Slobodan Trajković

Slobodan Trajković

visiting professor

Narrow scientific/artistic field:
Drawing and painting

Subjects:
Multimedia, Multimedia Art

  • 1978 – Diploma, Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade;
  • 1980 – Magister’s degree, Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade;
  • 1982/83 – Ecole Nationale, Superieure des Beaux Arts, Pariz (Grant by French government).
  • 2002 – Longin award for achievements in visual arts, The Association of Visual Artists of Kosovo and Metohija, Zvečan, Kosovo;
  • 1989 – First prize for painting, Art Colony Ečka, Contemporary Gallery, Zrenjanin;
  • 1986 – First prize for painting, 27th October Salon, Cvijeta Zuzorić Pavilion, Belgrade;
  • 1985 – First prize for painting, 13th Biennale of Young Artists, Modern Gallery, Rijeka;
  • 1984 – Second prize for painting, 3rd Biennale of Yugoslav Art, Equitable Gallery, New York;
  • 1984 – First prize for painting, Young Artists’ Salon, Boro and Ramiz Gallery, Pristina;
  • 1982/83 – Ecole Nationale, Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris (The Scholarship of the Government of the French Republic);
  • 1982 – Grand prize, The 5th Anniversary of YAVA-1, Alternative Museum, New York;
  • 1981 – First prize for drawing, Young Artists’ Salon, City Museum, Šibenik;
  • 1979 – First prize for painting, Politika’s Open Atelier, Belgrade Fair, Belgrade.
  • 2014 – Directional Forces, Artoll, Germany (curator: Hedley Roberts)
  • 2014 – Montenegro Meeting Point, Art Colony Bijelo Polje (curator: Abaz Dizdarević)
  • 2014 – Vidovdan Meetings, Gračanica, Kosovo
  • 2013 – Directional Forces Venice, Colony 55, Venice, Italy (curators: Sian Mooney, Garry Dohorty and Vanya Balogh)
  • 2013 – Montenegro Meeting Point, Art Colony, Bijelo Polje (curator: Abaz Dizdarević)
  • 2006/10 – Barbican Art Foundation, Studio Program, London, UK
  • 2005/06 – Florence Trust, Studio Program, London, UK
  • 2001/01 – Elisabeth Trust, Studio Program, New York
  • 1993/94 – The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Space Program, New York
  • (18 months of fully paid studio in New York; Artistic selection: Chuck Close, Cynthia Carlson, Janet Fish, Philip Parlistein, Irving Sandler, Harriet Shore, Lorna Simpson, Robert Storr)
  • 1992 – La Napoule Art Foundation, Visit of Foreign Artists, La Napoule, France (tree months of paid visit)
  • 1989 – Art Colony Ečka, Zrenjanin (two terms: Painters and Watercolor Artists)
  • 1988 – Art Colony Lipovac, Topola
  • 1983/84 – Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris (18-month visit)
  • 1982 – Serbian Foundation for Young Artists “Moše Pijade” (International Program, London), Ministry of Culture of the SFR Yugoslavia
  • 1981 – Serbian Foundation for Young Artists “Moše Pijade”, Ministry of Culture of the SFR Yugoslavia
  • 1980 – Art Colony Počitelj, Počitelj
  • 2012 – Balkan Rhapsody, O3one Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 2012 – Revelation of Faces, Blok Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 2009 – A Midsummer’s Night Dream (second part), Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore – A Midsummer’s Night Dream (first part), Icon Gallery, Venice;
  • 2008 – Traces of Memory, Zvono Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 2007 – Metamorphoses (second part), Belgrade Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 2006 – Metamorphoses (first part), Florence Trust, London;
  • 2001 – Rivers and Shores, Visual Arts Gallery of the Cultural Center, Belgrade;
  • 1998 – New Paintings, Stux Gallery, New York;
  • 1996 – Paintings, ULUS Gallery Belgrade;
