Filip was born in Slavonski Brod, Croatia in 1976. Enjoys outdoor activities such as biking, running, flying, traveling, talking, smiling.
EXPERIENCE: Manager of the aviation and space center Artairways, Selected as a mission specialist by ArtNASA in May 2009. In February 2010, he completed astronaut candidate training that included scientific and technical briefings, intensive instruction in shuttle and International Space Station systems, physiological training, T-38 flight training and water and wilderness survival training.
SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: in big scale 3d artworks and airplanes artworks
Mrvelj gained the distinction of being the first man to land an artcraft on the moon and first to step on its surface intention to paint on it.
SPECIAL HONORS: His biggest expedition is 1300m2 large anamorphic picture („Missing coast“) that he did in June/July 2011 in quadrant Slavonski Brod/ Croatia. The picture is painted with permanent colors and become part of river bank so in one moment when river Sava rise and when viewer take a photo it looks that river falling down in the big ground hall. In that time, official Guinness record for the largest anamorphic picture was about 750 m2 almost 600m2 less than his biggest extravehicular painting.
With international time in September 2013 ( Lelystad, Netherland) he made the longest anamorphic picture for Guinness record. The picture is 140,30 m long.(Powered by Planet Streetpainting). He is the first artastronaut that brings 3d anamorphic art on island Cyprus( North Cyprus,Catalkoy)
He has logged more than 20,000 painting hours in more than 12 different missions over the planet Earth with special experience in all kind of colors, surfaces, indoor, outdoor, 2D, 3D, individual or team activities.
About location and Mrvelj’s 3D art