Stefan Georgiev Petrunov

Education: National Academy of Art − Nicolay Pavlovich –Sofia, Bulgaria
Lives in Sofia, Bulgaria

Short Biography
Stefan Georgiev Petrunov
Stefan Petrunov is a contemporary painter with strong expressive and colorful stile with growing number of fans. He graduated Painting at the National Academy of Art − Nicolay Pavlovich in 1991. He took part in a few mixed shows in Bulgaria in 1992. In March, the next 1993 he opened his first one-man show at the Grove art gallery in London. During the following years he worked as a graphic designer and web designer. In 1998 he started work for one of the biggest companies at the time for clip art; it was the Canadian New Vision Technology that had clients such as Microsoft corp. and Getty Images. In the year 2000 he was nominated for best Bulgarian postage stamp by the Vienna International Postage Stamp Exhibition – short WIPA. In the period between 2001 and 2007, he worked for the English Swan Multimedia Ltd. as a graphic designer, and later art director. He decided to return to the world of painting and drawing in 2007.Later he took part in a few mixed exhibitions and opened a solo exhibition in March 2009 at Sofia Press Gallery in Sofia .In his participation in Barcelona Showcase of Contemporary Art – 27th April 2013, organized by GAA,he won “Barcelona Showcase Best Artist Award 2013” given by the jury.
Group Shows:
2018-“We contemporary”- Palermo
2018-Art Expo  New York
2017-ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi May 13 – Nov 26, 2017-Venice 2017
2016- C.A.R.  Innovative Art Fair Essen, Germany
2016-Rayko Alexiev Gallery-Sofia “topos” a group exhibition May 13 -June-8
2015-Spectrum Miami Art Show, Dec. 2-6, 2015
2015-Tokyo  International Art Fair of Contemporary Art 22-23 may
2015-Rome Piazza del Popolo -19 May
2014-March 3rd – 17 th, – THE POWER OF PERCEPTION II – a group exhibition/ The S Artspace Gallery/ SoHo,/345 Broome St/NY,NY
2013-Vienna Showcase  International Art Fair – FREITAG 25. und SAMSTAG 26 OKTOBER 2013 MOYA, Palais Schönborn Wien
2013-Barcelona Showcase International Exhibition of Contemporary Art April 27
2013 “Art in Mind “– The Brick Lane Gallery London –February 26 – 2013
2012-“Daschund in the contemporary Art” –December 2012 – Sofia
2011-“Liszt Unlimited” – Gols, Austria
2011-“Liszt, Hendrix and the others” – Samokov
2010-“Drawings” – Plovdiv –Trakart Gallery
2007-“Dionysian Mysteries”- Plovdiv –Trakart Gallery
2005-“Dionysian Mysteries”- Plovdiv –Trakart Gallery
1998-Krida Art Gallery – Sofia

One Man Shows:
2018-Geshov  Gallery -Sofia
2017-Sofia Press Gallery –Sofia
2016-Arosita Gallery –Sofia- Paintings, video,drawings,prints, 1-17 April
2009-Sofia Press Gallery –Sofia  – Paintings, drawings, watercolours
2005-Belper Gallery – Derbyshire, UK (drawings, watercolors)
1993-Grove Gallery – London,  Solo Exhibition – February
Awards:‘Best Barcelona Showcase Artist Award 2013’ – received 27/04/13 during ‘Barcelona Showcase’ at Casa Battló by the Jury
“Marco Polo – Art Ambassador International Prize”- Venezia,Palazzo Marin September 25, 2015.
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Sofia 1612, Bulgaria

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