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Constantine Zlatev is a California based artist and designer utilizing reclaimed industrial materials to make conceptually driven sculptures and installations. His work is often satirical, grounded in ideas of social, political, cultural or historical significance. He has exhibited regularly in solo & group shows … Read More
Constantine Zlatev is a California based artist and designer utilizing reclaimed industrial materials to make conceptually driven sculptures and installations. His work is often satirical, grounded in ideas of social, political, cultural or historical significance. He has exhibited regularly in solo & group shows across the United States as well as Europe. Read Less
My work is the outcome of an idea propelled forward by an irresistible need for its realization. It is a journey of constant learning & extensive experimentation with available materials or technologies. I am particularly excited by projects grounded in ideas of social, political, cultural or historical significan… Read More
My work is the outcome of an idea propelled forward by an irresistible need for its realization. It is a journey of constant learning & extensive experimentation with available materials or technologies. I am particularly excited by projects grounded in ideas of social, political, cultural or historical significance.
I prefer to work with reclaimed industrial materials, milling & joining metal parts found from scrap in order to achieve the envisioned design for my works, re-shaping these remnant pieces using metal cutting machinery like a sculptor uses a chisel. My process involves consideration of a medium’s properties and limitations, and efforts to push those limits in rationally creative ways. The knowledge, skills, interests and experiences that I have accumulated through my life & travels strongly inform my work, consciously and subconsciously. This inner aesthetic universe is my ultimate creative guide. Read Less
Member since: Jul 14, 2011