Interest in art developed as attended art classes in High School with focus on different art techniques and classic drawing while growing up in Eastern Europe (Bulgaria). Received awards and recognition in international exhibits and assemblies for children and young adults in fine art and poetry.
Later attended advanced art classes in the Arts Academy of Sofia in European art history. Focused on unique Eastern European art techniques and history. Served as an expert in assembling art and crafts collections for a developing business in Germany where primary interest was modern art from Eastern Europe.
After moving to New Jersey became student of renowned painter late Carol Stronghilos at Art School at Old Church. Member of Pascack Art Association and Allied Artists of America. Most recent awards are multiple awards - first place and HM in regional art centers and art associations annual shows. Most recent solo show at the Bulgarian Consulate in Manhattan, NYC (October 2012).
MS degree in Information Technology attributes in developing many diverse digital art forms. Holds professional certificate in Internet Technologies, including web and visual media certification.
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My paintings are landscapes and still life that show the beauty of nature and evoke the sun and light so typical for the Mediterranean atmosphere.
The nature beauty in the paintings is presented as the philosophy of our everyday existence.
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