Konstanin Krok's Biography:
Konstantin Krok (real name - Konstantin Plotnikov) is a surreal artist from Belarus. He was born on March, 19th 1991 in Smorgon, Grodno region (Belarus). In 2008 he finished secondary school and four year school of art. Konstantin had lots of interests in his school years, but always returned to fine arts.
That same year he entered Grodno State University the Faculty of Arts the specialization of Fine Arts and Computer Graphics which he graduated from in 2013.
His paintings he performs on canvas in oil, acrylic and airbrushing. In graphics he mainly uses pencil, ink and water colors.
During his studies Konstantin took part in two international exhibits: a Week of Art in Ukraine and a Week of Art in Belarus where he took the second place in the nomination Painting (esoteric). Moreover, six personal exhibitons were organised: three in Smorgon, two in Grodno, one in Minsk in the gallery From Apprentice To Master/ The best one was in Brest in 2015.
In 2010 he wrote and published a philosophical-fantastical story "Through Time and Space", some of his own paintings being used as illustrations. Konstantin’s circle of interests is rather diverse. Music is no exception. He plays the guitar and the keyboard and also writes his own music.
In 2010 – 2011 two slide short films were created (Inbetween Worlds and Inbetween Wordls 2: Otherness). Genre: cosmism. These films were made of Konstantin’s photos. Later, he made his next short film Gift and this year he finished working on such surrealistic films as "THO-OG", "White stork flies" and "A Person-Light". Konstantin himself played the main part in these films.
His style in art: cosmism, fantastical realism, expresionism.
Epigraph to the whole of young artist’s work can be considered the following words:
I am the dialogue between soul and mind.
"Art is a door between worlds, through which these worlds can communicate" - Konstantin Krok
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