Matko Vekić (Zagreb, 1970) graduated painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 1995. From 1996 to 1999, he worked as a Drawing and Painting Teacher at the School of Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb, and from 1999 to 2003 he taught painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Široki Brijeg at the University of Mostar. Since 2007 he works at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. He has exhibited at a large number of exhibitions at home and abroad, including at the Venice Biennale in 2009. He lives and works in Zagreb.