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Vasko Vassilev

Freelance Sculptor & Drawer

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Location:Cliffside Park, New Jersey, United States
Phone: 201 398 8326
Website: http://www.yessy.com/vaskovassilev
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VASKO VASSILEV

Fairview, NJ 07022
(201)398-8326
vaskovassilev@yahoo.com

www.yessy.com/vaskovassilev
www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/vasko-vassilev

CORE COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

I work as a professional sculptor mainly with stone, bronze and wood - decorative and monumental sculpture. I do chasing, life casting, mole making, resin work, plaster work, restoration, and the realistic human form. I also create illustrations, drawings, and paintings (any medium: oil, distemper, acrylic, water color, etc.)

AWARDS:

First Place for Sculpture at the New York International Art Festival 2008
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Second Prize in the Third international competition of arts with drawings and sculptures “Painting and sculpture” category H in Lanchiano, Italy 1996

INDIVIDUAL AND JOINT EXHIBITIONS AND SYMPOSIUMS:

2008 Exhibition in the “Guild of Creative Art”, Shrewsbury NJ
2007 Exhibition in the “Kimberly K.” Gallery, Closter, NJ
Twelfth individual exhibition at “Consulate General of The Republic of
Bulgaria”, New York, NY
Eleventh individual exhibition at “Lafayette Grill & Bar”, New York, NY
Tenth individual exhibition at “Sunrise”, Edgewater, NJ
Ninth individual exhibition Sculpture at “The Curb Arts Space”, New York, NY
2006 Universal Artistic Exhibition Sculpture “Shipka 6”, Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2005 International symposium, Taya, Hungary Sculpture Symposium in Sozopol, Bulgaria
2002 “The garden of paradise” UAE /Universal Artistic Exhibition/, “Gallery Am Ratswall”, Landkreis, Bitterfeld, Germany
Participated in the Second International symposium of sculpture “The garden of paradise”, Krosik, Germany
Eight individual exhibition “Messages from the mental world” at The National Parliament, Sofia, Bulgaria
2001 Seventh individual exhibition “Messages III–Sky–Earth” at the “May” Gallery, Sliven, Bulgaria
International symposium, Taya, Hungary
2000 Iternational symposium, Surdzokpushpoky, Hungary
Sixth individual exhibition “Romany Culture” at the “Nadejda” in Capital Library, Sofia, Bulgaria
Fifth individual exhibition “Sculpure” at hall 4 “Dom na tehnikata”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1999 Fourth individual exhibition “Drawings” at the “Military Club” Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
1997 Third individual exhibition “Messages II” at the “Michail Kamberov” Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
1996 International sculpture symposium “Marble and sounds”, Arandjelovac,Serbia
Second individual exhibition “Messages”, paintings and sculptures at
“Artos” Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
1995 Art installation /happening/ devoted to “Five years Central Balkan”, wood
and metal, South Park, Sofia, Bulgaria
1994 First individual exhibition at the “Bonart” Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
Since 1983 Regular participation in National Art Exhibitions and Art Galleries
1980 – 1985 Worked as stonecutter at the factory for Monumental Plastic Art in Sofia

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATES:

1985 – 1991 Studied and graduated Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia
1976 – 1980 Secondary education – completed the Technical School of Stone-working
and Building Lining Materials in the village of Kunino, Vratsa

MEMBERSHIPS:

Since 2009 International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Since 2007 Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury, NJ
Since 1994 Union of Bulgarian Artists (UBA), Sculpture Sofia, Bulgaria
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