If we look back, we will find out that Dragan Zdravković, apart from works done in diverse media, is primarily a painter in his expression. Graduated from the Department of painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade (1994), and received MA from the same department in 1999. In 2011 he obtained fellowship for an art-research Programme in Germany (Leipzig), LIA (Leipzig International Art Programme). He lectured at SACI (Studio Art Centres International, New York/Firenze) as a visiting professor (2002, 2004) and as a tenured professor at Academy of Fine Arts, Belgrade (until 2014). He was one of the lecturers in “Outsideproject” an academic summer school programme in Firenze (2005–2007).
Also, he is one of the founders of the Centre for international art studies – CMUS in Belgrade; Selector in 3rd International engraving Biennal of Douro – 2005 (Portugal). Since 2014, he lectures drawing and painting at the University of Arts, Faculty of applied arts in Belgrade. Currently, he is completing his PhD studies at Academy of Fine Arts and Media in Belgrade. Zdravković has exhibited his work in home country and abroad since ‘93, including exhibitions at: Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCAB) – Belgrade, RS; Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzoric, Belgrade, RS; Gallery of Contemporary Art – Pancevo, RS; DRINA Contemporary Art Gallery, Belgrade, RS (2016), Gallery of the National Museum – Vranje, RS; Museum Macura, RS (2015), Parobrod Cultural Center, Belgrade, RS; Lamego Museum, Douro Museum, PT; White8 GALLERY, Vienna, AT; White8 SHOWROOMS, Villach, AT (2013), ART.FAIR, Cologne, DE; Salve Art Gallery, Leipzig, DE (2012), Gallery of the Cultural Centre, Novi Sad, RS; LIA – Leipzig International Art Programme, Spinnerei, Leipzig DE (2011), Gallery ULUS, Belgrade, RS (2009), Gallery of Contemporary Art – Pancevo, RS (2008), Gallery O3ONE, Belgrade, RS (2007), Gallery 73, Belgrade, RS; Galerie Árvore, Porto, PT; Museum of Vila Real, PT; Gallery La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Firenze, IT (2006), Gallery O3ONE, Belgrade, RS; Studio Art Centers International (SACI), Florence, IT; International Engraving Biennial, Douro, PT; Gallery of I.C.C, Belgrade, RS (2005), among others. Zdravkovic’s work has been reviewed in Monopol – Magazin für Kunst und Leben, DE, New Review, RS, SPINART, DE, Art FAMA, RS, Politika, Danas, Blic, RS, The Vienna Review, AT, Metropolis, RS, IIC Magazin, RS… Some of his works are included in several museum and gallery collections, as well as in private collections: Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade (MoCAB); Museu do Douro (Portugal); Madlena Zepter art collection; National Museum, Vranje; LIA – Lepizig International Art-Programme; and in private collections in Berlin (A. Schlag), Lepizig (Lenzer), Vienna (Zepter, Graf ), Belgrade and more: www.drganzdravkovic.com