  • 1989 – Paintings, Lada Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 1988 – Mythical Spaces, Sebastian Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 1988 – Mythical Spaces, Sebastian Gallery, Varaždin;
  • 1988 – Drawings, Lada Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 1986 – Paintings, Tomoko Liguori Gallery, New York;
  • 1985 – Battle Arena, Alternative Museum, New York;
  • 1985 – Paintings and Drawings (awarded artists of the Youth Biennale in Rijeka) Mestna Gallery, Ljubljana;
  • 1984 – Heavenly Stories, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Arts, Belgrade;
  • 1984 – Heavenly Stories, Mala Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana;
  • 1984 – Heavenly Stories, Medusa Gallery, Kopar;
  • 1984 – Signs, Absurd Plants, Heavenly Stories, Art Gallery, Priština;
  • 1984 – Paintings, Objects and Drawings, Nadežda Petrović Gallery, Čačak;
  • 1984 – Absurd Plants, YAVA-1 Gallery, New York;
  • 1982 – Drawings, Gallery of the City Theater, Šibenik;
  • 1980 – Paintings and Objects, Gallery of the Belgrade Youth Center, Belgrade;
  • 1979 – Dematerialization, Gallery of the Belgrade Youth Center, Belgrade;
  • 1976 – Drawings, Gallery of the Provincial National Theater, Priština
  • 2015
    • The Fall of the Rebel Angels, Magazzini del Sale, 56th Venice Biennale (curator: Vanya Balogh);
    • Sunday in the Park with Ed, Display Gallery, London (curators: Cedric Christie & Pascal Rousson);
    • River, AVA Gallery, London (guest curator: Richard Wilson RA);
    • Chinese Open, Q Park, London (curators: Cedric Christie & Vanya Balogh);
  • 2014
    • 110 years of the Lada Society, Cvijeta Zuzorić Pavilion, Belgrade;
    • White Room, Museum Zepter, Belgrade (curator: Ivana Simeunović);
    • Montenegro Meeting Point,  Art Colony Bijelo Polje (curator: Abaz Dizdarević);
    • London Art, AVA Gallery, London (curator: Peter Cobb);
    • My Experience in a Notebook, Wydzial Sztuki Uniwersytet Pedagogicznego, Krakow, Poland (curator: Svetlana Petrović);
    • Directional Forces 2014, O3one Gallery, Belgrade (curators: S. Trajković and H. Roberts);
    • Directional Forces, Artoll, Germany (curator: Hedley Roberts);
    • Chinese Open, Q Park, London (curator: Cedric Christie & Vanya Balogh).
  • 2013
    • BIG DEAL 5, Q Park, Cavendish Square, London (curator: Cedric Christie & Vanya Balogh);
    • Directional Forces 3 > Colony 55, Magazzini del Sale, Dorsoduro, 55th Venice Biennale, Italy – Montenegro Meeting Point, Art Colony Bijelo Polje;
    • Belgrade – London – Paris – Berlin, Society of Artists Lada, SULUJ Gallery Belgrade;
    • Chinese Open, Q Park, London (curators: Cedric Christie & Vanya Balogh);
  • 2012
    • Zepter Museum Collection, Koruska Gallery, Slovenian Gradec, Slovenia (curator: Ivana Simeunović);
    • Trajković Collection, The 25th of May Museum, Belgrade (curators: Slavica and Daniel Trajković);
  • 2011
    • Autumn Exhibition of ’11, Cvijeta Zuzorić Pavilion, Belgrade (curator: Natalija Cerović);
    • Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York;
    • Art in Embassies, Residency of the American Embassy, Belgrade;
  • 2010
    • Susak Expo 2010, Sušak Press, Sušak, Croatia (curators: Cedric Christie & Vanya Balogh);
    • My Experience in a Notebook, Visual Arts Gallery of the Cultural Center, Belgrade (curator: Svetlana Petrovic);
    • Miniscule, Oblong Gallery, London (curator: Vanya Balogh and Jim Racine);
  • 2009
    • Open Studios, Arts Unwrapped, Barbican Arts Group, London;
    • ArtWorks Open, Project Space, London;
  • 2008
    • Acquisitions of the City of Belgrade, Magazine Gallery, Belgrade;
    • Open Ateliers, ArtWorks Open, Barbican Art Trust, London;
  • 2007
    • Open Ateliers, ArtWorks Open, Barbican Art Trust, London;
