Prof. Dr.art Marija Veteroska
Faculty of Design and Multimedia
Short narrative bio:
Veteroska obtained her undergraduate (2004) and graduate (2008) diploma at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje, in the field of Fine Art Printing and Graphic Design. She obtained her PhD in 2014 at UKIM with the thesis: “Typography and Macedonian Design (from 1945 to 2000)”. The main focus of her research is typography as primary tool of visual communication. She participates in international projects and workshops for graphic design as author and mentor, like the Inclusive Design project in Osijek, Skopje and Pozega, organized by The British Council, Royal College of Art in London and Kyoto Design Lab.
Veteroska is the author of over hundred produced graphic design projects (visual identity, posters, brochures, catalogues, books, book cover designs, illustrations, typeface design - fonts), among which is the Brand Book and Guidelines for the President of the Republic of North Macedonia.
Veteroska is the author of over 30 set designs of international opera, ballet, concert and TV productions. She has worked with directors and choreographers from N. Macedonia, Austria, Serbia, Italy, Russia, Germany, Albania and Hungary.
She has 7 solo exhibitions and has participated in over 50 international group exhibitions. Has received 10 awards for drawing, graphics and design in the country and internationally.
She works as an professor at the Faculty of design and multimedia, at the AUE FON University. She was Dean of the Faculty from 2016 to 2021. Under her mentorship, the students of the Faculty of Design and Multimedia, AUE FON, have won 8 international and state awards for Design.
Course she has been teaching:
Graphic Design Basics, Typography and signage systems 1, Typography and signage systems 2, Book Design, Set Design, Design of Printed Media, Design Project, Poster Design
Subjects and research fields of BA, MA, or PhD thesis you’ve supervised and are interested in supervising:
Graphic Design, Visual Identity, Book design, Design of Printed Media
Typography, Graphic Design, Brand Book and Visual Identity, Visual Communication, Printed Media, Set Design
(selection from 2016):
2020, Brand Book and Guidelines for the President of North Macedonia
2019, design of poster, catalogue and designer cards, Blazhev, Kondev, Shuman “ Dresden - Faces, Spaces, Time”
2019, Logo Design of Authorised Economy Operator, Customs of N. Macedonia.
2018, typeface design Dinka, “Kostadin Tanchev Dinka: from painting and graphics to New Media” Skopje, National Gallery of Macedonia.
2017, Visual Identity Design, “Art and the city”, Lounge Bar, Tirana.
2017, design of poster, catalogue and typeface, „My Secret”, Skopje, Macedonian Opera and Ballet
2016, design of poster, catalogue and typeface, (print and web), Children’s Theatre Festival “Fener”
2016, design of poster, catalogue, Rossini “Il barbiere di Siviglia”, Macedonian Opera and Ballet
2016, Visual Identity Design, Swisstech.
2016, design of typeface and Visual Identity, PŽG, Inclusive Design Workshop, Pozega, Croatia. organizer: EU, British Council, Kyoto Design Lab
2016, Visual Identity, catalogue and product design (co designer with Igor Sekovski), cycleREcycle by Brum Brum
2021, Puccini “Tosca”, opera, Plovdiv, State Opera
2019, Kokalanov “Once Upon a Time in the Future”, drama, Bitola, National Theatre.
2019, “Valpurgy Night” and “Carmen”, ballet, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2019, Opening of International Festival of Film Camera “Brothers Manaki”, multimedia performance, Bitola
2017, Verdi “Il Trovatore”, opera, Plovdiv, State Opera
2017, Bizet “Les pêcheurs de perles”, opera, Tirana, National Opera and Ballet of Albania
2017, “My Secret”, musical, Skopje, Macedonian Opera and Ballet
2016, Rossini “Il barbiere di Siviglia”, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2016, Kirov „The Red Room”, modern ballet, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2013, 2014, 2015, Offenbach “Les contes d’Hoffmann”, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet, and Ruse (Bulgaria), NDK Sofia (Bulgaria), Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
2013, Horner “Kling Klang 5”, musical adventure for children, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2011, Kalman “Die Csárdásfürstin”, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2011, Mozart “Don Giovanni” “, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2010, Donizetti “L’elisir d’amore”, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2009, Verdi “Un ballo in maschera”, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2009, Mozart “Magic flute (for children)” with Ursula Horner, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2007, Zemlinsky “Der Zwerg”, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2006, Rimsky-Korsakov “Scheherazade”, ballet, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2006, Stankovic “Me and my window”, musical and stage performance, MKC
2005, Donizetti “Rita”, opera, Skopje, National Opera and Ballet
2019, Letterpress light workshop, 7th International conference on typography & visual communication, Patras, Greece организатор: Institute for the study of typography & visual communication
2019, Translating the Visual Dramaturgy (workshop)
organizer: Macedonian Center for International Theatre Institute - Production
2017, Mentor at the International workshop for Graphic Design “Expressive typography”, Skopje Creativa, MKC
2016, Mentor at the Set Design Workshop “MOF Summer Academy 2016”, MOF and USAID, Ponikva
2016, PŽG, Inclusive Design Workshop, International Inclusive Design Workshop, Pozega, Croatia. organizer: EU, British Council, Kyoto Design Lab
2015, Mentor at the International Workshop for Graphic Design “Graphic Design of Cards and a Map for Buildings in Debar Maalo from the beginning of the XX century”, Skopje Creativa, Playa Vista
2012, co-mentor at the Workshop “Needle n’Thread, Inclusive Zone”, International Inclusive Design Workshop, Skopje. organizer: British Council, Royal College of Art London, Hellen Hamlin Center.
2012, ExtraOrdinary Design, International Inclusive Design Workshop, Osijek (Croatia), organizer: British Council, Royal College of Art London, Hellen Hamlin Center.