Union of Bulgarian Artists exhibitions / archive

Exhibition of Alexander Aleksov /1951 - 2012/

08.05.14 - 23.05.14 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Opening - 8th of May, 6 p.m.

In this exhibition, the viewers will be able to see as emblematic of the author's original illustrations such as prints and paintings. The organizers managed to gather a lot of interesting works of Alexander Aleksov from all periods of his professional life that will be gladly submit to the Bulgarian audience.


Exhibition of Vadim Lazarkevich

18.03.14 - 10.04.14 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

The exposition presents unknown to the public works of one of the giants in the Bulgarian illustration and book design. It reflects the special relationship of the artist to the speech, his passion for reading and knowledge of literary classics.

The focus of the upcoming exhibition at Sofia Press Gallery-bookstore, along with the illustrations of biblical themes, it  will be a series of works inspired by Faust of Goethe.

The works were created around the 50s and 60s of the twentieth century and are provided by the family of the artist. The exhibition is organized with the kind assistance of the UBA.


New receipts and unshown works - part 1

27.02.14 - 10.03.14 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Vernisage - 27th of February, 5-7 p.m.

6 years ago Studio - Collection Svetlin Roussev showed for a first time at "Circle +" Gallery a part of their new receipts. The second edition of this idea is developed in a slightly extended version - new acquisitions and unshown works from the collection - paintings, sculpture and drawings. In a certain sense, this is necessary as a response to some of the absurdities in which Bulgarian culture lives. The true collection is not a dead museum, but a living organism that is constantly changing, evolving and complements the spirit, understanding and capabilities of the Collector.


Small stories

14.02.14 - 07.03.14 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

In the spring of 2010 Monica Romenska visited CITE INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS, Paris. The impressions of her stay inspired her to make an exhibition - to and from Paris, based on her photographs - perspectives and reflections, without further processing. This is called Fine Art Print on hand graphic paper, which uses the same she uses to print her work. The exhibition in the gallery-bookstore Sofia Press includes 48 works with an approximate size of 50 - 35 cm each and photographic installation 250-300 cm.


Second forum "Small graphic forms" - 2013

05.12.13 - 15.01.14 | Spaces outside UBA

Opening and official ceremony for awards - 5th of December, "Seasons" Gallery, "Krakra" 2 Str.

The second forum "Small Graphic Forms - Sofia " took place from 5th of December until the end of January 2014 in five galleries in Sofia: "Seasons ", "Algara ", "Suspacious", Institute " Cervantes”, the house of Prof. Vassil Guerov . The main collection, exhibited in the gallery "Seasons " presents 150 graphics from 45 contemporary Bulgarian artists from all artistic generations; series of 10 prints created especially for the event by Peruvian artist Carmen Herrera Nolorve and 5 lithographs of the great Bulgarian artist Stefan Markov.

On 5th of  December, a jury awarded two first prizes and plaque "Stefan Markov " to Veselin Damyanov - Ves and Todor Ovcharov, and awaed for a young artist from "Seasons" Gallery was given  to Angel Istilianov.


Exhibition of Mila Popnedeleva - Genova

22.11.13 - 30.11.13 | Spaces outside UBA

Gallery "Аrt alley", Gladston 51 А Str

Оpening - 22nd of November, 6.30 p.m. wtih a premiere of the new book "And I don't want to sleep"

Where the reading and looking are crossing

Mila Popnedeleva - Genova painted as she writes and writes like she is painting. In her books you can read not only the text, but also the pictures are telling stories. How to call the user of this product? Reader is not enough. Spectator - as well. The books evoke different senses, but require simultaneous viewing, listening and thinking. And that is not a usually watching where the mind follows the text, and then verify that the image repeated what is written. Not with Mila. In her books, writing and drawing are so intertwined that they blend into each other, keep each other and make us open our imagination.

The issuance of smart books today a luxury but of books for children – it’s over commitment. Mila Popnedeleva-Genova is doing it because of her inner desire and belief, but also as a blueprint against banality and visual illiteracy.


Maria Vassileva


Еxhibition painting, drawing and graphic by Vesa Kravaeva /1928 - 2009/

16.10.13 - 31.10.13 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 16th of October, 6 p.m.

She is familiar to the previous generations, with her strong presence in the field of illustration and monumental art, with her work as art editor for various publications and teaching, she remains in the Bulgarian art scene as an author with modern thinking and perennial creative inventions.


Regret... and other creations

04.09.13 - 12.09.13 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 4th of September, from 5.30 to 8.00 p.m.

The project "Regret ..." explores the narrative fragmentation and randomization as facing the fact and fiction embodied in a tragic-romantic love between Edith Piaf and Marcel Cerdan. This kind of disproportionate relationship between the "little sparrow," the nickname of the singer and world boxing champion, ends abruptly when Cerdan died in a plane crash on his way to his beloved.


Retrospective exhibition of Buyan Filchev

17.06.13 - 30.06.13 | Spaces outside UBA

Opening - 17th of Juin, 6 p.m.

City Library, "Slaveikov" 4


Where is Eurydice?

20.05.13 - 27.05.13 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Where is Eurydice? The title - the question of the exhibition of paintings by Christine Rieck Sonntag in the Union of Bulgarian Artists in Sofia is also the question of the roots of Europe.


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