JOSIP KARAKAŠ – Painter, print-maker, art historian and owner of “Estate under the Paintbrush”, are but a few of Josip’s great artistic achievements. His artistic works have been exhibited in numerous individual and group exhibitions and have won many awards and honors. He has been a curator to many gallery exhibitions and author to large number of art criticisms and reviews. He was also a thriving art teacher in his own art school “Dega Art” which helped thousands of students, many of whom are already well-established artists. Under his supervision, and under the activities of the association “Dega Art” on the island of Vis, Josip has held Summer Painting Workshops which were based on pastel and watercolor techniques and were open to participants of all ages from all over the world.