Željko Uremović was born 1957 in a small village in Slavonia, east Croatia. He graduated painting from the Zagreb Art Academy in 1982 in the class of Professor Raoul Goldoni. He held his first independent exhibition in 1985. He held over 20 independent exhibitions in Croatia, Germany, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Italy and Austria. During the exhibition Grand Prix International d´Art Plastique held in 1990 in Nice, France he was awarded for originality of technique and work of art. Željko Uremović is member of the International Christian Media Congress (ICMC) from the date of its foundation in Sheffield, U.K. in 1991. He participated to several international conferences of artists – Christians (Austria, 1993, Hungary, 1995, Croatia, 1999). He has worked briefly for the fashion industry, in interior design and also taught art at a high school. Since 1987, he has been performing as an independent artist. During the winter he lives in Prague, Czech Republic and in the summer season he works and exhibits in Trogir, Southern Dalmatia, in his Open Atelier Uremović.