DIMO KOLIBAROV

Born 1965 / Pomorie, Bulgaria

Education

1979 – 1984                 Tsanko Lavrenov Secondary School of Arts, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

1990 1996                  National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

Experience

Since 2003                 Associate Professor, National Academy of Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Printmaking, Sofia, Bulgaria

2000                           Solo exhibition, Epreune d’Artiste Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Awards

1991                            Honorary Mention, Toronto, Canada

1992                            2nd Prize for Printmaking, Au Virage Gallery, Sepre, Switzerland

1993                            Honorary Medal, Lodz, Poland

1994                            Honorary Mention, Print Triennial, Orense, Spain

1994                            Jury´s Award, Print and Drawing Triennial, Vaasa, Finland

1994                            Grants for Printmaking, Open Society Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria

1995, 2001                  Prize for Printmaking, Art Dialogue Foundation, Paris, France, from                                  International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria

1996                            2nd Prize, Miniprint, Space Group, Seoul, Korea

1997                            Purchase Award, Gulky Museum, Portland, USA

2001                            Award, Miniprint, Nish, Serbia and Montenegro

2001                            Diploma, Print Triennial, Ufa, Russia

2002                            Grand Prix, Tokyo International Miniprint Triennial, Tokyo, Japan

2002                            Josef Vashal Certificate of Honor, Havířov, Czech Republic

2002                            Honorary Mention, Biennial of Bulgarian Art, Pleven, Bulgaria

2003                            Jury´s Award, 1st International Biennial of Ex libris, Sofia, Bulgaria

2005                            Honorary Mention, Ex libris Competition, Boggio Lomnago, Italy

2007                            Diploma, Miniprint International Triennial, Vilnius, Lithuania

2008                            Award for Printmaking, Alianz, Bulgaria, Special Jury´s Award, Ex libris competition, Bogio Lomnago, Italy

2nd Prize, First International Print Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

2009                            1st Prize, International Exhibition of Small Prints, Milano, Italy

2010                            Jury´s Award, International Print Triennial, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011                            Jury´s Award, International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria

2012                            Jury´s Award, International Print Biennial, Bitolya, Macedonia, 1st Award, Ex libris Erotica, Beijing, China

2014                            Jury´s Award, International Print Triennial, Sofia, Bulgaria; Honorary Mention, 1st Ex libris Competition Varna, Bulgaria

2015                            Wondering Mind, Epreuve d’Artiste Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Since 1987 many exhibitions and participation in international Biennials and triennials in Bulgaria, Germany, Scotland, Belgium, Serbia and Montenegro, Poland, Russia, Romania, Japan, France, Portugal, Kuwait, Slovakia, Switzerland, Greece, Korea, USA. He expresses mostly through print. He lives in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Contact: kolibarovdimo@hotmail.com

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