Uko Post, (born in the Netherlands,Meppel,27-07-1954) is a contemporary realistic painter, was trained at the academy (Minerva) of fine arts in Groningen (Netherlands) 1972-1978. He lives in Belgium (region Sankt Vith, Eifel) since 1994.
His painting is often associated with the Magical Realists of the twentieth century. A central theme in his work is the opposition of life, decline and death(vanitas). He is member of the Northern Realists ( Noordelijke Realisten).