ILIEV KALOIAN

1979 /  Bulgaria

Education:


2008 Specialization in Graphic Art Department, Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland, Graphic Art Department
2007 MA in Printmaking, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of  Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, Faculty of Fine Arts
2002 – 2006  BA in Printmaking, Faculty of Fine Arts in St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of  Veliko Turnovo,  Bulgaria

Solo exhibition (selection):

2009 Contemporary cats by Kokimoto +, Gallery Sigvardson, Rodby, Denmark
The Totaly New – Old Vision by Kokimoto Industry Project, Music Cafe Look 
Con.tempo – Weekend for Contemporary Art in Varna
Identity Lost, 1908 Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
You Are Involved… Just Like Me, Bulart Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
2008  Showcase #1 – A Matter of Taste…, Octopus Industries Studio, Sofia, Bulgaria
System Error, FOF Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
Small Graphic Forms, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Lodz, Poland
2007 Kokimoto in the Insane Land, Comics Club, Perde Association, Varna, Bulgaria
2006 Permanent Drawings, Museum Yanaki Manasiev, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria

Selected group exhibitions:

2009 LETTRA – Print and Letter, Curator: Teresa B. Frodyma,  Krakow, Poland
ARTVILNIUS, The First International Contemporary Art Fair in The Baltic States – Litexpo, Vilnius, Lithuania
15th international Print Biennial Exhibition, Varna, Bulgaria
Contemporary Bulgarian Art Prints, Higashi Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
The First Alexandria Biennial for Miniature Graphics, Egypt
2008 1st International Printmaking Biennial Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey
XXXII International Ex Libris Congress in Beijing, China
1st Contemporary Art Festival Puzzle, Burgas, Bulgaria
XV International Naestved Exhibition of Contemporary Mini Prints Exhibition, Denmark
2007  The 48th Annual Japan Print Society Exhibition, Sakima Art Museum Okinawa Prefecture Tokyo
7th  Iosif Iser  International Contemporary Engraving Biennial Exhibition, Romania
13th Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and The Mediterranean, Puglia, Italy
3rd International Experimental Engraving Biennial, Ilfov, Romania
23rd International Ex Libris Biennial Exhibition Sint Niklaas, Belgium
5th Arte e Il Torchio Exhibition Contemporary Bulgarian Engravers, Cremona, Italy
The First Frisian Small Print Biennial Exhibition, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
17th ShinKohanga Ex Libris Exhibition,Tokyo, Metropolitan Art Space, Japan
14th international Print Biennial Exhibition, Varna, Bulgaria
2006  2nd International Printmaking Exhibition Tabula Rasa, Istambul, Turkey
3rd International Ex Libris Exhibition, Lomazzo, Italy
26th Mini Print International Exhibition, Cadaques, Spain
The Iowa Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Miniature Prints, USA
Fine Arts International Exhibition Antonio Gualda, Granada, Spain
4th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, BIMPE IV, Canada

Awards (selection):

2009  Award for Contemporary Bulgarian Art Print, Higashi Chichibu Saitama Prefecture, Japan
2008 Award for young Artist, National Exhibition of Small Graphic Forms, SIBANK Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria 
Grand Prix, 4th International Biennial of Mini Prints, Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia
Silver Medal and Merit Diploma, 2nd Remo Palmirani’s Prize, Museo Ex Libris Mediterraneo, Ortona, Italy
2007 Honour Prize, VII International Ex Libris Competition Gliwice, Poland
1st Award for Engraving, Bulgaria  Part of the European Puzzle, National Campaign of Meglena Kuneva, Sofia, Bulgaria
2006 2nd Award for Painting, Fine Arts International Contest Antonio Gualda, Granada, Spain

ILIEV KALOIAN

Contact: kokindus@yahoo.com, www.kaloyan-iliev-kokimoto.blogspot.com

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