Who Am I


Artist Statement
Mladen Stojanovski is an independent artist; master artist-goldsmith and filigree artist, mechanical technician, sculptor, professor of fine arts, conservator and metal restorer, conservator and restorer of icons and wall paintings (fresco-secco painting) and professor of goldsmith and filigree techniques.
He was born on 22.03.1982 in Skopje where he finished high school for elaboration of modern jewelry and took 7 years of specialization in the most famous gold industry in Macedonia and former Yugoslavia, the Rubin Karmin – Skopje goldsmith industry.
From 1997 he is constantly in close touch with creativity through the goldsmith and filigree art-crafts. His studio is also his gallery in which one can see his creations.
He took active participation in several group and individual exhibitions. Part of his works are current exponents in some of the world museums.
For the Museum of “Hagia Sophia” he elaborated a nimbus in filigree for the icon of St. Naum of Ochrid, while for the “CIVICO MUSEO DELLA FILIGRANA PIEDRO CARLO BOCIO” he elaborated a traditional Macedonian butterfly as part of the project Butterflies of the World” – “Butterfly”, Made in Macedonia – Macedonia Timeless.
After the graduation at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje and at present he is taking MA/Master Studies in sculpture.


Education
High School
. 1996-1999 School of contemporary jewelry, Goldsmith-Silversmith, D.S.U.”Pance Arsovski”, Skopje
. 2005-2008 Mechanical Technician, D.S.U.”8 Th September”, Skopje
College
. 2010-2015 Art Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, “S’s. Cyril and Methodius University”, Skopje
. 2010-2015 Art Teacher, Faculty of Fine Arts, “S’s. Cyril and Methodius University”, Skopje
. 2012-2015 Art Conservation and Restoration, Faculty of Fine Arts, “S’s. Cyril and Methodius University”, Skopje

. 2015-2017 MA/Master Art Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, “S’s. Cyril and Methodius University”, Skopje


Work Experience
. 1988-1993 Lucky, video library, Skopje
. 1996-2016 MaX Art Studio-my office, handmade jewelry, Skopje
. 1997-2004 Direction, Production of jewelry, Jewelry workshop, A.D.”Rubin Karmin”, Skopje

1997-1999 Basicjewelry, (Ljupco)
1999-2001 Advancejewelry, (Dobrinka, Jelka, Jasar, Goce)
2001-2004 Specializationjewelry, (Kamuran, Slavica, Leonardo, Josif, Vase, Sneze, Regina)
. 2004-2008 Commerce-Geo-technical, geomechanical laboratory tests, GEING Krebs und Kiefer International and others Ltd, Skopje
. 2005-2008 IT, Private servicing, Software Hardware, Skopje
. 2006 Participant in the project research pollution age-European Project-Arcadis Euro-consult, The Netherlands. Water & Natural Resources Management,
. 2006 Participant in the project and Geing Ergoland for sticking to the geomembrane in Krivogaštani of 12,000m, helper at the Slovaks in sticking to the geomembrane.
. 2007 Project Manager and the organizer of the exhibition for river manufactured traditional and creative crafts, Museum of Lapidary, Ohrid
. 2008-2017 Teacher of contemporary jewelry, Skopje
. 2014 Conservation of Metal and Jewelry, “Museum of Macedonia”, Skopje


Solo Exhibitions
. 1996-2017 Opened Solo Exhibitions in my Art Gallery
. 2015 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hotel-Kontinental, Skopje


Museum Exhibitions
Museum “Hagia Sophia”
.2011 “Sv. Naum Ohridski” Courtesy of Monastery “Sv. Jovan Bigorski”, for the Museum “Hagia Sofija” – Konstantinopol Carigrad, Turkey-Istanbul

Museum of Filigree “CIVICO MUSEO DELLA FILIGRANA “PIEDRO CARLO BOCIO” in Campo Ligure (GE) Italy”
.2013 Participant in the project, “Butterflies of the World” – “Butterfly”, Made in Macedonia – Macedonia Timeless, for the Museum of Filigree “CIVICO MUSEO DELLA FILIGRANA “PIEDRO CARLO BOCIO” in Campo Ligure (GE) Italy

-News
Museum of Filigree “CIVICO MUSEO DELLA FILIGRANA “PIEDRO CARLO BOCIO” in Campo Ligure (GE) Italy”
.2013-2016 Prepare a donate piece for the Museum of Filigree “CIVICO MUSEO DELLA FILIGRANA “PIEDRO CARLO BOCIO” in Campo Ligure (GE) Italy


Group Exhibitions
. 2005 Hotel Arka, Skopje
. 2005 Builders Club, Skopje
. 2006 Discotheque Zen, Skopje
. 2006 Museum of the City of Skopje, Skopje
. 2007 Mall RAMSTOR, Skopje
. 2007 Project Manager and the organizer of the exhibition for river manufactured traditional and creative crafts, Museum of Lapidary, Ohrid
. 2011 Faculty of Fine Arts, Group, Exhibitions, Skopje
. 2012 Faculty of Fine Arts, Group, Exhibitions, Skopje
. 2013 Faculty of Fine Arts, Group, Exhibitions, Skopje
. 2014 Faculty of Fine Arts, Group, Exhibitions, Skopje
. 2015 VegeFest, Hotel-Continental, Skopje
. 2015 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hotel-Continental, Skopje


Publications/Awards
. 2008 Tea Modern Magazine, Interview by Emilija, Skopje
. 2008 Alfa TV, Interview for jewelry, Skopje
. 2009 Life Magazine, Interview by Slavica, Skopje
. 2010 Telma TV, Interview by Maja for jewelry, Skopje
. 2010 E1 Magazine, Interview by, Skopje
. 2010 Vreme Magazine, Interview by, Skopje
. 2011 Kompletna Magazine, Interview by Suzana, Skopje
. 2011 International Radio-Good morning Macedonia, Interview for jewelry, Skopje
. 2011 Click.mk, Magazine, Top 5 local web destination, Skopje
. 2013 Fashionel.mk, Interview by, Skopje