GALINA YORDANOVA TODOROVA

1970, 5 September - born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2004, 11 August - move to St Louis, Missouri, USA
2010, 20 May - return to Plovdiv, Bulgaria

S o l o  d i s p l a y s:

2016, June 30 - July 30 - Contrast - Ivan Vazov Community Center - Komatevo area, Plovdiv
2014, August 20 - Sept 15 - Summer moments - Radio Plovdiv Art Center
2014, February - Dreams come home - Thornhill Branch of the St Louis County Library, MO, USA
2013, Oct - 2014 - Bridging Cultures2 - Bi-Lingual International Assistance Services - Saint Louis, MO, USA
2012, August - Bright Revelations - Tourists Information Center - Hissar, Bulgaria
2012, March - Faith - Ivan Vazov Public Library - Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2012, January - March - Candle Light - Yoga Studio, Eureka, MO, USA
2011, Sept - Oct - Secrets - paintings - White Zone Gallery and Radio Plovdiv
2011, August - September - Bridging Cultures  - Northwest Coffee Roasting Company, Clayton, MO, USA
2011, March-May  - Back - Forward - Komatevo Community Center (Chitalishte"Ivan Vazov"), Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2010, December- 2011 February - Human Light - St Louis Community College - Flo Valley, MO, USA
2010, April - Unfolding - dedicated to the artists fellowship"26-5"-
Marbles Yoga Studio and Gallery, St Louis, MO, USA
2007 November - Eternal Dreams - The Chappel House, Florissant, MO, USA
2002 January - installation Tree of Life - gift for St Klyment Ochridski school - Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2001 October - outside murals for #15 preschool - Plovdiv
1999 March - Drawings - exhibition at Ivan Vazov Public Library - Plovdiv
1998 September - Landscapes - Old town of Plovdiv
1998 February - Portraits - Dissonance gallery, Plovdiv
1997 January - Linocuts - Lyucksen gallery, Plovdiv

W o r k  a s  a  c u r a t o r:

2016, 2015 - Exhibitions of the Iconology and Iconography Students Club "Saint Luke" at the Plovdiv University
2000, 1999, 1998  March - series of exhibitions at Ivan Vazov Public Library, Plovdiv
1999 August - Ten Years Later - Balabanov's House, old town of Plovdiv
1999 November - Paintings and Drawings - Bozhidar Petkov, Galina Todorova, Georgi Metaksov, Oleg Tyankov - Mexican House, old
town of Plovdiv

P a r t i c i p a t i o n s:
More than 90 exhibitions in Bulgaria, UK, USA, Serbia, Macedonia, France



A w a r d s:
2015 - The Exposure Award – included in Microphotography Collection Catalogue – presented in the Louvre Museum, Paris, France
2009, Jan. - JHL & J Memorial Prize for  "Self- portrait" - Juror Michael Byron (WUSTL)- SLAG, MO, USA
2006 - Diploma for participation at the Impressia International Art Fair, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2001 - The National Alliance of Voluntary Activity award about voluntary work in ART division for #15 preschool outside murals -
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
1991 - award about ink,pen&brush drawing  - participation in international conference in Venice, Italy

P o s t s:

2015 - present - Student in Charge of the Students club for Iconology and Iconography ''St. ap. and ev. Luke" at the Plovdiv University
2012 - 2014 - confectioner at  ПОПИМОНИ ЕООД - Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2004 - 2010 -  Gallery Attendant - St Louis Art Museum
M e m b e r: Artists Fellowship "26-5" (since 1998); Plovdiv Artists Union (since 1998) ; Art St Louis (2005-2010);
St Louis Artists Guild (2007-2010)
A r t   t e a c h i n g:
2017, 2016 - lessons at the Ivan Vazov Community Center in Komatevo district of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2011, 2012 - Art teacher at the Municipal Secondary School, Hissar, Bulgaria
2011 - Art teacher at the Professional High School for Textile and Leather Production, Plovdiv
2005 - 2008 -classes at the Saint Louis Art Museum - public programs
1996 - 2004 - Bulgarian Schools
1998 - 2003 -  National High School of Stage and Film Design, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

T r i p s:
1982 - Poland, 1987 – Germany, 1991 – Italy, 2002- Switzerland, 2004 - USA
2005, 2006, 2009, 2010 - Bulgaria, 2010 - Serbia, 2010, 2011 - Macedonia, 2014, 2015 - Greece, 2016 - Romania

P u b l i c a t i o n s:

2017 - Second National Graphic Exhibition ''Georgi Gerasimov" Catalogue, Bulgaria
2017 - ART COLLAGE 9th National Exhibition Catalogue, Bulgaria
2017, 2016 - Plovdiv Artists Union Exhibition ''Colors" Catalogue
2016, 2015 - Catalogue of the Annual Exhibition - Plovdiv Artists Union
2015 - The Exposure Award - Microphotography Collection Catalogue - presented in the Louvre Museum, Paris, France
2015 - ART COLLAGE 8th National Exhibition Catalogue, Bulgaria
2013 - ART COLLAGE 7th National Exhibition Catalogue, Bulgaria
1998 - 2014  – exhibitions reviews in newspapers, TV and radio-broadcasts in Bulgaria and
in the USA, as well as in Internet
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 - publications regarding exhibitions in the Healthy Planet Magazine, St Louis, MO, USA
2010, 2009 - catalogue "Collector's Choice" - St Louis Artists Guild, USA
2009 - Alfa Art Gallery Catalogue - New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
2007, spring - "Art Works" - a publication of the School District of Clayton, USA
2006, 1999  – “Artists & Galleries” – catalogues of Impressia International Art Fair - Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2002 - Children's Poetry by Zhelyazko Shoppov - illustrations, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
1998 - 2000 - Drawings in ART CLUB newspaper in Plovdiv, Bulgaria  
1998 - a book cover design - " Book for a book" Evgeni Apostolov about the poet Dimitar Boyadjiev
1992 -"Children's Calendar" - illustrations, Kastalia Publishing, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

A r t  E d u c a t i o n:

1990-1996 - The National Academy of Arts – Sofia, Bulgaria - MFA
speciality: printmaking, graphics
additional training for teacher’s certificate
1984-1989 – The High School of Fine Arts “Tzanko Lavrenov” Plovdiv, where studied drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking,
graphic design, composition, history of Fine Arts and general subjects
1982 - 1991 - Mincho Panayotov's Student
BG
oil, acryllics, watercolor
"Winter End Self-portrait"
acrylics on board, 14x17"
prize for outstanding work at the
exhibition Portraits Around the World
January 2009 - Saint Louis Artists Guild
oil, acryllics, watercolor
Galina Yordanova Todorova - 2006-2017 Copyright