    • Auction of Paintings and Antiques, Opera & Theatre Madlenianum, Zemun, Belgrade;
    • Urban Mythologies, Belgrade Gallery, Belgrade (curator: Jelena Krivokapić);
  • 2006
    • Painting of the ’80s, Belgrade Gallery, Belgrade (curator: Lidija Merenik);
    • Autumn Exhibition, Cvijeta Zuzorić Pavilion, Belgrade (curator: Natalija Cerović);
    • The Liminal Phase, Highbury Studios, London (curators: Micha Eden and Rebecca Jewell);
    • Florence Trust ’06, Florence Art Trust, London (curator: Paul Bayley);
    • Open Ateliers, Florence Art Trust, London;
    • Auction of Paintings and Antiques, Opera & Theatre Madlenianum, Zemun, Belgrade;
  • 2005
    • Arts Unwrapped, Florence Art Trust, London;
    • New Permanent Exhibition, Nadežda Petrović Gallery, Čačak;
  • 2002
    • Artists for Artists, Ace Gallery, New York (curator: Joyce E. Robinson);
    • Open Atelier ’02, Elizabeth Art Trust, New York;
  • 2001
    • Autumn Exhibition ’01, Cvijeta Zuzorić Pavilion, Belgrade;
    • Open Atelier ’01,  Elizabeth Art Trust, New York;
  • 2000
    • Autumn Exhibition, Cvijeta Zuzorić Pavilion, Belgrade;
    • The 20th Memorial of Nadežda Petrović, Nadežda Petrović Gallery, Čačak;
    • Serbian Art of the 20th Century, National Museum, Belgrade;
  • 1999 – Bulletin Board, Postmaster Gallery, New York;
  • 1998 – Gramercy Art Fair, Gramercy Park Hotel, New York with Stefan Stux Gallery;
  • 1997
    • Art Exchange Exhibition, with the Stefan Stux Gallery/Rebecca Cooper, New York
    • Sex Industry, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York;
  • 1996 – Chelsea Inauguration, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York;
  • 1995
    • Group exhibition, Cucalon Gallery, New York;
    • Masters of Tranquillity, Cvijeta Zuzorić Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 1995
    • 25th Anniversary of the Youth Center Art Gallery
    • 34th October Salon, Cvijeta Zuzorić Gallery, Belgrade
  • 1994
    • Summer Exhibition, Stux Gallery, New York
    • Illuminating Line, Gallery 5, Columbus, Ohio
    • In the Spirit of Things, Stux Gallery, New York;
  • 1994 – Open Ateliers, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, New York;
  • 1993
    • Open Ateliers, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, New York;
    • Painting, Sculptures, Photographs, Frank Bustamante Gallery, New York;
    • Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade;
  • 1992
    • Polymorphia, Galerie Les Cyclades, Antibes, France;
    • Open Ateliers, La Napoule Art Trust, La Napoule;
  • 1991 – Collection of the Lipovac Art Colony, French Cultural Center, Belgrade;
  • 1990
    • Serbian Visual Arts in the World, National Museum, Belgrade
    • Rastovski Gallery, New York
    • 31st October Salon, Theater Gallery, Belgrade;
    • Art Colony Ečka, Contemporary Gallery Zrenjanin;
  • 1989 – 30th October Salon, ULUS Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 1988
    • 7-3 Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York;
    • First Colony of Yugoslav Artists in New York, Atrium Gallery, Belgrade;
    • Yugoslav Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest;
  • 1987
    • Masters of Fine Arts in the ’80s,  Gallery of the Yugoslav National Army Cultural Center, Belgrade;
    • 28th October Salon, Gallery of the Yugoslav National Army Cultural Center, Belgrade;
    • Selection ’87, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
    • “8 x 6”, Exhibition Pavilion, K. Miloš Aranđelovac;
    • New Destination, New York, (3 participants: Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum and Alternative Museum), Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, USA;
  • 1986
    • Paintings, City Museum Sombor;
