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 Conference “Digital Technologies In Architecture, Design And Visual Arts”, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, 2023

“From Concept to Interpretation: Analysing the Interplay Between Artistic Knowledge and AI-Powered Image Generation”, “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


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

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

  • “Ontologies of the Uncanny” – Arosita Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2022
  • “Wired\Weird” – Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2021
  • “Primaformance” – curator: Miroslav Yordanov, art installation at Sofia ZOO, Sofia, 2020 – 2023
  • “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” – curator: Constanze Zawadzky, SITTart Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany, 2018
  • “Hoc Est Enim Corpus Meum / At the Bottom of the Saturn Hole” – curator: Yovo Panchev, “Rayko Aleksiev” Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 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:

  • “Barbarism begins at home” – curator: Suzana Nikolova, Bankya Art Center, Bankya, 2023
  • “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, 2019
  • “Chasing Evil Spirits Away” – curators: Elena Panayotova, Irina Dakova and Yovo Panchev Rayko Aleksiev Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2018
  • “Rather Than The Poet’s Head” – curator: Yovo Panchev, U P.A.R.K. Gallery, Plovdiv, 2016
  • “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
  • “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: