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Education

2009-12 PhD - SCULPTURE, BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS, Sofia
1975-77 M.F.A. - SCULPTURE, BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS, Sofia
1971-75 B.F.A. - BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS, Sofia

Teaching Experience

present Deputy Professor at European Polytechnic University, Pernik (since 2012)
Senior Assistant Professor at the Department of Art and Design at the UNIVERSITY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CIVIL ENGINEERING - Sofia (since 1993)
Tutor at the NEW BULGARIAN UNIVERSITY - Sofia (since 1991)
Part-time teacher, Kyoto Nishiyama High School, Kyoto (Fine Arts & Craft)
Part-time teacher, Ritto High School, Shiga Prefecture (Fine Arts & Craft)
2005-07 Instructor, Craft Division, Faculty of Fine Arts, Kyoto City University of Arts
1994-04 Lecturer of SCULPTURE IN ARCHITECTURE at the UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS - Sofia
1992 Invited to deliver series of lectures and lead an experimental workshop in sculpture at the FALMOUTH SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN - Cornwall, England

Professional Memberships

Honorary Member of China Sculpture Institute, Beijing (since 2008)
Member of the Art & Architecture (A&A) – London, UK (since 2006)
Member of the International Kinetic Art Organization, USA (since 2003)
Member of the Research Board of Advisors of ABI, USA (since 1997)
Member of the ROYAL BRITISH SOCIETY OF SCULPTORS, London ,UK (since 1993)
Member of the ISC, Washington, DC, USA (since 1991)
Member of the UBA – Sofia (since 1985)

Exhibitions

53 group and 9 solo exhibitions all over the world - 2 of them are outdoor sculpture exhibitions. The last solo exhibitions were in London and Sofia.

Awards

2007 Sculpture DANCE is one of the 20 directly invited/awarded sculptures to be placed permanently in front of the Olympic Buildings for the Olympics in Beijing in front of the National Grand Theatre “THE EGG” in Beijing, China.
FIRST PRIZE AWARD of SHANGHAI ART & SCIENCE BIENNALE - Shanghai, China
2006 OUTSTANDING AWARD - Beijing Olympic Park City Sculpture Competition, Beijin
2005 FIRST PRIZE AWARD for Water Kinetic Sculpture in the 2005 KAO - INTERNATIONAL KINETIC ARTCOMPETITION, Palm Beach, USA
2004 FIRST PRIZE AWARD for Water Kinetic Sculpture in the 2004 KAO - INTERNATIONAL KINETIC ART COMPETITION, Palm Beach, USA

Collections

Creatively his principal interests lie in the fields of public artworks.
48 completed large scale sculpture projects in 16 countries all over the world.
Most of them could be seen at www.todor.org.uk
His public commissions include works ranging from 5,000 sq.m. Sculpture/Water Park Monument containing 14 granite and concrete sculptures to a number of reliefs and free standing objects completed for sites throughout UK, Japan, Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary, Austria, France, Taiwan, China, Portugal, Korea, Turkey, Australia, Island of Jersey, United Arab Emirates, Scotland and South Africa.

Press

THE OUTDOOR SCULPTURE - "ART" magazine
BARBARA HEPWORTH - ‘ART’ magazine, 1996
BRITISH ART OF 20 CENTURY - ‘ART’ magazine, 1995
CHELSEA HARBOUR’94 - ‘ART’ magazine, 1994
EUROSCULPTURE AS A PART OF EUROCULTURE - ‘ART’ magazine

THE SCULPTURE REFERENCE by Arthur Williams - USA
LA SCULPTURE EN ACIER by Philippe Clerin - France
MODERN ART MEDALS – A retrospective – Rijksmuseum and Museum Beelden aan Zee Scheveningen - Netherland
ARCHITECTURAL ARTS & SCULPTURE – Guild Sourcebooks – USA
CONTEMPORARY MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE IN BULGARIA – an UBA edition
INTERNATIONAL FAMOUS WORKS EXHIBITION IN HUALIEN – Taiwan
SCULPTURE IN GUILIN YUZI PARADIZE – China