George Kurtelov

Multi-awarded experimental artist

This is My Story

Born 1960 Immigrated to Australia 1995 EDUCATION 1976 – 1979 Study Iconography & Frescoes 1979 Study at FLU Belgrade 1st year only 2013 Diploma in Visual Arts – Wollongong West TAFE

SOLO EXHIBITIONS Europe, Macedonia, Serbia, Switzerland, Croatia, Australia 1996 – Sydney Cornucopia Gallery, Newtown 1997 – Wollongong Art Gallery & Museum 1999 – Project Gallery, Wollongong 2005 – Clifton School of Art, Clifton 2007 – Project Gallery, Wollongong 2012 – Project Gallery, Wollongong 2013 – Arena Gallery, Wollongong

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 1986 – 2016 Numerous Local & International

AWARDS & PRIZES Winner – St Clements Art Prize, Macedonia Winner – Avord + People’s Choice Award, Thirroul Festival Finalist – Anzac Gallipoli Art Prize, Memorial Club, Sydney

COLLECTION Art Gallery & Museum of Wollongong Chakar Digital PTY LTD National Bank of Macedonia Town Hall, Ohrid Town Hall, Wollongong Hotel Metropol & Bellevue, Macedonia

BIBLIOGRAPHY 1997 – Illawarra Mercury & Advertiser Editors – Angela Thompson, Paul Suuter 1997 + 2012 – Compass Magazine Editor – Mendo Tricevski 20th Century Architectures, Wollongong Page 152, Editor Robert Irving

TEACHING EMPLOYMENT 2000 – 2016 Private Art Classes 1989 – Guest Lecturer, Vangel Naumovski Curatorial Project, St Clements Church of Macedonia, Ohrid Frescoes Art St Dimitria, Wollongong IRT – Wall Mural Project Coordinator