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Ive Šubic
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Born (1922-04-23)23 April 1922
Hotovlja, Slovenia
Died 29 December 1989(1989-12-29) (aged 67)
Škofja Loka, Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Education Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
Known for painting, graphics, illustrating
Notable work
Painting, printmaiking and illustration
Awards Levstik Award
1949 for Nejček
Levstik Award
1951 for Kralj Matjaž reši svojo nevesto
Levstik Award
1967 for Jugoslavija with Jože Ciuha'
Prešeren Foundation Award
1968 for his exhibition in the Škofja Loka Museum
Levstik Award
1969 for Mladost v džungli
Levstik Award
1971 for Kos rženega kruha
Grand Prešeren Award
1979 for his artistic achievements

Ive Šubic (23 April 1922 – 29 December 1989) was a Slovene painter, graphic artists and illustrator.

Šubic was born in the village of Hotovlja near Poljane above Škofja Loka in 1922. He enrolled in the Zagreb Academy of Arts in 1940, but his studies were interrupted by the Second World War. He joined the partisans in 1941 and participated in the Battle of Dražgoše, the monument to which he later participated in designing. After the war he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana under Gojmir Anton Kos and Božidar Jakac. He graduated in 1948. He is known for his paintings, linocuts and other prints, illustrations and murals. He died in Škofja Loka in 1989.

In 1968 he won the Prešeren Foundation Award for the exhibition of his art in the Škofja Loka Museum. In 1979 he won the Grand Prešeren Award for his creative achievements. He also won the Levstik Award for his illustrations five times, in 1949, 1951, 1967 (with Jože Ciuha), 1969 and 1971.

The Ive Šubic Art Colony, organized every year in Škofja Loka since 1997 is named after him.

Selected Illustrated Works

  • Uporne Dražgoše (Dražgoše the Village That Rebelled), written by Ivo Zorman, 1978
  • Dolga pot (The Long Path), written by Kristina Brenk, 1973
  • Kos rženega kruha (A Slice of Rye Bread), written by Ferdo Godina, 1971
  • Mladost v džungli (Youth in the Jungle), written by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, 1969
  • Tolminski punt (The Peasant Revolt in Tolmin), written by France Bevk, 1968
  • Spomini na deda in druge zgodbe (Memories of Grandfather and Other Stories), written by Josip Jurčič, 1967
  • Jugoslavija (Yugoslavia), written by France Planina, 1967
  • Smeh skozi solze (Laughter Through Tears), written by France Bevk, 1959
  • Kralj Matjaž reši svojo nevesto (King Matjaž Saves his Bride), written by Mile Klopčič, 1951
  • Nejček (Nejček), written by Zoran Hudales, 1949
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