Dimitar Petrov Portfolio

Artist curriculum vitae

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Dimitar Pretov
Dimitar Petrov was born 18 April 1969 in Kyustendil, Bulgaria. His works appear in the Kyustendil Art Gallery, the Stara Zagora Gallery, the Bourgas Gallery as well as private collections in Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Switzerland, Italy, Japan and France. As an artist, he has a very rich experience in mural painting and participated in multiple solo and group shows in Bulgaria and abroad.


- Art residence at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
- Member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists
1999 : Art residence in India
1996 : Graduated from in mural painting from the National Academy of Arts, Sofia
1988 : Graduated from the School of Arts, Sofia

Selected solo shows:

- National Art Center Forum - Sofia
- Bulgarian Cultural Institute - Paris
- Maxim Art Gallery, Sofia
- Forum Gallery, Haskovo
2004: Maxim Art Gallery, Sofia
2003: Murgash Art Gallery, Sofia
- Kavalet Art Gallery, Varna
- Artamonsev Art Gallery, Sofia
- Bulgarian Cultural Institute, Berlin
- Art 36 Gallery, Sofia
1999: Kendros Art Gallery, Plovdiv
1998: Baratsite Art Gallery, Plovdiv
1997: 11 Art Gallery, Sofia
1995: Vitosha Art Gallery, Sofia
1994: Seasons Art Gallery, Sofia

Awards & Honours:

2012: Painting Award, Biennial for contemporary Bulgarian Fine Arts Friends of the Sea, Burgas, Bulgaria
2004: Painting Award, balan Quadriennial, Painting Myths and Legends of My People, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
2001: First prize for work of art on a wall, Bulgarian Material and Spiritual Culture: Our Identity Along Our European Course, Sofia
- Painting award, Struma 97 exhibition, Pernik, Bulgaria
- Second prize, UNDP Towards a New Bulgaria national competition, Sofia
- Emerging Talent award, Soros Centre for the Arts, International Art Triennial, Sofia
- Comendation, Student International Art Biennial, Skopje, Macedonia
- Painting award, Struma 95 Exhibition, Kyustendil, Bulgaria
1993: First prize, Christmas Competition, Seasons Gallery and the National Academy of Arts, Sofia