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ANGELINA PAVLOVA  is a Bulgarian painter  born 1963 in Sofia,  where she  lives and works.


1996 European University of Glass Association VERRE et CREATION – Sars-Potteries, France  Stage: “pate de verre, casting glass, sand casting “

1988/90 ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS – Wroclaw, Poland

Master of Arts

1985/87 UMPRUM –Prague, Czech Republic Specialty:  Glass in Architecture Prof. Stanislaw Libensky                          

1984/8 ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS - Sofia, Bulgaria Specialty: Silicate forms Prof. George Kolarov

1981 College of Ceramic and Glass - “Decoration” Diploma


Since 1992  Freelance Artist

2000/02 Glassware factory “QUARTZ “, Sliven, Bulgaria – Head Designer

1987 Glassware factory “KITKA “, Novi Pazar, Bulgaria – Designer

1981/84 “BOJANA“Film Studio, Sofia - Costume and decoration designer


2008 Gallery Arte Forma “Glass meets Art” – Heidelberg, Germany

2007Gallery AVENTURIJN – Epe , Holland

2007 “Passions in glass” – Hotel Villa Roka, Bansko, Bulgaria

2006 “Create light” – Gallery Aspect – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2006  “Glass as magic reality” – Gallery Arosita – Sofia, Bulgaria

2004 “11x11”- Gallery Murgash, Sofia, Bulgaria

2002 “Mercedes & Glass” Show room - Balkan Star, Sofia

2002 “Reflex ions“ - Polish Culture Institute - Sofia, Bulgaria                    

2000 “VIKINGS“- National Gallery for Foreign Arts - Sofia, Bulgaria

1999 One-man show /Gallery L – Hamburg, Germany     

1997 Gallery “ADMIRER “- Sofia, Bulgaria


2013 VII  GLASSPLASTIK und GARTEN/Munster, Germany

2012 Art Code – Cappadocia 2/ Archeological Museum, Sofia

2011 Art Code – Cappadocia / Sofia

2011 “Glass is More” – Dutch Design Week/Eindhoven

2009 „Circle, Square, Triangle”/National Centre for Contemporary Art, Sofia

2009 “12 Women and Summer”/ Gallery “Studio M “, Sofia

2009  “Born Independent” National Centre for Contemporary Art Sofia

2009 Decorative Arts - Before and Now /National Art Gallery, Sofia

2008 „Angels”/ Gallery GRITA, Sofia

2008 39 Bulgarian Contemporary Artists/Gallery KRUG+, Sofia

2008 First Biennial of Bulgarian Design/Sofia

2008  European Biennial - Glass in context/Bornholm, Denmark

2007 Exhibition of the members from the UBA, Sofia

2006 VII International Glass symposium/Frauenau, Germany

2005 “Winter in Plovdiv ” /Gallery Aspect, Plovdiv

2005 “To Chagall with love“/Gallery Debut, Sofia

2005 “We–The people of Europe”/exhibition EUROVISIA, Kiev

2004 Sculpture by Bulgarian Women – selected exhibition Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria

2004 “SHE and HE” – Museum of Boris Hristov, Sofia

2004 “Sacral art” – Gallery Murgash

2004 10th anniversary of cultural program on “DARIK radio”

2004 Representative Exhibition of Contemporary Bulgarian Art Museum of Contemporary Art, Caracas –Venezuela

2003/04 Representative Exhibition of Contemporary Bulgarian Art Exhibition under the patronage of The President of Bulgaria: Roma- basilica “Santa Marta” Venice- Gallery III Millennium Cogneliano - Dome, Salla  dei Battuti

