Ljubica Jocić Knežević


Ljubica Jocić Knežević

Assistant professor

Assistant professor for Ceramic Art, Belgrade Art University, Faculty of Applied Arts

1998. B.A. Ceramic Artist, Faculty of Applied Art and Design, Belgrade
2001. Postgraduate studies, M.A. degree in Ceramic Art,” Ceramic sculpture for interior and exterior of public spaces for society humanization and education” Faculty of Applied Art and Design, Belgrade
2001. Awarded with Bunka-cho specialization from Japanese Culture Ministry,
from July 2001 - April 2002. Studied ceramic sculpture in Tajimi Pottery and Design Ceramic Institute (Isho ken), Japan, Professor Harumi Nakashima.
2013. Enrolled in Doctoral Studies-PhD in Applied Art and Design, University of Arts in Belgrade
2011. Member of AIC-IAC, the International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, Switzerland.

1998. For the best achievements in Ceramics at the Faculty of Applied Arts from the Ivan Tabakovic Foundation
1998, 2002, 2011 – Honorable Mention diploma in Ceramic Art Section on 5th, 6th and 9th International Competition MINO, Japan
1998. The First Prize in category Ceramics, Glass and Textile, on 5th international biennial of Miniature Arts,G.Milanovac,  Serbia
2001.  Grand Prix on 33rd May Exhibition of Applied Arts and Design, Belgrade
2001.  Buying Up Award, Museum of Applied Arts, for 33rd May exhibition
2002, 2004.  Honorable Mention Diploma on 4th and 5th Mashiko international competition, Japan
2002. Buying Up Award on October exhibition of Fine Art, Belgrade
2003. Award of Museum of Applied Arts at the 11th treenail of Contemporary Serbian Ceramic Art, Belgrade, SCG
2003. Diploma in Applied Arts category, FUNKSHION competition, Belgrade, SCG
2006. Buying up award from Belgrade city hall
2008. Judges recommendation award, Mashiko international competition, Japan
2009. II Prize, Belgrade Ceramic Biennale
2010. First prize in exhibition categories 3-Ceramics and glass, International exhibition Art in miniature, Majdanpek 2010, Serbia
2013. Premio CERSAIE di Edi.Cer.S.p.A on the 58. Premio Faenza, Italy
2014. Honorable Mention by the Judges nominated by Monika Gass,
Keramik Europas 13. Westerwaldpreis
2014. Selects award on SOFA expo, Chicago, USA
2016. Merit Award, Taiwan Ceramics Biennale 2016
2017. Bronze award, International ceramic festival MINO, Japan
2017. Gifu Prefecture Award for Excellence in the 11.Internacionalnom competition of contemporary ceramics, MINO, Japan

12 solo exhibitions and more than 120 group exhibitions in Australia, Italy, Spain, Japan, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, USA, Austria, Romania, Korea and Taiwan.

2018. 2018. Black and White, Ceramic Musem, Tegelen, Netherlands
2017. The 11th MINO ceramic competition
2016. Taiwan Ceramics Biennale
2015-2016. CERAMIX, Art and ceramics from Rodin to Schütte
16.10.2015 – 31.01.2016 Bonnefantenmuseum (Maastricht – NL), Cité de la céramique (Sèvres – F) and la Maison Rouge (Paris – F) are presenting a mega exhibition about the use of ceramics by artists of the 20th and 21st century.
2015-2016. Form Frei, Schloss Gottorf, Germany
2015. Officine Saffi gallery, Milan- From the Faenza Prize, works from Artist in residence program ( Jocic-Knezevic, A.Nereti, P.Ritaniemi)
2015. EU Parlament, Straßurg, France
2014. Artist in residence Officine Saffi, Milan, Italy
2014. Lecture in Westerwald Museum, Keramik Europas 13. Westerwaldpreis exhibition
Minimalism and opulence in post modern ceramics
2014. Moving objects-IAC/AIC exhibition, Dublin, Irland
2014. SOFA, Chicago, USA
2014. Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Works in the following public collections
MIC Faenza, Italy, City Parliament, Tajimi, Japan, Nagoya University, Seto city, Japan, Tokyo Gallery, Toki city, Japan, Serbian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, CREAT design studio, Tokyo, Japan, Modern gallery, G.Milanovac, Serbia, Culture centre Majdanpek, Serbia, Museum of Applied Arts, Belgrade, Serbia,The American Association of International  Ceramists, USA, Dauer collection USA, Officine Saffi, Milan, The State Art Collection, Ireland, Westerwald Ceramics Museum, Germany, Yingee Taiwan Ceramics Museum.

Participated in many cultural exchange programs, guest lecturer, international art colonies, symposiums and panel discussions in Japan, Korea, USA, Russia, Slovenia, Swiss and Serbia and art expo- Collect,Saatchi Gallery, London, UK and SOFA,Chicago, USA





















Thi information Society, MINO, Japan

Escape from the Matrix 3

Escape from the Matrix 2

Escape from the Matrix 1, 90x90x10cm

Period of the new educators 3

Period of the new educators 2

Period of the new educators 1, 50x50x7cm each

Period of the new educators

Memento, Faenza

Golden drama, Mashiko, Japan

Situs-Positio-Habitus 2

Situs-Positio Habitus, Faenza 2009


The meaning and pathology of understanding and destroying authoritarian systems

Analytic concept of breaking up the game-The dominance of the center

Subjunction - Dilemmas of domination.

Analysis of commodification - linear transformation

Gravitation of opposites and conscious alteration of certain circumstance

Analytic concept of breaking up the game into larger or smaller operations

Analysis and implementation of the global game plan