Leonida Bernetič Zelenko   ♦   Work



Studio Porton


Was born in 1955 in Koper (Slovenija) and grew up in Izola.
She finished secondary Design school, graphic design departement and won a Diploma from Pedagogic academy in Ljubljana, where she graduated with a thesis „The ornament in ceramics“.
Her earlier interest in ceramics she completed in Sonja and Karel Zelenko Art studio in Ljubljana. After marying Rok Zelenko, since 1980 she is permanently creating in Grožnjan, living in Grožnjan and Izola.
As art teacher she started to work in Piran, before finding steady job in Italian Primary School „E. De Amicis“ in Buje and Italian Primary School in Novigrad (teaching juniors).
In following years she was developing her pedagogical experiences and was active in scenography, costumography and graphic work.

Her basic artistic creativity is dedicated to ceramics and its endless challenges. From small decorative and practical objects to ceramic sculpture, ceramic mosaic on architecture and ceramic painting cycles:

  • "My small town"
  • "The game of Earth, Water and Air"
  • "The bird fly"
  • "Seaground"
  • "The sea"
  • "Colour meditations"


Her works have been exhibited in many collective exhibitions at home and in Europe. 

Activities:

SMALL DECORATIVE CERAMIC
MONUMENTAL CERAMIC
ARTS TEACHING
SCENOGRAPHY
COSTUMOGRAPHY
INTERIOR DECORATION