Artistic Biography

Date of birth: 01 May, 1961
Place of birth: Stara Zagora, BULGARIA
1979: Secondary Education, Stara Zagora
1991: Julius Fučík National High School of Polygraphy and Photography, Sofia
2002: Bachelor in Culturology, Varna Free University
2005: Master’s Degree in Art Culture Management, Varna Free University
Authored more than 30 solo exhibitions in Bulgaria, Russia, Czechia, Turkey, Croatia and Macedonia, taking part in a large number of group exhibitions (both painting and photography) in and outside Bulgaria. His works are owned by galleries and made part of private collections in Bulgaria, Russia, Austria, Switzerland, Croatia and Denmark.
Main organizer and curator of the Art Plenary in Maglizh, Bulgaria within the period from 2012-2014. Since 2014, he has been a curator of the United Artists for United Europe International Workshop and the International Art Plenary “Art Unlimited”, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. Participant in international art plenaries in Bulgaria, Macedonia and Russia. Participated twice in the Balkan quadrinnale „The myths and legends of my people“ (2012 and 2016). Participant in the international art project “Boundless“ including authors from Bulgaria, UK, Slovenia, Russia and Turkey. Participant in the International Project “Art Balkan”-Moscow, together with artists from Russia, Macedonia, Serbia and Bulgaria.

Member of:
Union of Bulgarian Journalists  since 1998
The Union of Artists of Moscou, Russia since 2011
Art International Group, London, since 2012

SOLO PAINTING EXHIBITIONS:
-2017
SOUL OF SPACE, Gallery 900 Sofia, Bulgaria

SOUL OF SPACE 2, 13th Step Gallery, Burgas, Bulgaria
2016
DREAM FROM THE FUTURE, Bulgaria Gallery, Sofia Philharmony Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria
DREAM FROM THE FUTURE, Exhibition Hall, Chudomir Museum, Kazanlak, Bulgaria

SVETLOZAR NEDEV AT THE AGE OF 55, Jubilee Solo Exhibition, Bayer Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
2015
COSMIC FLIRT, Fund 13 Centuries of Bulgaria, Gabenski Gallery, Tryavna, Bulgaria
COSMIC FLIRT, Rusi Karabiberov Art Gallery, Nova Zagora, Bulgaria

2014
COSMIC RELATION, Exhibition Hall, Galabovo Municipality

COSMIC RALATION 2, Pomorie Gallery, Pomorie, Bulgaria
GALACTIC FLIRT, Art Muse Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2013
Painting exhibition, Varshavka State Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia

Painting exhibition, Bulgarian Cultural Institute, Moscow, Russia
Painting exhibition, Kronstadt City Art Gallery, Russia
Painting exhibition, Marko Cepenkov Art Gallery-Cultural Center, Prilep, Macedonia
Painting exhibition, Bulgarian Cultural Center, Skoje, Macedonia
NEDEV Art Galleryofficial opening with COSMIC RELATION solo exhibition
2012
Solo exhibition in Corner Art Salon Gallery, Zvenigorod, Russia
2011
Solo exhibition in the Moscow City Palace of Children and Youth’s Creativity, Moscow, Russia

TWO HEARTS, solo exhibition as part of the literary evening “Poetry of Southern Slavs”, House of Nationalities, Moscow, Russia
2010
THE OTHER LOOK 2, Georgi Danchov-Zografina Exhibition Hall, Chirpan, Bulgaria
THE OTHER LOOK OF DON JUAN – Stara Zagora Prison, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

2009
THE OTHER LOOK, Asen Kraeshnikov Exhibition Hall, Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria

THE OTHER LOOK, Christmas Charity Exhibition, “VIK” Art Club, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
2007
FOOTPRINTS IN THE SOUL, Jissen Gallery, Haskovo, Bulgaria

THIN LINE, Teo Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
2005
Solo painting exhibition, Bulgarian Cultural Center, Praha, Czechia

ILLUSIONS OF THE SIN 3, solo painting exhibition, Radnevo, Bulgaria
2004
THE CAPABLE AND INTELLIGENT WOMAN, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 
The CAPABLE AND INTELLIGENT WOMAN 2, Cultural Center, Kazanlak, Bulgaria

Solo exhibition, Bulgarian Cultural Club, Edirne, Turkey 
THE WOMAN IN POLITICS, solo photo exhibition, Kazanlak, Bulgaria
2003
The CAPABLE AND INTELLIGENT WOMAN, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
THIN LINE, Teo Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
MIXED ART TECHNIQUES AND ART PHOTOGRAPHY

-2003
Graphic photos, solo exhibition, Ongal Art Gallery, Grožnjan, Croatia
– 2002 THE FIRE, Stara Zagora County Administration, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
1997
SPACE on EARTH 4, Graphic photos, Varna, Bulgaria

ILLUSIONS OF THE SIN, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
ILLUSIONS OF THE SIN 2, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 
THE SANCTUARY, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 
1996 SPACE ON EARTH 3, Yambol, Bulgaria
-1995 SPACE ON EARTH 2 , Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
1994 Space on Earth, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