    • 28th October Salon, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
    • Children’s World Fair, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, New York;
    • A Dialogue of Sculptures of Anchorage and New York, Arco Gallery, Anchorage;
    • Autumn Exhibition at ULUS, Gallery of the Cultural Center Pinki, Belgrade;
    • Visions of Contemporary Serbian Landscape Painting, Knjaz Miloš Gallery, Arandjelovac;
    • Bridges, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
  • 1985
    • 27th October Salon, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
    • Collaborations, Alternative Museum, New York;
    • Critics’ Selection, AZ Gallery, Belgrade;
    • 13th Biennale of Young Artists, Modern Gallery, Rijeka;
    • 4th Biennale of Watercolor Art, Vjekoslav Karas Gallery, Karlovac;
    • Elaboration of Painting Procedures, Gallery of the Kolarac National University, Belgrade;
    • 73rd ULUS Exhibition, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
    • Annual Exhibition of the Priština Artists, Youth Center, Boro and Ramiz Gallery, Priština;
    • In Focus, Old Harbourmaster’s Office Gallery, Zemun;
  • 1984 – Outside of the Trends in Visual Arts, Gallery of the Kolarac National University, Belgrade;
  • 1984
    • 25th October Salon, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
    • Regions as Motivations – Spaces as Results, National Museum, Zrenjanin;
    • New Image in Drawing, Gallery of the Olga Petrov Cultural Center, Pančevo;
    • Young Artists’ Salon, Youth Center, Boro and Ramiz Gallery, Priština;
    • 3rd Biennale of Yugoslav Art, Equitable Gallery, New York;
    • 10 x 3 Artistic Circles, The Cork Avery Fisher Hall Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York;
    • 1983
      • 9 x 3, Culture Center Cankar, Ljubljana;
      • Still Life as a Challenge, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade;
      • Critics’ Selection, AZ Gallery, Belgrade;
      • Art of the ’80s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade;
      • Young Yugoslav Artists, Yugoslav Cultural Center,;
      • New Abstraction, Gallery of the Olga Petrov Cultural Center, Pančevo InterArt ’83, Equitable Gallery, New York;
      • Artes de la Cite des Arts, Cite des Arts Internationale, Paris;
      • Exhibition of the French National Scholarship Receivers;
      • Maison Internationale du Theatre Renaud-Barrault, Paris;
    • 1982
      • Critics’ Selection, Gallery of the Cultural Center, Belgrade;
      • 23rd October Salon, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
      • 5th Anniversary of YAVA-1, Alternative Museum, New York;
      • 12th Artistic Autumn, City Museum, Sombor;
      • Flight Without a Title, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
      • Selection of ’82, Cvijeta Zuzorić, Visual Arts Gallery, Belgrade;
      • 2nd Young Artists’ May Salon Gallery of the Yugoslav National Army Cultural Center, Šibenik;
      • Painting of the ’80s, R. Jakopić Visual Arts Center, Ljubljana;
    • 1981
      • First Exhibition, Gallery of the Youth Center, Belgrade;
      • SDLUJ ’81, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Skopje;
      • Young Artists’ May Salon, City Museum, Šibenik;
      • Art Expo New York 1981, New York Coliseum, New York;
    • 1979
      • Belgrade, an Artistic Inspiration, Gallery of the Cultural Center, Belgrade;
      • 10th Biennale of Young Artists, Modern Gallery, Rijeka;
      • Postgraduates of the Academy of Fine and Applied Arts, Belgrade Fair, Belgrade;
      • Geometrical Abstraction, ULUS Gallery, Belgrade;
    • 1978
      • Perspectives 6, Theater Gallery, Belgrade;
      • Six Young Painters, Gallery of the Cultural Center, Students’ City, Belgrade;