Cartoonist, illustrator, publisher
Born December 9, 1956, in Ruse, Bulgaria.
1982 graduated from the Higher Institute of Architecture in Sofia.
From 1983 to 1990 worked as a graphic designer in a num ber of Bulgarian newspapers and magazines.
From 1990 to 1994 is publisher and editor in chef of the satirical magazine “Shut” (jester)
From 1994 to 2003 is director in “Yulika” advertising agency.
Since 2003 is art director of “IMEON-BALKANI” FOUNDATION.
PARTICIPANT in over 400 exhibitions of painting and cartoons in Bulgaria and abroad.
Illustrator of more than 50 BOOKS of different Bulgarian publishers.
His paintings are in private and public galleries in Bulgaria, USA, Portugal, Germany, Austria, japan, Italy, Israel, Greece, Korea, Russia, Ukraine, Sweden, The Netherlands, China, etc.
Member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists and the Federation of Cartoonists- FECO.
Painting solo shows:
Pleven, Bulfgaria, 1977- Cultural CLUB of the Army
Nova Zagora, Bulgaria, 1984- Home of Culture
Troyan, Bulgaria, 1995- Nunky HOTEL
Kiev, Ukraine, 2000- Bulgarian Embassy
Kozloduy, Bulgaria, 2005- Home of Culture of Energy Department
Sofia, Bulgaria, 2006- Lyulin HOTEL
Washington, DC, USA, 2006- Museum of American Nations
Sofia, Bulgaria, 2007- Ikar Gallery
Sofia, Bulgaria, 2007- Minerva Gallery
Paris, France, 2008- D’Art Jardin gallery
Paris, France, 2008- Bulgarian Cultural Institute
Barcelona, Spain, 2008- Carre d’artistes Gallery
Sofia, Bulgaria, 2008- Minerva Gallery
Belgrade, Serbia- Savski Venac Gallery
Aix-en-provans, France, 2009- Carre d’artistes Gallery
Beijing, China, 2009- Bulgarian Embassy
Bonn, Germani -2010,2011
Special Prize at Satirical Painting National Exhibition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists- 1999
Special Prize at Satirical Painting National Exhibition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists- 2003
Special Prize at Satirical Painting National Exhibition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists- 2006
Annual Award of Carre d’artistes Gallery, France-2008