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Marko Stamatović

owner

lead photographer

costimographer

Contact

Phone number:
+381 069/16 22 290

Biography

Marko Stamatović, born on 13th of February, 1977 in Kragujevac. Graduated from the Faculty of Philology and Art, Department for Graphic Design in 2008. The member of ULUPUDS (National Applied Arts & Design Association) since 2008, department for the artistic photography and design. So far he has 20 solo exhibitions and participated in over a hundred salons and group exhibitions in the country and abroad, while his works works have been published in many publications and magazines like Politika, REFOTO, Novi Magazin, Svetlost, CityWalker, Digital, Digital Camera, Mobil, Danas, Blic, National Geographic Serbia and Smithsonian Magazine.

Currently he works as a professor of Art in Kragujevac, while he delivers his knowledge about graphic shaping to press media as an art director of photo & design studio „STAMATOVIĆ“ & “Omnipix Workshop Lab“. Also works as contributing photographer of National Geographic Serbia Magazine. He is the president and founder of the photo club APOLO from Kragujevac and the creator of the first festival of artistic photography in Serbia FOTORAMA. In a happy marriage with beautiful Mirjana, he managed to create his greatest deeds of art, little Ognjen and little Ilija.

Solo exhibitions

2006 Airbrush works exhibition – Bg Car Show

2007 Dobroselica: dying village – Reportage b&w photographs exhibition, Public Library “Vuk Karadžič”, gallery, Kragujevac, Serbia

2008 Reform, exhibition of photographs – Modern gallery of National Museum in Kragujevac

2008 Dobroselica: dying village – Reportage b&w photographs exhibition, OZON gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

2008 New face of the museum – New visual identity exhibition of National Museum in Zaječar; Great gallery of National Museum in Zaječar, Serbia

2009 Kg galaxy, exhibition of photographs – Modern gallery of National Museum in Kragujevac, Serbia

2010 Exhibition of graphic design artistic works – Gallery of National Museum in Vranje, Serbia

2010 Reportage photography exhibition – Cultural Centre of Grocka gallery, Serbia

2010 Reportage photography exhibition – City gallery of Cultural Centre in Užice, Serbia

2010 Photography exhibition – Gallery of Cultural Centre in Trstenik, Serbia

2011 Do you understand me?Conceptual photography exhibition; gallery of Student Cultural Centre in Kragujevac , Serbia

2011 Kg galaxy, exhibition of photographs, 77“Vukov sabor“ – Gallery of Cultural Centre in Loznica, Serbia

2011 Dobroselica: dying village – Reportage b&w photographs exhibition, Gallery of Cultural Centre, Pančevo, Serbia

2012 Dobroselica: dying village – Reportage b&w photographs exhibition, Gallery of Cultural Centre, Rakovica, Serbia

2012 Biba`s Attic – Old techniques photo & camera exhibition, Modern gallery of National Museum in Kragujevac

2012 Do you understand me?Conceptual photography exhibition; gallery of Cultural Centre „Laza Kostic“ in Sombor, Serbia

2012 Biba`s Attic – Old techniques photo & camera exhibition, „ Vladislav Marzik“ gallery , Kraljevo, Serbia

2012 Kgalaxia, exhibition of photographs. SUPERMARKET concept store, Belgrade, Serbia

2013 Biba`s Attic – Old techniques photo & camera exhibition, Gallery SINGIDUNUM, ULUPUDS, Belgrade, Serbia

2016 Fantasy World – Exhibition of scenic photography, Gallery of DOB, Belgrade, Serbia

Group exhibitions (selection)

2003 The first exhibition of FILUM graphics, Student Cultural Centre in Kragujevac

2004 The second exhibition of FILUM graphics, Student Cultural Centre in Kragujevac

2004 Photographs exhibition of Serbia and Montenegro millitary forces, Topčider, Belgrade

2006 Calendar – Calligraphy, University of Kragujevac Rectorate

2006 Nude photography – Drawings, Student Cultural Centre in Kragujevac

2006 FILUM exhibition – The house of culture, Čačak

2006 FILUM exhibition – Bydgoszcz, Poland

2007 The exhibition of theater posters – Steria’s theater, Novi Sad

2007 Experiment – Photographs exhibition of the REFOTO magazine, Belgrade

2007 Nude photography – B&W photographs exhibition, FILUM

2008 Practice in action – Photographs exhibition of the REFOTO magazine, Belgrade

2008 ULUPUDS exhibition – New members presentation

2009 Smithsonian magazine, 6th Annual Photo Contest expo

2009 Practice in action – Photographs exhibition of the REFOTO magazine, Belgrade

2010 Belgrade House of culture, exhibition of photographs

2010 ULUPUDS association, photographs exhibition – Kalemegdan promenade, Belgrade

2010 Southeast Europe: People and culture photo exhibit, Madrid, Spain

2010 Southeast Europe: People and culture photo exhibit, Brussels, Belgium

2010 Grifon the eight 2010

2010 Environmental Photographer of the Year 2010, CIWEM, London

2010 Annual photographs exhibition of the Photo club “APOLO” 2010 – Life, The great gallery of National library “Vuk Karadžić”, Kragujevac

