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Velizar Dimchev

Born in 1983 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Master's degree in the National Academy of Arts Sofia
Bachelor degree painting in the Academy of Music, Dance and Art, Plovdiv
Residency Program - Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris 2007
Lives and works in London

Awards:

2013 Young talent award from UniCredit Bulbank and Stoyan Kambarev Foundation
2010 Gaudenz B. Ruf Award - shortlisted artist in the category Young Artists
2007 Prize for the Best Work - "Art Takes" - Contemporary Art in the Center for Contemporary Art -Plovdiv

Exhibitions (selection):

2014 Franky's World - The Book Club - London
2o14 Naked Eye - UniCredit Studio - Sofia
2012 Sofia Design Week - Amusement House The Clock-Sofia
2012 U.P.A.R.K. Gallery Plovdiv
2008 Ethnographic Museum-Old Plovdiv.
2003 Ethnographic Museum-Old Plovdiv.
1998 House-Museum-Balaban House-Old Plovdiv

Group exhibitions:

2014 Franky - Contempo - International Festival of Contemporary Art - Varna
2013 Emerging Artists Group Exhibition - Daniel Libeskind Space-London
2013 Otets Paisiy Street Festival - solo exhibition - "Naked Eye", Plovdiv
2012 Monsters and Fairies - An Inquest apology for the fabulous Credo Bonum Gallery-Sofia
2011 "BEST OF THE BEST" - young Bulgarian contemporary art - Roodkapje Rotterdam
2011 Franky Reality Project - Interactive Installation, Night of Museums and Galleries Plovdiv
2011 "Boxes for Dreams" Art project by Nikolay Marinov - Union of the Bulgarian artist Gallery Sofia
2010 exhibition of nominated artists for the Ruf Award - Gallery "Rayko Aleksiev" Sofia
2010 "Borderline: The Figure in Contemporary Art" Gallery "Industrial 11" Sofia
2009 Group exhibition of young artists - City Gallery Plovdiv
2009 Art Positive - "Sweet" - Contemporary Art in the Center for Contemporary Art -Plovdiv
2009 Art project by Stefan Bohnenberger in Bulgaria - "When values ​​become form" - Goethe-Institut in Bulgaria
2008 Bulgarian-French exhibition "Identity" National Art Gallery-Sofia
2007 Swiss Cultural Program in Bulgaria - Exhibition of the Best Center for Contemporary Art - Plovdiv in the Red-House Sofia Center for Culture and Debate
2007 Bulgarian-French exhibition "RENDEZ-VOUS" Center for Contemporary Art -Plovdiv
2007 Art Positive - "Art Takes" - Contemporary Art in the Center for Contemporary Art -Plovdiv
2006 Art Positive - "Light" Contemporary Art in the Center for Contemporary Art -Plovdiv
2004 Art Positive-Contemporary Art in the Center for Contemporary Art -Plovdiv
2004 Exhibition for Yang Artists - City Gallery Plovdiv