Rudolf Španzel

He was born on 18 December 1948 in Celje, at home in the surroundings of Celje in Zabukovica. He went to the primary school in Griže near Žalec and then continued his schooling in Ljubljana, at the Secondary School for Design. Then, he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, where he graduated in 1971 under Maksim Sedej. He continued with specialist studies in painting under Zoran Didko, Gabrijel Stupica and Janez Bernik, and specialist studies in graphics under Riko Debenjak and Marjan Pogačnik. Since 1971 he has been creating as an independent cultural worker in Ljubljana.