Painter Milan Staševic was born in 1946 in the village of Vojvoda Stepa in Banat. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, at the Department of Painting, in 1975 in the class of Professor Zoran Petrović, and then obtained his Master's degree at the same faculty two years later under Professor Mladen Srbinović. He exhibited at numerous individual and collective exhibitions in the country and abroad, and he is the winner of numerous awards and recognitions. He works as a full professor of painting and drawing at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. So far, he has organized over 50 solo exhibitions in the country and abroad. He has participated in more than 300 group exhibitions in the country and abroad. He has won numerous national and international awards for his work.