Šapat kolja

Rajko Karišić
August 19th - September 2nd, 2013

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Born on November 5th, 1952 in Bačko Dobro Polje, Vrbas region.
He finished gymnasium “Žarko Zrenjanin” in Vrbas.
He graduated at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Novi Sad.
From April 1973  he began to work at the Foto Cinema Club “Mašinac” at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Novi Sad.

I had 50 solo exhibition in the country and abroad (Belgrade 1998, 2003, 2008, 2011, Kotor 2005, Pale 2007, Novi Sad, Vrbas, Kula, Kikinda, Sirogojno, Petrovac na Mlavi, Negotin, Zaječar, Niš 2010, Čigota – Zlatibor 2003, 2011, Moscow (Russia) 2010 (VIII International Biennale of Photography), Novi Bečej 2011, House of Đure Jakšića in Belgrade 2011, Đevđelija (Macedonia) 2011, Kavadarci (Macedonia) 2012, Saint Petersburg (Russia) 2012, Loznica 2012, Đevđelija 2013, Aleksandorvac Župski 2013, Vrbas, Novi Bečej 2013 and more than one hundred group exhibition in the country and abroad: Canada, Austria, Spain, Romania, Hungary, Montenegro, Macedonia, Republic of Srpska and others.

He is the winner of a high title, Candidate photo master of the Photo Association of Serbia and Montenegro.

He is the member UPIDIV (Association of Applied Artists and Designers of Vojvodina) from 1998 and ULUV (Association of Visual Artists Vrbas) from its foundation and ULUPUDS (Association of Applied Artists and Designers of Serbia).

So far, he has realized the following copyright photomonographies: Ethnograohic Museum Staro selo – Sirogojno (2002), Hilandar (2004), Hilandarski svetlopisi (2005), Vitalovi suncokreti (2005), Povratak korenima (2005), Vrbas (2006), Staro selo – Album of memories (2007), Visit to Holy Mountain (2008), Aleksandar Luković Lukijan: 180 drawings A.L. Lukijan (2008), Remembering Count Sava Vladislavić – Raguzinski (2009), Kareja, Sveta Gora Atonska (2009), Đevđelija (2009), Ohrid (2009), Momčilo Antonović: Pictures and watercolors (2009), Momčilo Antonović: Colleges and portraits (2009), Mirko Kovačević: Track record (2009), Milan Stašević: 100 drawings – one pictures (2009), Kareja – Holy Mountain capital (2010), Momčilo Antonović: Houses of unknown owners (2010), Easter on the Holy Mountain (2010), Momčilo Antonović: Draw it to me, Momo (2010), Momčilo Antonović: Houses of unknown owners  (2010.), Momčilo Antonović: Belgrade on meteors (2010), Enthorment of the prior of Hilandar monastery (2010), Aleksandar Luković Lukijan – Opus 1948-2010. (2010), Serbian Patriarch Pavle(2010), Enthorment of Patriarch Irinej (2010), The establishment of the Raska-Prizren Bishop Teodosije (2011), Year of crisis – year of success (PU “Radosno detinjstvo”, Novi Sad) (2011), Svetosavska Academy (PU ”Radosno detinjstvo”, Novi Sad, 2011), Vuk prize (2011), Šapat kolja (2011), Moscow (2011), Zlatibor – winter idyll (2011), Sankt Peterburg (2011), Celebration of 250 years of Saborna Church in Sr. Karlovci (2011), Moscow – Caricino (2011), Moscow from the Moscow River (2011), Momčilo Antonović: Watercolors (2011), Momčilo Antonović: Houses of unknown owners, pictures – 2. part (2011), Sergi’s pasad (2011), Miomir Mišo Vemić: Pictures and drawings (2011), Velibor Velja Bugarin: Pictures (2011), Momčilo Antonović: Watercolors (2011), Momčilo Antonović: Pallet – a reflection of the image (2011), Momčilo Antonović: House of memories (2011), Ivanjdanski venčići (2012), Sombor (2012), Zdravko Mandić (2012), Momčilo Antonović: Istočnik srpstva (2012), Bartula (2012), Momčilo Antonović: Watching Houses – drawings 01 (2012), Momčilo Antonović: Watching Houses – drawings 02 (2012), Momčilo Antonović: House of memories – Gallery 107. (2012), Ivanjdanski venčići, Tibor Nađ (2013).

In addition to these publications, he has already processed and realized 19 mini-mono-graphics of the monasteries and churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church:

1.HILANDAR (One look in the past; text: D. Milovanović, 2007);
2. Metoh of Hilandar Monastery MILO ARSENIC (Forest KAKOVO; text: D. Milovanović, 2007);
3.POSNICA Svetog Save Srpskog (Karyes, Holy Mountain; text taken from old edition, Karyes, 2009);
4.STUDENICA MONASTERY (text: D. Milovanović, 2008);
5. STUDENICA MONASTERY KINGS CHURCH (text: D. Milovanović, 2009);
6.MONASTERY OF SAINT GEORGIJE IN RAS (text: D. Milovanović, 2008);
7.MONASTERY OF SAINT PETKA, FENEK (text, 2008);
8.OPLENAC (The King Petar I Foundation (text: D. Milovanović, 2008);
9.TEMPLE OF SAINT SAVA, Belgarde (text: protoiereus Dr. Luka Novaković, 2009);
10. SABORNA CHURCH in Belgrade (text: Prof. Dr. Radmila Milentijević, 2009)
11. TEMPLE OF SAINT JOVAN VLADIMIR, Beograd (text: Dragan Šovljanski, 2008);
12. RAJINOVAC MONASTERY, (text, 2005);
13. VELIKA REMETA MONASTERY (text Bishop Nikolaj; 2009;
14. TEMPLE OF SAINT NIKOLA, Karlovac (text: Đ. Cvitanović, 2009);
15. DONjI BUDAČKI MONASTERY (text, 2010);
16. GOMIRJE MONASTERY (text Radovan Pilipović, 2010);
17. SABORNI HRAM town of Rijeka, (text D. Milovanović 2010);
18. SAINT MARKO CHRUCH IN BELGARDE, (text Dr. Stanimir Spasović);
19. BOĐANI MONASTERY (text), 2010.

In preparation:
1. GRAČANICA Monastery (text D. Milovanović);
2. KAREA –HOLY MOUNTAIN CAPITAL (text D. Milovanović);
3. Photomonographic: MONASTERIES OF FRUŠKA GORA
4. Photomonograhic: HILANDAR MONASTERY

He has participated in the production of more than ten other monographs and has realized over a hundred catalogs and posters for his exhibitions, and exhibitions of famous painters and catalogs of art colonies and gatherings.
He actively participated in over fifty art colonies and gatherings.

He received dozens of awards and recognition for his overall work in the field of art and applied photography: Annual award UPIDIV – FORMA 18 (2004), of several purchase awards of the Autumn Salon in Vrbas, Charter „Kapetan Miša Anastasijević“ (2005), more awards and special recognition for photography and calendars designs and planners with the topic of Vojvodina, Belgarde, and Serbia (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013)…

He is the winner of the Vuk Award for the 2010 Cultural and Educational Community of Serbia (together with academician Vlado Veličković), Annual awards ULUPUDS in 2011and the October Vrbas Prize for 2012, Lifework prize ULUPUDS, 2013.