Lyube Petrov

Lyube Petrov


Born: 1984 in Burgas, Bulgaria
Lives and Works in Prague, Czech Republic

2009 – 2011 (Master’s degree) University of Technology, Faculty of Fine Arts , painting, prof. Martin Mainer, Brno, Czech Republic
2003 – 2007 (Bachelor’s degree), mural painting, Prof. Ruzhko Chelebiev,  National Academy of Arts, Sofia , Bulgaria

Solo exhibits (selection)
2023 Bodily mind, Lyuben Petrov and Magdalena Roztočilová a joint project in National Gallery in Sofia, Sofia Arsenal- museum for contemporary art, Bulgaria
2022 Mirroring, Gallery Crears, Rožnov pod Radhoštěm, Czech Republic
2019 “Plays of Nature”, Gallery YOUN, Montreal, Canada
2018 “Fata Morgana”, GASK – the Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
“Jezinky a dobyvatelé”, Gallery Peron, Prague, Czech Republic
2017 “Mantracit”, Muzeum – Dul Michal, Ostrava, Czech Republic
“The Big Blue”, Gallery Nesi, Burgas, Bulgaria
2016 “Apocalypsarium”, Gallery Sofia, BKI London, United Kingdom
2015 “Apokalypsarium “, Gallery Akademiya, Sofia, Bulgaria
“Apokalypsarium” , Gallery Art Salon S,Prague, Czech Republic

3.11.2017, Finalist of the category OVER 30 of the ART PRIZE CBM, Turin, Italy
19.5.2017 “Extraordinary Award” – ”23rd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art”, 2017, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
12.6.2014, Young Visual Artists – YVAA
Nominated artist for BAZA Award for Contemporary Art , Sofia , Bulgaria

13.9.2013, “EDMOND”,Young artist Award ,Sofia, Bulgaria
18.3.2013, ART PRAGUE Young Award – artist under the age of 35 years
27.7.2012, Bulgarian Contemporary Art Contest, “MOST”, FINAL SELECTION OF THE

Feel, ISBN 978-80-11-03241
LYUBE(N) Pertov , “ The stuff that dreams are made of… ” – ISBN 978-80-270-2883-2
Когато навън е навътре , ISBN 978-619-186-584-0
Diplomanti FAVU 2011, ISBN 978-80-214-4298-6
Caution: Wet Paint!, 33 Young Bulgarian Painters, ISBN 978-954-92416-4-8

National Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
Museum of Sofia City Gallery, Bulgaria
Private Collection Nikolai Nedelchev, Bulgaria
Private Collection Lettenmayer, Collett Prague-Munich, Prague, Czech Republic
Collection of Beneton Art- Imago Mundi, Italy
Private Collection Paciorek, Czech Republic
Private Collection Babiček, Czech Republic

Group exhibits (selection)
2021 Bohemiae Rosa, group exhibition, National Art Gallery Sofia, Bulgaria
Provincialists, Shipka 6, UBA Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2020 Auction Center Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
Isolated edition, Gallery Credo Bonum, Sofia, Bulgaria
ART without/with THE TIMES?, SOFIA CITY ART GALLERY, Sofia, Bulgaria

2019 Our annual Summer Group show , Youn Galerie, Motreal, Canada
“18th International Contemporary Art Fair, Art PRAGUE”, Gallery Peron, Prague, Czech Republic
“Image and Likenes”, Nikolai Nedelchev art colection, the Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art, Tbilisi, Georgia
2018 LONDON ART FAIR, art projects, areacreativa42, London, UK
2017 ART PRIZE CBM, Turin, Italy
COLLETT Prague\Munich, private art collectors – Prague, Czech Republic
”First seven years”, award Edmond Demirgian, Contemporary space, Varna , Bulgaria
2016 “art – brut – all“, festivalu Brutal Assault, Josefov, Ostrava,  Czech Republic
“Akt”, Nova Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2015 Art and Brick, Gallry Art Salon S – club Ocean, Prague, Czech Republic
Zukunst, Gallery Reistna, Vlaticich, Czech Republic
“Image and Similarity”, National Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
“Caution: wet paint!”, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia , Bulgaria
2014 Martin Mainer and Lyube Petrov, Diamon Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic