Milija Čpajak grew up in Belgrade in an artnurturing family. He completed his BA and MA studies in sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade. He earned a French Government scholarship to spend one semester of his MA studies at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris (2017). By exhibiting his work and participating in different art projects he has been an active member of the art scene since completing his studies. In 2017 he won the Niš Art Foundation competition second prize and travelled to Korea in the same year where he received recognition for a sculpture that he realized by taking part in a group exhibition. He was shortlisted as a finalist of the Young Balkan Designers competition which led him to exhibit his work at the Milan Furniture Fair. As guest artist of the Marble and Sounds event in Aranđelovac, he create a public space sculpture (2020).
September 2017 – February 2018 – Postgraduate
program at École nationale supérieure des BeauxArts in Paris, France.
September 2013 – September 2017 – Graduated
at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, Sculpture
September 2012 – June 2013 – Exchange at
Salesiano San Juan Bosco School in Cúcuta,
September 2010 – June 2012 – Graduated at
School of Design in Belgrade, Graphic design
Work experiences and achievements:
August 2020 – Sculpture symposium Marble and
Sounds, Aranđelovac, Serbia.
December 2019 – Solo exhibition at ULUS gallery
in Belgrade, Serbia.
May 2019 – Winner of Young Balkan Designers
2019 Prize for circular design, Belgrade, Serbia.
May 2019 – Young Balkan Designers exhibition
at Mixer festival, Belgrade, Serbia.
September 2018 – Participation at Ube Biennale,
August 2018 – Group exhibition at Grove art
space, Seoul, South Korea.
February 2018 – Group exhibition at École
Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts in Paris,
October 2017 – Silver prize for sculpture at Niš
Art Foundation exhibition, sponsored by Philip
October 2017 – Niš Art Foundation group
exhibition, Belgrade, Serbia.
September 2017 – Niš Art Foundation group
exhibition, Niš, Serbia.
August 2017 – Special prize from the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs of Korea, Seoul, South Korea.
August 2017 – Group sculpture exhibiton Echo
of Creation, Seoul, South Korea.
July 2017 – Daekyo International 3D Symposium,
Seoul, South Korea.
July 2017 – Hakob Gyurjyan International
Sculpture Symposium, Shushi, Nagorno
September 2016 – Forma Viva International
Sculpture Symposium, Logarska dolina, Slovenia.
June 2016 – The Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade
Special Prize for work in stone.
May 2016 – Group sculpture exhibition at
Belgrade Youth Center, Serbia.
August 2014 – Appointed by Arkad Foundation
to carve sculptures in stone, Seravezza, Italy.
November 2013 – Group exhibition of linocuts
at ArtCENTAR, Belgrade, Serbia.
August 2013 – Public mural painting as
participant of Art Gathering Mileševa.