„The tom-cat with the violet look“
Rosen Rashev – Roshpaka
Rakursi art gallery presents from 12 to 26 March 2014 selected paintings and sculptures by Rosen Rashev – Roshpaka.The artist is known for its “sewn” pictures of natural materials. His works are inspired by nature and childhood in his native region, of Christian and pagan rituals. Author’s techniques comprise backstitch, running stitch, applique.
Roshpaka expresses his philosophy of what he makes in the following way : “I want people to learn about my sunny soul . And I‘m trying to transfer this positivism of mine in my works.”
Rashev Rosen was born in 1970 in Vratsa. In 1989 he graduated from the National School of Fine Arts in Sofia. There are 49 exhibitions in various spaces including Gallery “Ata- Ray” – Sofia, Sariev – Plovdiv, Paris, 1908, etc. in Sofia and Cologne,Bratislava, Belgrade, Iagodina; He has participated in numerous international workshops organized by the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art, city Jagodina, Serbia, Gallery of Naive Art , city Trebes , Slovenia, Canton Palin Jean Fiu, France. Since 1999 his works are in the permanent exhibition at the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art in the city Jagodina , Serbia and at the Salon Museum in Belgrade . He has won awards from art museums and galleries.