Stefan Georgiev Petrunov

Stefan Petrunov graduated Painting at the National Academy of Art ? Nicolay Pavlovich in 1991. He took part in a few mixed shows in Bulgaria in 1992. In March, the next 1993 he opened his first one-man show at the Grove art gallery in London. During the following years he worked as a graphic designer and web designer. In 1996 he started work for one of the biggest companies at the time for clip art; it was the Canadian New Vision Technology that had clients such as Microsoft corp. and Getty Images. In the year 2000 he was nominated for best Bulgarian postage stamp by the Vienna International Postage Stamp Exhibition – short WIPA. In the period between 2001 and 2007 he worked for the English Swan Multimedia Ltd. as a graphic designer. He decided to return to the world of painting and drawing in 2007. Later he took part in a few mixed exhibitions and opened a solo exhibition in March 2009 at Sofia Press Gallery in Sofia. In his participation in Barcelona Showcase of Contemporary Art – 27th April 2013, he won “Barcelona Showcase Best Artist Award 2013” given by the jury. In recent years he has participated in several major international art exhibitions such as Art Expo New York, Art Spectrum Miami, and "Anima Mundi" art festival accompanying the Venice Biennale. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Group Shows:

2021 The Pric/ze is Right - NEXT Balkan: Bulgarian Contemporary Art in Belgrade - Serbia

2019 - October - Group exhibition , gallery Sonia Monti - Paris

2019 "carbon"-thematic exhibition Sofia

2018 We contemporary Palermo

2018 Art Expo New York

2017 ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi May 13 – Nov 26, 2017 Venice 2017

2016 Rayko Alexiev Gallery-Sofia "topos" a group exhibition May 13 -June-8

2015 Spectrum Miami Art Show,Dec. 2-6, 2015

2015 Tokyo International Art Fair 22 -23 May

2015 Roma - Piazza Del Popolo - (from Caravaggio to modern days) - international exhibition, May 19

2014 New York - March 3rd - 17 th, - THE POWER OF PERCEPTION II - a group exhibition/ The S Artspace Gallery/ SoHo,/345 Broome St/NY,NY

2013 Vienna Showcase International Art Fair - OKTOBER 2013 MOYA,Palais Sch?nborn Wien

2013 Barcelona Showcase International Exhibition of Contemporary Art - April 27

2013 “Art in Mind “– The Brick Lane Gallery London –February 26 – 2013

2012 “Daschund in the contemporary Art”–December 2012 - Sofia

2011 “Liszt Unlimited” - Gols, Austria

2011 “Liszt, Hendrix and the others” - Samokov

2010 “Drawings” –Plovdiv –Trakart Gallery

2007 “Dionysian Mysteries”- Plovdiv –Trakart Gallery

2005 “Dionysian Mysteries”- Plovdiv–Trakart Gallery

1998 Krida Art Gallery – Sofia

One Man Shows:

2023 "The next day" paintings and drawings "Contrast Gallery" Sofia 17/07/2023

2021 Solo Exhibition "Hybrids" Art Gallery Serdika Sofia

2018 Geshov Gallery -Sofia

2017 Sofia Press Gallery –Sofia

2016 Arosita Gallery –Sofia- Paintings, video,drawings,prints, 1-17 April

2009 Sofia Press Gallery –Sofia- Paintings, drawings, watercolours

2005 Belper Gallery - Derbyshire, UK (drawings, watercolors)

1993 Grove Gallery – London,Solo Exhibition - February


'Best Barcelona Showcase Artist Award 2013' - received 27/04/13 during 'Barcelona Showcase' at Casa Battl? by the Jury

"Marco Polo - Art Ambassador International Prize"- Venezia,Palazzo Marin September 25, 2015.