BIography

 

 

Dragan Stojkov

BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1951 in Sombor, Serbia.
Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, Italy in 1979. The class of Carmelo Zotti.
Indipendent exhibitions 160. Group exhibitions 327.
Address: Dositejeva 9 Street, Belgrade, Serbia

FEATURED INDIPENDENT EXHIBITIONS
1971. NOVI SAD Saloon Gallery Slovenijales
1972-87. Serbia: BELGRADE, ČAČAK, APATIN, SOMBOR, SREMSKA MITROVICA
Slovenia: KOPAR
Croatia: POREČ
1988. France: PARIS, Galerie d’Art Plastique C.N.B.
1989. France: PARIS, Galerie du Centre Culturel Créteil
1993. France: PARIS, Galerie du Bank Sociéte Generale
1994. The USA: NEW YORK, Gallery Christi’s
Montenegro: KOTOR
Italy: PORTO SAN GIORGIO, Galleria Art & Mestiere
1995. Austria: WIEN, Viktoria Ken Gallery
Italy: BOLOGNA, International Art Gallery, PADOVA, Galleria d’Arte
1996. France: PARIS, La Librairie – Galerie Racine
1998. The Czeck Republic: PRAGUE, Gallery of the cultural centre
1999. The United Kingdom: LONDON, Wigmare Hall
2000. The United Kingdom: LONDON, Serbian Orthodox church
Italy: RIMINI, Gallery of the City Trade Centre, PORTO SAN GIORGIO, Galleria Arte & Mestiere, Galleria di Hotel Davide, RICONE, Galleria di Grand Hotel
Australia: MELBOURNE, Hall of the Church of the Holy Trinity
2001. Italy: RIMINI, Gallery of the City Trade Centre, VERONA, Galleria La Meridiana
2002. Italy: RIMINI, Gallery of the City Trade Centre
2003. Russia: MOSCOW, Cultural Center of Slavs
Italy: RIMINI, Gallery of the Congress Palace
2004. Italy: RIMINI, Gallery of the Congress Palace
Germany: KELN HILDEN, Stadt. Galerie Burgerhaus
Hungary: BUDAPEST, Gala hall of the Serbian gymnasium
2005. Italy: RIMINI, Gallery of the Congress Palace
Germany: MUNCHEN, Hall of the Olympics, AUSBURG, Gallery of the City Hall
2006. Austria: INNSBRUCK, Art Innsbruck
Italy: RIMINI, Gallery of the Congress Palace, PADOVA, Galleria Questarte
Hungary: BUDAPEST, Gallery Kish Pesta
France: PARIZ, Serbian Cultural Centre
2007. Austria: MUNCHEN, Cultural Centre Gallery
2008. Austria: INNSBRUCK, Contemporary art international fair
Russia: MOSCOW, Gallery Hotel International, Zepter Internacional Gallery
Italy: RIMINI, Gallery of the Congress Palace
2012. Serbia: BELGRADE, National Gallery
The United Kingdom: LONDON, Globe Theatare – Shakespeare’s Days
2013. Serbia: BELGRADE, The National Museum
2014. Serbia: BELGRADE, Gallery of the Central Military Club of Serbia, retrospective exhibition; National Theatre Club, PANČEVO, National Museum, NOVI SAD, Matica srpska
Montenegro: KOTOR, Homen Gallery, Ex Ponto
2016. Serbia: BELGRADE, House of the King Peter I

FEATURED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1971. Serbia: NOVI SAD
1973. Italy: TORINO, Ambasciatori Grand Hotel, MODENA, Galleria di Belle arti, ROME, Galleria Internazionale
Canada: CALGARI, Gallery of Modern Art
Switzerland: GENEVE, Art Gallery 70, LUGANO, Gallerie art Lugano
The United Kingdom: LONDON, Portal International Gallery
Serbia: NOVI SAD, Novi Sad art fair
1975. Italy: VENICE, Tiera del quatro
Serbia: SOMBOR, IV trienale of contemporary Yugoslovenian drawing
1978. Italy: VENICE, Bevilacqua La Masa
Serbia: BELGRADE, 19th October salon
1980. Slovenia: POREČ, Gallery of the National University
Serbia: SOMBOR, XX likovna jesen
Serbia: BELGRADE, 21st October salon
Macedonia: SKOPJE, Group Four Plus
1981. Poland: WROCLAW, The second International Triennale of Drawing
1982. Hungary: BUDAPEST, Museum of contemporary art
1985. The USA: CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE
1986. TUZLA, DUBROVNIK, 8. izložba „40 godina Saveza udruženja likovnih umetnika Jugoslavije 1946–1986.
Croatia: ZAGREB, SPLIT
1988. Poland: WROCLAW, The fourth International Triennale of Drawing
France: PARIS, Yougoslaves d’aujourd’hui, Galerie Monti-Curi
1989. Croatia: DUBROVNIK, Gallery Dubrava
1990. Serbia: NOVI SAD, Gallery of Contemporary art
Slovenia: LJUBLJANA, Mestna Gallery
1993. Cyprus: Gallery Jolly art
1994. The USA: NEW YORK, Galerija CHRISTIE’S
PORTO SAN GIORGIO, Art & Mestiere
1995. Switzerland: ZURICH, Gallery K.L.M.
1996. Italy: MILANO, Galleria Futur Art
1997. Hungary: BUDAPEST, Gallery of the National Library
1998. Hungary: BUDAPEST, Art Expo
Switzerland: GENEVE, Euro art ’98
1999. Hungary: BUDAPEST, Gallery Martino
2000. Hungary: BUDAPEST, Art Expo
2001. Italy: VENICE, MESTRE, Galleria Minima, VENICE, DOLO, Galleria Questarte, MILANO, Galleria d’Arte, PORTO SAN GIORGIO, Galleria Arte Mestieri
2002. Austria: SALZBURG, Gallery Offener kreis, VIENNA, INNSBRUCK
2003. Italy: PADOVA, Art fiera
Austria: VIENNA, World Art Fair
2004. BAJA, Gradaska galerija
BRESCIA, Arte Expo
2009. The USA: WASHINGTON, NEW YORK
2013. The USA: NEW YORK, United Nations
2014. Hungary: BUDAPEST
2018. Montenegro: KOTOR

