Born in Sofia, Bulgaria.

 

Ph. D. ‘History of Art and Fine Arts’, Department 'Metal', National Art Academy (NHA)

Since 2019:      Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Department ‘Visual Arts’, Faculty of                                             Educational Studies and the Arts, Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’

Since 2014       Member of Union of Bulgarian Artists (SBH), Section 'Sculpture'

Since 2011       Member of International Art Medal Federation (FIDEM)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • 'Motives' - Gallery 'Seasons', Sofia, Bulgaria

  • 'Poetics of the Image' - National Autumn Exhibitions 2019, curator Prof. Dr. Galina Lardeva, 'Hindlian House', Plovdiv, Bulgaria

JOINT EXHIBITIONS

2020

  • ‘Four Walls’ – Art during the time of quarantine – curators Anna Tzolovska and Nikoleta Ivanova for students of department ‘Visual Arts’ in Sofia University – online exhibiton, gallery ‘Artspace Luna’

2019

  • 'Five' - Gallery 'Aeterna', Plovdiv, Bulgaria

  • 'RazLicnosti' (Different Personalities) - Gallery 'U Park', Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2018

  • ‘Similarities and Diversities in Symbiosis’, China and CEEC Contemporary Art Exhibition, Chinese Cultural Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

2017

  • 'One Voice' - Gallery 'Sezoni', Sofia, Bulgaria

  • 'Project IDIOT Finished!'- Gallery 'Chervenata Tochka' (Red Dot), Sofia; Gallery 'U Park', Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2011

  • ‘Menagerie’ (Curator prof. Bogomil Nikolov) – Gallery ‘Alma Mater’, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

PARTICIPATION IN GENERAL EXHIBITIONS

2021

  • National Exhibition ‘Spring Salon’ Gabrovo 2021 - Art Gallery ‘Hristo Tsokev’, Gabrovo, Bulgaria

  • 11th Painting & Mixed Media Competition 2020-2021 (International) - Gallery Lessedra, Sofia Bulgaria

2020

  • 8th Forum ‘Small Graphic Forms’ – Gallery ‘Ko-op’, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • 10th International Biennial of Small Forms in Art - Pleven, Bulgaria

  • National Exhibition ‘Graphic Forum’ – Gallery ‘Lubor Bayer’, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

  • National Exhibition ‘Veliko Tarnovo – Space for Inspiration ‘2020’ – Exhibition complex ‘Rafael Mihaylov’, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

  • AMATERAS International Competition, part of Paper Art Biennial 2020 (Sofia Paper Art Fest) – Gallery ‘San Stefano’, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • National Exhibition - Biennial ‘Friends of the Sea’ – Burgas ‘2020 for Contemporary Bulgarian Visual Arts – Burgas gallery ‘Petko Zadgorski’, Gallery of the Union of Burgas’s artists, Burgas, Bulgaria

  • Festival of Contemporary Bulgarian Ceramics – Gallery ‘Rayko Aleksiev’, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • National Exhibition ‘Spring Salon of Women Artists’ Gabrovo 2020 - Art Gallery "Hristo Tsokev", Gabrovo, Bulgaria

2009 - 2019

Participation in over 55 general exhibitions, workshops and other art events.

 

AWARDS

2020

  • Nomination for sculpture - 10th International Biennial of Small Forms in Art - Pleven, Bulgaria

  • Award of Veliko Tarnovo University for Young Artist - National Exhibition ‘Veliko Tarnovo – Space for Inspiration ‘2020’ – Exhibition complex ‘Rafael Mihaylov’, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

  • Nomination for young author for sculpture - National Exhibition - Biennial ‘Friends of the Sea’ – Burgas ‘2020 for Contemporary Bulgarian Visual Arts – Burgas gallery ‘Petko Zadgorski’, Gallery of the Union of Burgas’s artists, Burgas, Bulgaria

  • Nomination for young author - National Exhibition ‘Spring Salon of Women Artists’ Gabrovo 2020 - Art Gallery "Hristo Tsokev", Gabrovo, Bulgaria

2018

  • Nomination for sculpture; nomination for young author - National Exhibition for Visual Arts 2018 - Art Gallery ‘Dimitar Dobrovich’, Sliven, Bulgaria

2016

  • Cité internationale des Arts - Residence in Paris, France

  • Nomination for sculpture in 5th National Competition Allianz Bulgaria for Painting, Sculpture and Graphics – Gallery of SBH, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Scholarship for participation in 34th FIDEM World Art Medal Congress – Gent, Belgium

2014

  • Scholarship for participation in 33rd FIDEM World Art Medal Congress – Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Award ‘Young Artist’ - National Exhibition ‘Sculpture’ – Gallery of SBH, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • ‘Best Guest Prize’ for medallic sculpture from BAMS (British Art Medal Society)

2013

  • ‘The Medal, it is I’ – contest for medallic sculpture – NHA, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • ‘The stone also speaks’ – contest for small sculpture from metal and stone – ‘Alma Mater’ Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2012

  • ‘The stone also speaks’ - contest for small sculpture from metal and stone – ‘Misiata’ Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011

  •  ‘The Copper Heart of Bulgaria’ (Project of ‘Aurubis’ Bulgaria and NHA) - contest for monumental sculpture – ‘Academy’ Gallery, NHA, Sofia, Bulgaria

  •  ‘The Stone Also Speaks’ – contest for small sculpture from metal and stone – ‘Misiata’ Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

PARTICIPATIONS IN SYMPOSIUMS AND ART EVENTS

2020

  • Plein Air for Art Oryahovo, dedicated to prof. Marin Varbanov – Oryahovo, Bulgaria

2019

  • XXXI National Symposium for Wood Sculpture Yasna Polyana 2019 - Yasna polyana, Bulgaria

2018

  • China Taiyuan International Youth Metal Sculpture Symposium - Taiyuan, China

  • Summer Academy and Symposium (Wood Sculpture Symposium), project of NHA - Pamporovo, Bulgaria

2017

  • 9th International Summer Academy and Symposium (Wood Sculpture Symposium), project of NHA - Ahtopol, Bulgaria

  • 3rd Symposium of Metal Sculpture 'Something Untransparent, Unspoken Words' (Dedicated to the poems of the Bulgarian poet Penio Penev) - Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria

  • FIDEM SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP 2017 – Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

2016

  • Summer Academy and Symposium (Wood Sculpture Symposium), project of NHA - Pamporovo, Bulgaria

2015

  • Art Medal Symposium, dedicated to Boris Schatz - Israel

  • Summer Academy and Symposium (Wood Sculpture Symposium), project of NHA - Pamporovo, Bulgaria

2013

  • ‘Jeux de la Francophonie 2013’ - Nice, France

 2012

  •  5th International Symposium for Medallic Sculpture - Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

 

 

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