Veselin Nachev

 

Born on November 2nd, 1958.
Graduated from the National Academy of Arts in Sofia in 1985 with a degree in Painting.  
Livеs and works in Varna, Bulgaria.

Selected solo exhibitions

2916 / LIVE, Stubel Gallery, Sofia
2014 – Blankeneze Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2011, 2009, 2004, 1998, 1997 and 1996 – Gallery 8, Varna
2007 – Zamoscvorechie Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2007 and 2005 – Artin Gallery, Varna
2006 – National Autumn Exhibitions, Plovdiv
2005 – Lucerne, Switzerland
2000 and 2005 – "Georgy Velchev" Art Museum, Varna
2001 – Oftringen, Switzerland and Stansstad, Switzerland
2001 – Art 36 Gallery, Sofia
1991 and 1990 – CArt Gallery, Варна 
1986 – AMH Gallery, Sofia

Selected group exhibitions:

2014 – Bulgarian art in China, Hangzhou,  
2012 – 20 Bulgarian contemporary artists – World Bank Group , Sofia
2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2001and 2000 – "August In Art" Festival of Visual Arts, Varna, Bulgaria
2007 – Awards for Contemporary Bulgarian Art Selection 2006
2006 – Plastic/Conceptual Contemporary Bulgarian Painting
2003 – Dimensions, Sredets Hall, Sofia
2003 – Seasons Gallery, Sofia
2002 – Bulgarian Painting after 1989, National Palace of Culture, Sofia
2001 – Solitary Pursuits, AFA Centre for Contemporary Art, New York, USA
2000 – Four Bulgarian Artists in Leon, Municipality of Leon and George de Loupe Centre, France
1999 – Black Sea - North Sea, Project – Bulgarian Art, Netherlands
1997 – Print Biennial, Krakow, Poland
1997 – Wittgenstein House, Vienna, Austria
1996 – Triennial of Painting, Sofia
1993 – 12 Artists, Shaffhausen, Switzerland
1990 and1989 – Biennial of Miniature, Toronto, Canada

Awards:

2016 - National Award Allianz Bulgaria for painting
2014 – Nomination for "Vladimir Dimitrov - Majstora" Award
2007 – Selection for the Awards for contemporary Bulgarian art - Mtel
2006 – Annual Award of Bulart Gallery
2005 – Prize of the "Georgi Velchev" Museum
1996 – Varna Award for Contribution to Pictorial Art
1989 – Ministry of Culture Award for painting
1989 – Special Selection of the Biennial of Miniature, Toronto, Canada