Ilko Nikolchev - Biography

Born:
19.August 1967, Pazarjik, Bulgaria. Lives and works in Sofia.

Education:

1995- M.A.- subject-sculpture at The National Academy of Arts-Sofia
1986- High School of Fine Arts, Plovdiv

Exhibitions:

2009- “Stones” Hewlled-Packard, Sofia, Bulgaria
2007- “Verticals-Horizontals” Hewlled-Packard, Sofia, Bulgaria
2007- “UniCredit Bulbank”, Sofia, Bulgaria
2007- “Verticals-Horizontals” Iridaart Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2007- "Cite Internationale des Arts" Paris, France
2004- "A3" Irida Art Gallery,Sofia,Bulgaria
1997- "ATA" Modern Arts Center, Sofia
1994- "National Autumn Exhibitions", Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Selected group exhibitions:

2009- “Alianc” Sofia, Bulgaria
2008- “Marziart Internationale” Gallery, Hamburg, Germany2006- “Real Spaces” Bratislava, Slovakia
2006- “Contemporary Bulgarian art” Vienna, Austria
2006- “M-tel competition for contemporary Bulgarian art” Sofia, Bulgaria
2005- “Irida Art Gallery” Sofia, Bulgaria
2002- “Transparency” Center for contemporary art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
1992- “Ivana” Art Gallery, France

Symposiums:

2011- International Wood Sculpture Symposium, Yasna polyana, Bulgaria
2007- International Granite Sculpture Symposium, Alanya,Turkye
2007- 1 Matruh International Granite Sculpture Symposium, Egypt
2006- Sculptural Symposium,Plovdiv,Bulgaria
2005- Ceramic Symposium,Bratzigovo,Bulgaria
2005- Art trip to Dubay,organized by "Irida Art Gallery"
2003- Sculptural Symposium,Sozopol,Bulgaria
2003- Sculptural Symposium,Vratca,Bulgaria
2001- Sculptural Symposium,park "Oborishte" Sofia,Bulgaria
1999- International Sculptural Symposium, Ilindency,Bulgaria
1998- Sculptural Symposium,Momchilovcy,Bulgaria

Awards & Competitions:

2006- Residences at Cite des`arts, Paris, France
2002- Award of the Union of the Bulgarian Artists for Sculpture with Yohannes Artinyan
1997- Award from "The Union of The Bulgarian Artist", The Exhibition "Idea",Pazarjik,Bulgaria
1996- Grant from "The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation", Montreal, Canada
1994- Award for sculpture on "The Annual Exhibition" of the artists from Pazarjik
1993- Fellowship for sculpture from "Suporting of Art in Bulgaria", Sofia
1992- Grant from "The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation", Montreal, Canada

 

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