He was born July 29, 1971 in Radzivilov Rivne region. Carpathian Stefanik University in Ivano-Frankivsk. Department of Design, Master of Arts degree. He participated in many art exhibitions since 1990.
Since 2000 member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. Painter, graphic artist, photographer. His works are in the National Museum in Lviv, in galleries and private collections in Ukraine, Canada, USA, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Austria, Poland and Egypt.
The name of the artist Orest Kostiv is known far beyond Ukraine. He participated in many national and international exhibitions, and his works are becoming increasingly popular among connoisseurs and collectors of art.
On account of Orestes Kostiv are 43 exhibitions, 9 of them personal.
Lviv - 1992, 2005
Kiev - 1993, 2002, 2003, 2004
Ivano-Frankivsk - 1995, 2005, 2006, 2013.
Vienna (Austria) - 1997
Kiev - 1991
Ivano-Frankivsk - 1998
Cairo (Egypt) - 1998.
Creative direction: Figurative symbolism. Lyrical surrealism - by definition of the art professor Dmitry Gorbachev.