Blagoja Manevski, born in Skopje, Macedonia, graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje in 1986. The winner of many awards for excellence, he has been the subject of eight solo exhibitions since 1985. Since 1986, he has participated in many group exhibitions of Macedonian artists in Yugoslavia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, France, Italy, England, USA, Japan, Turkey, and Bulgaria. In 2007 he represented his country, the Republic of Macedonia, in the Venice Biennale in Italy. Manevski currently works as a professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje.