"My main volition is to paint living paintings."
UROŠ PATERNU was born in 1972 in Kranj, Slovenia. From 1991-1995 he was studing painting and graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he also received the Master Degree from abstract painting in the year 2000.
In the year 1995 he received the National Slovenian »Prešeren« Award for the painting »Wet living green«.
In the year 1996 he received First prize for postgraduate study from Ivan Napotnik Cultural Centre, Velenje.
His work appeared in various publications.
Paternu's paintings are hanging in corporate and private collections.
He lives and paint in Ljubljana, Slovenia.