Union of Bulgarian Artists exhibitions / archive
Krassimira Mihaylova was born in Varna. She graduated from the National Art Academy in Sofia with a major in Graphics with Prof. Evtim Tomov and Prof. Vesselin Staykov.
The beginning of her professional career is related to fashion. She is a model for Lada Magazine and a Center for New Goods and Fashion, and later she is a designer of clothing.
Since the 1970s, she has dedicated herself to the illustrating and artistic layout of books and textbooks. She use to work in the publishing houses "Narodna Prosveta" and "Problematic group of education at BAS and MNP", known for the experimental education of children under the leadership of Academician Blagovest Sendov.
From 1987 to 2002 she is an art editor in the University Publishing House "St. Kliment Ohridski".
The exhibition presents how the youngest Bulgarian artists working in the field of contemporary painting and sculpture interpret the different realities that today have the potential to legitimize one or another model of artistic representation. The exhibition includes works by 30 authors of the latest generation who have started their presence over the past few years, as well as those that actually make their debut on the big stage. The exhibition is a continuation of the large-scale project "Reality Disputed", which was realized at the end of 2017 in the halls of UBA - 6 Shipka Street, Sofia, in which took part 60 distinguished Bulgarian artists from different generations
The National School of Applied Arts "St. Luka" - Sofia was established as a Handicraft School in 1953.
The students are trained in eight specialities: "Art textile", "Advertising Graphics", "Space Design", "Silicate Design", "Toys", "Art Carving", "Art Processing of Metals" and "Fashion Design" . Studying painting, painting, sculpture, art history, computer graphics.
The high school is the winner of the International Platinum Award - Madrid 1999, as well as the prize of the Council of the European Scientific and Cultural Community "Golden Book". The teachers in the school are distinguished Bulgarian artists.
Opening - 10th of May, 18:30
The exhibition presents pictorial works created in the period 1973-1989 when Georgi Trifonov appeared in the Bulgarian artistic life and quickly won the name of one of the most interesting and characteristic contemporary artists.
opening - 10th of May, 18:00
A peculiarity of artist Nayden Petkov we almost never think of – so much has it been accepted as something natural – is that he posses $the rare gift of being rare simultaneously understandable and artistic”= This definition given by another artist in those times bears the meaning of a most sincere acknowledgement and the power of being relevant even many years later. At any exhibition, at any encounter with Nayden Petkov’s art, regardless of the medium – painting, engraving, or film, regardless of the genre he works in, he remains within reality constantly trying to make it more exciting and poetic. (…)
“A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at."
By definition Utopia (from greek - no-place) is any real or imaginary society, place, state, etc, considered to be perfect or ideal.
Utopia is rather a dimention in the human-cunssousnes than a specific plase.
Opening – 18th of April, 18:00, floor 3
The Union of Bulgarian Artists organizes a charity exhibition to raise funds for the Neonatology section of Blagoevgrad Hospital, the idea for which is of artist Rosa Engibarova.
The exhibition has been organized for the ninth time and current participants make their works free of charge for the purpose of buying equipment for oxygen therapy for new-born patients of the Blagoevgrad Hospital.
Wednesday, 18.00h,Sofia "The RED house" "Lyben Karavelov "str. 15 -first floor--cartoon exhibition "100 days BG European Presidency "
Opening - 11th of April, 6 p.m.
The exhibition is under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and organized by the Union of Bulgarian Artists.
The national competition "Allianz Bulgaria" for painting, sculpture and graphics aims to provide new opportunities for Bulgarian artists to show their works to the public. In this way they will stimulate their creative impulses for the creation of new artistic works and enrich the treasury of contemporary Bulgarian art.
Each year cartoon artists gather in the gallery of UBA Shipka 6 to declare their stance on pressing political problems to the eternal subjects in (non)human relationships, covering all the nuances of humor and laughter through tears to grotesque and protest.
Its organization aims to stimulate the development of the cartoon art in Bulgaria and to contribute to the promotion of the creativity of the Bulgarian cartoonists in the country and abroad.