Prešeren Award Winners
Marjan Pogačnik was born in Ljubljana. He studied at the Faculty of Philosophy in Ljubljana, where he graduated in 1947 and continued to study painting under Professor Gabrijel Stupica at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. He graduated in 1949 and specialized in painting under Professor Gabrijel Stupica in 1951.
He won the Prešeren Fund Award in 1963 for his graphic works and the Prešeren Award in 1986 for his lifetime achievement.