(born 1979 Humenné, Slovakia) is a graduate of the Department of Visual Arts and Intermedia, Faculty of Arts of the Technical University in Kosice- Atelier of doc. A. Szentpétery and prof. R. Sikora (1999-2005). He has also studied at Academy of Fine Arts in Prague with prof. V. Skrepl and Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava under prof. D. Fisher.
Jan Vasilko is a recipient of numerous awards and prizes, including
2012/ 2.Place, Prize VÚB Maľba- Top Contemporary Painting, Bratislava, Slovakia
2010/ Finalist, NG 333 & ČEZ Group Prize, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2009/ Winner, Strabag International Art Award, Vienna, Austria
2008/ 2.Place, Prize VÚB Maľba- Slovak Contemporary Painting, Bratislava, Slovakia
2005/ Winner, Oskar Čepan Prize for Top Young Artist of Slovakia under 35, GMB, Bratislava, Slovakia
Throughout his career the artist has held a number of residences, including
2016 Gmund, Karnten, Austria
2010 Strabag Artstudios, Vienna, Austria
2010 Studio C3 – FKSE, Budapest, Hungary
2005 ISCP Studios, New York, USA
Jan lives and works in Kosice, Slovakia.