Ciompela Stanislav

Ciompela Stanislav was born in Ripiceni commune, from Botosani County. He spent his childhood in Bucecea, attended secondary school and theoretical highscool, and in 1979, after graduating from the Civil and Industrial Construction Faculty from Iasi, he came back to work in his homelands. While working as a mnager for the Cultural Centre of Bucecea town hall, the mask creator became famous thanks to his achievements, participated in several festivals, crafts fairs and exhibitions in places like Sibiu, Techerghiol, Tupilați, Durău, Baia-Mare, Botoșani, Suceava, Rădăuți, Timișoara, București, Vatra Dornei, Câmpulung, as well as in other localities belonging to Botosani County. The value of his masks has also been recognized by experts inthe field, who offered him certificates of excellence during the traditional festivals that he attended.