Stipan TADIĆ


Stipan Tadić was born in 1986. He finished his MA in painting on the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 2011. His first solo show was in 2009., from then he has had over 20 solo exhibitions and 40 group exhibitions. He has been doing murals in public spaces from 2012. In 2014. he published his first comic book: Parisian Nightmares. He is the co-organizer of the biennial exhibition of Antisalon. He is the recipient of several awards, domestic and international. Currently, he is a 2020. MFA candidate at Columbia University School of the Arts, New York.


2019 „Croatian Mountains“, City Gallery Labin, Croatia
„MLZ Art Dep, Gallery in Residence“, Raumstation, Vienna, Austria

2018 „Diaries“, Mooch Gallery, New York, USA
„Hlebine paintings: HINT#1“, Gallery of Naive Art, Hlebine, Croatia
„Il vizio della pittura“, Mlz Art Dep, Trieste, Italy
„Croatian Mountains“, Lauba gallery, Zagreb

2017 Gallery Dalmacijaland, Jelsa, Hvar
Gallery PIK, Rab
Gallery Zucchato, with Ivona Jurić and Petra Grozaj
„Motifs des environs in dialogue with Krsto Hegedušić“,Museum of K. Hegedušić, Petrinja
„Bicycle diaries“, Salon Galić, HULU, Split
„Motivi iz okolice“, Muzej Matija Skurjeni, Zaprešić

2015 „Street fashion Zagreb“, Gallery Greta, Zagreb
„Life and still life“, Gallery Karas, Zagreb
„Kajgana“, Zoom caffe, St. Petersburg

2014 „My whole life“, Student gallery, Zagreb
„Parisian Nightmares“, Lauba, Zagreb
„The Residency Drawings – Abu Dhabi“, Gallery PM, HDLU, Zagreb

2013 Modern gallery, Split

2012 Galerry Sinagoge, Koprivnica
„Women“, Gallery Kontura, Zagreb
„Gluteus in Rijeka“, Gallery Palach, Rijeka

2011 „Blue salon“, Rectos Palace, Zadar
2010 City Hall, Velika Gorica
Gallery „Bačva“, HDLU
Gallery „Dom Kulture“, Centar for culture, Bol
„First Gluteus exibition“ Gallery Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb

2009 Gallery Vladimir Buzančić, Centar of Culture Remetinec, Zagreb


2020 „Alone Together“, Steve Turner Gallery, LA
„Love 2020“, Neiman gallery, New York
„Visions of the City 2“, Modern gallery, Zagreb

2019 „5th Painting Biennale“, HDLU, Zagreb
„Whams Of Summer“, Ki Smith gallery, New York
„Aesthetically Functional“, UOVO gallery, New York
„Live in Your World, Play in Ours“, Realty Collective, New York
„Columbia University 1st year show“, Wallach gallery, New York
„..Lonely as a Rhinocerus..“, Gallery DLUL, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2018 Fecit symposium exhibition, Gallery ULUS, Beograd, Serbia
„Blue Salon“, 18th Triennale of Painting, Dukes Palace, Zadar, Croatia
Contemporary Croatian Artists, Gallery Sikirica, Sinj
„150 years of HDLU“, HDLU, Zagreb
„Cats and Dogs“; Museum Lapidarium, Novigrad
„4th Painting Biennale“, Varaždin
„Arte Fiera“, Bologna, Italy

2017 „Peace and Love“ , Seoul International Art Festival, Chosunilbo Museum, Seoul, S.Korea
„All stars“, Dobra Vaga, Ljubljana, Slovenia
„Biennale of independent illustration“, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
„4th Painting biennale“, HDLU, Zagreb
„Let there be Bycicle“, Museum Lapidarium, Novigrad
„All our animals“, Modern gallery, Zagreb
„Poison“, Comic Museum, Bruxelles

2016 „Take Over“, Lazareti, Dubrovnik
2015 „3. Biennale of Painting“, HDLU, Zagreb
„Hitchikers guide to the galaxy“, Schaufenster, Berlin

