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Petro Birov

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Christ in Glory


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How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

Enjoyable and motivational. As a christian creating new icons is a way of expressing my faith. As a curator I like to improve the skills of my teammates and develop they hidden potential. The best thing in my job is that I motivate my team and they are motivating me. This is how new ideas are born.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

To be free, seeing beauty in everything around, to create something valuable. Gathering talented people around. Developing yourself and others. Gathering knowledge learning and discovering something new.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

My name is Petro Birov I am an iconographer, founder of iconography studio "Icon Experience", curator of iconography team, workshops tutor

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

Workshops related to byzantine iconography, gilding, creating video courses for both beginners and experienced ones

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

Uzhhorod Coledge of Culture and Arts 1998-2001, Lviv National Academy of Arts 2001-2006, masters degree.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Our showroom are churches. Over the past 3 years, our team has painted 3 temples in different countries like Hungary, Slovakia and Ukraine. Also several hundred icons were painted. Icons are kept in private collections in more than twenty countries.

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