Nikolay Ninov - CURRICULUM VITAE

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTHniki_portrait

1973, Dolni Dabnik, Bulgaria

EDUCATION

2000 - Graduated with Distinction from the VTU "Sv. Sv. Kiril and Metodie" - Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

Major: SCULPTURA Tutors:  prof. Konstantin Denev and prof. Velichko Minekov

1992 - wood-carving - Special Art School - Triavna, Bulgaria

OCCUPATION

2009 - Associate professor at Varna Free University "CHERNORIZETS HRABAR".

2001 -  A lecturer in sculpture and drawing at Varna Free University "CHERNORIZETS HRABAR".

Awards & competition

Special Award 2004 of II National biennial of the small forms, for young sculptor

Special Award 2001 of Gallery "BULART"  for young sculptor

NTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2010 - "August in art" - VII International Festival of - Vizual Arts - Varna, Bulgaria

2010 - "Art in Grand" - Simpozium of conteporary art - Varna, Bulgaria

2006 - "August in art" - V International Festival of - Visual Arts - Varna, Bulgaria

2005 - "Visual games 05" - International Festival - Modern Arts - Varna, Bulgaria

2004 - "August in art" - IV International Festival of -Visual Arts - Varna, Bulgaria

2003 - "The CLOUD" - International Exhibition - Varna, Bulgaria

2003 - International Exhibition "HAMANGIA" - Bucharest, Romania

2003 - International Exhibition -"ART CERAMIC" - Sofia, Bulgaria

2002 - "DIMENSIONS" -І International Symposium - Plastic Works of Art in Wood" Pamporovo, Bulgaria 

2002 - "HAMANGIA" -Х International Ceramic Symposium - Constanta, Romania

2002 - "August in Art" - ІІІ International Festival of Visual Arts - Varna, Bulgaria

ONE - MAN EXHIBITIONS

2010 - Gallery "Uka" - Varna, Bulgaria

2007 - Gallery "Uka" - Varna, Bulgaria

2005 - Gallery "Uka" - Varna, Bulgaria

2004 - Gallery "Uka" - Varna, Bulgaria

2003 - Town Art Gallery - Pleven, Bulgaria

2003 -Town Art Gallery - Balchik, Bulgaria

2002 - Gallery "Uka" - Varna, Bulgaria

2002 - Gallery "Bulart" - Varna, Bulgaria

2001 - Gallery "Rayko Alexiev" - Sofia, Bulgaria, joined with prof. Konstantin Denev and Georgy Minchev

2001 - Gallery "Nessy" -  Burgas, Bulgaria

2001 - Gallery "Bulart" - Varna, Bulgaria

1996 - Gallery "Idea" - Pleven, Bulgaria

GENERAL EXHIBITIONS

2011 - "Contempo - 4" - Weekend of contemporary art - Varna, Bulgaria

2008 - "Year awards for contemporary Bulgarian Art of M-Tel - 2007" - Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2006 - III National biennial of the small forms - Pleven, Bulgaria

2005 - Art exhibition - "Artea center" - Varna, Bulgaria

2005 - Special Art Project - Town Art Gallery - Varna, Bulgaria

2005 - Art exhibition - Rimski termi - Varna, Bulgaria

2004 - II National biennial of the small forms - Pleven, Bulgaria

2004 - Art exhibition "Naked body" - Town Art Gallery - Varna, Bulgaria

2004 - Art exhibition, Ministry of Culture - Sofia, Bulgaria

2003 - Art exhibition "Position"- gallery "Balabanov's house" - Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2003 - Young artists' exhibition - Town Art Gallery - Varna, Bulgaria

2002 - І Youth's Salon "Varna Summer"-Town Art Gallery - Varna, Bulgaria

2002 -National exhibition Sculptura -gallery "Shipka" 6 - Sofia, Bulgaria

2002 - National competition for "Cite des arts" - Gallery "Shipka" 6 - Sofia, Bulgaria

2002 - Special Art Project, Gallery "Bulart" - Varna, Bulgaria

2002 - Art exhibition of Gallery "Active Art" - Varna, Bulgaria

2002 - Special Art Project, Gallery "Artine" - Varna, Bulgaria

2001 - Art Exhibition "Centre for modern art" - Varna, Bulgaria

2000 - National Youth Art Exhibition Of BulgarianArt Union, Gallery "Shipka"6 - Sofia, Bulgaria

1999 - Students' Exhibition of Art - Gallery "Nessy" - Bourgas, Bulgaria 

1999 - National Youth Art Exhibition of Bulgarian Art Union, Gallery "Raphail Mihaylov" - Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria

His works are possession of Bulgarian National Art Gallery, Bulgarian Art Union, Galleries in Sofia, Varna, Burgas, Pleven Private Collections in Bulgaria and abroad.

Works in the field of conventional arts: sculpture, ceramics, wood - carving, as well as non-conventional arts, such as installations, etc.