In the inter-war period he abandons painting, being obliged to create furniture pieces, carpets and ceramics. Starting with the end of the 50s, Ciocolov Serghei makes several of the most fascinating experiments in the Moldavian art. His works number specific forms of sculpture and ceramics, with a special expressivity of the volume, his searches reminding us of the construction of the Spanish Gaudi.

Tudor Stavilă



    (Moscova, 1892 - Chișinău, 1977; since 1918 he moves to the Republic of Moldova)

    Academic studies:
    1909 - 1914 – Superior School of Drawing, Sculpture and Architecture „Stroganov“, Moscow, Russia.
    1910 - 1914 – Studies at the Imperial University in Moscow, Faculty of Law.

    Member of the Plastic Artists Union in the Republic of  Moldova.
    Director of the Community Centre of the Plastic Artists Union.
    Member of head council at the Plastic Artists Union.
    Member of the Painters Union in the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic.


    1960 – Man of art emeritus, Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic;
    1969 - Artist of the People, Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic;
    1971 – State Prize of Moldova;
    1972 – State Prize of Moldova.


    Fundația Culturală META, Un secol de sculptură românească. Dicționar A-D, Colecția SINTEZE, Editura META, 2001, p. 125.
    Literatura și arta Moldovei, enciclopedie, volumul II, Chișinău, 1986.