Artists

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Born: 1979 in Varna, Bulgaria. Lives and works in Varna

Education:

2008 Specialization in Graphics, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Lodz, Poland

2007 MA in Graphics, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria

2006 BA in Graphics, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria

1998 Economic College G.S.Rakovski, Varna, Bulgaria

Professional Activities:

2008 Founding Member of the Menzo Art Group

Solo Exhibitions:

2008 “System Error” Exhibition Engraving, FOF Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria

Exhibition Ex Libris, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Lodz, Poland

2007 “Kokimoto in the Insane Land” Exhibition Collage, Comics Club, Perde Association, Varna, Bulgaria

2006 “Permanent Drawings”, Museum Yanaki Manasiev, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2008 1st International Printmaking Biennial Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey

XXXII International Ex Libris Congress in Beijing, China

1st Contemporary Art Festival “Puzzle”, Burgas, Bulgaria

2007 Glagolic Dictatorship Utopian Art Project, Veliko Turnovo,

curators Konstantin Denev and Atanas Totlyakov

The 48th Annual Japan Print Society Exhibition, Sakima Art Museum Okinawa Prefecture, Tokyo

7th “Iosif Iser” International Contemporary Engraving Biennial Exhibition, Romania

13th Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and The Mediterranean, Puglia, Italy

3rd International Experimental Engraving Biennial, Ilfov, Romania

5th International Triennial of Graphic Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria

27th Mini Print International Exhibition, Cadaques, Spain

6th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria

12th International Biennial of Small Graphic Forms, Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland

23rd International Ex Libris Biennial Exhibition Sint Niklaas, Belgium

2nd International Ex Libris Exhibition, Ankara, Turkey

21st International Biennial Exhibition of Modern Ex Libris, Malbork, Poland

5th Arte e Il Torchio Exhibition Contemporary Bulgarian Engravers, Cremona, Italy

The First Frisian Small Print Biennial Exhibition, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

17th ShinKohanga Ex Libris Exhibition,Tokyo, Metropolitan Art Space, Japan

14th international Print Biennial Exhibition, Varna, Bulgaria

2006 2nd International Printmaking Exhibition Tabula Rasa, Istambul, Turkey

3rd International Ex Libris Exhibition, Lomazzo, Italy

26th Mini Print International Exhibition, Cadaques, Spain

The Iowa Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Miniature Prints, USA

Fine Arts International Exhibition Antonio Gualda Composer, Granada, Spain

4th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, BIMPE IV, Canada

Awards:

2008 Award for young Artist, National Exhibition of Small Graphic Forms, SIBANK Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

Grand Prix, 4th International Biennial of Mini Prints, Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia

Silver Medal and Merit Diploma, 2nd Remo Palmirani’s Prize,

Museo Ex Libris Mediterraneo, Ortona, Italy

2007 Honour Prize, VII International Ex Libris Competition Gliwice, Poland

1st Award for Engraving, Bulgaria Part of the European Puzzle,

National Campaign of Meglena Kuneva, Sofia, Bulgaria

2006 2nd Award for Drawing, Fine Arts International Contest

Antonio Gualda Composer, Granada, Spain

2nd Award for Painting, Fine Arts International Contest

Antonio Gualda Composer, Granada, Spain

2005 1st Award for Engraving, Annual Exhibition University of Veliko Turnovo

Kim Downs -KimBo – Brighton, UK

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