Union of Bulgarian Artists exhibitions / archive

"Adventures and encounters in paralel worlds" by Aleksandrina Ignatova

02.12.19 - 20.12.19 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Alexandrina Ignatova is best known for her work as a set designer. In the forthcoming exhibition, the author includes besides scenographic projects and works mainly in watercolor technique, collected in several cycles: "Clowns", "Clowns and Muses", "Lost in the Carnival", as well as a series of impressions.


Ivan Valkanov - paintings

09.07.19 - 25.07.19 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"


"Look at everything first with silence". Painting by Yana Stoycheva

03.05.19 - 28.05.19 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

opening - 3rd of May, 18:00

We live in a time when our contemplative abilities are threatened by dissipation. This inevitably brings out every reason for everything we approve or not outside of us. Explaining a solid position on a given subject in some cases becomes "proof" of the existence as a different entity, such as a feat against a vague opponent, domestic heroism, all for one-time noisy use. A controversy arises, mostly based on subjective allegations. In this closed circle, sometimes it turns out that we have bitten our own tail, and our good intentions of influence and change have not been materialized.


Presentiment of spring - art jewelry

20.02.19 - 08.03.19 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

opening - 20th of February, 18:00

The artists from the Jewelry section of the Union of Bulgarian Artists present art jewelry in the exhibition.

Such expositions always attract a large audiences. The interest also comes from the collection of artists with different styles in jewelery.

This year's exhibition of the Jewelry section is quite different because for the first time the objects will be avalable for sale!


August Spassov, Anna Gujuleva, Borislav Krastev, Bogdana Toprava, Velislava Bozhinova, Viktor Pavlov, Vladimir Nikolov, Vladimir Radoev, Gray Airapetyan - Grant, Daniela Radoeva, Ivo Borissov, Katia Lazarova and Snezhana Neikova - Georgieva.


Legacy of the past. Ethno-motives by Nikolay Penkov

01.02.19 - 15.02.19 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

The exhibition is a glance at past times, human experiences, images and objects ever seen, and people once lived.

The themes of works relate to the enduring stages that make sense of life - friendship, the magic of attraction, motherhood and the birth of the new life, the family reflected in the kaleidoscope of the subject world of the past.

Ritual breads, costumes, jewelery, rugs and wedding gifts - these are everyday life and the holidays, the customs of the past, characterizing Bulgarians as a nation. The new in this exhibition, besides the thematic search, is the tehnique. The author returns to a technique of painting he abandons 20 years ago (the multi-layer oil painting), which he further develops and refines.


Daniela Maximova - paintings

06.12.18 - 04.01.19 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"


reconstructions - an exhibition of Vesselka Nikolova

18.09.18 - 28.09.18 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

The Reconstruction exhibition by Veselka Nikolova marks the beginning of the new season in the Sofia Press Gallery.

Veselka Nikolova has graduated in Advertising Design at the National Academy of Arts - Sofia. She has specialized in "Abstract Dynamic Composition" at the Academy of Arts in Barcelona, ​​Spain.

Member of the UBA.

She lives and works in Sofia.


no-places of utopia

23.04.18 - 04.05.18 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

“A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at."

Oscar Wilde

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.


"art presidency" - the unruly cartoonists's 3rd exhibition

23.01.18 - 30.01.18 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

"Besides the Bulgarian Presidency, the local audience have the opportunity to enjoy most of the uniques of European policy such as Tusk, Juncker, Merkel, Macron, May, Kurz and others. The motto of this delight is "United we stand string", as khan Kubrat had long been advised in that parable for the sticks, and much later Pink Floyd did it when the Wall was there."

The Prass Press cartoonists Alla and Chavdar Georgiev, Chavdar Nikolov and Hristo Komarnitski convinced that beauty will save the world one day, they present the ugliness of modern politics through the beauty of the works of their great predecessors, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, Munk, Matisse, Van Gogh, Goya.



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.


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