Born 19 February 1943 in the village of Malomir, Yambol region, Bulgaria.

Graduates the Academy of Fine Arts in 1970. Specialises in Illustration under the supervision of prof. Peter Chuklev.

Regular participant in general art exhibitions and the activities of the Union of Bulgarian Painters.

His works include oil paintings, engravings and illustrations.

 

ONE MAN SHOWS

 

1975 – Paris, Bulgarian Embassy

1981 – Switzerland, Au Virage Gallery

1983 – Yambol, Papazov Gallery

1983 – Vienna, Wittgenstein House

1984 – Sofia, Shipka 6 Gallery

1984 – Switzerland, Au Virage Gallery

1987 – Berlin, Bulgarian Cultural Centre

1987 – Warsaw, Bulgarian Cultural Centre

1989 – Paris, Delonet Gallery

1989 – Switzerland, Poan Gallery, Lozanne

1990 – Moscow, Bulgarian Cultural Centre

1992 – Sofia, St. St. Cyril and Methodius Foundation

1993 – Sofia, Hall 6, The National Palace of Culture

1996 – Luxembourg, 88 gallery

1997 – Sofia, The National Palace of Culture

1998 – Bourgas, Nessy Gallery

1999 – Sofia, Stulbata Gallery

1999 – Bourgas, Bourgas Gallery

 

He has taken part in general representative exhibitions of contemporary Bulgarian art in Washington, New York, Amsterdam, Mexico, Japan, Munich, etc.

He has participated in international engravings biennials in Krakow, Baden Baden, Mileuse, Lubljana, Sao Paolo, Berlin, etc.

 

AWARDS

 

National Award for Oil Painting Zachary Zograf

International Award for Engraving – Intergraphica – Berlin

Union of Bulgarian Painters Award for Oil Painting Vladimir Dimitrov Maistora

Award for Drawing Iliya Beshkov

Award for Oil Painting Zlatyo Boyadzhiev

 

His paintings have been purchased by the Nathional Art Gallery, Sofia Art Gallery, Pushkin Museum Moscow – engravings collection, Lieudwig Collection, Germany, as well as by private collectors from France, Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, The U. S. A., Norway, etc.

 

Professor at the Academy for Fine Arts. Lives and works in Sofia.