Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Art
National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
Thesis: “Liminality In The Interpretations Of The Corporeality In Contemporary Art”
Year of Graduation: 2023

Academic Exchange – Research Department
University of the Arts Helsinki
Year: 2021

Academic Exchange
Universitatea de Artă și Design din Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Year: 2020

Master of Arts (MA) in Sculpture
National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
Year of Graduation: 2005

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Fine Arts
National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
Year of Graduation: 2003

Conferences and Publications:

“Artistic Knowledge and Artificial Intelligence: Defining Boundaries and Exploring Fusion Potential”, National Scientific and Conference DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES in architecture, design and visual arts, NEW BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY, Sofia, 2023

“Analysing the Interplay Between Artistic Knowledge and AI-Powered Image Generation: From Concept to Interpretation”, “The 5th Scientific Conference: Advancements and Trends in Poster and Visual Communication Education”, National Academy of Art, Sofia, 2023

“Anthropological Factors in the Evolution of Art and Design”, report, conference “DESIGN & APPLIED ARTS”, Sofia, National Academy of Arts, 2021

“Artistic research – legitimacy, dimensions and perspectives.” – ART AND CRITIQUE, the electronic journal published by the National Academy of Art Sofia, 2020

Selected Prizes:

Award of Union of Bulgarian Artists (UBA), grant for cultural exchange, Paris, 2015/2016
Sculpture Commission of the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs – 1st prize, 2005
“Computer Space 2002” – XIV International Festival for Computer Arts Sofia – 2nd prize, 2002


Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France, 2015/2016

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

“Ontologies of the Uncanny” – Arosita Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2021
“Wired\Weird” – Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2021
“Primaformance” – Permanent art installation at Sofia ZOO, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2020
“The Poet’s Mirror” – Permanent public outdoor art installation, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, 2020
“Segments” – Cu29 Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2020
“Eastern Trails” – Galerie plan.d., Dusseldorf, Germany, 2019
“Restless Transitions” – Goethe Institut Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2018
“Geometry/Anatomy” – Municipal Art Gallery, Sozopol, Bulgaria, 2018
“Solids & Voids” – SITTart Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany, 2018
“Hoc Est Enim Corpus Meum / At the Bottom of the Saturn Hole” – “Rayko Aleksiev” Gallery, Sofia, 2017
“Out of Memory” – “Cu29” Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2016
“#8311” – Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France, 2016
“No Sigh” – The Fridge Art Space, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2013
“Vague Objects” – “Cont Androvanti” Gallery, Bourgas, Bulgaria, 2011
“The Roads of Asia” – International Art Project, Bulgaria, Russia, Romania, Kazakhstan, Moldova, 2009

Selected Group Exhibitions and Festivals:

“SAW-Sofia Art Week 2019” – Sofia, Bulgaria, 2019
“C (Carbon)” – The Red Dot Depot & Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2019
“Contemporary Painting 2019 – 5 Years Bankya Art Center” – Bankya Art Center, Bankya, Bulgaria, 2019
“Chasing Evil Spirits Away” – Rayko Aleksiev Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2018
“Water Tower Art Fest” – 10th edition, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2016
“Sofia Underground” – Art Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2016
“Sculpture Symposium Mezdra” – 6th edition, Mezdra, Bulgaria, 2014
“National Sculpture Exhibition” – “Union of Bulgarian Artists” Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2013
“Allianz Bulgaria Holding” – National Exhibition at UBA, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2016
“Allianz Bulgaria Holding” – National Awards, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2016
“Sculpture Symposium Mezdra” – 6th edition, Mezdra, Bulgaria, 2014
“Youth Days of Culture – Sofia” – Festival, Sofia Municipality, 2005
“Open Air Sculpture” – Sofia Municipality and the National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2004

Access some of my published and peer-reviewed articles as well as conference contributions, along with a summary of my PhD thesis, through the following link: