Exhibition about the Ucka Nature Park in UN Vienna

time: 14.03.2011. - 25.03.2011.
place: Vienna, Austria
organiser: UN
The exhibition titled ´Ucka Nature Park in artists´ eyes´ is at the moment on view at the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna. The exhibition presents about forty paintings myde by Austrian and Croatian painters inspired by the Ucka Nature Park in Croatia.

The exhibition is a result of art colony which started in 2007, and includes about ten Austrian artists, as well as Croatian painter from Opatija, Miljenka Sepic.

The exhibition will be on view till 25th of March.

Ucka Nature Park encompasses Mount Ucka and a part of the Cicarija mountain range. It is located along the northern Adriatic coast at one of the most northerly points of the Mediterranean, right where Istria meets the continental part of Croatia.

The distinctive features for which this area was proclaimed a nature park have been known about for long time. Due to its relief and proximity to the sea, the area is characterised by a particular climate and lush forest vegetation. Also important are its rich meadows and other anthropogenic habitats that are home to numerous endemic, threatened and protected plant and animal species.

(D.H., 15.03.2011)