Velcha Velchev

Velcha Velchev was born in 1959 in Dimitrovgrad, Serbia (former Yugoslavia).

He started his academic education in the National Art Academy, Sofia – painting (Class of Prof. Dobri Dobrev) and completed it in the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade (Class of Vojislav Todorich). In 1991, Velcha Velchev moved to Mallorca, Spain where he still lives.


Since 1995, the artist has showcased his works across Spain - Santiago de Compostela, Santander, Barcelona, Girona, Sevilla – and abroad – Germany, Sweden, Belgium, Greece, Serbia, and more.

Selected exhibitions: Somnis (Dreams) at Stadtarchiv, Dresden, and Quo vadis domine, at Galeria Fran Reus, Palma, 2005; Entre luz y tinieblas (Between light and darkness) at the Capilla de la Misericordia de Palma, and Ex umbra in solem at Galeria Fran Reus, 2007; Génesis at Espacio Ricardo Lorenzo in Santander and at Sa Plata Freda in Son Servera, 2009; Mente + Ojos: Mente - Ojos at Galeria Fran Reus, 2010; 7237 at InstitutoCervantes in Belgrade, Serbia, 2011, Mente + Ojos: Mente - Ojos in Janco Dada Museum in Ein Hod, Israel, 2013; Remind me I’m alive at Galeria Fran Reus, 2015 and at Galeria Haos in Belgrade, 2017; and VACUUM at Galeria Instituto Cervantes in Belgrade, 2019.