2010 Smithsonian magazine 7th Annual Photo Contest expo

2010 Practice in action Široko” – Photographs exhibition of the REFOTO magazine, Belgrade

2010 International photographs exhibition: “Man and work”, Bor

2010 Great humanitarian photographs exhibition of the Photo club “APOLO”2010

2011 Sony World Photography Awards 2011, Somerset House gallery, London

2011 Annual photographs exhibition of the Photo club “APOLO” 2011 – Portrait, The great gallery of National library “Vuk Karadžić”, Kragujevac

2011 Great photographs exhibition of the serbian photographers “Beautiful Serbia”, Kragujevac

2011 International photographs exhibition „Child 2011“, Zaječar

2011 Environmental Photographer of the Year 2011, CIWEM, SW1 Gallery, London

2011 International photo exhibition “Orthodoxy on the Web”- Beočin, Serbia

2011 UN & Alliance of Civilizations International Photo exhibition , Doha, Qatar

2012 HIPA International Photography Awards, International Photo exhibition, DUBAI

2012 Serbian Photo Organization, best authors of the 2011 photo exhibition, Gallery 73., Belgrade

2013 Sony World Photography Awards 2012, Somerset House gallery, London

2013 HIPA International Photography Awards, “ Beauty of light”International Photo exhibition, DUBAI

2013 Bosnia& Hercegovina Photo of the Year , International Photo exhibition, Sarajevo

2013 Golden Camera International Photo Award, M17 Contemporary Art Center, Kiev, Ukraina

2014 Annual photo exhibition “APOLO” 2014, STORYTELLER, Kragujevac, Serbia

2014 PHOTO PROJECT 2014 – Smolensk , Rusija

2014 Smithsonian magazine 10th Annual Photo Contest expo, Washington DC

2014 VELUX “Lovers of the Light”, international photography exhibition, London 2014

2014 WANDERLUST “Photo of the year 2014”, international photography exhibition, London 2014

2014 ITS LIQUID “BorderBody – Mixing Futures”, international photography exhibition, Palazzo Barone Ferrara in Bari, Italy 2014

2015 Annual photo exhibition “APOLO” 2015, NORMALS, Kragujevac, Serbia

2016 HIPA International Photography Awards, “ Happiness”International Photo exhibition, DUBAI

Praises and rewards

2008 The first prize for the Best digital photograph of the magazine REFOTO (jun 2008)

2009 The second prize on armorial concurs for The city of Zaječar crest

2009 Microsoft award for the photography on the contest Serbia on WINDOWS 7

2009 One of the 300 best photographs in the world 2008, by the selection of Smithsonian magazine – 6th Annual Photo Contest expo

2010 Special award for the best table calendar of the year KG galaxy – 14th calendars exhibition in Novi Sad

2010 The award “Svetosavski venac” – Recognition for the educational work

2010 One of the 300 best photographs in the world 2008, by the selection of Smithsonian magazine – 7th Annual Photo Contest expo

2011 Sony World Photography Awards 2011 – Winners book selection

2011 Silver salon medal – International photographs exhibition „Child 2011“, Zaječar

2011 Environmental Photographer of the Year 2011-– Winners book selection

2011 The second prize – International photo exhibition “Orthodoxy on the Web”

2011 UN & Alliance of Civilizations Photo Contest 2011 Winning photo , Doha

2012 HIPA International Photography Awards DUBAI – Winners book selection

2012 121.Clicks International Photography Award – The Mode of Silhuette: Wining photo

2012 National Geographic Serbia – Award for best photo by editorial board, Belgrade

2013 Sony World Photography Awards 2012 – Winners book selection

2013 HIPA International Photography Awards “ Beauty of light” DUBAI – Winners book Selection

2013 Bosnia& Hercegovina Photo of the Year 2012, Wining Photo in “ CITY” category

2013 Golden Camera International Photo Award, Second Prize in “PORTRAIT” category

2013 Cover page of National Geographic Srbija Magazine, Issue November 2013

2013 International Photography Salon DOBOJ, Republika Srpska (BiH) – ISF Diploma „Scarface“

2014 VELUX “Lovers of the Light”, Second prize for the photography “Carousel in the mist”

2014 WANDERLUST “Photo of the year 2014”, Portrait , Second prize, London 2014

2014 WANDERLUST “Photo of the year 2014”, Landscape , commendation, London 2014

2014 ITS LIQUID “The World – faces . places . spaces”, international photography exhibition, commendation

2016 HIPA International Photography Awards “ Happiness” DUBAI 2016 – Winners book Selection