Ivo Pecov was born on March 17th 1980 in Kocani, Republic of Macedonia.

In 1999 he graduated from the High School of Art in Skopje, in the department of Graphics. He continued his academic education at the National Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria, at the department of Graphics, where he received his master's degree in 2005. In 2010 he successfully defended his doctoral dissertation at the same academy, in the department of Mural painting.

As an artist he is active with many group exhibitions in different cities in Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Portugal, Spain, Italy. He has exhibited his works at more than 15 solo exhibitions in Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Portugal and Germany.

He has published in scientific journals, where he has worked on issues of aesthetics and fine art.

Currently Ivo Pecov lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Solo exhibitions:

2019 Sofia, Bulgaria, Macedonian Cultural and Information Center / February 4th – May 17th

2018 Berlin, Germany, Prima Center / November 30th – December 14th

2018 Sofia, Bulgaria, Gallery „Art 36“/ May 16th – May 30th  

2017 Bucharest, Romania, Gallery “Theatelier.ro” / August 18th

2017 Gevgelija, Macedonia, Gallery „АМАМ“ / July 4th – July 11th

2017 Sofia, Bulgaria, Gallery “HIVE” / June 22nd – August 3rd   

2016 Sofia, Bulgaria, Gallery „Art 36“/ June 16th – July 4th

2015 Vinica, Macedonia, Gallery „Venecija” / December 12th – 2016 January 9th

2014 Sofia, Bulgaria, “Steppenwolf  Gallery / June 28th – July 27th

2013 Vinica, Macedonia, Gallery “Terakota” – Museum “Teracota” / November 22nd – December 17th

2013 Sofia, Bulgaria, Macedonian Cultural and Information Center / April 18th –May 17th

2012 Lisbon, Portugal, „Espaço Cultural Mercês” / April 7th –  April 21st

2012 Sofia, Bulgaria, “Gallery Lik” / March 14th – April 3rd

2010 Stip, Macedonia, “House of Culture”

2006 Vinica, Macedonia “House of Culture”

2004 Skopie, Macedonia “Open Graphic Art Studio-Museum of the City of Skopje”

2001 Vinica, Macedonia “House of Culture”

 

Group exhibitions:

2019 Skopje, North Macedonia, Gallery NLB / 22.07 – 29.07

2019 Sozopol, Bulgaria, Center for Arts, Local Crafts and Traditions / 01.06 – 07.06

2019 Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Balabanov House / 07.05 – 30.05

2018 Sozopol, Bulgaria, Center for Arts, Local Crafts and Traditions / 01.06 – 15.07

2018 Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Small Basilica of Philippopolis / 18.05 – 30.05

2017 Burgas, Bulgaria, Regional library “P. K. Yavorov” / 18.07 – 25.07

2017 Sozopol, Bulgaria, Town Gallery / 03.06 – 07.06

2017 Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Balabanov House / 18.05 – 31.05

2017 Sofia, Bulgaria, Macedonian Cultural and Information Center / 17.02 – 16.03

2016 Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Balabanov House / 14.07 – 15.08

2016 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, Regional library „Zahari Kniazevski“ / 05.07-14.07

2016 Sozopol, Bulgaria, Archaeological Museum / 06.06 – 12.06

2016 Sofia, Bulgaria, Macedonian Cultural and Information Center / 17.02 – 20.03

2015 Vinica, Macedonia, Gallery „Venecija“, exhibition of UМ / 28.11 – 11.12

2015 Cadaqués, Spain, 35th Mini Print International / 27.06 – 30.09

2015 Sozopol, Bulgaria, Town Gallery / 03.06 – 30.06

2015 Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Balabanov House / 16.05 – 28.05

2015 Harmanli, Bulgaria, Cultural Center / 24.04 – 17.05

2015 Ruse, Bulgaria, Gallery of the Artist Association / 06.03 – 19.03

2015 Kavadarci, Macedonia, House of culture “Ivan Mazov - Klime“ / 27.02 - 06.03

2015 Sofia, Bulgaria, Macedonian Cultural and Information Center / 05.02 – 20.02

2014 Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, University „Neofit Rilski“/ 20.11 – 01.12

2014 Vinica, Macedonia, Gallery “Venecija” annual exhibition – UМ / 20.09 – 10.10

2014 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, Center for cultural initiatives "Taralej" / 11.08 – 21.08

2013 Bitola, Macedonia, Cultural center - Bitola / 16.08 - 24.08

2012 Vinica, Macedonia, Gallery at Museum “Terakota”, annual of UM / 14.09 - 30.09

2012 Sofia, “City Center Mall”/ 10.06– 10.07

2011 Sofia, Bulgaria, “Mall Boulevard”

2011 Vinica, Macedonia, Museum “Teracota”

2010 Lisbon, Portugal, “Galeria Praca das Flores”

2010 Vinica, Macedonia, exhibition of paintings of art association “UM”, Museum “Terakota”

2010 Vinica, Macedonia, exhibition of drawings of art association “UM”, Vip café.

2010 Skopje, Macedonia, Art Hall, “Dom na ARM”

2010 Radnevo, Bulgaria, House of Culture

2008 Sofia, Bulgaria, Gallery of National Academy of Art

2008 Skopje, Macedonia, annual exhibition of artists of “DLUM”, “Museum of the city of Skopie” 

2006 Skopje, Macedonia, 11th. Winter Salon, "Museum of Contemporary Art" selector Dr.Rolf Kulz-  Mackenzie.

2005 Skopje, Macedonia, First cartoon exhibition of NATO "The World and Macedonia".

2005 Vinica, Macedonia, “House of Culture” exhibition of artists of "UM"

2005 Skopje, Macedonia, "DLUM" exhibition of graphics at NUB “Sv. Kliment Ohridski”

2005 Skopje, Macedonia, art salon of "DLUM".

2004 Evora, Portugal, “4th Printmaking Festival of Evora- International Biennial

2003 Bitola, Macedonia, “international Graphic Triennial".

2003 Sofia, Bulgaria, second international exhibition-small print “Lesedra”

2002 Nova Zagora, Bulgaria, “Youth Center”

2002 Stip, Macedonia, "House of Culture", “Stip Summer of Culture”