Velislava Gecheva

2010  Graduated in Painting at the National Academy of Arts in Sofia

2009  Specialization in Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Macerata, Italy



2019  Spills, Rakursi Gallery

2018  Contemplations in Balchik, Tunnel Gallery SCI CC, The Palace Balchik

2016  I Left Myself at All Places, Nuance Art Gallery, Sofia

2014  “Sports”, Societe Generale Expressbank, Varna

2013  The People, La Tappezzeria d`Arte, Florence, Italy

2012  Before And After, But Not Now!, La Machina di San Cresci, Greve in Chianti (FI), Italy

2005  Painting, Debut Gallery, Sofia



2022 Personalized Traditions, Rakursi Gallery, Sofia

2021 THE PASSING, Kiril Cholakov/ Velislava Gecheva, Zamagni Gallery, curator Milena Becci, Rimini, Italy

2021 "Painting technology in contemporary art", curator Sasho Stoitzov, City Gallery, Blagoevgrad 

2021  7 x 5 x 3 Contemporary Bulgarian Painting, Critical Review, curator: Stanislava Nikolova, Shipka 6 Gallery, Sofia

2021  Feminine Self Portraits, curator Yuliana Tekova, Stubel Gallery, Sofia

2019  Total Instalation, Projektraum Galerie M, Berlin, Germany

2018  Personalized Traditions, Rakursi Gallery, Sofia

2018  Staffelschau, Projektraum Galerie M, Berlin, DE, Organised from the NKI Marzahn- Hellersdorf, funded by the district cultural fund Marzahn-Hellersdorf

2017  The First Seven Years, Edmond Demirdjian Foundation Painting Award, curator Daniela Radeva, Contemporary Space, Varna 

2016  Instead of a Head of a Poet - U PARK Gallery, curated by Yovo Panchev, Night of Museums and Galleries, Plovdiv

2015  ATTENTION: WET PAINT- Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia

2015  Art for Change 1985-2015- Sofia Art Gallery, curated by Maria Vassileva, Sofia

2015  Exhibition of the finalists in the competition for contemporary Bulgarian art, Gallery Niuans, Sofia

2014  My Name is Artist –Art Center Hugo Voeten, curator: Vesela Nozharova, Herentals, Belgium

2014  What happened, Exhibition Centre Shipka 6, Sofia

2013  Never-ending Story?-Exhibition Of Young Emerging Artists -Rakursi Gallery, Sofia

2012  Love-project “Idea for Home”, curator: Maria Vassileva, Raiko Aleksiev Gallery, Sofia

2012  Annual Award for Painting of Edmond Demirdjian Foundation- Rakursi Gallery, Sofia

2012  Competition Exhibition Allianz Bulgaria- National Award For Painting, Sculpture and Graphics, Shipka 6, Sofia

2011  Zona Urban- Union of Bulgarian Artists Gallery, Sofia

2011  Transform, international students exhibition, National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

2009  Erasmus in Arte – Galleria Mironimia, Macerata, Italia

2009  Anno Europeo della creativita e innovazione – Antichi Forni, Macerata, Italia



2015  First award from Niuans Art Gallery Competition for Contemporary Art, Sofia

2012  The Edmond Demirdjian Foundation Award for Promising Development and Dedication to Art

2011  Nomination for Essl Art Award

2010  Award for Achievements in Art and Design - Societe Generale Expressbank and National Academy of Art

2005  First Award from the National High School of Fine Arts in the competition “Portrait”, Sofia