STUDIO: Groundart, 1 Canal St, North Adams, MA 01247

Ivan Stojakovic OCAD BFA 2001 Pratt Institute MFA 2005

Founder and director of Groundart


  • 2018 Ivan Stojakovic for Redivivus, International Contemporary Furniture Fair, Javits Center, NY, NY
  • 2016 Earth’s Atlas, curated by Dusan Savic, produced by ProArtOrg, Galerija doma Omladine, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2016 Wildscapes, with Paula Winokur, Christian Duvernois Gallery, NY, NY
  • 2015 Battery Park – site specific public installation, Store Front at W 10th St., Art-in-Buildings-Program – curated by Jennie Lamensdorf and Natalie Diaz, NY, NY
  • 2014 Urban Wild, Honey Ramka Project Space, curated by Honey Ramka, Bushwick, NY
  • 2012 GARDEN X, Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia, NY, NY
  • 2007 Global Nature, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philladelphia, PA


  • 2023 Distance to the Moon, Spring Break Art Fair, curated by Fay Ku and Cheryl Molnar, Manhattan, NY
  • 2021 Panelist at ECO: Healing Nature, Alter Works Studios, LIC, NY
  • 2018 Exhibition for the Rail Park Project, curated by Bridgette Mayer, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2018 Arts Westchester, Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, curated by Kim McKoy, West Harrison, NY
  • 2017 Building and Rebuilding, Asylum Arts/Repair the World, curated by Shlomit Dror, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2016 Formulations, Sculpture Space NYC, curated by Owen Houhoulis, Queens, NY
  • 2016 FLUX Art Fair, public art installation titled ‘NYState’ in Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, NY
  • 2015 the 2% precipice, BronxArtSpace, curated by Linda Cunningham, Bronx, NY
  • 2015 WILD, Gallery Nine5, NY, NY
  • 2015 FLUX Art Fair, Harlem, curated by Leanne Stella, NY, NY
  • 2015 There Will Be Art There, Clemente Soto Velez Center, curated by Sarah Beatty, NY
  • 2014 TD Forests: Art for Trees, Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Station, NYC Highline, curated by Bridgette Mayer, NY, NY
  • 2014 Playdate, invitational group show by Fay Ku, ARPNY’s bcs gallery, LIC, NY
  • 2012 On the Edge, Cheryl Hazan Gallery, NY, NY
  • 2012 Nature’s Return, Arsenal Gallery, curated by Misha Omo, NY, NY
  • 2011 Blossom II, Naples Museum of Art, curated by David J. Wagner, Naples, FL
  • 2010 Heavy Metal, Boston Children’s Museum, curated by Jennifer Jensen, Boston, MA
  • 2009 Mother/mother, A.I.R. Gallery, curated by Jennifer Wroblewski, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2007 Things Fall Apart, Rush Arts Gallery, curated by Derrick Adams, NY, NY
  • 2005 Closed Circuits, curated by Nikola Suica/Milan Bosnic, Belgrade City Museum, Serbia
  • 2001 Red Shift, Gallery 401, Toronto, Canada


  • 2020- Founder and director of Groundart, North Adams, MA, artists and fabricators studio collective
  • 2016 Federal Assistance Award for solo exhibiton ‘Atlas of the Earth’, made possible by US Embassy in Belgrade
  • 2016 Serbian Ministry of Culture grant for solo exhibition ‘Atlas of the Earth’
  • 2015 Wave Hill Winter Work Space artist in residence, Bronx, NY
  • 2014 Work commissioned for ‘Million Trees NYC’ partnered with TD BANK, pop up exhibitions in Grand Central Station, and Highline, curated by Bridgette Mayer, NY, NY
  • 2012 Bernard Bierman award / 1st place Haym Salomon Arts Awards Competition –for artist collaborating with children (Model City from recyclables), NY, NY


  • New York Magazine, Design Hunting Issue Fall 2016/Winter2017, contributor Wendy Goodman, artwork featured on p72 (printed edition) in ‘Garden’ featuring landscape design by Christian Duvernois
  • Making History BUSHWICK, p 431, hardcover book, contributors: Nicole Brydson, Aniela Coveleski, Peter Fox, Cibele Vieira, Storefront TenEyck, 2016
  • Wildscapes – Ivan Stojakovic and Paula Winokur, exhibition book/catalogue, interview with Ivan Stojakovic by Thais Glazman, Christian Duvernois Gallery, New York, 2016
  • Oslobodjenje, Sarajevo, BH ‘Man and Technology’conversation with Djordje Krajisnik, p36, January 24th, 2017
  • Politika, Belgrade, Serbia, ‘Dajte mi ruznu fasadu i iz nje ce izrasti biljka’ – Earth’s Atlas solo exhibition preview by Mirjana Sretenovic, p 12, August 9th, 2016
  • Nedeljnik, Serbia, Mini Interview with Artist Ivan Stojakovic after solo exhibition Earth’s Atlas, p 44, September 15th, 2016
  • Village Voice: Nomadic Existence by Alanna Schubach, 2015 SciArt in America: ‘Artist Ivan Stojakovic’s Mixed Media Ecology’ by Danielle Kalamars, 2015
  • ‘Tiny Forest in a Suitcase Pops Up at Grand Central Station’ by Yuka Yoneda, 2014
    Art Rated’s Picks: Bushwick Open Studio 2014 by Jon Beer,
    Art Rated, 2014
  • ‘Alter Hall Art Collection’ at Temple University, Philadelphia, curated by Bridgette Mayer, with essay by Gerard Brown, 2010
  • ‘Heavy Metal: Reclaimed and Recycled Artwork’, The Boston Globe, Event Pick of the week by Junn Wulff, Boston, 2010’
  • Philadelphia Weekly, editor’s pick: Ivan Stojakovic: ‘Global nature’ by Roberta Fallon, Philadelphia, 2007
  • Global Nature, solo exhibition catalogue with essay by Noel Putnik, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, 2006
  • Apres Nous Le Deluge, group exhibition book/catalogue with essay by Brice Brown, Franics Nauman Gallery, NY, 2006


  • Christian Duvernois Landscape Studio, New York, NY
  • Aida Bicaj, New York, NY
  • Temple University – Alter Hall, Philadelphia, PA
  • US Department of State, US Embassy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Boeing, Seattle, WA
  • City Library of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia