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Vlado Kostov

Born in Skopje 25 March 1967.

He is working as independent painter and sculptor. In his works he metamorphs the ugly and the useless into an aesthetic form, and therefore the critics consider him among the artists of paradoxical invention.

After graduation, in 1987, he went to London, to the Hollywood Road Film Production animations and cartoons studio, working as drawing artist, collaborating with Darko Markovic.

In 2005 Kostov discovered his authentic expression, embodied into a subtle construction of scrap materials, expressing the sensibility of the great saxophone player Parker.

With this sculpture, he participated in the multimedia project Homage to Charlie Parker, together with Aljosa Simjanovski on piano and the Balkan saxophone player Goce Micanov.

1987 – Graduated from the Applied Arts School “Lazar Licenoski” in Skopje and has shaped his artistic outlook under the influence of the renowned painter Dimitar Manev.
1987-1989 – Hollywood Road production, London UK animations and cartoon studio, working as drawing artist

2007 – Charlie Parker, remembering Charlie Parker, Skopje and Bitola – Macedonia
2008 – Macedonian national gallery, Sthip, Macedonia, exhibition “Musician”
2009 – Macedonian national gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, exhibition “from garbage to beauty”
2010 – Exhibition “Bulls” honoring Manaki Film Festival, Skopje Macedonia,
2012 – Exhibition “houses”, honoring Habitat for Humanity Macedonia,
2014 – Exhibition “Save the Earth”, Belgrade Serbia,
2015 – Exhibition “Street Musicians”. Belgrade Serbia,
2016 – Exhibition “Streets”, Art gallery, Skopje
2017 – Exhibition “Save the Eart “ ,Di Allure Art Gallery , Saint-paul-de Vence, France
2018 – Exhibition “…… “ ,Di Allure Art Gallery , Saint-paul-de Vence, France
2018 – Exhibition “Festival Svjetlosti” City Gallery of Kotor, Monte Negro