About

Marko Zubak was born in 1979 in Zagreb, Croatia, in an artist surrounding, and started to create soon, playing in the family gallery on the island Rab. He starts studying painting at “Accademia delle belle arti di Bologna”, Italy in 1999. After three years of studying he has moved to Barcelona where he concluded his degree in “Facultad de Bellas Artes de Barcelona”, in 2006. In the same year he starts the course of multimedia in CIPSA school and finishes it in 2008.At the moment he is working and producing in his studios in Zagreb and Rovinj.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2006. Exhibition of paintings, Gallery Iris, Barcelona
2010. Paintings and installations exhibition, gallery ‘Izidor Kršnjavi’, Zagreb, Croatia
 »see pics
2010. Paintings and video exhibition, gallery Tir, Nova Gorica, Slovenia »see pics
2010. ‘ye-boT initiative’ show, paper toy project, ULUPUH gallery, Zagreb, Croatia »see pics
2011. ‘Un monde aux frontières du réel’, paintings and sculptures, CovArt Gallery, Luxembourg »see pics
2011. ‘Paper Toys im OK’ – NEXTCOMIC festival: 1. room: II LOVE mag & ye-boT initiative show,  video projection: “Thought control” 2.room: “St. Bugbot”, installation and scenography for stop motion video, OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz, Austria »see pics
2016. PAPER TOYS, cardboard sculptures, Österr. Papiermachermuseum, Laakirchen-Steyrermühl, Austria
2017. PAPERBOTS, Österr. Papiermachermuseum, Laakirchen-Steyrermühl, Austria
2017. Paperbots: Terms of surrender, MMC Ulika, Bale, Croatia

OTHER EXHIBITIONS:
2005. “Imprezona”, gallery Miscelanea, Barcelona

2007. Alpok-Adria-Pannonia International art exhibition, Castillo Batthyany, Körmend, Hungary
2008. “YEBOMAYCU project”, Prostor Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia (solo)
2009. “Paper Toy and Pop Out Show”, Pink Hobo Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2009. “Bugbots”, MM centar, Studentski Centar, Zagreb, Croatia
 (solo)
2009. “FabFibe show”, paper toy show, Sculpture Square, Singapore
2010. Paintings, Biblioteca Pública Municipal de Orxeta, Orxeta, España
 (solo)
2010. VIDEOMEDEJA, International Video Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad: »video: Yebo studio
2011. “Paper Toy II”, Pink Hobo Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2011. “Petits Formats, grandes Signatures”, CovArt Gallery, Luxembourg
2012. NextComic Festival, OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz, Austria, »video: St. Bugbot
2012. Athens Video*/Art Festival, Greece, »video: St. Bugbot
2012. 3rd Urban Arts Festival, Angers-Paris-Brussels, »video: St. Bugbot
2012. Galerija Greta, Zagreb, »video: St. Bugbot (solo)
2013. Annual exhibition of HDLU members »video: No place for paper toys
2013. Baranja Animation Festival (BAF!), Croatia, »video: No place for paper toys
2013. 2nd BIENNALE OF PAINTING / VIENNA CALLING, Home of HDLU – Meštrović Pavilion, Zagreb, Croatia
2013. Animateka 10th IAFF, Ljubljana, Slovenia, »video: No place for paper toys
2014. BORROWORROB: In Search of Symmetry, Home of HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia
2015. MLIBTY Shadows, In-situ event at Siva galerija, Medika, Zagreb, Croatia (solo)
2015. Urban Paper Collective Show, Sauerland-Museum, Arnsberg, Germany
2015. Annual exhibition of HDLU members (collective)
2016. OTOTOY: Art toys, Centro Cultural F., Medellin/ Bogota, Colombia
2016. Likovna kolonija Rovinj 2016, Zavičajni muzej grada Rovinja
2016. Urban Paper Collective Show, Sauerland-Museum, Arnsberg, Germany
2016. Annual exhibition of HDLU members
2016. The 33rd YOUTH SALON – BUDGET, Home of HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia
2017. (dis)placement exhibition, Ugly Duck, London, UK
2017. Art colony Rovinj 2017, Rovinj Heritage Museum
2017. Annual exhibition of HDLU members
2017. (dis)placement exhibition II, Jacaranda, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
2017. STROKE ART FAIR 2017, Munich, Germany
2017. “A journey into the Universe of Art Toys”, Topic Puppets Museum, Tolosa, Spain

PROJECTS:
» yebomaycu independent projects, (free art paper toys)
 www.yebomaycu.com
» II LOVE mag, free PDF magazine about paper toys, »more
» ye-boT initiative, custom paper toy project, »more

AWARDS:
» “Take away”, custom paper toy contest: Best paper toy (Spain, traveling show), 2008.
» 3rd Artaq Urban Arts awards, France, for video catgegory: “St. Bugbot”, 2012.
» Grisia, Open Air Art Exhibition, Croatia (purchase award), 2014.

PUBLICATIONS:
» Kontejner #8, magazine, Slovenia
, 2008.
» ALITTLEBEAT, magazine, Spain, 2009.
» Computer Arts Projects, magazine, UK (#126, August 2009.)
» “Papercraft” book, Design and Art with Paper, R.Klanten, S.Ehmann, B.Meyer. Published by Gestalten, Berlin, Germany, 2009.
» “Paper Toy Monsters” book, by Brian Castelforte, Workman publishing, New York, USA, 2010.
» Artaq bookzine 2012, Artaq Urban Arts awards 2012.
» “Paper Robots” book, by Nick Knite, h.f.ullmann publishing, Potsdam, Germany, 2013.

Marko Zubak, Fine Arts degree. Fields: painting, sculpture, graphic, paper toys, design, animation.
Projects: MLIBTY Shadows, Bugbots, yebomaycu project, ye-boT initiative. Download free papertoys.