About

Nadejda Kouteva

1964-1971 Academic education at the Academy of Fine Arts “N. Pavlovich”, Sofia,
Mural painting
1981: Scholarship at the Corcoran School of Arts, Washington, USA

Exhibitions:

1975: First solo exhibition in Sofia
1976: Participation in the III International Biennial of Painting, Koshitze, Slovakia
1978: Participation in an International Biennial of Painting, Shchechin, Poland
1979: Participation in the II Biennial “Humour and Satire in the Arts”, Gabrovo
1985: Solo exhibition in Sofia, “Shipka” 6 Art Gallery
Solo exhibition in Nikosia, Cyprus
1986: Participation in an exhibition dedicated to the celebration of the 40th anniversary of
UNESCO, Paris
1987: Participation in Biennial of Painting, Hanoi, Vietnam
1989: Solo exhibition in Sofia, “Shipka” 6 Art Gallery
1992: Solo exhibition in Sofia, “Alexander” Art Gallery
Solo exhibition in Sapporo, Japan
Participation in the 1st International Biennial, representing watercolours by artists from
the Danube-countries, Zrenjanin, Serbia
1993: Solo exhibition in Bitola and Prilep, Macedonia
1995: Solo exhibition in “Art 36” Gallery, Sofia
1996: Solo exhibition in the Museum of foreign Arts, Sofia
1999: Solo exhibition in theVleugelgalerie, Den Haag, Holland
2001: Solo exhibition in Raiko Aleksiev Art Gallery, Sofia
2002: Solo exhibition in the “Quelle” Gallery, Sylt, Germany
2005: Solo exhibition in Plovdiv, the ancient city
2007: Solo exhibition in the “Seasons” Gallery, Sofia
2008: Participation in the exhibition “Spring waters 2” in the “Seasons” Gallery, Sofia
2009: Solo exhibition in “Philipopolis” Art Gallery, Plovdiv
2010: Solo exhibition in “Boulgary” Art Gallery, Sofia

Prizes:

1977: Prize of the Slovakian Artists’ Fund, Koshitze, Slovakia
1978: “Humour and Satire in the Arts” prize, Gabrovo
1986: “Zlatiu Boyadjiev” prize for painting
Prize for painting, Hanoi, Vietnam
1990: “Vladimir Dimitrov – Mystora” prize for painting
2004: Prize for the participation in the 1st Balkan Quadrennial “”Myths and Legends of my
People”, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
2006: Certificate and golden prize for a high prestige expert of the European Convent of Experts
2010: Prize “Guardian of Traditions” in the category “Painters” of the Association for the Development of Arts and Handicrafts

Experts

2010: Prize “Guardian of Traditions” in the category “Painters” of the Association for the
Development of Arts and Handicrafts

International symposia and plainair participations:

Multiple participations in Bulgaria, Norway (1977), Macedonia (1974, 1992, 1993, 1998), Poland (1978), Chroatia (1998), Greece (2001).

Works in the collections of:

● The National Art Gallery and the Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia
● The Art Galleries of Gabrovo, Kjustendil, Plovdiv, Sliven, Stara Zagora
● The Humour and Satire House, Gabrovo
● The Museum of Contemporary Art, Shchechin, Poland
● The National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
● Private Collections in: Bulgaria, England, Germany, Korea, USA, France, Holland, etc.

References:

1994: Who’s Who of Intellectuals, 11th Ed., International Biographic Center, Cambridge,
England
1995: 23rd Ed. of the “Vocabulary of International Biographies”, Cambridge, England