Painter Risto Kiperaš was born in 1957 in Herzegovina. He started painting in Dubrovnik, where he lived and worked until the nineties, then moved to Belgrade and continued his work there. It is characterized by a relief style that makes it very recognizable. The painting is exclusively oil on canvas. He had several solo and joint exhibitions in Dubrovnik, Herceg Novi, Belgrade, Banja Luka and Hamburg. He died in Belgrade in October 2014.