Dubravko Raos loved art from his childhood. He spent a lot of time drawing and painting on walls, papers and floors and in books. A native of former Yugoslavia, he studied artistic technique at the Academy of Fine Arts. This helped to reinforce his talent and honed his skills. Following his education, he displayed his artwork in several cities throughout Europe, as he traveled across the continent. Vienna, Madrid, Paris, and Venice were hosts to his work before 1957 when he decided to settle in Canada. The artist’s ability to transform common subjects into vibrant and realistic images has earned him financial and critical success. He’s disciplined in a wide variety of artistic techniques, and his subjects range from portraits to landscapes, animals, and abstracts. His work is sought by corporate and private collections in Canada, the United States, and Europe.
Raos has attended numerous art exhibitions where his art has received positive reviews from art critics. His style is focused on dramatic and natural lighting that evoke emotion. Raos aims at giving his viewers a sense of reality, and also aims at conveying painterly effects with sensation. His goal as an artist is to cause the viewer to pause, look at his art more than once and rest in a pure form of beauty. Raos has inspired professional and aspiring artists around the world. He has presented at shows throughout Canada, the United States, and Europe, receiving much acclaim for the quality of his work. His art is much sought after by many discerning artists.