born/lives/works: 1982, Sofia, Bulgaria

education(selection):
2007–2009 Frank Mohr Instituut, MFA painting, Groningen
2001-2007 National Academy of Arts, sculpture, Sofia
2008 fall semester exchange at Hunter College MFA, New York

solo exhibitions/projects:
2017
"Да починеш в почивен ден" - One night stand gallery, Sofia
2016
"American Elegance" - Marvin Gardens, New York
2015
"I Flew" - site-specific installation - performance, Sofia
2014
"Pretty People" - the Fridge, Sofia
2012
"Over the top of Kamen Del" - site-specific performance, Sofia
2011
"Retrospective Exhibition", Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia
"Exoticism", CBK, Groningen, Netherlands
"Resting Reliefs", kunstruimte Wagemans, Beetsterzwaag, Netherlands

group exhibitions(selection):
2017
NADA New York with Marvin Gardens
2016
“Basically” curated by Antoanetta Marinov, L6, Freiburg, DE
“In the labelling gap” curated by Daniela Radeva, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
2015
Zona Cultura Fest - Pop Up Zone, Sofia
"10 jaar George Verberg Stipendium" Academie Minerva, Groningen
2014
"As Art As Can Be" curated by Rob Bouwman and Willemeijn Faber, De Vishal, Haarlem
"Bulgarische Arbeit" curated by Marleen Andreev & André Obermüller, Geh8, Dresden
"The collection. New Acquisitions 2012-2013" - Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
2013
“Hope Despite The Times”, ZieherSmith, New York
“Just Light – an evening of screenings”, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, (screening)
LMCC Workspace 2013 – open studios, One Liberty Plaza, NY
“On the suspense or how to hide a bomb under the table” curated by Vladiya Mihaylova, Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia
2012
Biennial of young artists, Bucharest
"Why Duchamp?" curated by Maria Vassileva, Sofia Arsenal, Sofia
Group show, curated by Vladiya Mihaylova and Ivan Moudov, 0gms drawer, Sofia
Raw Expo, Fenix hangar, Rotterdam
2011
"East of Best", Roodkapje, Rotterdam
BAZA award, Sofia Art Gallery
2010
NOK, curated by Fred Wagemans, Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen
"Phila-Sofia", duo show with Edward Lynch Carey, gallery Sign, Groningen
2009
“One Mohr Time” curated by Leo Delfgaauw, Nest, Den Haag
“If Only I Was More Like You” curated by Yasmine Ostendorf, 1e Jacob van Campenstraat 59, Amsterdam
final graduation show, FMI, former natuurmuseum, Groningen
“New York – Nieuw Amsterdam”, DeFKa, Assen
“Receive Life Changing Information”, DeFKa, Assen
2008
“Let’s go down and ask them” curated by Ton Mars, final presentation, FMI painting, Groningen
open studios MFA Hunter College, New York
2007
St. Cyril and Methodius Foundation, awarded artists, National Gallery of Foreign Art, Sofia
"The Head", National Archeological Museum, Sofia
2006
St. Cyril and Methodius Foundation, annual exibition at UBA, Sofia

residencies:
2016 Marvin Gardens, Ridgewood, Queens, NY
2012-2013 Artist-in-Residence, Workspace, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NY
2011 Tsarino art residency, Tsarino, Bulgaria

curated exhibitions:
2014
Same Standing /166, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
Same Standing /183, Geh8, Dresden

awards(selection):
2012 Szpilman award, winner
2011 BAZA award, nomination
2009 winner of the George Verberg Stipendium
2006 award of St. Cyril and Methodius Foundation

publications(selection):
2014
'Mmm, Mohr Mohr Mohr' a series of exhibitions in Haarlem
Harlems Dagblad, "'Mmm, Mohr Mohr Mohr' toont kunst op vijf locaties", 21.oct.2014
Bulgarische Arbeit, exhibition catalogue
2013
Die Zeit “Wie verkauft man eine Performance?” 07/07/2013
2012
Lik magazine 12/2012
The Bulgarian Nouvelle Vague
2011
“Short monographic article” Kultura 40th ed.
Dagblad van het Noorden “Kunstenaar put inspiratie uit Finse karaokebars”
2010
Groninger Gezinsbode “Phila – Sofia, Mina Minov en Edward Lynch Carey”
2009
Frank Mohr Instituut, graduation catalogue "Frankie Says Mohr"