Materialization of the Invisible
and Mundus Novus
Artist: Rikardo Druškić-Jekić
Based in Sarajevo
Exploring the artists conscious and subconscious.
MUNDUS NOVUS: ADAM AND EVE
DOS CABEZAS IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN
THE MAGICAL CALL OF THE SHAMANIC FLUTE
MUNDUS NOVUS: JUNGLE ROBOTS
HOW BUDDHA IMAGINED THE WORLD
FOLIE A DEUX
PARTS OF THE UNKNOWN
ONCE UPON A TIME
ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE
Rikardo Druškić was born in 1990. in Zagreb and has spent all his adult life living in Sarajevo. His interest for art began during high school years with main focus on illustration and digital art. Rikardo uses combination of art techniques such as painting, street art, drawing and digital art. His works have been exhibited, both independently and in collective exhibitions in many art galleries and public spaces in the world such as: Sarajevo, Mostar, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Dubai, Taiwan, Berlin, Brussels and Vienna. He was one of the finalists in the Art Revolution Competition Taipei in 2014 and the same year his works Madness Continuous and Depth were selected by visual art platform see.mee to be presented at the famous Times Square in New York. First solo exhibition Tales of Love took place at the Gallery Boris Smoje in 2014. in Sarajevo. Later that year the same exhibition was presented in Memorial Home of Svetozar Corovic in Mostar. One of his most significant professional exhibitions were: “Initiation”, Collegium Artisticum – Sarajevo, Gallery 25N – New York, “The Wall” – Historical Museum in Sarajevo, Post-election Trauma – Sarajevo, “Where is the Exit” – Gallery JAVA in Sarajevo, “Diggin”, Maineouevre – Berlin. Some of his projects include illustrations of the books as well. He was one the main participants of the first Festival of Street Art (FUU) in Sarajevo, during which his creative work was transmitted into public space. After that, he soon joined forces with the important street art initiative for Mostar Street Art Festival. In 2016 he was invited to paint a mural inside the Sarajevo Youth Theater expanding his field of interest into the world of public art. Next step was first video exhibition Children Joy in Sarajevo projected on 1000m2 screen. Exhibition “Suscitans Conscientia” was held in City Hall of Sarajevo which marks the beginning of his new artistic expression and plans for the two new exhibitions in Brussels and Vienna. In 2019 he painted a mural in Brussels and in 2020 started residential program at Almuñécar, Spain. In february, Rikardo paints a replica of an airplane from WW2, which is exhibited in Historical Museum of BiH in Sarajevo. Later on, for the birthday of his hometown Sarajevo, he organises exhibition “Was is Walter“, where the “replica“ was firstly shown to the public. During the start of the Covid Pandemic, Rikardo makes his first video exhibition, through which he collects money for a charity organization “Pomozi.ba“. After that he starts working on his new project “Awakening Solidarity“, in which he paints 5 murals in 5 different cities in Bosnia&Herzegovina. Rikardo lives and works in Sarajevo.