Artist: Robert Dandarov

Born in Strumica, Macedonia in1959, Robert Dandarov is an interdisciplinary artist who works across various mediums in the style of “Macedonian Noir”. He studied at the School of Applied Arts in Skopje, Macedonia, American Academy of Art in Chicago and printmaking with George NAma at the National Academy of Design in New York. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s he participated in numerous solo and group shows in the US and Europe. In 1999 he moved to Dominican Republic and spent two years as artist in residence and professor of painting at Altos de Chavon School of Design, affiliated with the Parsons School of Design in New York. In 2001 he spent a year in Antwerp, Belgium studying the techniques of the seventeenth-century Flemish painters, and preparing for a solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje, Macedonia. He currently works and lives in Brooklyn, New York, exploring the visual fields as they continue in the new century.

Exposition Galleries: Hugueia Art Gallery, Brugge, Belgium; Olaf Clasen Gallery, Koln, Germany; Peter Baumler Gallery, Regensburg, Germany;Galerie Laegveld, Hasselt, Belgium;Leonora Vega Gallery, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Macedonia; National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia;Gallery MC , New York; Chelsea Art Museum, New York;490 Atlantic Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.