Alexander Valchev

installations & exhibitions works & series biography & contact
 

Name, Surname: Alexander Valchev

Born: 1973 in Sofia, Bulgaria, lives and works in Sofia

Education:
2011 - 2013 -  MFA in Photography, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria
1992 - 1998 -  MFA in Sculpture, National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact:

cell phone: +359 88 883 90 51,

e-mail: alvalchevATabv.bg, alvalchevATgmail.com   

 

 

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Short Biography

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2020
2020: A Studio Odyssey - Arosita Gallery, Sofia, BG

2019
Constructive Fluctuations - Institute for Contemporary Art - Sofia, Sofia, BG
How to Deal with the Object – curator Iara Boubnova, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, BG

2018
Brick by Brick - Arosita Gallery, Sofia, BG
New Life – as part of Danube Dialogues festival, Novi Sad, RS

2015
New Life - Goethe-Institut, Sofia, BG

2014
The Sculpture as a Hobby – curator Vera Mlechevska, Arosita Gallery, Sofia, BG

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2022

Self-splaining (a Triumph of Empathy) - group exhibition organized by Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia as a partner in the Western Balkans Project of Manifesta 14, Gallery of the Faculty of Arts, Rruga Agim Ramadani, Prishtina, Kosovo
Economy of Means - 25 -th Gabrobo Biennial of Humor and Satire in Art, Gabrovo, BG
SPARKS OF IMAGINATION: on the Frequencies of Beuys – curated by Vera Mlechevska, Kvadrat 500 / National Art Gallery, Sofia, BG

2021
Frames of Reference - curator Antoaneta Quick, group exhibition at Little Bird Place Gallery, Sofia, BG
Lanscape Obssesion – group exhibition organized by Alexander Valchev, Arosita Gallery, Sofia, BG

2020
Souvenirs from the Future - ICA-Sofia, The Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia, Sofia, BG
Where the Sculpture Is? – curated by Kiril Vassilev, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, BG
Dualism - ONE Gallery, Sofia, BG

2019
Thank you Mr. Ruf – curated by Vessela Nozharova, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, BG
Look at the Depot – curator PhD Maria Vassileva, SKLAD, Plovdiv, BG
Notes and Footnotes – curator Vera Mlechevska, Kapana Gallery, Plovdiv, BG
Portrait of a Friend - curator Iglica Trifonova, Sofia City Art Gallery, BG

2018
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever – curator Carolina Lio, Goethe-Institut Bulgarien, Sofia, BG
Works of Art from Bulgaria - Council of the European Union, Brussels, BE
Join the Dots / Unire le distanze -  Salone Degli Incanti - Ex Pescheria Centrale,Trieste, IT
BIG SEE Photography 2018 - Zavod Big Centre for creative economy of Southeast Europe,  Ljubljana, SL

2017
A Show Without A Title But In The Holiday Spirit - ICA-Sofia, The Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia, Sofia, BG
Dispute on Reality - curators K. Vassilev, S. Pamukchiev, P. Tsanev, Shipka 6 Gallery of UBA,
Sofia, BG
Valchev, Bistrichki, Nedev, Simeonov - group exhibition, Pleven Art Center, Pleven, BG
Valchev, Bistrichki, Nedev - group exhibition, Stubel Gallery, Sofia, BG

2016
The painting technology in the contemporary art – symposium on painting and group exhibition, curator Sasho Stoitzov, Blagoevgrad City Gallery, Blagoevgrad, BG
Topos - Topographies - ...topias - curator Slav Nedev, Raiko Alexiev Gallery, Sofia, BG
The Fortress - curator Nadezda Dzhakova, Blagoevgrad City Gallery, Blagoevgrad, BG
UAMO Festival - Fortress - group exhibition, Munich, DE
In the Labelling Gap– curator Daniela Radeva, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, BG
Situation Sofia – organized by Goethe-Institut, Art Gallery ACADEMY, Sofia, BG

2015
Focus Bulgaria @ viennacontemporary - curated by Iara Boubnova and Vessela Nozharova, viennacontemporary, Vienna, AT
Save the Dreams – contemporary Artists from Bulgaria - Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, Fodazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, IT
The Fortress - curator Nadezda Dzhakova, UAMO Festival & Sofia Arsenal - Museum for Contemporary Art, BG
Section 13 – Shipka 6 Gallery of UBA, Sofia, BG
Art for Change 1985- 2015 – curator PhD Maria Vassileva, Sofia City Art Gallery, BG

 

Selected Bibliography (References):


Catalogue of Notes and Footnotes – curator Vera Mlechevska, Kapana Gallery, Plovdiv, BG, 2019
Catalogue of Portrait of a Friend - curator Iglica Trifonova, Sofia City Art Gallery, BG, 2019
Catalogue of Danube Dialogues festival, Novi Sad, RS, 2018
Catalogue of Dispute on Reality - curators K. Vassilev, S. Pamukchiev, P. Tsanev, Shipka 6 Gallery of UBA, Sofia, BG, 2017

© Alexander Valchev 1999 - 2022