The Annual award for tapestry

“Atelje 61” gives the Annual award to the author whose artistic opus has contributed to the improvement of tapestry as a visual medium. The award was established in 1999 at the opening of the tapestry gallery “Boško Petrović”, where a solo exhibition is annually staged and the award is given to the author chosen by the Arts Council of Atelier 61. Remarkable Serbian tapestry artists have earned this recognition because of the scope of their work:

  • professor Boško Karanović, BA in Fine Arts, specialization in Painting and Graphic Arts from Belgrade (1999);
  • Nadežda Novičić, BA of Fine Arts, major in textile printing design, a tapestry artist from Belgrade (2000);
  • Branislav Subotić, BA in Fine arts, specialization in painting, a tapestry artist from Belgrade (2001);
  • Mateja Rodići, MA in Fine Arts, specialized in Painting, a tapestry artist from Belgrade (2002);
  • Nada Poznanović Adžić, MA of Fine Arts, major: textile printing designing, a tapestry artist from Novi Sad (2003);
  • Milica (Mrđa) Kecman, MA of Fine Arts, major in painting from Novi Sad (2004);
  • Stevan Čukić, BA of Fine Arts, major in textile printing design, a tapestry artist from Belgrade (2005);
  • professor Jadranka Simonović, MA of Fine Arts, major in textile printing design, a tapestry artist from Belgrade (2006);
  • Nada Mančić, BA of Fine Arts, major in textile printing design, a tapestry artist from Novi Sad (2009);
  • Dušanka Botunjac, BA of Fine Arts, major in textile printing design, a tapestry artist from Negotin (2010);
  • Smiljana Hadžić, graphic designer and tapestry artist from Novi Sad (2012);
  • Zagorka Stojanović, BA of Fine Arts, major in textile printing design, costume designer and tapestry artist from Belgrade (2013)

During their long and prolific careers, the awarded tapestry artists have moved boundaries, discovered new possibilities of this visual medium and with their original artistic expression have given a personal contribution to the development of tapestry design.
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