Union of Bulgarian Artists exhibitions / archive


16.11.17 - 30.11.17 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Painting constructions or coloring the material world through the imagination of fictional images which lose their outlines. The animation of space through ideas provoked by the artist's aspiration of finding a medium enriched with the layers of history, religion, customs, human discoveries.


Unique interior textile

09.11.17 - 30.11.17 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

opening - 9th of November, 18:00

The organizers from the Textile section of the Union of Bulgarian Artists have invited to participate in the exposition along with the well-known names and very young authors and students from art schools who are going to take their place in the artistic life of Bulgaria.

The works of nearly 60 participants are made with classic techniques, embroidery, collage, mixed techniques. The authors express their ideas through familiar natural materials - wool, cotton, jute, hemp; also gold and acrylic, wire, synthetic fibers, paper etc.


Sofia comics expo 2017

07.11.17 - 25.11.17 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

The First National Exhibition of the Bulgarian Comics was opened in the Gallery of Shipka 6 in 2013. The exhibition covered all generations of Bulgarian comic artists. The Rainbow Project Association, as the main organizer, gave a special place to the artists of the legendary magazine "Rainbow". The exhibition and 130-page catalog showed the different faces of authors and styles of the Bulgarian comic book scene.


1+1 = 1+1 Exhibition of Monika Popova i Ivan Kulekov

02.11.17 - 18.11.17 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

The exhibition "1 + 1 = 1 + 1" is a project which is a result of communication between two artists from different creative areas, respecting each other and with equality between them.

Two years ago, Ivan Kulekov offered Monika Popova a joint exhibition.

Two years later, Monika Popova decided to make a non-self exhibition and invited Ivan Kulekov to break her autonomy  self.


Dinko Stoev - painting

01.11.17 - 30.11.17 | Gallery "Raiko Alexiev"

Dinko Stoev was born in 1958 in Sofia. He graduated from the Art Academy in the class of Prof. Ivan Kirkov.

In 1994 he specialized in a British Council program at the Art College in Bath, UK.

He has participated in more than 20 collective exhibitions in Bulgaria, Great Britain and France, and his last solo exhibition in Bulgaria was in Stublel Gallery in April 2017.


Jubilee retrospective exhibition of Aneta Dragushanu

12.10.17 - 30.10.17 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Opening - 12th of October, 18 p.m.



10.10.17 - 30.10.17 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Opening - 10th of October, 6.30 p.m.

The famous artist of fantastic stories, illustrator and cartoonist Petar Stanimirov presents his illustrations of The Ring of the Nibelung (Kibea Publishing House). The last 4th book of the series  came out not long ago. The story based on the libretto, on which Richard Wagner composes his spectacular musical-dramatic epos. For four years, the artist created 250 illustrations on the story of the book, which is not exactly the same, written by the composer himself, but it is a not as grim and tragic version as the original is.



Pleven's artists - 70 years artistic life

10.10.17 - 30.10.17 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Opening - 10th of October, 6 p.m.

Organized art life in the city of Pleven is a phased process that has been going through all vicissitudes with an ever up-to-date mission and stance. Until 1944, representatives of the first and second generations of academically trained Bulgarian artists used to live and work in Pleven including Angel Spassov (1884-1974), Hristo Boyadzhiev (1912-2001), Nikola Zlatev (1907-1989), Sidonia Atanassova (1909-1994), Dilo Dilov (1914-1984) and Hristo Krastev (1917-1982). At its pre-organized stage, art life in Pleven was fairly limited – artists were teachers, none of them owned a studio except for Angel Spassov who built one on his own, and there was nothing like exhibition events. Angel Spassov was the pioneer of Pleven artists. Educated in Sofia together with Vladimir Dimitrov Maistora he dedicated his life and creative career to his home city.  Many of the artists who would appear on the stage of art in the 1960s and 1970s took their first lessons in his studio.


Exhibition of Krum Damianov

06.10.17 - 23.10.17 | Gallery "Raiko Alexiev"

Opening - 6th of October, 6 p.m.

Krum Damyanov presents his latest works at the Raiko Alexiev Gallery from 6th to 27th of October. The exhibition is a kind of proof of the author's love for the experiment with the form and the different materials. Having touched on everything that can be created, the sculptor now turns to the colorful aluminum from which he recreates his favorite heroes. Compositions and individual pieces will be shown - interpretations of favorites of the author's old themes and images as well as new ones.

The exhibition is on the occasion of the author's 80th anniversary, and with it he unfolds yet another aspect of his multifaceted talent, provoking viewers with his art, showing them a different look at the form and its sculpture.


National Sculpture Exhibition

05.10.17 - 28.10.17 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Opening - 5th of October, 6 p.m.

At the beggining is nature - this seemingly banal theme is a challenge and an opportunity for a variety of interpretations.

The works that are presented have been created over the last three years - the period between the present and the previous exhibition. There shown 92 works of 73 authors arranged in the hall; most of this artists are young and will soon establish their place on the art scene.


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