Union of Bulgarian ArtistsNews

International ex libris contest - Russe, Bulgaria

08.02.18

THEME: “EX LIBRIS – EX LITTERA“. The subject of the contest provides an opportunity for artists to interpret the transmission and preservation of messages in time and space using alphabetic or signage systems of all cultures and peoples (signs, symbols, and letters). All known ways in the world for such communication can be recreated.

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session for the acceptance of new members of uba

31.01.18

The Union of Bulgarian Artists announces a session for the acceptance of new members .

Applications must be submitted to:

 I. Documents

1. Application: the applicant explicitly states that he/she is familiar with the Statute of the UBA and accepts it’s clauses.

2. Detailed CV.

3. Materials representing the creative activity of the applicant (a portfolio of photos or prints of works with a maximum A4 size, accompanied by a full description of the works – title, size, technique, year of creation, or digital portfolio for authors who only work with electronic media). Other materials such as catalogs, leaflets, etc. can be presented.

CV and materials are submitted in paper and/or electronic form in one copy.

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Boris Denev and Slavka Deneva virtual museum

17.01.18

You can explore a virtual museum with works of Boris Denev and Slavka Deneva.

The project was realized by "Support for the Art in Bulgaria" Foundation in 2017 with the financial support of Program „Culture“ of Sofia Municipality.   

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Bulgarian artists took part the Seventh Beijing International Art Biennale (China 2017)

11.01.18

Three Bulgarian artists were selected by the jury of the Seventh Beijing International Art Biennale (China 2017) - Pavlin Radevski, Slav Nedev and Stefan Churchuliev. The exhibition of the biennial was held from 24 September to 15 October 2017 at the National Museum of Art in Beijing. There were 567 authors from 102 countres, 601 works - 411 foreign and 190 by chinese artists. The theme of the biennial was "The Silk Road and the World Civilizations".

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membership fee for 2018

04.01.18

THE MANAGEMENT BOARD OF THE UBB determined the amount of the membership fee for 2018 as follows:

for ONE YEAR - 30 (thirty) leva.
All members PENSIONERS,
women born before 1 January 1957, and
- men born before 1 January 1954

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General Assembly of Union of Bulgarian artists

16.11.17

 The Governing Council of Non-profit organization "Union of Bulgarian Artists" on the grounds of Article 26 paragraph 3 of the Non organize General Assembly on 15th of December 2017 (Friday) at 10 a.m. in the exhibition hall of the 4th floor with the following agenda:

  • Adoption of the budget of the UBA 2018

If there is no quorum on the basis of Article 27 the meeting will be held the same day at 11 a.m. at the same place and with the same agenda.

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General Assembly of the UBA 2016

01.11.16

The Governing Council of Non-profit organization "Union of Bulgarian Artists" on the grounds of Article 26 paragraph 3 of the Non organize General Assembly on 15th of December 2016 (Thursday) at 10 a.m. in the exhibition hall of the 4th floor with the following agenda:

  • Adoption of the budget of the UBA 2017
  • Complementing the composition of the Control Commission of the UBA

If there is no quorum on the basis of Article 27 the meeting will be held the same day at 11 a.m. at the same place and with the same agenda.

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New working hours for the galleries of the UBA

01.11.16

Dear colleagues,

The galleries of the UBA - Shipka 6 and Raiko Aleksiev will pass on the winter working hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Awards from the International Watercolor Triennial - 2016

04.08.16

  • The award of ZN ART ­Krasi Todorov for exceptional contribution to the world art (sculpture prize) is presented to Liu Yi from China
  • The award of IWS bulgaria (sculpture prize) FOR CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF WORLD WATERCOLOR ART is presented to Kiril Bozhkov from Bulgaria
  • The award of art gallery varna (solo exhibition) is presented to Ivan Milushev from Bulgaria

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The UBA will be on summer holiday during the month of August

18.07.16

During the month of August 2016 the administration and the exhibition halls of the UBA will be on holiday. The first working day will be 1st of September.