2003 “30+30 in one”/ National Gallery for Foreign Arts, Sofia

2002 “Prague – light and hope”/Glass gallery “Arosita”, Sofia

2002 GLASSRIJK 2002/Tubbergen, Holland

2002 On memory of Prof. Libensky / Czech Cultural Institute Sofia

2002 IV-th  GLASSPLASTIK und GARTEN - Munster, Germany - Prize for best glass object

2001 Selection from III-th Exhibition GLASSPLASTIK und GARTEN

2000 IIIth  GLASSPLASTIK und GARTEN-Munster, Germany Further commendations by the Jury

2000 VItm International Glass symposium - Frauenau, Germany

2000 International Glass Symposium /Granja de San Ildefonso, Spain

1998 II-nd GLASSPLASTIK und GARTEN/Munster, Germany

1996 I-st GLASSPLASTIK und GARTEN /Munster, Germany

1995 V-th International Glassymposium/Frauenau, Germany

1994 Spring Salon of Applied Arts/Sofia, Bulgaria

1992 Spring Salon of Applied Arts/Yambol, Bulgaria

1991 Young Polish Glass/Wroclaw, Poland

1985 International Glass symposium/Novy Bor, Czechoslovaki


2010/11 Stained glass windows for the church ‘St.Kirik and St.Yolita” Bankia , under the projects of Academ. Svetlin Russev

2009/10 Awards for the Festival of Documentary and Animated Film                                   “Golden Rython”
2009 Awards for Interarch 2009
2008 Awards for the UBA – ‘’House of the Year”
2007 Awards for 50 years Anniversary of Satirical Theatre, Sofia

2006 Project Via Franchisina /Municipal Sofia Art Gallery
2005 Commemorative stella/ 20 years. encyclical by Pope John Paul II for Saints Cyril and Methodius – Boris Hristov Museum - Sofia
2005 ‘’To look yourself in the others’’ Music Centre Boris Hristov
2004/06 Awards for Foundation ABAGAR
2004/08 Awards for BTV - Reporter of the Year ‘’Crystal Mill’’
2002/03 Awards for the Foundation for Charity in Bulgaria
1994/00  Golden Martenica - awards for the Union ‘’Made in Bulgaria’’
1994/00 Awards for  the competition “Office 2000”, Sofia
1998 Awards for the 1st International Youth Film Festival in Sofia
1997/10  Annual Awards of the Film Makers
1995  Award for the best petrol station of SHELL, Bulgaria
1994 Stained glass windows for the hall of furniture company “Jano‘’
1993/97 Design souvenirs for BDZ, BAC, DSK, FESTO, MAN SUGAR
1992/93 original design for Johnnie Walker
1992 ‘’Golden Needle’’/prize for the best fashion designer

1997  UNESCO, French Academy of Arts in Rome, Villa Medici
2003 Jan Van Eick Academy/Maastricht, Holland
2005 Television contest for the presentation of the exhibition Bulgaria "We - the people of the Eurovision Song Contest” - Kiev, Ukraine

2008 First Bulgarian Design Biennial – UBA - Diploma
2002 Special prize for best glass object 4th International exhibition "Glass and Garden”, Munster,Germany  

2000 Further commendations by the Jury III-rd International exhibition "Glass and Garden”Munster, Germany -


1993/95 co-founder of Foundation “Boyana church, Zemen Monastery “
2005/11 member of the Management Board of Foundation “Abagar-2005 " Coordinator of the

2004 Representative Exhibition of Contemporary Bulgarian Art Museum of Contemporary Art Caracas Venezuela Representative Exhibition of Contemporary Bulgarian Art  Under the patronage of The President of Republic Bulgaria:

Roma- basilica “Santa Marta” - 2003

Venice- Gallery III Millennium - 2003

Cogneliano - Dome, Salla  dei Battuti -2004

“30+30 in one”- National Gallery for Foreign Arts, Sofia - 2003

2007 Member of the UBA, Bulgaria
2008 Member of the American Association for Art Glass - GAS

My works can be seen:
Stained glass windows for the church ‘St.Kirik and St.Yolita”/ Bankia       Bulgaria

 in a public collection/ Ernsting Stiftung Museum, Germany

“Flowers of   Love” II 2002

Municipal Bank /Head Office, Sofia “The Graces” 2001

Gallery Benveniu/ New Orleans, USA

My art works are to be found in private collections also in Germany, Norway, USA,      Austria, Holland, Italy and Bulgaria.

The sculpture “Sea Bird” 2005 was given in memory of John Paul II to the archbishop of Krakow card. Stanislaw Dzivish    

I was honoured to be received by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on May 24-Th, the Day of Slavic Letters and Bulgarian culture, as a member of the Bulgarian  Church delegation invited to the yearly celebration in Rome. On this occasion I       offered to the Holy Father a glass sculpture of an Angel stepping down to earth among people “Angel” III

Language skills:

I speak English, Russian, Polish, Czech languages

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