Milivoj Bijelić was born in 1951 in Zagreb, where he studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts from 1972 to 1977. He attended postgraduate studies in 1977-1978. at the National High Institute of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium, and from 1978-1980. he attended the Master Workshop of Ljubo Ivančić and Nikica Reiser in Zagreb. He moved to Germany / Düsseldorf in the early 1980s. In the last two years, he has been more active in Croatia, where he is domiciled in Bribir / Dalmatia for his current art project "Et In Barbaria Ego". He exhibited at the XLV Venice Biennale and the V International Biennale in Cairo.