A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Miloje Milinković

1958 - born in Belgrade, Serbia

1973 - Graduated from High School

1973-1977 - Started in iconography in the group of academic painter, Professor Misa Mladenovic and under tutorship of the St. Sava Theological School in Belgrade, Serbia. Stayed with the group from 1975 to 1980.

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1980-1983 - Painted icons and frescoes with Academic Painter, Deacon Marko Ilich.

1984-1986 - Stayed in Greece learning and painting frescoes and icons in Katerini, Thesaloniki and Mount Athos. Received a blessing from master teacher of iconography, Fr. Arsenios, in the monastery in Mount Athos.

1986-1987 - Returned to Serbia and by the request and Episcopal blessing of Bishop of Sumadija, Dr. Sava, to work as an iconographer in the Serbian Orthodox Church and to paint frescoes in a monastery in Divostin and in a church in Lazarevac, Serbia.

1987-1988 - Painted frescoes in a cathedral in Kragujevac, the church in Lazarevac, and the church in Fair Oaks, CA.

1989-1990 - Painted iconostas for the church in Fair Oaks, CA, and frescoes for the churches in Serbia. Completed the iconostas in Fair Oaks, CA, and painted frescoes in the church in Serbia.

1991-1993 - Painted frescoes and icons in Serbia and 1993--continued painting frescoes in the church in Fair Oaks, CA.

1995-2008 - Began the frescos at St. Sava, Jackson, CA, and painted frescoes and icons in Libertyville, IL, South Bend and Schererville, IN, and Detroit, MI.

2008 - Completed the frescoes at St. Sava, Jackson, CA.

Text and photo from: http://www.angier-fox.com/st-sava/miloe.htm


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Sailors of the Sky

A conversation with Fr. Stamatis Skliris and Fr. Marko Rupnik on contemporary Christian art

In these timely conversations led by Fr. Radovan Bigovic, many issues are introduced that enable the contemporary reader to deepen and expand his or her understanding of the role of art in the life of the Church. Here we find answers to questions on the crisis of contemporary ecclesiastical art in West and East; the impact of Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism and Abstract painting on contemporary ecclesiastical painting; and a consideration of the main distrinction between iconography and secular painting. The dialogue, while resolving some doubts about the difference between iconography, religious painting, and painting in general, reconciles the requirement to obey inconographic canons with the freedom essential to artistic creativity, demonstrating that obedience to the canons is not a threat to the vitatlity of iconography. Both artists illumine the role of prayer and ascetisicm in the art of iconography. They also mention curcial differences between iconography in the Orthodox Church and in Roman Catholicism. How important thse distinctions are when exploring the relationship between contemporary theology and art! In a time when postmodern "metaphysics' revitalizes every concept, these masters still believe that, to some extent, Post-Modernism adds to the revitatiztion of Christian art, stimulating questions about "artistic inspiration" and the essential asethetic categories of Christian painting. Their exceptionally wide, yet nonetheless deep, expertise assists their not-so-everday connections between theology, ar, and modern issues concerning society: "society" taken in its broader meaning as "civilization." Finally, the entire artistic project of Stamatis and Rupnik has important ecumenical implications that aswer a genuine longing for unity in the Christian word.

The text of this 94-page soft-bound book has been translated from the Serbian by Ivana Jakovljevic, Fr. Gregory Edwards, and Andrijana Krstic. Published by Sebastian Press, Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Contemporary Christian Thought Series, number 7, First Edition, ISBN: 978-0-9719505-8-0