AWARDS
1976. SOMBOR, F.A.F, Award Bošnjak Ernest for the film Konjović 75
1977. SOMBOR, F.A.F, Diploma for the film Bicycle
1977. KOVIN, K.A.F.F, Diploma for the film Bicycle
1978. BAČKA TOPOLA, M.F.A.F. Diploma for the film Bicycle
1978. SOMBOR, Reward prize on VI Trienale of Contemporary Yugoslavian Drawing
1980. SOMBOR, Reward prize Likovna jesen
1985. ZAGREB
1986. SREMSKA MITROVICA, Reward prize on XI Sremska Mitrovica Salon
1993. ZRENJANIN, Award by the Ministry of Culture of Serbia
1998. NOVI SAD, Award on the First Landscape Biennale
2012. BEOGRAD, Zlatni Beočug, Award by the Cultural and education society
2015. BEOGRAD, Vuk’s Award
2018. BEOGRAD, Recognition Captain Miša Anastasijević

BOOKS ON DRAGAN STOJKOV’S ART
1992. Monograph Dragan Stojkov, published by The Society for Cultural Cooperation Yugoslavia-France, Sombor, with the preface written by Sava Stepanov
1996. Prosveta Belgrade published the book with notes on art Dragan Stojkov The Lights of the Secret. The book contains texts by 60 authors who wrote about Dragan Stojkov
1997. Matica srpska Novi Sad published the book Santa Maria della Salute in which Dragan Stojkov presents 14 paintings inspired by poet Laza Kostić, with the preface written by academic Dejan Medaković and art historian Bela Duranci.
1999. In the World of Dragan Stojkov’s Pebbles, text written by academic Dragoslav Srejović, publisher “Slobodan Mašić”, Belgrade.
2001. National Museum Belgrade published monograph Dragan Stojkov, with preface study of art historian Sreta Bošnjak and other authors.
2003. “Matica srpska” Novi Sad published the book Vera Pavladoljska containing 22 paintings by Dragan Stojkov according to the poem by Matija Bećković, with the preface written by academic Predrag Palavestra and prof. dr Miodrag Jovanović.
2004. “Orfeus” and “Prometej” from Novi Sad published book The Beginning of the Revolt against the Dahijas for which Dragan Stojkov painted 16 paintings according to the poem by Filip Višnjić, with the preface written by academic Dejan Medaković.
2007. “Orfeus” from Novi Sad published book Love Poems by Princess Ateh by Milorad Pavić for which Dragan Stojkov painted 22 paintings, with preface of art historian Sreta Bošnjak.
2008. “Beogradska knjiga”, Belgrade published The Stand of Dragan Stojkov by the author Miloš Jevtić.
2013. Monograph, Dragan Stojkov, the painter of the balance Miodrag Jovanović publisher Bel Art
2013. Ex Ponto, Ivo Andrić, with preface written by academic Matija Bećković and academic Miro Vuksanović

FEATURED GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS
WITH DRAGAN STOJKOV’S PAINTINGS
The National Museum, Belgrade, Serbia
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
The City Museum, Sombor, Serbia
Gallery Art Life, Subotica, Serbia
Conteporary Gallery, Zrenjanin, Serbia
Gallery of Contemporary art, Novi Sad, Serbia
Contemporary gallery JAZU, Zagreb, Croatia
Gallery Yugoslovenian Portrait, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Modern gallery, Rijeka
The National Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia
Gallery Galerija Matice srpske, Novi Sad, Serbia
Belgrade Drama Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia
Zvezdara Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia
Gallery “Nadežda Petrović”, Čačak, Serbia
Foundation “Miloš Crnjanski”, Belgrade, Serbia
Gallery Burgerhaus, Cologne, Germany
Government office in Novi Sad, Serbia
Foundation „Branka Radičevića”, Sremski Karlovci
City Library, Belgrade, Serbia
The National Assembly, Belgrade, Serbia
Globe Theatre, London, UK
Collection SANU, Belgrade, Serbia
The Zepter Museum, Belgrade, Serbia
The Museum of Vatican, Rome, Italy
Foundation Ivo Andrić, Belgrade, Serbia
The Presidency, Belgrade, Serbia
National Library of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
Private collection Trajković
Private collection Ljubomir Erić
Private collection Lovorka and Miomir Nikolić
Historical museum of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia

His paintings are found in many private collections in the country and abroad.