Nikola Kolya Božović

Serbia

Nikola Kolya Božović, is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Belgrade, Serbia. 

Over the course of his career, Nikola has exhibited in many group and solo exhibitions in Serbia and abroad. 

His works can be found in several private collections worldwide, including the RADIX collection in Belgrade, Serbia, the BORUSAN collection in Istanbul, Turkey, and the City of Belgrade Museum in Belgrade, Serbia.

A professor with the Faculty of Applied Arts, Mural Painting Department at the University of Belgrade, the artist has also served on the Board of Directors of the October Salon in Belgrade, Serbia since 2014, and since 2018 has been a member of the Council for the Creative Industry in the Cabinet of the President of the Government of Serbia.

Selected Exhibitions


2017 Voyage, group exhibition, China Art Museum (Chinese Pavilion), Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

2014 Phantasms on Wheels, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade, Serbia

Selected Events


2018-2019 One day…, Art Director,
Yoko Ono/Yoko Ono Project, Novi Sad, Serbia.

Education


2004 Master of Arts, Mural Painting Department, Faculty of Applied Arts, Belgrade, Serbia.

Selected Recognitions Awards and Prizes


2011 Golden Palette Award, Spring Exhibition, Ulus, Belgrade, Serbia.

2011 Grant, New York Pollock-Krasner Foundation.



Artist Statement

“I believe that the artist of the future is similar to a multi purpose machine – ready to react in an instant on a given subject, depending on the circumstances and the surroundings. All the while, naturally, filtering it through his emotional structure.”

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