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Toronto, Old Toronto, Canada
Last online: 12 months ago

Currently working in own Studio with various media.

From 2002 to 2014 Instructor (12 years) at the Faculty of Design, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, the leading Canadian institution in visual arts and Design.

Taught 1991-1992 in College de l’Outaouais, Hull, Quebec.

Senior Designer in leading Canadian companies in Graphic, Exhibit Design, Communication.

EARLIER EXPERIENCE (before 1989)

Worked as a Designer and Artist in Bulgaria and internationally
Member of the Bulgarian Artists’ Union, served at the board of the Design Chapter

EDUCATION

Bachelor degree from the National Academy of Arts Sofia, Bulgaria
Master’s Degree in Industrial and Product Design from the University of Art and Design “Burg Giebichenstein” in Halle, Germany.

EXHIBITIONS

“Drops”. Solo exhibition of prints, Gallery “Natalie”, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2011
36th , 41st and 42nd International Enamel Art Exhibitions, Royal Ueno Museum Tokyo, Japan, 2002, 2009, 2011
“Colour of Fire”, Joint Exhibition of Canadian and Japanese Artists, The Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, On, 2003
“Crossing Boundaries”, International Enameling Art Exhibition, Canadian Clay& Glass Gallery, Waterloo, On, 1999
Toronto Gift Show, “Uniquely Ontario”, Section 1998, 1999
One of a Kind Christmas Show, 1998, 1999
“Sparkles”. Solo exhibition of enamels. Gallery Montcalm, Hull, Quebec), 1992
Participated in 25 national and international exhibitions in Bulgaria and across Europe (Poland, Turkey, Germany, former USSR) between 1974 and 1989

ACQUISITIONS BY

Royal Ueno Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Euroculture Events, Toronto, D&V Electronics, Toronto, U of T, Erin Mills campus, the Rector, private and corporate collections

AWARDS

Award of Artistic Achievement at the 36th International Exhibition of Enameling Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2002
Special Award at the ECCA Design Competition, Brussels, Belgium, 1987