-1989 WOMAN, Galabovo, Bulgaria
 –1988 PORTRAITS, Galabovo, Bulgaria

2017 JOINT EXHIBITIONS AND PLENARIES
Joint exhibition of three authors, Hilton Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria

Curator and participant in the exhibition at the Third International Workshop “United Artists for United Europe”, Stara Zagora Municipality, Bulgaria
Curator and participant in the exhibition at the Third International Art Plenary “Art Unlimited”, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
“SPANISH ART IN BULGARIA”, Bulgarian-Spanish joint exhibition, Interpred Art Space, Sofia, Bulgaria
Joint exhibition of Romanian, Spanish and Bulgarian authors, Sighișoara, Romania
International joint exhibition, Ulmacarisa Gallery, Madrid, Spain 2016
Joint exhibition with Spanish and Bulgarian authors, Montjuïc Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
Participation in the Autumn Art Salon SBH, Bayer Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Participant in the Fourth Balkan quadrinnale „The myths and legends of my people, Stara Zagora City Art Gallery”
Curator and participant in the exhibition at the Second International Workshop “United Artists for United Europe, Stara Zagora Municipality, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Curator and participant in the exhibition at the Second Art Plenary “Art Unlimited”, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria2015
Participation in the International Art Project “Boundless”, including authors from Bulgaria, UK, Slovenia, Russia and Turkey 

Participation in the international exhibition “Boundless“ Bochem Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Curator and participant in the charity exhibition “SVETLOZAR NEDEV AND FRIENDS” to raise funds for the Disabled People Care Home, Nedev Art Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Participation in the international exhibition “Asropa”, South Korea in connection with the 70th anniversary from the independence of South Korea
Participation in a joint exhibition in Hilton Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria
Curator and participant in the exhibition at the First International Workshop “United Artists for United Europe”, Stara Zagora Municipality, Bulgaria
Curator and participant in the exhibition at the First International Art Plenary “Art Unlimited”, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Participation in Autumn Art Salon SBH, Bayer Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria2014
SPRING QUARTET-THREE JACKS AND A QUEEN, joint exhibition, Nedev Art Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Participant and organizer of “United Artists for United Europe” painting exhibition, Nedev Art Gallery, dedicated to the Europe Day, the 9th of May
Participant in a joint painting exhibition organized by Art International Group, London, held in Moscow, in connection with the European Night of Galleries and Museums, as part of the annual Moscow Festival
Participant in the art project of Orchid Art Center „Picture by many”
Participant in the Painting Festival, Tsarevna Grad Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Organizer and participant in the International Art Plenary in Maglizh “Modern Art-21st Century”
Participation in the Autumn Art Salon, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Participation in Autumn Photography Salon, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Participation in the International Biennale of Arts ”Balkanika”, Veliko Tarnovo-2014 2013
Participation in a joint exhibition at A. Solzhenitsyn House, Moscow, Russia
Participation in a joint exhibition with the Russian artists Alexander Belugin and Svetlana Vahnina, Kronstadt City Art Gallery, Kronstadt, Russia

Participation in the International Art Plenary, Dren, Macedonia
Organizer and participant in the Art Plenary in Maglizh, Bulgaria2012 
Participation in the “Valley of Roses” Plenary together with Bulgarian and Russian artists, Maglizh, Bulgaria
Joint exhibition with the Russian artist Svetlana Solodovnikova, Gurkovo Exhibition Hall, Gurkovo, Bulgaria
Joint exhibition of the Balkan Artists, House of Nationalities, Moscow, Russia
Participation in the Autumn Art Salon SBH, Bayer Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 
Participation in the Third Balkan Quadrinnale „The myths and legends of my people“ , Stara Zagora City Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 2011
Participation in a Bulgarian-Russian Art Plenary, Cherven Bryag, Bulgaria

Participation in a Bulgarian-Russian art project “Spirituality and Community Over the Centuries, Moscow Russia
Main organizer and participant in a charity exhibition “SVETLOZAR NEDEV AND FRIENDS” to raise funds for the completion of Sveti Ignatiy Starozagorski Church in Stara Zagora, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 2010
Participation in the Autumn Art Salon SBH, Bayer Gallery, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 2009
Participation in “Angels Without Borders” joint exhibition, VIK Art Club, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 2005
Participation in the Fifth International Art Plenary, Rusalka Vacation Village, Kavarna, Bulgaria2004
Participation in the Fourth International Art Plenary, Rusalka Vacation Village, Kavarna, Bulgaria1997
Participation in the International Meeting of Photography“Photovocation “, Primorsko, Vacation Village, Bulgaria

Awards:
First prize at the Art Multimedia Festival ”Touched by Antiquity” Kazanlak, awarded for the multimedia “The Queen of the Valley of the Thracian Kings”, including paintings and photos of the author – http://m.kazanlak.com/news-11934.html

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