Costa has drawn inspiration for his prolific works of art from board travels and his abundant life experiences as both a visitor and resident of numerous countries around the world. Born in Russia in 1968, Costa developed his unique brand of art through his extensive schooling at the Art College and the Academy of Arts in Moscow. His passion and talent for art was recognized by Russia’s Union of Young Artists when he received the Development of The Year Award in 1997.
Costa’s art has achieved international recognition. It has been featured in many private and public exhibits on European and North American stages, and has been sold to many private collections in Europe, the United States, and Canada.