A Macedonian View 4 - Dancho Ordev


VANTAA, Finland

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Dancho Ordev was born 7.5.1945 in Skopje. Dancho started his primary education 1952 in the Primary School “Lenin”. During his school days he showed particular talent for art. His great wish was to become an artist, so he enrolled the School of Applied Art in Skopje. 1965, having finished the School of Applied Art, he took the entrance exam at the Academy of Fine Art in Zagreb. He was the only candidate from Macedonia who was passed the test. His mentors and professor were top Croatian artists. Ordev graduated in 1969 and came back to Skopje in 1973. Dancho worked as a graphic artist for the Publishing House “Nova Makedonija”. Between 1981 and 1997 he worked both in his studio as a painter and as an art professor with his students at the Pedagogical Academy in Skopje. In 2004 he was elected full professor at the Pedagogical Faculty. In 1987 he was elected docent at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje. Besides his pedagogical activity, Ordev is a painter and graphic artist and designer and a member of a Society of Fine Arts of Macedonia, the Society of Art Teachers of Macedonia and the Society of Fine Artists of Croatia.
Ordev advanced his studies in Italy, USSR and France. He has received many awards. His works can be seen in museums, public institutions, government missions abroad, private and state collections, the Museum of Modern Art in Skopje etc.

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