Prešeren Award Winners
Zdenko Kalin was born in Solkan near Gorica. He studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb under Professors Franjo Kršinić and Robert Frangeš-Mihanović. He graduated in 1934.
He won the Prešeren Award twice: in 1959 and then also in 1982, first for his sculpture on the Building of the People's Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia and second for his lifetime achievement in the field of fine art creation.