"Benicia" by Bato Bostandzic, Acrylic on Canvas
"Benicia" by Bato Bostandzic, Acrylic on Canvas
"Benicia" by Bato Bostandzic, Acrylic on Canvas

"Benicia" by Bato Bostandzic, Acrylic on Canvas

Regular Price $1,800.00 Sale


20" x 16" 

Acrylic on Canvas

Original Artwork


Bato Bostandzic

Bato Bostandzic is an European-American artist and art instructor, who has actively worked with oil on canvas for 35+years and with sculpture for about 20 years. 

He has exhibited his work in Europe and California and has participated in many international workshops in Germany, Slovakia, Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Montenegro. 

From 1998 to 2007, he lived and worked in Orange County, CA, where he co-owned Studio Gallery BOBA with one of his fellow artists in Santa Ana Artist Village. 

From 2007 to 2014, Bato lived in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina and worked as an art teacher at Quality Schools International. 

In August 2014, he moved back to California and became a member of LG Artist Association.

Owned Art of Mine Gallery/Studio in Capitola. 

Currently lives and works in Southern California. 

Bato is an active member of ULUBIH (State Association of Artists of Bosnia and Herzegovina).

A Brief Summary of Exhibition Highlights and Workshops in the United States and Europe:  

  • Sep. 2023 Juried Group Show Laguna Art Gallery, CA
  • Aug. 2023 London Art Biennale, London, Great Britain
  • Apr. 2022 Juried Show Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Dec. 2019 Juried Show Northern CA Museum, Chico, CA
  • Nov. 2019 Members Show Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA
  • June 2017 Individual Show International House in Davis, CA
  • Dec. 2016 Juried Show Night Moves, Yolo Arts
  • Sep. 2016 Group Show IRC Art for Humanity, WAL, Sac
  • May 2016 Group Show Silicon Valley Open Studios, 
  • Nov. 2015 Juried Show Capitola En Plein Air
  • April 2015 Juried Show Le Petite Trianon, San Jose
  • Nov. 2014 Juried Show JCC Los Gatos
  • April 2014 Individual Show The Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo
  • March 2014 Individual Show Town Gallery/Museum in Kotor, Montenegro
  • November 2013 Individual Show Altenholz/Kiel, Germany
  • November 2011, 2012 Group Show Collegium Artisticum Gallery, Sarajevo
  • August 2011 Group Show Han Gallery, Pocitelj, B&H
  • July 2011 International Art Workshop Art Colony, Pocitelj, B&H
  • March 2011 Individual Show Collegium Artisticum Gallery, Sarajevo
  • November 2010 Group Show Collegium Artisticum Gallery, Sarajevo
  • February 2010 Group Show Roman Petrovic Gallery, Sarajevo, B&H
  • January 2010 Individual Show Roman Petrovic Gallery, Sarajevo, B&H
  • Nov. and Dec. 2009 Group Shows Collegium Artisticum & Roman Petrovic, 
  • July 2009 Art Workshop Srebrenik, B&H
  • August 2009 Group Show Han Gallery, Pocitelj, B&H
  • April 2009 Group Show Collegium Artisticum Gallery, Sarajevo
  • May 2008 Individual Show Preporod Gallery, Sarajevo, B&H and City Museum in Zenica
  • February 2008 International Workshop Igalo, Montenegro
  • 2004-2008 Individual and Group Shows Los Angeles, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
  • Co-owner of Gallery Boba in Artist Village and participant in monthly art walks in Santa Ana Artist Village, CA
  • 1999-2004 Individual and Group Shows Santa Monika, Sunset Beach, Tustin,                     Palm Springs, Carson City, CA, USA
  • 1994-1999 Individual and Group Shows Berlin, Rostock, Bielefeld,     Paderborn, Germany
  • Participant in International Art Workshop “Seinsichten aus Welten”, Rostock, Germany
  • Co-organizer and participant in the exhibition “Sarejevo, eine verwundete Stadt”, Bielefeld, GER
  • Participant in a cultural event “Wahrnehmung des Krieges”, Bochum, Germany
  • Articles about the artist published in local German newspapers Norddent Neueste Nachrichten, Neue Westfaelische, Stadtblatt Bielefeld. 
  • Featured in many national TV shows in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Germany.