Stefan Hadzi Nikolov was born in 1955 in Skopje (North Macedonia). He finishes the Pedagogical Academy, with a focus on fine arts education in 1975. He has organized 75 solo exhibitions and was featured in over 200 group exhibitions.
Hadzi-Nikolov takes part in various art colonies and art fairs. He is the recipient of 16 awards including the State award “October 23” for long term accomplishments in the field of arts, as well as the award “13 November “ of the City of Skopje for high artistic accomplishments.
He has exhibited his works on solo exhibitions over 75 times in Skopje, Ohrid, Thessaloniki, Istanbul, Ankara, Sofia, Varna, Belgrade, Nish, Prishtina, London, Paris etc. This exhibition is his 8th in the city of Ohrid and marks a 30 year anniversary since his firs presentation of works in this city. The exhibition features figurative non-figurative works and paintings that for the first time depict the city of Ohrid and its surroundings.