Kiril Cholakov

NAME: Kiril Cholakov BORN: 1964 in Sofia, Bulgaria Education: Graduated in Mural Painting at the National Academy for Fine Arts, Sofia Since 2000 he has been living and working in Rimini, Italy.

Selected individual shows

2015 – House Beyond the World, curated by Galina Lardeva, National Autumn Exhibitions, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2014 – Diario Minimo Balcanico, curated by Diego Galizzi, Museo civico delle Cappuccine, Bagnacavallo( Ravenna), Italy -Viaggio in Bulgaria, project with Elisabeth Holzl / photography/, curated by Emanuela De Cecco,Gefanngins7 Le Carceri, Kaltern ( Bolzano), Italy 2012 – Tempus Loquendi Tempus Tacendi, curated by Sabrina Foschini and Alessandro Giovanardi, Gallery Scarpellini, Rimini, Italy 2010 - Piccolo Popolo, curated by Katia Anguelova, ES gallery, Merano, Italy - Shadow, Gallery Scarpellini, Rimini, Italy - Tracce nella memoria, curated by Giuseppe Massetti, Pescherie della Rocca, Lugo (Ravenna), Italy 2009 – Black, curated by Diego Galizzi, Antico Convento di San Francesco, Bagnacavallo( Ravenna), Italy - Stazione Rimini, Nuova ricerca, Rimini,Italy 2008 - Lo sguardo e la fessura, curated by Alessandro Giovanardi & Franco Pozzi, Assenzio, Rimini, Italy 2007-Spaesamenti, curated by Chiara Canali, Catus Art Gallery,Bologna ,Italy 2002 - Kiss my eyeball, Tra Arte Gallery, Verucchio (RN), Italy 2000 - Carpe Diem, Palazzo della Provincia, Ravenna, Italy 1998 - Welcome to Bulgaria, Where Everything is possible, curated by Massimiliano Jafrate, Palazzo Duca Cantermi, Atina (FR), Italy 1992 - The court of the King passes, Gallery Vitosha, Sofia, Bulgaria 1991 - Sirtachi, Municipal Gallery, Preveza, Greece

Selected group shows

2017 - Danube Dialogues, Novi Sad, Serbia 2017 - A Theory of the present, curated by Irina Batkova, Gaya Gallery, Istanbul 2017- Perditiva, curated by Massimo Pulini, Ariaartgallery, Florence,Italy 2016 – Drawing Biennial Rimini, Profili del mondo, curated byMarinella Paderni, Massimo Pulini, Giulio Zavatta 2016 - Drawing Biennial Rimini, L’acqua disegna, curated by Franco Pozzi 2015 - Image and Likeness, curated by Nadia Timova, National Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria 2015 - Map of the New Art - Imago Mundi Exhibition della fondazione Benetton, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venezia, Italy 2014 - Drawing Biennial Rimini, Italy
2014 - Writing drawn, curated by Dacia Manto, MUSAS – Museum of Art Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy 2010 - Black 2, KunStart 10-international art fair of Bolzano, Italy -Shadow, Magazzini del Sale, Cervia (Ra), Italy 2008 - Aktuelle Szene Bulgarien, curated by Beate Reifenscheid, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany 2006 - 2 International Biennial for Contemporary Art Shumen-2006, Bulgaria, curated by Elena Panayotova and Petеr Tzanev, Shumen, Bulgaria - 10x5x3, curated by Galina Lardeva, Stanislav Pamukchiev, 6 Shipka Street, Sofia, Bulgaria 2005 - Documenta, curated by Regina Hellwig-Shmit, Regensburg, Germany - Not free slot, curated by Elvira Vannini, Sixth sense gallery, Bologna, Italy - Conflict/Conflicts, curated by Sinapsher, Villa Serena, Bologna, Italy 2004 - Ways/Enigmas, curated by Roumen Serafimov, August in Art, Biennial of Visual Arts, City Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria 1997 - Contemporary Bulgarian Art, The Old Church, Amsterdam, Holland 1996- International Painting Triennial, Sofia, Bulgaria 1995 - 10 European artists in Georgia, UNESCO & Municipal Gallery, Kutaisi, Georgia


1997 - UNESCO, grants of the Albe Steiner Center, Ravenna, Italy 1996 - UNESCO, artist-in-residence, Kutaisi, Georgia