11 February 2016
Gallery of Self-taught Artists, Trebnje
On Thursday 11 February 2016, 6:00 pm at Galerija likovnih
samorastnikov (Gallery of Self-taught Artists) in
Trebnje (Slovenia), the exhibition of works of Joškin
Šiljan, one of the so-called Outsider artists from
Serbia was opened. Thematic exhibition entitled Landmark
– Records of Granny Mileva includes representative works
in combined technique done from 1990s until now.
The exhibition is realised in cooperation with MNMA and Centar za
izobraževanje in kulturo – CIK, Trebnje (Slovenia). The author of
the exhibition is Maruša Stupica.
With his exhibition Landmark – Records of Granny Mileva Joškin
Šiljan independently presents his work to the audience in Slovenia,
while he participated in group exhibition at Gallery in Trebnje in
2011 within Međunarodni tabor likovnih samorastnikov (International
Meeting of Self-taught Artists).
Joškin Šiljan began doing painting in 1987 and since 1996 he has had
numerous exhibitions in the country and abroad. He is a winner of
many awards, including Golden Palette at Spring Exhibition of
Association of Serbian Artists, Art Pavilion “Cvijeta Zuzorić”,
Belgrade, 2006, then Award for Painting at Art-Salon, Cultural
Centre in Leskovac, 2006 and 2007, and Grand Prix for the Exhibited
Works at the Fourteenth Biennial of Naïve and Marginal Art, Museum
of Naïve and Marginal Art, Jagodina, 2009. His works entered the
collection of MNMA in 2009. He is a member of Association of Serbian
The exhibition in Trebnje is organised with the support of Ministry
of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia within more
than four-decade-long cooperation of our two institutions. The
exhibition will be open until 22 May 2016.