The artist Nikolay Zlatanov - Kaio was born on 24 June 1970 in Burgas/Bulgaria
2008-2011 Ph. D in the National Academy of arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
1993 – 1998: National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Applied Arts, Department wood carving, Supervisor: Professor Anton Donchev; Concentration in wood carving with emphasis in wood sculpturing, graduated in June 1998, awarded with M.F.A. degree.
1984 – 1989: High School in Applied Arts – Sofia, Bulgaria, with concentration in wood carving; graduated in June 1989, awarded with high school diploma in arts.
2012, February – Exhibition „Mythic beings“, The Hungarian Culture Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2011, October - Exhibition „Passing spirits“in Associatio D`Artistes Plastics de Premia de Mar, Barcelona, Spain.
2010 Sculpture symposium in Byala, Bulgaria.
2010 Exhibition „Angels“in the Crypt of Cathedral”Al.Nevski”, Sofia.
2008 Participation in the national artist’s exhibitions in Trjavna, Bulgaria.
2008 Participation in the national artist’s exhibition in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.
2007 International Sculpture Symposium in Halle, Germany.
2006 Participation in the national exhibition of the Union of the Bulgarian artists;
2006 Participation in the exhibition of the Military ministerial in Skopje, Macedonia.
2006 Exhibition „Water – Borders“in the Crypt of Cathedral ”Al.Nevski”, Sofia.
2005 Participation in the International Sculpture Symposium in St. Blasien, Germany, award for “Best technique”
2004, August – International Sculpture Symposium in Asiago, Italy.
2004, July – International Sculpture Symposium in Prostejov, Czech Рepublic.
2004, April – Participant in the exhibition “Christian symbols” in the Crypt of Cathedral ”Alexander Nevski”, Sofia.
2003, July – Sculptor Symposium “Jasna Poliana” /Bulgaria.
2002, November to December – Participation in “The first Biennale in little Form representational Art – Pleven”, Bulgaria.
01.11.2000 – Award “Wood sculpture” – national exhibition; Member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists;
2000, Participation in International Biennale for young authors VOX HUMANA – Ostrava, Czech Republic;
Participation in all national exhibitions “wood carving”, organized by the Union of Bulgarian Artists
2000, August – Participation in National youth exhibition;
1999, September – Participation in National wood sculpturing symposium in Barzia village, Bulgaria;
1993-1998 Participation in exhibitions organized by the National Academy of Arts all throughout the course of study;
1984-1989 Participation in high school exhibitions in wood carving during the courses of study;
Since 2003 he works as teacher in the National School of Applied Arts “St. Luca”, Sofia
Since 1998 till now: work in own art studio in the field of wood sculpturing.
works and lives in Sofia and is represented
by Gallery Nest Art®.