Titirinov Strahil

Strahil Titirinov (1905-1961) Ohrid Lake, 1941, watercolor

Born January 3, 1905. in Kilkis (Kukush), Aegean Macedonia, died in 1961 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He graduated from the Academy of Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria in the class of  prof. Nikola Ganushev and prof. Dimitar Gudzhenov. He was a military painter during the Second World War in Macedonia where he made a series of watercolors […]

Zheliazkov Serbezov


Born in 1873 in Demircha village in Romania, died in 1937. Graduated in painting under Prof. I. Mrkvicka and Prof. B. Mitov from the Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia in 1899. Graduated from the Studio of Ilya Repin. Secretary of the Union of the South Bulgarian Artists “Lada” and one of the initiators for the […]

Zhekov Mario

Mario Zhekoff 1898-1955 - Near Ohrid 1917 oil on canvas

Born on October 16, 1898. in Stara Zagora. He studied painting in Paris and Sofia. Worked in landscape, mainly seascape. He has traveled and lived in France, Italy, Greece, Turkey. Member of the Society of South Bulgarian Artists. Since 1920. arranges many solo exhibitions, participates in group exhibitions. He exhibited his works in Paris, Marseille, […]

Velkov Simeon


Born on 11.04.1885 in Panagyrishte, died on 10.09.1963 in Sofia. Graduated (1910) painting from the Industrial School of Arts, Sofia, in the class of Prof. Ivan Mrkvichka. Visited many museums in Italy and Germany. High School teacher in Plovdiv and Asenovgrad (until 1923), Professor (1926 till 1947) at the Art Academy in Sofia. During the […]

Tsankov Maxim

Born on 14th November 1877 in Razgrad, died in 1965. He studied at the art academy “Albertina” in Torino, Italy, in the class of prof. Giacomo Grosso and Prof. Marccisio. He visited Vardar Macedonia before the Second World War and Pirin Macedonia regularly between the two world wars. Several paintings from Macedonia regions can be […]

Traichev Georgi


Born on 02.03.1880 died 29.10.1935. He was an important Bulgarian photographer and a creator of the Photography department of the Bulgarian National Museum (for which he worked from 1914 until his death in 1935). His photographs have been published in the articles of Bogdan Filov, Andrei Protic, Nikola Mavrodinov, etc. He produced a collection of […]

Tanev Nikola

Nikola Tanev 1890 -1962 St.Ioan Monastery on the Ohrid Lake 1918 watercolor

Born on 05.12.1890 in Svishtov village, died on 23.06.1962 in Sofia. From 1905 he lived in France where he studied at the Paris Academy of Decorative Arts in the class of Prof. Pаul Renoir and Prof. Manzhan. Tanev is one of the most prominent Bulgarian artists. He has had 28 solo exhibitions in Bulgaria and […]

Stanyo Stamatov


Born on 16th February 1887 in the village Shipka, Bulgaria, diеd on 17th January 1963 in Munich, Germany. Studied art in 1911 at the Art School in Sofia in the class of Prof. Ivan Mrkvicka. Specialized in art in Germany in the period 1925-27 and France 1926. He was an exceptionally productive artist, having more […]

Staikov Vesselin


Born on 31.07.1906 in Peshtera, Bulgaria, died on 10.07.1970 in Vienna, Austria. Studied at the Academy of Art in Sofia in 1925 in the class of prof. Boris Mitov and Nikola Marinov. Started his career with printing works and his first exhibition was in 1933 in the Printing House in Sofia. Won several international prizes […]

Shtarkelov Constantine


Born and died in Sofia. He studied at the ArtAcademy in Sofia from 1906. In 1909 departed for Moscow. His first solo exhibition held in 1911. He was war artist in 1912–1913 and 1917. He was the most famous and outstanding Bulgarian watercolor painter who preferred to draw landscapes from Rila and PirinMountains, Sofia and […]