EDUCATION:

2002 National Academy of Art, Sofia. Master degree – Faculty of Fine Arts, Department – Poster Design and Visual Communication, in the class of Professor Ivan Gazdov

1996 Secondary Language School, French department, Sofia

1992-1993 French Language High School „Regnault“, Tangier, Morocco

2004 Art management and communications, subsidies and sponsorship, planning, cultural politics and international relationships – training project ABC at STOEP Holland foundation

AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS:

       2019 First Award – Poster competition “70 Years of Polish Cultural Institute in Sofia”

2018 Second Award – Illustration competition „Buchschmuck“ – Goethe Institut, Sofia

       2015 Audience Award – Poster exhibition “I love this film” – The Cinema  House, Sofia

2012 Second Award – Poster competition „Rio+20“ – International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia

2004 Specialization and Work in „Cité Internationale des Arts“ – Young Artist Award – national competition for work and residency in, Paris, France

       2003 First Award – Logo competition, total design and aircraft outlook design for the Bulgarian airline company  „Viaggio Air”

2001 First Award – competition for New Year’s Cards of the National Academy of Art, Sofia

ART DIRECTOR:

since 2013  www.plakatkombinat.com co-founder and curator

2009 – 2016  Art Contact – Non-Governmental Organization

2008 – 2009 JNL+ European Advertising Agency

2006 – 2007  Nightlife Magazine – lifestyle magazine

GRAPHIC DESIGNER:

      since 2018 Publishing houses: Riva, Fakel Express, Prozoretz 

since 2014 Obsidian – Publishing house

2009 – 2013 Uniscorp – Publishing house

2005 Advertising agency – M3 Communication Group

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE – ARTIST & GRAPHIC DESIGNER:

Since 2003 Graphic design, Logo, Book covers for publishing houses, Posters, Advertising materials, Print Campaigns for clients like:

Polish Cultural Institute in Sofia, French Cultural Institute in Sofia, National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Kinomania, Libera Institute, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, etc.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2020 – 2000:

       2020

  • “Europe in Bulgarian” – poster exhibition – Museum house of humour and satyre – Gabrovo, Bulgaria

      2019 

  • “Europe in Bulgarian” – poster exhibition – Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture 2019, Bulgaria

     2018 

  • “Europe in Bulgarian” – poster exhibition – Strasbourg, France
  • “The power of social poster” – Poster Аppeal – Awarded poster selection from International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia, Bulgaria – National palace of culture
  • “Festival posters” – selection from International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia, Bulgaria – National palace of culture

2017

  • Lahti Poster Triennial 2017, Lahti Poster Museum, Finland
  • “Hommage á Despo”– National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” – Sofia, Bulgaria

       2016

  •  International Poster Biennial in Mexico
  • 8-ht International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia – Sofia, Bulgaria

       2015  

  • “I love this film” by Plakat Kombinat – new film posters exhibition:
  • Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna, Austria
  • Bow Tie Cinema, New York, USA
  • Casa del Cinema, Rome, Italy
  •  Cinema House, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “The City” by Plakat Kombinat – Galerie BKI, Prague, Czech Republic

2014  

  • “Favourite City” by Plakat Kombinat – Bulgarian Cultural Institute – London, United Kingdom 
  • “Anthology of Bulgarian Stage poster” – National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” and Gallery Industrialna 11, Sofia
  • “Posters for New Bulgarian Architecture” by Plakat Kombinat – One Architecture Week, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • One Design Week -“Three Favorites” exhibition – Cosmos Cinema, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2013

  • 7-th International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “200 years Verdi” – poster exhibition part of Seventh International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia – Bulgarian Cultural Institute Gallery, Prague.
  • Plakat Kombinat Exhibition – Sofia Design Week, Bulgaria
  • “The Bulgarians are coming” – Standpoint Gallery – London &  Bulgarian Cultural Institute – London, United Kingdom
  • Mallorca Translocal Meeting Exhibition – Can Gelabert Cultural Centre, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • “Dozеn” Poster exhibition – Gallery Academy – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “Hospital for lovers” exhibition, Rayko Alexiev Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria

2012   

  • Exhibition of the nominees at Poster competition „Rio+20“ by the International Triennial of Stage Poster -Gallery of Union of Bulgarian Artists „Shipka 6“ – Sofia, Bulgaria

2009  

  • Exhibition opening the Water Tower Art Fest – Sofia, Bulgaria

2004   

  • International Student Art-Festival – Belgrade, Serbia
  • Annual student exhibition – Gallery of Union of Bulgarian Artists „Shipka 6“ – Sofia, Bulgaria

2003   

  •  Annual exhibitions „Typography and Calligraphy“ – National Academy of Art – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Exhibition „Poster“- National Student House – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Student Poster Exhibition in the Gallery of the National Academy of Art – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Exhibition „Stage poster“ – National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Competition Absolut Vodka – „Absolut Bulgaria“, Sofia, Bulgaria

2000   

  • Stage poster – National Army Theatre – Sofia, Bulgaria

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