one man shows


1963

Beograd, Gallery of the Workers University Đuro Salaj

1964

Genova, Galleria del Deposito

1965

Zagreb, Student Center's Exhibition Space

1967

Frankfurt am Main, Haus Nieed

München, Galerie Neuhaus

1967-68

Opatija, Salon of the Hotel "Ambasador"

1968

Amsterdam, Bois Taverne

1969

Šid, "Sava Šumanović" Gallery

Basel, Galerie Hilt

Zagreb, The Gallery of Primitive Art

Amsterdam, Galerie Mokum

1970

Šid, The Club of Social Workers

Šid, Youth Center, Painter's House,
Grammar School "Sava Šumanović"

Ohrid, Friendship saloon "Naumovski"

1972

Vukovar, Cultural Center, Theater

1973

Zagreb, Museum of art and Craftmanship (Memorial retrospective exhibition inside the show "Naivi '73")

Šid, Museum "Ilijanum", (Ilijanum, '73)

1976

Düsseldorf, Galerie Elke und Werner Zimmer

1980

Milano, Art Gallery

1985

Zagreb, Gallery 11

1986

Beograd, Gallery "Sebastijan"

Varaždin, Atlas Art Agency, Sebastijan

Dubrovnik, Gallery "Sebastijan"

München, Charlotte, Galerie für Naive Kunst

1989

Novi Sad, Gallery of Contemporary Art

1994

Jagodina, Museum of Naive Art

Beograd, Salon of Museum of Contemporary Art

1995

Novi Sad, Museum of Contemporary Art

1998

Venezia, Ikona Gallery, Magazzini del Sale

Beograd, City Cultural Center

2000-01

Schloss Bönnigheim, Museum Charlotte Zander

2004

Novi Sad, Petrovaradin fortress, Gallery "Boško Petrović" (exhibition of tapestries)

Beograd, Ethnographic Museum (exhibition of tapestries)

Shid, Museum Ilijanum (exhibition of tapestries)

Novi Sad, Museum of Vojvodina

2006

New York, The Galerie St. Etienne

Belgrade, Gallery 03one

2007

“The Artistic Case of Ilija Bosilj”, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Department in Novi Sad)

Verona, Art Fair

2008

Heidelberg, Museum Haus Cajeth

The Pictures from Ilijada, Art Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzoric, Belgrade

2009

“Ilija: Journeys in the imagination“, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin, USA

“Ilija's World“, Rima Gallery, Kragujevac

2010

“Ilija Bosilj - works on paper", Haos Gallery, Belgrade

“The Conceivings of Ilija Bosilj“, National Museum, Zrenjanin

2011

"Ilija's World", Museum of Contemporary Art of Istra, Pula

2012

"Ilija's World", St. Krševan Gallery, Šibenik

"Ilija's World", Kranjčar Gallery, Zagreb

"Ilija's World", Osijek City Gallery, Osijek

2014

"ILIJA/MANGELOS:Father and son, Inside & Out", Galerija St. Etienne, New York

2017

"Ilija's Breath / Ilijev vdih", KiBela / MMC KIBLA, Maribor, Slovenia


chosen group exhibitions


2006

Fairy Tale, Myth and Fantasy – Approaches to Spirituality in Art, December 7, 2006 – February 3, 2007, Galerie St. Etienne, New York (Marc Chagall, Paul Klee, Michel Nedjar, Pablo Picasso,...)

2008

Transforming Reality, Pattern and Design in Modern and Self-Taught Art, January 15, 2008 – March 8, 2008, Galerie St. Etienne, New York (Paul Klee, Gustav Klimt, Emil Nolde, Scottie Wilson,...)

2012

The Ins and Outs of Self-Taught Art – Reflections on a Shifting Field, January 10, 2012 - April 7, 2012, Galerie St. Etienne, New York (Henry Darger, John Kane, Michel Nedjar, Josef Karl Rädler,...)

2013

Homage to Henri Rousseau – the World of Naive Painters and Outsiders, September 14, 2013 - November 10, 2013, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo

2014

Apocalypse Now! – Visionen von Schrecken und Hoffnung in der Kunst vom Mittelalter bis heute, November 22, 2014 - February 15, 2015, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern (Albrecht Dürer, Odilon Redon, Otto Dix, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Max Beckmann, Wassily Kandinsky,...)

2017

Turbulences dans les Balkans, 7. septembar 2017 - 31. jul, La Halle Saint Pierre, Paris

Edgewalkers & Worldbuilders, October 12 - November 25, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York

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