2014 „Zwischen Land und Wasser“, Kunslerhaus, Vienna

2013 „2nd Painting biennale“, HDLU, Zagreb
“Graphic Stories“, I.S.Turgenev, Moscow
„Zagreb salon“, HDLU, Zagreb
„aBook“, Gallery Galzenica, Velika Gorica, Zagreb
„Finalists“, Lauba, Zagreb

2012 „Dimensions of humor“, Klovicevi dvori, Zagreb
„1st Santorini biennale“, Santorini, Greece
„Dimensuions of humor“, Gallery Luka, Pula
„31st Youth Salon“, HDLU,Zagreb
„Finalists“, Lauba, Zagreb
2nd Anual exibition „Neue Kroatische Kunst“, Atelier Monika, Zagreb
„Exhibition of Illyrian Dragon“, Museum of city Virovitica
„Sketchbook“, Academy of fine Arts, Zagreb
2012. „Dimensions of humor“, Diocletian’s palace, Split
„Dimensions of humor“, Kazamat gallery, Osijek

2011. „Trešnjevački Salon“, Zagreb
Split salon, Diocletian palace, Split
Triennale of painting „Blue salon“, Rector’s Palace, Zadar
Biennale of Mosaic, Rijeka
1st Anual exibition „Neue Kroatische Kunst“, Atelier Monika, Zagreb
„Transform“, National Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2010. 30th Youth salon, HDLU, Zagreb
„Exhibition of Illyrian Dragon“, Museum of City Virovitica
„Looking Forward“, Center for contemporary art, Cetinje, Montenegro

2009 „1st Biennale of Danube countries“, Danubiana Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia
2008. „1st Triennale of Self-portrait“, Gallery Prica, Samobor



2019 Nave Art, Quito, Ecuador
2015 GloArt, Belgium
NCCA, Kronstadt, Russia
2013 Art Hub, Abu Dhabi
Art Stays, Ptuj, Slovenia
2012 Cite internationale des Arts, Paris
2009 Palau Arte, Sardegna, Italy


2018 1st prize at the international comic book festival Lodzi, Poland
2017 „4th biennale of painting“, special recognition
2013 „Young Artist award“, Croatian Association of Artists
2012 3rd prize on the international exibition „1st Santorini Biennale“,Greece
2011 Rectors fund award
2010 2nd price on the 30th Youth Salon
2009 Dean award for succesful work during the year 2009./2010.

Public collections:

2013 Kallay Collection, Zagreb
2012. Modern Gallery, Zagreb
2012 Faggian Collection, Istria
2011 Filip Trade Collection
2011 Pharmacy Faculty of Zagreb portrait collection
2011 Rectors Foundation of the University of Zagreb
2010. Biškupić Collection

Public works and murals
2017 „Monday“, part of the EU project CreArt Art at Rebro Hospital, Zagreb
2016 „Pomalo“, Zen Opuzen festival, Opuzen, Croatia
2015 „Biggest mural in Croatia“, Zagrebačka avenue, Zagreb
„City in Words“, Moscow
2014. Boombarstick – International Streetart festival, Vodnjan
2014 „In.direkt“ festival – Umag
„Ekran ulice“ – street art festival, Šibenik
„Jewish fim festival“ – Zagreb

2013 „Before Party after Party“ – Lice s plakata (MUU)
2012 „“A New Hope“, (MUU)
2011 „Follow your ancestors“, Dugave, Zagreb (MUU)
„Hrelic people“, Zaprudje, Zagreb (Muzej Kvarta)
2010 „The Creation of the creation of Adam“, Branimirova street, Zagreb (MUU)
2009 „Mamutica“, Travno, Zagreb (Muzej Kvarta)

2 Brothers
50 x 40 cm
Oil on canvas


Siget at Night
56 x 104 cm
Oil on canvas


20 x 25 cm
Oil on board


Zagreb Bus Terminal
25 x 28 cm
oil on canvas


Medika Dance
165 x 114 cm
Oil on canvas


In the City
50 x 40 cm
watercolor on paper


Mother and Daughter
45 x 35 cm
gouache on paper


Flea market
35 x 45 cm
gouache on paper


The Curve
50 x 40 cm
watercolor on paper


Caffe bar Corado
32 x 35 cm
watercolor on paper


Caffe bar Tomislav
32 x 35 cm
watercolor on paper