The painter Miodrag D. Jelić was born in 1950 in Belgrade. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in the class of professor Miloš Bajic. He exhibited independently in the country and abroad, especially in 2005 in Israel and in 2009 in the USA - Pittsburgh, Andy Warhol Museum. He is a member of the Association of Fine Artists of Serbia (ULUS) and the Serbian Painting Society "LADA". He is the winner of the golden badge and Plaque of the Cultural and Educational Community of Serbia. In the selection of art critics, Miodrag Miša Jelić was declared one of the best Serbian painters of the 20th century. He lives and works in Belgrade.