Bulgarian born , currently resides in The Bay Area of San Francisco. 


2010    School of Visual Arts, New York, BFA in Photography

2007    La Guardia Community College/ CUNY, New York,AAS in Commercial Photography

2002    National Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia,Bulgaria, Art History


2010    Robin Forbes Memorial Award, Visual ArtsFoundation

2010    New York PhotoAward (NYPH) for Best Personal Work in student categories with ‘Nomads’

2010    Rhodes Family Awardfor Outstanding Achievement in Photography, School of Visual Arts, NY

2010    Nominated for Tierney Fellowship PhotographyAward, School of Visual Arts, NY

2009     SpecialPhotography Department Award, School of Visual Arts, NY

2006    OutstandingAcademic Achievement Award in Commercial Photography, LaGuardia CommunityCollege/CUNY, New York

Solo Shows

2011   'Nomads', Red House- Center for Culture and Debate in Sofia,  Bulgaria 

2010    ‘Theaters of Prey: strip clubs in America’,curated by Evie McKenna, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2010    WIN-Initiative,New York, NY

Group Shows

2016   'Home' curated by Natalia Mount at Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA 

2010     ‘Mentors’SVA Photography Department show, curated by Stephen Frailey at the VisualArts       Gallery, New York, andmentored by Daniel Power from powerHouse Books

2009    ‘New New Yorkers’, Judson MemorialChurch, New York, selected exhibition work from photography contest includingthe work  ‘My Unfamiliar Face To You’

Bear Meat’, curatedby Eric Weeks, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York

2006    International Salon of Photography Varna, Varna, Bulgaria, selected exhibition work from photography contest includingthe work ‘To Be the First’


‘My Unfamiliar Face To You’ – self-published by Blurb


‘Номади: Nomads’-ongoing

‘Theaters Of Prey’ –ongoing

‘My Unfamiliar Face To You’- 2009

‘Past In Present’- 2008

‘NatureMorte’ - 2008

‘To Be The First’ – 2006


MAX Magazine – Bulgaria, September Issue 2010

FotoVisura Blog – August 2010

The New York Observer( The Commercial Observer) - October 2010


Represented by WIN-Initiative – boutique stock agency, 2010

Founder of BulgarianArtists in America group – producing and curating social and art events    in

collaboration withBulgarian artists living and working in The United States, 2010

NBC Universal Cable, Photo Editor Intern and Freelance Photo Editor for Bravo TV, USA Network

and SyFy networks,2009-2010 

Using Format