Curriculum Vitae

Maja Rakočević Cvijanov
qualifications (e.g.BA,MA) sculptor
Date of birth: 25th of May 1975.

Education:

May 2004:
Completion of postgraduate studies at Faculty of Fine Art in Belgrade, sculpture department; supervisor – Professor Mrdjan Bajić.

September 2001:
Graduated from Faculty of Fine Art, sculpture department, Belgrade, Serbia

September 1996:
Graduated from Community College for Fine and Applied Arts, Belgrade, Serbia

Members:

Since 2004. member of NGO dez.org, from Belgrade, Serbia
Since 2002. Member of ‘ULUS’ (Association of Fine Artists of Serbia)

Jobs:

Since 2008. working in the Institut for protection of Cultural Monuments as sculptor – conservator

Since 2005. the status of a free artist

1998 onwards: Participation in many group exhibitions and projects, including:
2010. UPDATE own (female character),exhibition in Ozone Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

2010.
Mixer Festival, Exhibition in Grain Mill, Belgrade, Serbia

2009.
„Urban bridges“ (Urbane Bruecken) Gallery „NN19“, Saarbruecken, Germany

2008.
“Exposition”, Galerie “Stadtpark”, Krems an der Donau, Austria

2006.
“Just Visiting”, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland

2006.
Young Visual Artist Awards,City Gallery Prague, Municipal Library, Czech Republic

2005.
11th International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor, Slovenia.

2005.
38th Winter Salon of Young Artists, “Josip-Bepo Benković” Gallery, Herceg Novi, Montenegro

2004.
«BORDER/DISORDER», Balkan – Scadinavian colaboration, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland

2004.
«Untitled as Yet», VI International Biennial of Young Artists, Vršac, Serbia

2004.
«Continental breakfast», 45th October Art Salon, International show, 25th May – Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade

2004.
«Searchings» Exhibition of young artists from Subotica in Pecs, Hungary

2003.
«BELEF» (Summer Art Festival in Belgrade), Serbia

2003.
«IN/OUT», International exhibition of digital arts, Prague, Czech Republic

2003.
“Serbia, Serbia”, “Shamballa” Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2003.
IM/POSSIBLE PRESENCE, “Golden Eye” Gallery, Novi Sad, Serbia

Awards:

2000.
Award for results in sculpture from the ‘Pero’ Gallery, Belgrade: annual exhibition of students of Faculty of Fine Art, Belgrade, Serbia.

2001.
Award for results in sculpture from the “Vladeta Petric” foundation: annual exhibition of Faculty of Fine Art, Belgrade, Serbia.

2002.
Award from “Beorama” , V International Biennial of Young People, Vršac, Serbia.

9th Solo exhibitions to date, including:

2010.
„After baby“, SULUJ Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

2009.
“Family Compositions”, Modern Gallery of Art Meetings, Subotica, Serbia

2005.
“Lucky couples”, Kuplung gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2004.
“Patisserie Lucky Couples”, Gallery “Faculty of Fine Arts”, Belgrade, Serbia

2003.
“Lucky Couples”, “Youth Hall” Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

2001.
“Remont” Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

Workshops (selection):

2005.

“Real presence – Floating sites”, in conjunction with the opening of the Venice Biennial, Italy

2004.

«How to end message» – final exhibition of the above workshop with presentation of my video work «TOP TEN» at «Meridijan» betting shop, Belgrade

2003.

«How to send message» Conceptual Art Workshop, Helsinki, Finland

2003.

“SPEAK UP!” International workshop with Balkan and Scandinavian young artists, Museum of Contemporary Arts and Academy of Fine Arts, Belgrade

2002.

Art session II, colony of performance, Ečka, Serbia

2002.

GASTHOF, International meeting of young European artists, Frankfurt on Main, Germany

2001.

“Summer Academy of University of Art”, Novi Pazar, Serbia

2000.

Real Presence International meetings of young artists, Belgrade

Bibliography (selection):

2005.

Collection department of history of modern art, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, 3+4 separate, author: Maja Stanković, page 103, photo – page 112

2005.

“Likovne besede(Art Words)” Art Magazine, Ljubljana, Slovenia, no.69-70 winter, page 111-114 “Dogajanja na srpskij likovni sceni”(Happens on Serbian Art Scene)”, Authors: Antea Arizanović and Robert Casar

2005.

“Remont” Art Magazine, Belgrade, no.11, autumn, page 26-27, “Life made of chocolate”, author: Mirjana Boba Stojadinović

2004.

“A Strange Point of Tension”, National Museum of Montenegro, Cetinje, author: Branko Dimitrijević, pref. cat. page 7

2004.

“Umelec” international art magazine, Prague, no. 2/2004, “Gender related art” page 48-53, author: Minić Danica

2003.

“Information” Danish week newspapers 3rdJune, no.126, cover page and page 6, “Serbisk lykke” and “Dette er Serbien”, lla@information.dk

2002.

“Flash Art”, international art magazine, no. 227, Nov-Dec, page 48 “The October Salon”, author: Siniša Mitrović