Pavlo Makov was born in 1958 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Lives and works in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
He graduated from the Crimean Art College, Painting Department (Simferopol, Ukraine) in 1979, Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts in 1978 and Kharkiv Art and Industrial Institute (Graphic department) in 1984.
Since 1988 he is a member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, since 1994 – is a member of the Royal Society of Painters-Printmakers (London, England) and a correspondent member of the Ukrainian Art Academy, since 2006.
Pavlo Makov is a participant and winner of many graphic art exhibitions, among them “Biennale of Graphic Art" (Kaliningrad, Russia, 1990, 1992 and 1998), VI International Biennale of Print and Drawing (Taipei, Taiwan, 1993), “Osaka Triennale 94" (Osaka, Japan, 1994), “National Triennale of Print 97" (Kyiv, Ukraine, 1997), “International Print Triennale" and others. In 2009 he was awarded with the Silver Medal of the Ukrainian Art Academy. Author and participant of many projects in Ukraine and abroad. The artist's works are in museums collections in Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Great Britain, the USA and other countries.
State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow, Russia), Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (Moscow, Russia), Victoria and Albert Museum (London, England), Ashmolean Museum, “Diploma Collection" (Oxford, England), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York, USA), National Gallery of Art (Washington DC, USA), Library of Congress (Washington DC, USA), Corcoran Museum (Washington DC, USA),Hunterian Art Museum (Glasgow, Scotland), Kelvingrove Museum (Glasgow, Scotland), State Museum of Ukrainian Art (Kiev, Ukraine), National Museum of Russian Art (Kiev, Ukraine), Fine Art Museum (Taipei, Taiwan), Contemporary Art and Culture Center (Osaka, Japan), Museum of Contemporary Art (Ibiza, Spain), Fine Art Museum (Cremona, Italy), Funen Art Museum (Odense, Denmark), Museum of Modern Art (Evissa, Balears, Spain), Zimmerli Museum (USA), Estonian Art Museum (Tallinn, Estonia), City Art Museum (Gyor, Hungary) and others.
Selected exhibitions after 2003
In Our Paradise, Ya Gallery art center, Dnipropetrovsk, curated by Halyna Sklyarenko, Valeriy Saharuk