Prešeren Fund Award Winners
Marko Šuštaršič was born in Cerknica. He studied painting under Professor Gabrijel Stupica at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana and graduated in 1951. He continued his studies with a specialization in mural painting under Professor Slavko Pengov, and completed it in 1953.
In 1962, he won the Prešeren Fund Award for his painting work.