Velizar Dimchev

Franky 1
Franky 2
Portrait of man oil on canvas 2011
Portrait of Mickey Rourke oil 0n canvas 2011
Portrait of Kim Kardashian oil on canvas 2011
Portrait of Bobby Darin oil on canvas 2011
Portrait of women oil on canvas 2011

Velizar Dimchev
Live and work in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Education: Master degree painting in National Art Academy-Sofia Professor Andrei Daniel
Bachelor degree painting in Academy of Music Dance and fine Arts-Plovdiv
Residency Program – Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris 2007

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2017 Ballistic Exhibition – Gallery Cu29 – Plovdiv
2014 Franky’s World – The Book Club – London
2014 Naked eye – UniCredit Studio – Sofia
2012 Sofia Design Week – Fun House The Clock-Sofia
2012 U.P.A.R.K. Gallery-Plovdiv
2008 Ethnographic Museum-Old Plovdiv.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2016 U.P.A.R.K. – group exhibition curated by Yovo Panchev – Plovdiv
2014 Franky – Contempo – International Contemporary art Festival – Varna
2013 Emerging Artists Group Exhibition – The Daniel Libeskind Space – London
2013 Otets Paisiy Street Festival – Solo Exhibition – “Naked Eye”, Plovdiv
2012 Monsters and fairies – An Inquest-Apology of the Fabulous Credo Bonum Gallery-Sofia
2011 “EAST of 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 of Nikolay Marinov – Union of Bulgarian artist Gallery – Sofia
2010 Exhibition of the Nominated Artists for the Ruf Award- Gallery “Rayko Aleksiev” Sofia
2010 Border situation: 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 Center for Contemporary Art –Plovdiv
2009 Art Project of Stefan Bohnenberger in Bulgaria – “Wenn Werte Form werden”- Goethe-institut in Bulgarien – Sofia
2008 Bulgarian-French exhibition “Identity” National Art Gallery-Sofia
2007 Swiss culture program in Bulgaria – exhibition the best of Center for Contemporary Art -Plovdiv present in 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 Center for Contemporary Art –Plovdiv
2006 Art Positive-“Light” Contemporary art in Center for Contemporary Art –Plovdiv

2013 Young talents award of UniCredit Bulbank and Stoyan Kambarev foundation
2010 Gaudenz B. Ruf Award – shortlisted artist in category Young Artists
2007 Prize for best work –“Art takes”- Contemporary art in Center for Contemporary Art –Plovdiv

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