of a multimedia Festival [FAT] Fashion Art Toronto. She is represented by Angell Gallery in Toronto.

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