Todor Stevanović

Todor Stevanović was born on March 9, 1937 in Zalužnju. He completed his studies in painting (1963) in the class of Đorđe Andrejević Kun and earned his master's degree (1967) under the guidance of Nedeljko Gvozdenović at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade. In addition to painting, he also works in drawing, graphics, film, ceramics, mosaics, alternative media, art criticism, art theory, philosophy, and literature. Given his diverse range of activities, Stevanović is a member of the Association of Fine Artists of Serbia (ULUS) and the Association of Writers of Serbia (UKS). As a painter, he regularly exhibits solo since 1956 and participates in art fairs both in Serbia and abroad. He was a representative of Yugoslavia at the Venice Biennale in 1999. His works are preserved and exhibited in the National Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Museum of the City of Belgrade, as well as in many museum and gallery institutions in the former Yugoslavia, England, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, the Canary Islands, Australia, South America, the United States, Canada, Austria, Sweden, Russia, and other countries. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, among which the Lada Association Award 2012 stands out. He was nominated for the KYOTO Prize in 2010 in the field of art and philosophy. He has been a corresponding member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SANU) since 2003 and a full member since 2012.