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Biography:

Born: In Sofia, Bulgaria

EDUCATION
1983 Master of arts, National Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 - “Watercolors”, Gallery, Burgas, Bulgaria
2015 - “Christmas album” A & B Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2015 - “Accents”, Gallery, Burgas, Bulgaria
2015 - “Accents”, U.P.A.R.K. Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2015 - “Cherry Orchard” Sredetz Gallery, Sofia , Bulgaria
2014  -  “Apolonia”- Sozopol, Bulgaria
2013  - “Spirit end Earth”, Rakursi Gallery, Sofia , Bulgaria
2013  - “Tides”, Sliven Gallery, Sliven, Bulgaria
2011  - “AccentsII”, Boris Velchev’s Museum gallery,Varna, Bulgaria
2010  - “Accents”, Rakursi Gallery, Sofia , Bulgaria
2008  - “Traces of gold”, Rakursi Gallery, Sofia , Bulgaria
2007  - ”Do you remember?”- drawings to D.Debelianov, Museum house
          - “Dimcho Debelianov”, Koprivshtica, Bulgaria
          -  Exhibition portraits “10th July” Museum gallery ”Dechko Uzunov”,
2006  - "Rembrandt's Lessons" Ministry of Culture,Sofia,Bulgaria
             Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Sofia,Bulgaria
            “Noshtnicata”,National Art Gallery,Sofia,Bulgaria
2004   - “Childhood”,”Boris Velchev” Museum gallery,Varna,Bulgaria
2003   - Bulgarian centre of Culture,Varshava,Poland
              VedArt Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
              BulArt Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
2002      Farbertorle, Donauworth, Germany
1999      Gallery 11, Sofia, Bulgaria
1998 - Fines Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
         - Farbertorle, Donauworth, Germany
         - “Autumn Exhibitions”, Plovdiv, Bulagaria
1997 - Ata-Ray Gallery, Sofia
1996 - Ata-Ray Gallery, Sofia
1995 - Ata-Ray Gallery, Sofia
         - Art Gallery, Chirpan, Bulgaria
1994 - Graphic Art Center, Zwalm, Belgium
1993 - Titan Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
           Gisenroy Gallery, Geldrop, Holland
1992 - Red Square Gallery, London
           Old Town of Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
1991 - National Palace of Culture Gallery, Sofia
1988 - Promproekt Gallery, Sofia
1986 - Schipka 6 Gallery, Sofia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Selected Bulgarian ilustrators, Bratislava, Slovakia
2015 Selected Bulgarian graphic artistс, Madrid ,Spain
2014 Selected Bulgarian artist, Praga,Chech Republic
2013 “Hospital for fell in love”, UBA, Sofia
2012 “Chances, Choices, Chances” – World Bank Group “20+” – Bulgarian
         Contemporary Artists
         “Idea for home” – UBA, Sofia
         “The choise”, co-project with Rakursi Gallery, Sofia
         “White paintings”, Rakursi Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2011 “Theme’s variations” – co-project with Rakursi Gallery, Sofia
2010 “Midsummer night’s dream”” – co-project with Rakursi Gallery, Sofia
2009 “Umbrellas for rain and summer”” – co-project with Rakursi Gallery, Sofia
         “Local/ Global” Biennial for contemporary art, Varna, Bulgaria
2008 “Teachers, artists..”, Debut Gallery, Sofia
          “Litographies”, City’s Gallery, V. Tarnovo
          “Project Ex”, Debut Gallery
          “Spring’s rivers”, Seasons Gallery, Sofia
2007 “Representative Contemporary Bulgarian Art”, Oslo, Norway
2005 National Exhibition of drawing,Shipka 6,Sofia,Bulgaria
         Nominated Bulgarian art – Vitgenshtein Hause,Vien,Austia
         Nominated Bulgarian art – Ursolinen Hoff Gallery,Linz,Austria
         Nominated Bulgarian art - Bulgarian centre of culture,Bratislava,Slovakia
         Internatiol Print Biennial of graphic - anniversary edition,Liublina,Slovenia
         International Exhibition of arts,Praga,Chech Republic
       “To Shagal with love”,Debut Gallery,Sofia,Bulgaria
       “The artist and the poetry” Project,Union of the Bulgarian artists Gallery,
         Shipka 6,Sofia,Bulgaria
        “Ballet” Project supported from the US Embassador,City Gallery,Sofia,
         Bulgaria
         Pro Arte Gallery,Switzerland
2004 International Print Exhibition “Three Towns”,Serbia and Montenegro
2003 “Virtual temple” Project,Aladja monastery,Bulgaria
         International Print Biennial,Sweden
         Contemporary Art,Murgash 6.com,Sofia,Bulgaria
         Contemporary Bulgarian Prints and Japan,Yamanashi Prefectural
         Museum of Art,Japan
         Selected Bulgarian prints,City Museum,Kyoto,Japan
        “Aquarelle”, Arte Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
        Bulgarian parliament, Sofia, Bulgaria
        8th  International Mini Print Exhibition, Nish, Serbia
2002 “Lila Europe”,International Mini Print Exhibition, Sweden
2001 Selected Graphics from Europe, Sweden
        “Darik Radio Collection”, Sofia
         International Print Trienal, Orense, Spain
        “Presences”,Boviel Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2000 Selected Bulgarian Prints, Prague; Bratislava
        “Lila Europe”, International Mini Print Exhibition, Sweden
1999 Selected Print Colection from the Kracow Triennial, Contemporary Art Museum
         in Rio de Janeiro
        12th Norvegian International Print Triennial,Norway
1998 Selected Print Colection, Fair Center, Nurnberg, Germany
         “Group Eight”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrad
         “Group Eight”, Nish, Yugoslavia
         International Print Triennial, Sofia
1997 International Print Biennial, Krakow, Poland
         Project Art Book, Center for the Arts Ata, Sofia
         Selected Graphics from Bulgaria, Nish, Yugoslavia
1996 International Print Biennial, Belgrad
1995 International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria
1994 International Print Biennial, Maastricht, Holland
         International Print Biennial, Gior, Hungary
1993 International Print Biennial, Liubliana, Slovenia
         International Biennial Mini Print, Slovenia
         International Print Biennial, Wakayama, Japan
1991Sudwest LB Printed Graphic Art Prize, Stuttgard, Germany
         International Competition of Printing "Maximo Ramos", Ferrol, Spain
         International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria
1989 International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria
1988 International Triennial of Drawing, Wrozlav, Poland
         International Biennial of Portrait, Tusla, Iugoslavia
1987 International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria
1985 International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria

