Prešeren Award Winners
Stojan Batič was born in Trbovlje. He studied sculpture under Frančišek Smerdu and Boris Kalin, both Professors at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. He graduated in 1949, and specialized in sculpture under Professor Frančišek Smerdu in 1951.
He won the Prešeren Award for his sculpture cycle The Miners in 1960.