Contemporary members of the Gallery – Alžbeta Čižikova

Alžbeta Čižikova was born in 1936 in Kovačica. She completed her primary education in Kovačica, and graduated from a technical high school for administration in Pančevo. Before she retired, she worked as a civil servant. She lives and works in Kovačica. Alžbeta Čižikova is a member of the Gallery of...

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  • Alžbeta Čižikova was born in 1936 in Kovačica.
  • She completed her primary education in Kovačica, and graduated from a technical high school for administration in Pančevo. Before she retired, she worked as a civil servant.
  • She lives and works in Kovačica.
  • Alžbeta Čižikova is a member of the Gallery of Naïve Art since 1954.
  • Technique: oil on canvas, drawings, pastel.
  • Themes and motifs: genre art, portraits, panoramas, landscapes.
  • Main characteristics of her work: she is the first woman who became a naïve painter in former Yugoslavia; her landscapes and genre art often show sunflowers as a light motif, while tradition and customs of her people represent the primary topic of her work.
  • The Gallery collection includes 27 of her paintings.

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