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Born on the island of Unije, Croatia in 1952, Nevio Carcich emigrated with his family to Trieste, Italy in 1960, where he was exposed for the first time to images of Cezanne and Picasso.


It was here that his first art studies and inspiration began under the guidance of Prof. Folco Jacobi.


In 1966, Nevio was again uprooted, this time to the United States, where he continued and completed his studies, graduating with a BFA degree from the New York Institute of Technology  with Honors and a Gold Medal Award in Design. He furthered his art studies in drawing and anatomy at the Art Students League of New York, receiving an Honorable Mention.


Nevio revisits his native island of Unije regularly, where he finds inspiration in the tranquillity and simplicity of island life, the intense Adriatic sun, the aged facades, the weather-beaten windows and doors of stone village houses, textures, powerful colours, the ever-present sea and the surrounding nature for the motifs of his art work.


As an artist and designer, his expertise includes murals, restoration and furniture design, with a long lasting professional career in New York City before moving permanently to Austria.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2024                 Galerie Vorspann, Bad Eisenkappel, Austria


2005 – 2010   Edward Hopper Art Center, Nyack, NY

2006                 Salmagundi Art Club, NY

2006                 Hoboken Arts Festival, NJ

1999                 Hoboken Arts Festival, NJ

1998                 Hoboken Arts Festival, NJ

1998                 Edgewater Arts Festival, NJ – also ‘92, ‘95, ‘96, ‘97

1996                 Polo Gallery, Edgewater, NJ

1996                 North Bergen Arts Festival, NJ

1994                 Polo Gallery, Edgewater, NJ

1993                 Galaxy of Fine Arts, Guttenberg, NJ

1992                 Exchange Place Arts Festival, Jersey City, NJ

1991                 NY Art Expo (Galerie 10 – Paris, France), NY

1990                 NY Art Expo (Galerie 10 – Paris, France), NY

1989                 World Biennale of Croatian Art Exhibition

  Toronto/Vancouver/Calgary, Canada

1989                 Arts Council of the Essex Area, Montclair, NJ

1982                 Mark A. Gallery, Teaneck, NJ

  Elm Art Gallery, Nyack, NY

  Paula Insel Gallery, New York, NY

  Rare Discoveries Gallery, Dallas, TX

1981                 Herder Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

1978                 Gallery 187, Englewood, NJ

Solo Exhibitions:

1999 – 2024   Art Unije, Croatia

2023                 Galerie Komposch, Klagenfurt, Austria

2021                 Galerie im Europahaus, Klagenfurt, Austria

2019                 Galleria Agore’, Gorizia, Italy

2019                 Galerija Torac’, Unije, Croatia

2017                 Franz von Sales Zentrum, Klagenfurt, Austria

2014                 Kunst P12, Klagenfurt, Austria

2004                 Paula at Rigoletto, Weehawken, NJ

1998                 Galerija Torac, Unije, Croatia

1992                Jersey City Fine Arts Library, NJ

  Jersey City – City Hall Rotunda, NJ

1990                 Unije, Croatia

1989                 Unije, Croatia

1988                 Adriatic Societies’ 10th Anniversary, Astoria, NY

1986                 Unije, Croatia

1984                 Unije, Croatia

1982                 Lynn Kottler Gallery, New York, NY

1981                 Greater Paterson Arts Council, NJ


  • Embassy of the Republic of Croatia, Washington, DC
  • Garfinkle Collection, New York, NY
  • Salminen Architects, Helsinki, Finland
  • Vilhar/Anderson – photographers/authors, Tokyo, Japan
  • Daniel Yankelovich, California

Selected Bibliography:

  • LINES from the Art Students League, New York, NY, Spring 2017
  • Novi List, Rijeka, Croatia, August 2014
  • The Jersey Journal, NJ, January 23, 2004
  • Encyclopedia of Living Artists – 11th edition

    Art Network, California, 1999

  • Novi List, Rijeka, Croatia, October 1998
  • The Bergen News, NJ, September11, 1996
  • The Star Ledger, NJ, April 28, 1996
  • North Bergen Reporter, NJ, March 20, 1994
  • The Star Ledger, NJ, July 3, 1994
  • The Star Ledger, NJ, May 7, 1993
  • North Bergen Reporter, NJ, April 26, 1992
  • Novi List, Rijeka, Croatia, August 4, 1989
  • Horizons, World Biennale of Croatian Artists, Toronto, Canada, 1989
  • Art Speak Magazine, New York, NY, March 18, 1982


Life member of the Art Students League of New York.