Vuk Vučković was born in 1986 in Pančevo, Serbia. He graduated in 2010 from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, where he started his doctoral studies in painting the same year. He has been independent artist and a member of ULUS (the Association of Fine Arts of Serbia) since 2011.
In 2015, he founded “Wolf Art Studio” with his wife, Iva, and their main activity is the production and sale of prints of his paintings. In 2019, the studio established “Award for young artists from Pančevo”. In 2021 he got green card based on extraordinary ability and move to New York City, he is living and working between Serbia and USA.
To date, he has made a dozen different series of paintings and drawings, among which are: Paradise Lost (2007-2009), Factory (2009-2010), ScanMan (2010-2012), Fetish (2013-2014), Cosmic Landscapes (2010-2020), Exciting Cities (since 2015), Art Lover (since 2020), and Patterns (since 2021).
Vuk has been exhibiting his art since 2007, and so far, he has exhibited at 27 solo and more than 120 group exhibitions. He has received many awards and recognition for his works, notably: The November Award of the City of Pančevo (2019), the Niš Art Foundation Award (2017), first prize, Erste Bank Art Award (2012), The Five Best Exhibitions in 2011 chosen by “Novosti” newspaper critics, the Vladimir Veličković Foundation Award (2011), first prize, special recognition at the international exhibition “Transform” (2011), and Art Klinika “Perspective” (2010).
Vuk’s works can be found in many important collections of contemporary art, including the Zepter Museum, City Museum Novi Sad, Telenor Collection, Raiffeisen Bank, Philip Morris, the British Royal family, , the Serbian Royal Family, Serbian Consulate in New York, Microsoft Belgrade, Belgrade Waterfront, the Pančevo City collection, and many other private collections.
Digital prints with motifs based on Exciting Cities series, attract customers from all over the world. They have become official souvenirs of Belgrade and Novi Sad, diplomatic gifts of the National Assembly of Serbia and the City Assembly of Novi Sad, the Tourist Organisation of Serbia, the Tourist Organisation of Belgrade, British Embassy Belgrade, as well as corporations such as Microsoft, KPMG, Coca Cola, British American Tobacco SEE, Air Serbia, Telenor, Philip Morris, City of Vienna – Eurocom PR, and many more.
Besides, usually bohemia type of life artist is connected to, Vuk also trying to equalize it whit sports lifestyle. In a past Vuk has been successful swimmer, runner and then for many years in Serbian triathlon representation. In recent years just recreation sports mostly, swimming, running, hiking, canoeing.
Independent exhibitions (a selection)
2022. “When I Close My Eyes”, DSGNRR Gallery, New York City
2022 “No Two Alike”, Galerie Mourlot, New York City
2020 “The Best of All Possible Worlds”, (with Petar Sibinović), Gallery ULUS, Beograd
2019 “Cosmic Landscapes”, Gallery Progres, Belgrade
2018 “Vuk Vučković Solo Show”, Gallery X Vitamin, Belgrade
2017 “Exciting Cities”, Gallery Štab, Belgrade
2016 “Exciting Cities”, Gallery Bel Art, Novi Sad
2015 “Art port – Jugoexport”, (with Marko Gavrilović and Aleksandar Gligorijević), Gallery Jugoexport, Belgrade
2014 “Kunstterapie V.V.V.V.”, (with Vendel Vaštag), Apollo Hall, Pančevo
2012 “Laureates of the Vladimir Veličković Foundation”, Gallery “Haos”, Belgrade
2012 “Pictograms of Modern Society”, paintings and drawings, Cultural Centre Grad, Belgrade
2011 “I graduated from the Art Academy – now I can paint”, Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade
Group exhibitions (a selection)
2022 “Finding a way” Anacostia Arts Center, Washington D.C.
2022 “Identities” Gallery Arte Belgrade
2019 “The Next 100 years of ULUS”, Pavilion “Cvijeta Zuzorić”, Belgrade, Serbia
2018 “New Year's Magic”, ULUS Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2016 “In flagranti”, Munich, Germany
2016 “Between Something and Nothing”, Terminal Festival, Museum Gallery, Sombor, Serbia
2015 “Diplomatic Art”, Timisoara, Romania
2015 “Europa Paradigma est 3”, CEI, Trieste, Italy
2014 “Serbian Contemporary Artists”, Rovinj Heritage Museum, Croatia
2014 “Transformation”, Funnel Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
2013 “What can I not know about you” Gallery ALU, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2013 “Days of Hungarian Paintings”, Grahpisoft Park, Budapest, Hungary
2011 “Transform 011”, Museum of Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria