Yordan Parushev Foundation | Artistic Statement
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Йордан, Парушев, фондация, артист, художник, колаж, български, изкуство, Сливен, Yordan, Parushev, Foundation, artist, painter, collage, bulgarian, art, Sliven
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Artistic Statement

 

 

 

Individual Exhibitions

(selection)

2017

“What is inside us”, Rakursi Gallery, Sofia

2013

Retrospective Exhibition 55 Fragments at Sirak Skitnik Gallery, Sliven and at Georges Papazov Gallery, Yambol.

2012

Exhibition at Yordan Kjuvliev Gallery, Sliven.

Exhibition Untethered Luminous paintings at Rakoursi Gallery, Sofia.

2011

Pironessa Gallery, Plovdiv, collage

Yordan Kjuvliev Gallery, Sliven, collage/assemblage

Illuminated pathways (collage/assemblage) at Rakoursi Gallery,Sofia.

2010

Reconstructions (collage/assemblage) at Georgi Velchev Art Museum, Varna.

2009

Transit (collage), Bulgarian Cultural Center, Paris, France;

Scenes, at Agrion Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2008

VisibleInvisible, Rayko Alexiev Gallery, Sofia.

2007

Raphael Mihailov Art Hall, Veliko Turnovo and Debut Gallery, Sofia.

2006

National Art Gallery, Sofia, Collage/Assemblage;

National Autumn Exhibitions in Plovdiv (Old Town), Collage.

2005

Conversions (collage), Circle+ Gallery, Sofia.

2004

Art Connections Gallery, Davis, California, USA, Collage.

2003

Georgi Velchev Art Museum, Varna, Collage

Remile Gallery, Giesen, Germany;

Gallery of the Library for Science fiction Literature, Vezlar, Germany;

Municipality of Giesen, Giesen, Germany;

Chris Gallery, Sliven, Collage.

2001 

Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Collage and paper plastic pieces.

2000

Sirak Skitnik Gallery, Sliven.

1999

Spectrum Gallery, Veliko Turnovo.

National Autumn Exhibitions in Plovdiv (Old Town).

1998

Amare Gallery Stavanger, Norway.

Sting Gallery, Stavanger, Norway, jointly with Krassimir Dobrev, May Gallery, Sliven;

Dissonance Gallery, Plovdiv.

1997

Rayko Alexiev Gallery, jointly with Konstantin Denev.

Sliven Drama Theater, Summer Theater University.

1996

May Gallery, Sliven.

Akrabov Gallery, Plovdiv.

1995

Artos Gallery, Sofia.

Bonart Gallery, Sofia.

1994

Aruid Gallery, Russe.

May Gallery, Sliven.

1993

Bulgarian Cultural Center in Warsaw, Poland.

1992

Europe Gallery, Sofia.

May Gallery, Sliven.

1991

Zapiecek Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.

Serdika Gallery, Sofia.

May Gallery, Sliven.

1988

National Art Center for Contemporary Art, 6, Shipka street, Sofia.

 

 

 

Group, International, National and Representative Exhibitions of Contemporary art 

(selection)

2016

“Rediscovery” Curator project for the 20 years of the creation of iconography section in the National Art College “Dimitar Dobrovicth”, Sliven

2015

“50 contemporary bulgarian artists” collection of Darik Radio, Bulgarian cultural institute, Prague

2014

“The untold abstraction” National Art Center for Contemporary Art, 6, Shipka street, Sofia. Curators : Stanislav Pamukshiev & Peter Tsanev

2013

Exhibition of artwork by award recipients from the 2008-2013 Allianz-Bulgaria National Competition, Sofia City Gallery.

Immortal Time, exhibition of Professor Stanislav Pamukchiev’s class of 1983, Khan Hadzhi Nikoli Gallery, Veliko Turnovo.

2012

Exhibition of the Sliven Representation of the Union of Bulgarian Painters, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, 6, Shipka street, Sofia.

2011 

Joint exhibition of paintings by Krassimir Russev and Yordan Parushev, Khan Hadzhi Nikoli Gallery, Veliko Turnovo.

Three years later – Yordan Parushev and his students, Sirak Skitnik Gallery, Sliven.

Section 13, Exhibition of unconventional art, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, 6, Shipka street, Sofia.

XX International Biennial of Humor and Satire in the Arts, Hall of Humor and Satire, Gabrovo.

