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Nikolai Maistorov


PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY OF NIKOLAI MAISTOROV

Born in Sofia, on 7 August 1943.
1969 - graduated the Academy of Fine Arts "Nikolai Pavlovich" - Sofia.
Major: Art of Painting, the class of Prof. Nenko Balkanski
1995 - presented by an individual article in the latest 34-volume of World
Encyclopedia for Fine Arts "Macmillan" - London.


PEDAGOGICAL EXPERIENCE


1972-1973 - Secondary School of Fine Arts, Sofia, full time lecturer,
appointed upon a competition
1973-1976 - Higher Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering-
full time lecturer, appointed upon a competition
1976-1990 freelance artist
1990-1993 - invited as a part- time lecturer at the Higher Institute
of Architecture and Civil Engineering
1993-1997 - The First Private Academy of Fine Arts "Joul Paskin",
Sofia, invited to take the position of a Chief Artistic Manager
1997-1998 - Establishment and management of "Studio 19", Sofia
1998-1999 - Slavonic University, Sofia, " The Art of the Book"
Department - invited and appointed as a full time associated professor
Since 2001 - the University of Veliko Turnovo "Sv.Sv. Kiril & Metodius", Faculty of Fine Arts,
Department "Painting" -appointed upon a competition as a full time professor.


INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS


A. BULGARIA

1979 - Gallery "G.Rakovski" Union of Bulgarian Artists {UBA},
painting, Sofia
1979 - Gallery "G.Rakovski" Union of Bulgarian Artists {UBA},
painting, Sofia
1980 - 1979 - Gallery "G.Rakovski" Union of Bulgarian Artists {UBA},
painting, Sofia
1982 - Gallery "Ruski"2 Union of Bulgarian Artists {UBA},
graphics, Sofia
1984 - Gallery " Shipka" 6 Union of Bulgarian Artists {UBA},
painting, Sofia
1987 - Gallery " Shipka" 6 Union of Bulgarian Artists {UBA},
painting/ graphics, Sofia
1988 - "Autumn Saloons" Union of Bulgarian Artists {UBA},
painting, Plovdiv, The Old Town
1989 - Gallery "Ruski"2 Union of Bulgarian Artists {UBA},
painting, Sofia
1990 - City Gallery of Arts, painting/ drawings, Gabrovo
1990 - City Gallery of Arts "K.Ficheto", painting/ drawings, Drianovo
1991 - Gallery "Vitosha" graphics, Sofia
1992 - City Gallery of Arts, graphics, Rousse
1993 - Gallery "Alexander" graphics, Sofia
1994 - City Gallery of Arts, graphics/ pastels/ drawings, Sofia
1996 - Museum "The Old School" graphics/ drawings, Triavna
1998 - City Gallery of Arts, painting, Sofia
2001 - Gallery "R.Alexiev", competitive exhibition for the title
"Professor", painting/ graphics, Sofia
2002 - Gallery "Wazrazhdane", painting/ graphics, Plovdiv, The Old Town


B.OVERSEAS


1987 - Gallery "Micro-Oosterhout" Holland
1988 - Gallery "Gemeindegalerie"- Hilvarenbeek, Holland
1988 - Gallery "Merwedeziekenhuis"- Dordrecht, Holland
1988 - Gallery "Pictura" - Dordrecht " Holland
1988 - Gallery "De Hof" - Amersfoort, Holland
1988 - Gallery "Olievaar" - Uithoorn, Holland
1988 - Gallery "Gemeindegalerie" - Rheden, Holland
1992 - The City Theater, graphics - Duseldorf, Germany
1993 - Gallery {to the artists' group}, graphics, Landshut, Germany
1998 - Gallery "Cité des Arts", graphics, Paris, France


JOINT EXHIBITIONS


A. NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
As a member of the BUA he has taken part in almost every initiative of the Union.



B. INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

1978, 1981, 1987 - Triennial of the painting - Wrozlav, Poland
1983, 1985, 1987, 1990, 2001 - Biennial of the graphics - Varna, Bulgaria
1984 - Autumn Saloon - Paris, France
1985 - Triennial of graphics - Ljublin, Slovakia
1985,1987 - Biennial of the "Humor and Satire", Gabrovo, Bulgaria
1985, 1988, 1996 - Triennial of the painting - Sofia, Bulgaria
1986 - Biennial of the graphics - Krakow, Poland
1988 - Participation in the First World Cultural Olympiad in Seoul, South Korea
1989 - 2-nd International Festival of Engraving "East Countries" - Menton, France
1990 - graphics , Biela, Italy
1990 - graphics, India
1995 - graphics, Switzerland
2001 - National Library, graphics, Prague, Czechia
2001 - Gallery "Lesedra", Project - Bulgarian-Japanese Graphics,
Museum of Forin Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria





AWARDS

2005 - National award for painting "Zahari Zograff"
2001 - The award of "St.St. Cyril and Methodius" Fondation- 11-th
International Biennial of the graphics, Varna
1998 - Honorary Diploma by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria
for contribution to the development and promotion of the Bulgarian culture
1996 - Award for painting - International Triennial of Painting in Sofia
1996 - Grand Prix for the annual exhibition of the UBA
1987 - 2-nd place for graphics - International Biennial of the Humor and Satire,Gabrovo
1986 - Grand Prix for Painting to the name of "Vladimir Dimitrov - The Master", UBA
1984 - 2-nd place (figures) - exhibition of illustrations, UBA
1980 - 2-nd place for drawing, UBA



DONATIONS


1. National Donation Fund "13 Centuries Bulgaria" (the Museum in Triavna) 340 graphics
and paintings
2. National Gallery of Arts, Bulgaria
3. Sofia City Gallery of Arts, Bulgaria
4. Gallery "Zlatu Bojadzhiev", Plovdiv, The Old Town, Bulgaria
5. City Gallery of Arts, Varna, Bulgaria
6. City Gallery of Arts, Dobrich, Bulgaria



SOME OF HIS WORKS ARE POSSESSED BY:


National Gallery of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
Sofia City Gallery of Arts
The Galleries in Plovdiv, Blagoevgrad, Varna, Dobrich, Stara Zagora, Sliven,
Dimitrovgrad, Gabrovo, Triavna, Targovishte, Kardzhali, Veliko Turnovo-, Bulgaria
Petere Ludwig's collection of Bulgarian art in Colon, Germany
Graphical collection - Duseldorf, Germany
Museum of Modern Arts in Berlin, Germany
Museum of Modern Arts in Seoul, South Korea
The collection of the City Council in Dordreht, Holland

Private collectors in Bulgaria and abroad.



Werk op naam



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cyclus Apocalyps,tempera on cardboard

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cyclus Apocalyps,tempera on cardboard

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cyclus Apocalyps:"Birth",litho

cyclus Apocalyps:"God almighty",acryl

cyclus Apocalyps:"God almighty",litho

cyclus Apocalyps:"Harlot",litho

cyclus Apocalyps:"Ruin" ,acryl

cyclus Apocalyps:"Tempel of God",drawing

cyclus Apocalyps:"The fire",acryl

cyclus Genesis,acryl:"freedom of slavery"

cyclus Genesis,acryl:"motherhood"

cyclus Genesis,acryl:"service"

cyclus Genesis,acryl:"sodom and gomorrha"

cyclus Genesis,acryl:"temptation"

cyclus Genesis,acryl:"test of faith"

cyclus Genesis,acryl:"the fall of men"

cyclus Genesis,aquarel:"deluge"

Disaster , cyclus Apocalyps
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