Prešeren Award Winners
Marlenka Stupica was born in Maribor. She studied painting under Professors France Mihelič and Gojmir Anton Kos at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. She graduated in 1950.
In 1972, she won the Prešeren Fund Award for her achievements in the field of youth illustrations, and in 2013, the Prešeren Award for her lifetime achievements.