AWARDS
1996 Prize of the Union of the Bulgarian Artists. National Exhibition of Drawing, Sofia
1993 Diplom. Print Biennial, Wakayama, Japan
1991 Grand Prix. International Competition of Printing "Maximo Ramos",Ferrol,Spain
1990 First Prize. National Exhibition of Illustration, Sofia
1989 Thirth Prize. International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria
1988 First Prize for printing. National Exhibition "Pirin", Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

RESIDENCIES:
2015 International symposium Snina , Slovakia
2015 International symposium Yahorina, Bosnia
2014 International symposium Strumica, Macedonia
2000-2014 National symposium Darik radio, Varna, Bulgaria
2006 National symposium – “D.Uzunov” Aquarelle,Sozopol,Bulgaria
2004 National symposium – Oil paintings,Ichera,Bulgaria
2002 International Graphic competition,Plovdiv,Bulgaria
1997 Cite International des Arts, Paris, France
1989 Shalgotarian, Hungary

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Sofia,Bulgaria
Embassy of Republic Bulgaria,Italy
Aladja monastery Museum,Bulgaria
The National Art Gallery,Oslo,Norway
The National Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
The Sofia Municipal Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
The Print Room, Varna, Bulgaria
Iavorov Foundation, Tchirpan, Bulgaria
Union of Bulgarian Artist - Fund PIB
Art Gallery, Dobritch, Bulgaria

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Landova, M. Kapital,September, 2003
Vassileva, M. Earth and spirit, February 7, 1997
Vassileva, M. Iavora Petrova, Iskustvo, 1990/4, Bulgaria
Vassileva, M. The Emotional Signals of the Drawing, Puls, December 23, 1986

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