Edmond Demirdjian Foundation Awards
15 – 25 September 2014
The winner of the prize of the Edmond Demirdjiyan for promising development and devotion to art for 2014 is Radoil Serafimov. The choice of the young artist was made by the jury consisting of Maria Vasileva, Nadejda Oleg Lyahova, Daniela Radeva, Nedko Solakov and Pravdoliub Ivanov.
Radoil Serafimov was born in 1988 in Gabrovo. He studies in the High School of Utalitarian Arts in Tryavna with profile Iconography. He completes his studies in painting at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” Veliko Turnovo. He takes part in national and regional art shows. He has his first solo show in Orlovska Gallery in Gabrovo in 2013. Selected by a jury to participate in the exhibition “Young Art as an Object of Desire” in 2014 in Rakursi Gallery.
Radoil Serafimov’s paintings can be distinguished by the hightened sense of observation and color. Inspired by the surrounding reality, the compositions reveal a different point of view. Cleared from details and perticularities, they depict life in its total urbanization. The minimalism mixed with the cartoonlike imagery, gives the paintings yet another layer. This is Radoil’s first solo show in Sofia.