Slavko Stolnik

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Birthday
11, 1929
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
May 17, 1991 (61)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1929
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
May 17, 1991 (61)

About

Painter and sculptor whose works of Naïve Art were inspired by everyday life. His most important period was between 1970 and 1976.

Before Fame

He was employed as a miner before pursuing art. He was taught how to paint on glass by famed art pedagogue Krsto Hegedušić.

Trivia

He was a popular practitioner of folk medicine. Patients came from far and wide to seek out his homeopathic cures.

Family Life

He was born into a peasant family who could not afford to send him to art school. He was killed in 1991 when his home in the Stolnik hamlet of Donja Voća was broken into by two burglars.

Associated With

He and fellow painter Marta Ehrlich were both natives of Croatia.