Maya Ivanova is born in 1996 in the city of Burgas. As a child she demonstrates interest in visual arts and takes art classes in elementary school. She masters the art of drawing, dry point etching and linocut gravure. She has success in many student contests but the biggest one of them is the national academic drawing contest in Iliya Petrov gymnasium of art in 2014 where she wins second prize in portrait drawing.
Since 2015 Maya Ivanova is a student in printmaking in the National academy of arts, Sofia, in the class of Desislava Hristova. In 2019 she continues her education in Illustration in the class of Nikolay Tsachev and Regina Dalkalacheva.
Accomplishments and prizes:
2019 – 20 years later, together again – graphic art, Bankya art centre
2018 – Project Classroom without conflict of Partners Bulgaria foundation for a textbook design
2018 – 101 drawings, Art Gallery Serdica
2018 – Project Student internships, organised by science information centre Bulgarian encyclopedia in the art centre of Bulgarian academy of sciences, Varna
2018 – Contemporary information resources – content and visual design – Bulgarian academy of sciences
2017 – Nomination in academic drawing contest Drawing – National academy of arts
2014 – Second prize in national academic drawing contest in Iliya Petrov gymnasium of art
2012 – Participation in the contest Vasil Levsky and the Bulgarian enlightenment – Georgi Baev hall, Burgas
2011 – First prize in national contest and exhibition Saint Trifon Zarezan – Sungurlare municipality