Costel IACOB (b. 1952, Bucharest), artist specialized in sculpture and metal. In 1985 he graduated from the ”Nicolae Grigorescu” Institute of Fine Arts , Department of Sculpture, Bucharest. Since 1990 he is a member of the Romanian Union of Plastic Artists. Between 1990 - 2000 he curated Fair of Visual Arts, Sculpture Department, in Bucharest. In 1994 he received a scholarship offered by the Foundation ”Giorgio Cini” in Venice, Italy. In 1999 he was awarded with Art Salon Prize, Section "Time as metaphor ', Bucharest. In 2001 he won the UAP Award for Ambient - Installation, ArTuborg, Bucharest.