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List of the nomination from the International watercolor triennial – 2016

14.06.16

The jury – Selma Todorova, prof. Desislava Mincheva, Plamena Dimitrova- Racheva, Victoria Miteva-Tumbalova and Stella Canfield reviewed the works of 272 artists from 51 countries and nominate 37= 17 of them will receive image-making, cash and other tangible rewards.

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List of the selected artists for the International Watercolor Triennial - Varna, 2016

07.03.16

Dear artists! Thank you for your entries to the International Watercolor Triennial - Varna, 2016!

Jury members:

1. Selma Todorova - curator Head of IWS Bulgaria, artist, Master Degree of Fine Arts

2. prof. Desislava Mincheva Head of International Department of the UBA, professor in National Academy of Arts

3. Dr. Plamena Racheva Director of the Art Gallery "Boris Georgiev" - Varna, Dr. of History of Art

4. Dimitar Tumbalov - Master Degree of Mural Painting owner of Art Gallery Le Papillon

5.Victoria Miteva - Master Degree of Finance owner of Art Gallery Le Papillon

It was a very hard decision for the Jury.

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Auction house "Enacor"

23.02.16

The auction house "Enacor" byus and collects painitng and antique objects for his auctions. 

The address is:

Denkoglu 30 Str.

1000 Sofia

tel.: 0888 944959; 0888 639484

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Extention of the deadline for the International watercolor triennial - Varna 2016

23.02.16

Dear colleagues,

Because of the big interest the deadline for the International watercolor triennial the deadline is extended to 29.02.2016.

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National painting award

01.02.16

The bearer of the National painting award "Vladimir Dimitrov - Maistora" for 2015 is:

STANISLAV PAMUKCHIEV

The award was given on 1st of February - the birthday of the great bulgarian painter - Vladimir Dimitrov - Maistora at the Art Gallery on Kyustendil.

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AWARDS OF THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL PRINT ART TRIENNIAL – SOFIA 2014

10.11.14

Grand prix - KAMEN STARCHEV, BULGARIA

Four equal awards of the sponsors:

  • VASIL KOLEV, BULGARIA
  • VLADIMIR MILANOVICH, SERBIA
  • DIMO KOLIBAROV, BULGARIA
  • KRASIMIR DOBREV, BULGARIA

Award of the International Foundation “St. St. Cyril and Metodii” - MARTA LECH, POLAND

Award of the Union of the Collectors in Bulgaria - SUSUMU ENDO, JAPAN

Award of the Union of Bulgarian Artists for young artist - MARTA LECH, POLAND

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Results from the competition for preparation for conceptual architectural project for „RECONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION AND FAÇADE DESIGN OF THE NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE AT 6, SHIPKA STR., SOFIA, BULGARIA

25.04.14

The international architectural competition for the building of the Union of Bulgarian Artists at 6 Shipka Str. was announced at 13th of January 2014. The documentation for the competition was bought by 127 Bulgarian and foreign architects, studios and architectural teams from which 83 took part in the competition with their projects. Among them there were authors from Great Britain, France, Italy, Portugal, USA, Australia, Russia, Netherlands, Qatar, Germany, Greece, Egypt, Macedonia and others.

The members of the jury: arch. Atanas Panov (Sofia, Bulgaria), chosen for a chairman, arch. Caro van de Venne (Rotterdam, Netherlands); arch. Karli Luik (Tallin, Estonia); arch. Petar Todorov (Vienna, Austria); arch. Georgi Katov (Sofia, Bulgaria); prof. Svetoslav Kokalov (Sofia, Bulgaria – Rector of the National Art Academy); prof. Bozhidar Ionov (Sofia, Bulgaria – professor at the National Art Academy); Anjelo Krassini (Sofia, Bulgaria – vice president of the UBA) and Lyuben Genov (Sofia, Bulgaria – president of the UBA) was in session and choose to give the award to the following three projects:

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RECONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION AND FAÇADE DESIGN OF NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE IN SOFIA, “SHIPKA” 6 STR.

13.01.14

The Union of Bulgarian Artists (UBA) announce an open international architectural concurs for elaboration of a preliminary design for “RECONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION AND FAÇADE DESIGN OF NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE IN SOFIA, “SHIPKA” 6 STR."

More information you can find on www.shipka.com

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