Tomislav Šilipetar was born in Zagreb. In 2014 he graduated from the Igor Rončević Painting Department in the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. In 2015 he becomes a member of HDLU. In addition to many group exhibitions, he has had number of solo exhibitions in Croatia, as well as in the other countries. He was the winner of the Rector’s Award for Excellence in 2013. The paintings are mostly made in acrylic, and the themes vary from solitude and isolation to the very existence of humans in a society that condemns. It favors simple colors and lines that go perfectly with the total preoccupation of getting out of the “boxes” of the academy. In 2016 he gained the status of an independent artist.