Stefan Petrunov

Stefan Petrunov is a contemporary artist with strong expressive and colorful style. He graduated Painting at the National Academy of Art Sofia in 1990. 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 – 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 as an art director. He decided to return to the world of painting and drawing in 2007. 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. In the recent years he has participated in several major international art exhibitions such as Art Expo New York, Art Spectrum Miami and “Anima Mundi” festival, during the Venice Biennale. He lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2018  Geshov  Gallery Sofia

2017  Gols Gallery Vienna

2016  Arosita Gallery Sofia  Apri l1-17

2009  Sofia Press Gallery Sofia

1994  Grove Gallery London

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2021    JUST LOVE – Arosita Gallery, Sofia

2019    FRIENDS – Art Gallery Serdica, Sofia

2018  “We contemporary”- Palermo

2018  Art Expo  New York

2017 ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL, Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, Venice, May 13 – Nov 26

2016   C.A.R.  Innovative Art Fair Essen, Germany

2015  Spectrum Miami Art Show, Dec 2-6

2015 Tokyo International Art Fair of Contemporary Art, Мay 22-23

2015 Rome, Piazza del Popolo – May 19

2014    THE POWER OF PERCEPTION II – a group exhibition/ The S Artspace Gallery/ SoHo, /345 Broome St/NY, March 3-17

2013 Barcelona Showcase International Exhibition of Contemporary Art April 27

2013 “Art in Mind “– The Brick Lane Gallery London – February 26


2015    “Marco Polo – Art Ambassador International Prize”Venezia, Palazzo Marin, September 25

2013    ‘Best Barcelona Showcase Artist Award 2013’ – received 27/04/13 during ‘Barcelona Showcase’ at Casa Battló by the Jury  



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