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Exibitions

  • 2015  Christmas Vernissage, Studio Marina, Montreal
  • 2014  Exhibition at the Serbian Embassy honouring International Women's Day, Ottawa
  • 2013  Colours of a Woman, Solo Exhibition for international Women's Day, organized by the embassy of BiH, City Hall, Ottawa
  • 2012  Participant, Shield of Athena Art Auction, to benefit shelters for women and children
  • 2012  Participant of Art exhibit at Italian Festival, Montreal
  • 2012  Group exhibit, Art for Watercan, Embassy of Serbia, Ottawa
  • 2012  Group Art exhibit for International Women's Day, Casa D'Italia, Montreal
  • 2012  Group Art exhibit organized by the Embassy of Bosnia and Hercegovina, Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
  • 2010  Exhibit at FIMA, Interntional Art Festival of Montreal
  • 2009  Exhibit at FIMA, International Art Festival of Montreal
  • 2008  Exhibit at FIMA, International Art Festival of Montreal
  • 2007  Exhibit at George Laoun Optician / Gallery, Montreal
  • 2006  Exhibit at the Climate Control Centre during the U.N.F.C.C.C., Montreal
  • 2005  Exibition "Corpus Illuminatus" during Montreal High Lights Festival
  • 2004-05  Interview on the Serbian Television program regarding art with a live portrait demonstration, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 2004  Group exhibition and Art Auction to benefit "The Shield of Athena" shelter for women, Montreal
  • 2004  Participant of "Synergy Art Auction" in California, U.S.A.
  • 2004  "Colors of the Olympics", group exhibition at the Greek Festival, Montreal
  • 2004  "Colors of the Olympics" group exhibition at the Greek Community Centre, Montreal
  • 2003  Interview with VOX Channel regarding inauguration of my web site, Montreal
  • 2003  Embassy of Serbia and Montenegro, 21 Blackburn Avenue, Ottawa
  • 2003  One Woman Show at Second Cup cafe, Montreal
  • 2003  Open Studio, St. Lawrence Boulevard, Montreal
  • 2001  One Woman Show at Second Cup cafe, Montreal
  • 1999  Interview with CBC Newsworld regarding war and art, Montreal
  • 1998  Interview with Global TV as artist of the month, Montreal
  • 1998  Interview with CJNT television in the artist's studio, Montreal
  • 1998  One Woman Show at Cafe Expressions, Montreal
  • 1997  Festival Orford- Art Expo, Orford, Quebec
  • 1997  Group Exhibition at Galerie Harrison, Montreal
  • 1997  One Woman Show at Montreal gallery
  • 1996  Group Exhibition 'Les Femmeuses 96', Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc.
  • 1995  Group Exhibition at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Westmount, Quebec
  • 1992-95  Worked in fields of journalism and poetry
  • 1992  Group Exhibition 'Les Femmeuses 92', (benefit for shelters for women and children) organised by Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc., Montreal, Quebec
  • 1991  One Woman Show to benefit the Quebec Cystic Fibrosis Association, Marina Gavanski Zissis Studio, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1990  One Woman Show to benefit the Giant Steps School (Canadian Institute for Neurological Development), Marina Gavanski Zissis Studio, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1990  One Woman Show accompanied by a piano and violin concert, Marina Gavanski Zissis Studio, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1989  One Woman Show at Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1988  Group Exhibition to benefit the Ladies Hellenic Benevolent Society, Ritz Carlton, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1988  Private One Woman Show at the Greek Consulate, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1987  Participant at Art Sales and Rental Gallery, Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1986  Group Exhibition at Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 1984  One Woman Show at the Greek National Tourist Organisation, Montreal, Quebec.
  • 1983  Group Exhibition at the Greek Community Centre, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1981  Group Exhibition at Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 1981 Group Exhibition at Atelier J. Lucacs, Toronto, Ontario.
  • 1981 Group Exhibition at Saxe Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • 1980  Group Exhibition at Tivoli Gallery, San Francisco, California.
  • 1980  Group Exhibition at Robson Square Media Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 1979  Group Exhibition at Move Gallery, North Vancouver, B.C.
  • 1979 One Woman Show at MacEwen Art Space, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 1979 One Woman Show at Gallery F.L.U. (faculty of fine arts), Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Education

  • 1979  Masters of Fine Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 1973-74  Studied at the Private Art School of Prof. Sergije Jovanovich in Belgrade, and travelled through Europe, visiting major Museums and private art collections
  • 1973  Graduated from Sentinel Secondary School, West Vancouver, B.C.

Awards

  • 1979  Recipient of student October Award for best achievement in the field of visual arts in the graduating class of 1979

Special Projects

  • 1979  Completed Mural 'Dance of the Maidens' for the Student Cultural Centre, New Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Events

  • Marina and Milos Raonic with his Portraits, 2016

  • Marina, Colours of a Woman, Ottawa 2013.

  • Marina presenting her painting to Novak Djokovic.

  • Shield of Athena Auction, 2012.

Press

Ottawa Citizen 2014

by Jennifer Campbell

To mark International Women’s Day, Serbian Chargé d’Affaires...

Exhibition Ottawa March 2013

by Sneh Duggal - Embassy Magazine 2013

She's sensual, intellectual, and emotional. She is a woman...

Article Martin Barry 2011

by Martin Barry - LMR 2011

Take the whirling continuity of the circle...