Three generations – with some differences, (jointly with Krassimir Russev, Tsvetan Kolev and Daniel Dimitrov, Eve’s Gallery, Varna.

Identities, 9th Exhibition of contemporary art, The Mosque Art Gallery, Dupnitsa.

Joint exhibition of professors at Veliko Turnovo University, Vranya, Serbia.

2010

Final round of the National competition for the Allianz-Bulgaria Award, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, 6, Shipka street, Sofia.

Auctioning of paintings, Rakoursi Auction house, Sofia.

Annual exhibition by painters from Veliko Turnovo,

Raphael Mihailov Art Hall, Veliko Turnovo (visiting painter).

Exhibition of collages together with students from the Department of Fine Arts at Veliko Turnovo University, Atelier 307.

5th Biennial of small scale art forms, Pleven.

RAGE, joint exhibition of painters from Bourgas, Yambol and Sliven

Sirak Skitnik Gallery, Sliven.

Sliven, the town that I love, small format exhitibition, Dimitar Dobrovich Art Gallery, Sliven.

Group exhitibion, Khan Hadzhi Nikoli Gallery, Veliko Turnovo.

2009

Reality – Fiction, National exhibition of the members of the Section Painting’’ at the Union of Bulgarian painters, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

Allianz award for contemporary Bulgarian art, national exhibition at the Yambol City Art gallery, (nominated for painting).

Exhibition of the winners of the annual Award of the Georgi Velchev, Art Museum, Varna. (curator: Rumen Serafimov).

Man is not a commodity, (art installation-performance), jointly with Stefan Kirov Drama Theater, Sliven.

Dialogue of the generations, exhibition of watercolors from the outdoor painting event, organized by the Dechko Ouzounov Museum, National Palace of Culture, Sofia.

Exhibition of selected works from the International quadrennial The myths and legends of my nation, Stara Zagora.

Painters from Sliven, exhibition of paintings from the collection of the Art Gallery-Sliven, Art Gallery, Radnevo, Bulgaria.

White in white, joint exhibition in Bourgas. (curator: Georgi Dinev).

National exhibition Sculptures, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia. (curator: Bogomil Nikolov).

Exhibition of selected works from the International quadrennial The myths and legends of my nation, Stara Zagora, Hall of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria.

2008

Roots, European Commission, Berlaymont, Brussels, Belgium.

Local/Global – Global/Local, Biennial of visual arts Art in AgustVarna. (curator: Philip Zidarov).

Self-portrait – the visible image of hidden meaning, City Art Gallery, Sofia.

Apollonia Festival of Arts, Sozopol, Bulgaria.

4th Biennial of small scale art forms, Pleven.

Friends of the sea, Biennial for contemporary art, Bourgas.

Roots,Kristofor Stankovic Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia.

Identities, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

Exhibition, part of the final round of the National competition for the Allianz-Bulgaria Award, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

Diametrical dimensions, Museum of History, Veliko Turnovo, (curator: Krassimir Russev);

Colors in the air – Sirak Skitnik and 24 painters, Bulgarian National Radio, Sofia.

Exhibition of watercolors, Bulgaria Hall, Sofia. (curator: Olympia Nikolova).

2007

Ilindenci, Circle+ Gallery, Sofia.

13 Europеan Artists, Georgi Velchev Art Museum, Varna.

RootsSredetz Gallery, Ministry of Culture, Sofia.

MTel Awards for Contemporary Bulgarian art, National Palace of Culture, Sofia.

Contemporary Bulgarian Painting, Baden, Austria. (curator: Boris Klimentiev).

Plastic / Conceptual – Contemporary Bulgarian PaintingBrussels, Belgium; Bratislawa, Slovakia; Innsbruck, Austria; Portscha Palace, Vienna, Austria; Baden, Austria; Trier, Germany;

Babel Culture Centre – Utrecht, Netherlands; Warsaw and Wroclaw, Poland. (curator: Chavdar Popov)

2006 

Gallery Seasons, Sofia.

Gema Gallery, Vidin.

3rd Biennial of small scale art forms, Pleven.

Friends of the sea, Biennial for contemporary art, Bourgas.

Exhibition by professors at the Department of Fine Arts, Veliko Turnovo University, Niš, Serbia.

2005

Personal Mythologies, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

Apollonia Festival of Arts, City Art Gallery, Sozopol, Bulgaria.

Winners of Award of the Georgi Velchev. Art Museum, Varna.

