Boz Droca is representational artist working in the tradition of the great naturalist masters of the 19th century. By painting directly from nature Boz is trying to capture realistic sense of light and space, but for him is very important to evoke poetry in his artwork.
Boz was born and raised in former Yugoslavia. His father was people artist and great draughtsman, so Boz has been drawing and painting from an early age. He knew that he will be artist in age of 5, when he saw beautiful icons and paintings in local 600 years old church. His talent was discovered by Russian master Korzherov in school for gifted and talented children. Russian master set foundation for his drawing and painting skills .After completing his education at University of Sarajevo, Boz persuade career as illustrator and portrait artist. He exhibited his work across Europe (Serbia, Greece, Romania, Croatia, Italy and Turkey).
After moving to Houston in 1999, Boz continued to work as a fine artist, but also become part of Russell Erwin studio for murals and decorative art. Working for Erwin studio was a turning point because he was able to learn new techniques in artistry as well to make many contacts in the art world. He fell in love with Texas landscapes (Hill Country, Big Bend, and Caddo Lake).He visited Big Bend and study with masters, Bill Zaner and David Caton. This wilderness becomes Boz's permanent inspiration. Result was two sold out one man exhibitions: "Color of Remembrance "and "From Mediterranean to Texas". He exhibited his work in "Gallery Central (Arkansas),"Sherwoods Gallery" (Houston, Texas).
His paintings are in many private and corporate collections in Europe and United States as well Japan and Australia. Recently one of Boz's paintings was included in great art collection of HRH Crown Prince Alexander and HRH Princess Katarina of Serbia.