Goran Despotovski He graduated from the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Belgrade (1995); at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, he completed undergraduate academic and master’s studies in painting, and acquired the title of Doctor of Arts - Fine Arts. Employed at the same Academy (since 2004), he was elected a full professor, for the artistic field of Painting (since 2019). He is the president of the Union of Fine Artists’ Associations of Vojvodina (SULUV, since 2017). Professor of: Painting, Digital Painting, and other elective courses within Graduate, Master and Doctoral Studies at Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. He has been a member of the management teams at the Academy as the head of the Department of Painting (2012-2018), a member of the Teaching and Scientific Arts Council (2012-2014), a member of the Academy Council (2014-2018), and a member of the Professional Council for Humanities and Arts of the University of Novi Sad (2012–2018).