We come into being – and end to be, Cibank Gallery, Sofia.

National Exhibition of artists-pedagogues, Rafael Mihailov Art Hall, Veliko Turnovo.

XI International Triennial, New Delhi, India (curator: Ani Boyadzhieva).

Group exhibition at Top Art Gallery, Veliko Turnovo.

Artwork on paper, joint Bulgarian-Canadian project, Mexican House, Plovdiv and Art Gallery, Dobrich.

2004

Myths and Legends of my nation, Balkan Fine Arts quadrennial, Stara Zagora.

2nd Biennial of small scale art forms, Pleven.

Beyond paper – City Art Gallery, Dobrich.

Roads/ Enigma, Festival of visual arts Art in August, Varna. (curator: Elena Panayotova).

Social/Poetic Reality, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

National exhibition of landscape painting, National Art Center for Contemporary Art,Shipka 6, Sofia.

Ciudad de Ceuta -Convocatoria international de arte postal, Ceuta, Spain.

2003

Joint exhibition with Peter Dochev, Angel Stanev and Asen Zahariev, Pro Pro Art Gallery, Sofia.

Who cares, Rayko Alexiev Gallery, Sofia.

10x5x3, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

Donations, City Art Gallery, Sofia.

2002

Achroma, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

First biennial of small scale art forms, Pleven.

Bulgarian Painting after 1989, National Palace of Culture, Sofia.

2001

Paper works, Pi Art works Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.

Desolate angels, International exhibition, collage, Liège, Belgium.

Contemporary Collage, International exhibition, Paris, France. 

Picturesque, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

Balkan art, Pi Art works Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.

2000

Contemporary painting Bulgaria-Korea, City Art Gallery, Sofia.

Contemporary painting Korea-Bulgaria, Contemporary Art Museum Seoul, South Korea.

Color and Paper, National Art Center for Contemporary Art,Shipka 6, Sofia.

Competition for La Cité internationale des Arts-Paris, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

Art Collage, international symposium, National Art Gallery, Plovdiv.

1998

Representative exhibition of Bulgarian Art, Progress Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia.

1997

Representative exhibition of Bulgarian Art, Kuweit.

Group exhibition, Cultural center, Municipality of Keseriyani, Athens, Greece.

1996

International Triennial of Painting, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

1995

Portrait of a generation, National Art Gallery, Sofia.

Collage, National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

1994

Lupke Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany.

1990

Representative exhibition of 18 young Bulgarian artists, Wittgenstein Gallery, Vienna, Austria.

1989

International Competition for Young Artists – National Art Center for Contemporary Art, Shipka 6, Sofia.

International Biennial of Humor and Satire in the Arts.

1985

International Biennial of Graphic Art, Varna.

1984

Representative exhibition of Contemporary Bulgarian Art, Moscow, Russia.

 

 

Specializations :

1986-87

Repin Academy of Art – Saint Petersburg, Russia

2001

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

 

 

Awards :

2012

Posthumously declared Honorary Citizen of the city of Sliven

2011

National Awards of Allianz-BulgariaAward winner for painting, Bourgas

Award for painting by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria, XX International Biennial of Humor and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo

2009

Nomination for painting National Awards of Allianz-Bulgaria

2008

Award for painting, given by the Municipality of Stara Zagora, International quadrennial The myths and legends of my nation, Stara Zagora

Nomination for painting National Awards of Allianz-Bulgaria

2006

Dobry Chintulov Annual National Award for Literature and Art, Sliven

Prize for Painting of the Cyril and Methodius International Foundation and Hugo Vouten, Third Biennial of Small scale art forms, Pleven

2005

Sirak Skitnik, Annual Award for Art, Sliven

Award of the Union of Bulgarian Artists for Painting, National Exhibition of Artist-Pedagogues, Veliko Turnovo

2004

Honors Diploma, Second Biennial of Small scale art forms, Pleven

2003

Annual Award of the Georgi Velchev Museum, Varna

Sirak Skitnik Annual Award for Art, Sliven

2002

Honors Diploma, First Biennial of Small scale art forms, Pleven

2000

The Union of Bulgarian Artists Award, International Symposium – Art Collage, Plovdiv

1996

Sirak Skitnik – Annual Award for Art, Sliven

1989

Award for Painting in the International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo

1988

Award from the Young Artist Studio, Sofia

47

personal exhibitions

300

collective national and international exhibitions

17

Awards