Лични данни и образование

Yavor Kostadinov was born in 1993 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He graduated from the National Academy of Art, in Sofia, Bulgaria – Painting MA (2018) and BA (2016). In 2015 he studied in Accademia di belle arti di Brera in Milan, Italy. Currently he is a PhD student at NAA Sofia.
From 2019 to 2021 he was an Asst. lecturer in Painting, „Textile – art and design“ department NAA Sofia. Member of UBA (AIAP) since 2020.
He works in and gravitates around Plovdiv and Sofia, Bulgaria.

Избрани самостоятелни изложби

• „Some fears“ (2019), Vaska Emanouilova Gallery – branch of Sofia City Art Gallery,
curated by: Kyril Vassilev, Sofia, Bulgaria
• „Beyond all of this“ (2019), Art Gallery „Dimitar Dobrovich“ Sliven, Uzunova house, Sliven, Bulgaria
• „Peculiar afternoon“ - Kazanlak City Art Gallery, Kazanlak, Bulgaria
•„Sickened but curious“ (2018) – „Geshov“ Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
•„Temporeal“ (2018) – Art Gallery Serdica, Sofia, Bulgaria

Избрани общи и колективни изложби

• Exhibition of the 2020 BAZA Award for contemporary art nominees – part of The Young Visual Artists Award international network – Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
• STAICHKI / CHAMBERS 2022, “A different space”, Small solo exhibitions,
curator: Sasho Stoitsov, Varosha (Old town), Gorna Djumaya a.k.a. Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
• Onomatopoeia 10 (2021), Onomatopoeia 11 (2022) Plovdiv, Bulgaria
• DANUBE DIALOGUES festival of contemporary art ; Exhibition Bulgarian-Serbian Art Dialogues, Artists: Yavor Kostadinov, Monika Sigeti; Curators: Nadezhda Dzhakova, Slavica Popov, Bel Art Gallery, Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 17, Novi Sad, Serbia
• 32nd Process Space Festival, Balchik 2021; Exhibition „Rearangement of layers“ – video programme, Balchik, Bulgaria
• The Herbarium as a place for storing ideas (2021) – curator: Irina Batkova,
Sofia Arsenal - Museum for Contemporary Art, Bulgaria
• Art positive 2021 – [Un]reality, „Kapana“ Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
• 7x5x3, Contemporary Bulgarian painting (2021) – curator: Lyuben Domozetski
UBA Exhibition Halls, Sofia, Bulgaria
• Exhibition of the 2020 BAZA Award for contemporary art nominees – part of The Young Visual Artists Award international network – Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
• National exhibition and competition for painting and sculpture 2019, „Rayko Aleksiev“ Exhibition Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria; „In the beginning“ I, II ,III & IV (2017,2017, 2020 & 2022) – UBA Exhibition Halls and „Rayko Aleksiev“ Exhibition Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria – initiatives of the Young Bulgarian Artists platform
• Portrait – painting and sculpture (2020, UBA Exhibition Halls, Sofia, Bulgaria
• Open Art Files - Notes and footnotes (2019), „Kapana“ Gallery, curated by Vera Mlechevska and Krassimir Terziev, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (part of the program Plovdiv 2019 European capital of culture);
• Background: Young Artists from Plovdiv, (Sariev Gallery, Artnewscafe, Danchova house - Old Town, Gallery Cu29) a project of Sariev Gallery and part of the program of Plovdiv 2019 European capital of culture;
•„Beneath the surface“ - National Autumn Exhibitions Plovdiv (2018), curated by Galina Lardeva; •„Shock and horror“ (2018) – Goethe Institut, curated by Stefka Tsaneva, Sofia, Bulgaria;
•„The debate about reality“ - part II – the youngest in Bulgarian painting and sculpture (2018), „Rayko Aleksiev“ Exhibition Hall, curated by Stanislav Pamukchiev, Peter Tsanev, Kyril Vassilev, Sofia, Bulgaria;
• Exhibition of NAA Sofia graduates in the Bulgarian Cultural Institute – BKI „Haus Wittgenstein“, (2016), Vienna, Austria;
•„Ancora nuovi segni“ (2015) – students of prof.Omar Galliani, Spazio Espositivo Antonello da Messina, Legnano, Italy;

Произведенията на автора се намират в

▪︎ Art Gallery „Dimitar Dobrovich“ Sliven, Bulgaria; ▪︎ City Gallery Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
▪︎ Art Gallery „Hristo Tsokev“, Gabrovo, Bulgaria; ▪︎ Art Gallery Kazanlak, Bulgaria;
▪︎ Art Gallery „Kiril Petrov“, Montana, Bulgaria; ▪︎ Allianz Bulgaria corporate collection
▪︎ Sofia City Library, Sofia, Bulgaria ▪︎ Other private collections of independent collectors and private galleries.

Професионален статус

Independent artist

PhD student in the Painting Department at NAA Sofia