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PLAMEN YORDANOV
                                                            plamenart@hotmail.com  •  www.plamenarts.com
EDUCATION:
1997        Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, the Public Art Program with Prof. Agnes Denes – Salzburg, Austria
1995       • Antonio Ratti Foundation, the Advanced Course in Visual Arts with Prof. Joseph Kosuth – Como, Italy
1992        Vermont Studio Center, the program with Prof. Robert Henry and Prof. Roger Winter – Johnson, VT, U.S.A.
1985-90  • National Academy of Art, Department of Painting with Prof. Svetlin Rusev – Sofia, Bulgaria, MFA degree
1982-85   “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” University, Department of Fine Arts – Turnovo, Bulgaria
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS:
2012      • “Indigenous Memories”, Jack Olson Gallery, School of Art, Northern Illinois University – DeKalb, IL, U.S.A. link
2010        • “In Present Sense”, Museum of Modern Art Chicago – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
2009        • “American Golden Horse”, Chicago Art Center Project Room – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
2008        • “Portrait of a Collector, Chicago Art Center Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
                 • “Genesis”, Orland Park Public Art Project – Orland Park, IL, U.S.A.
2000        • “3-D Reality Project”, University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
1999        • “Recent Paintings and Paper Works”, Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
1998        • “Arabesques”, Artec Nº1 Gallery – Mannheim, Germany
                 • “Voyage”, installation on the Heidelberg University Square and in Nedev Gallery – Heidelberg, Germany link
1997        • “Voyage”, installation on the Mozart Bridge – Salzburg, Austria link
1994        • “Installations and Assemblages”, National Palace of Culture – Sofia, Bulgaria link 1, link 2, link 3
                 • “Fragments”, Sezoni Art Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria
1993        • “Fluorescent Paintings”, Sapio Art Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria
                 • “BIG” Paintings”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria.
1992        • “Recent Paintings”, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center – Johnson, VT, U.S.A.
                • Norman Art Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria
1991       • “Noah's Ark”, Wolfgang Riegelsberger Gallery – Mannheim, Germany
                • Art 7 Gallery and the International Foundation “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” – Sofia, Bulgaria
1990       • “Graffiti”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria
                • Rakovsky 108 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria
GROUP EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS:
2012        Triumph of Caïssa. Dedication to Marcel Duchamp, Tretyakov State GalleryMoscow, Russia link
                •Re/Invention”, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation Chicago, IL, U.S.A.link
7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art – Berlin, Germany (April 27 to July 1, 2012) link 1, link 2
• “ span>Postcards from the Edge”, Cheim & Read GalleryNew York, NY, U.S.A. link 1, link 2
2011        • “Drawing Connections” - Siena Art Institute – Siena, Italy link, link 2 catalogue      
•“frag-men-tal”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.link 1, link 2
• “frag-men-tal”, 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Parallel ProgramMoscow, Russia link
Nord Art 2011, KiC Kunst in der Carlshütte Büdelsdorf, Germany link 1, link 2
• “In Bloom”, Oakbrook Center, Guggenheim Partners commission – Hinsdale, IL, U.S.A. link
• “The Popular Show”, Townhouse Gallery – Cairo, Egypt link
• 6thAnnual KIWA Woodblock Print Exhibition, Kyoto Municipal Museum – Kyoto, Japan link 1, link 2
• 7th Annual Fine Art Auction Exhibit, Contemporary Art Center Peoria, Peoria, IL, U.S.A. link
• “An Exchange with Sol LeWitt” – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, U.S.A link
• “Postcards from the Edge,CRG Gallery– New York, NY link 1, link 2
2010       • “ABSENCE”, Queens Museum of ArtNew York, NY, U.S.A. link 1, link 2
“Art Diaries: Conquer”, 4art Inc.– Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
CUNY, the City University of New York – New York, NY, U.S.A.
<div style="text-indent: 0.5in; margin: 0in -85.5pt 0pt 0in">4th Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China – Beijing, China link 1, link 2
•“Beyond Borders 4”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.link 1, link 2
“Re: Contemplating the Void”, Guggenheim Museum – New York, NY link
• “Dreams of Healing”, Swedish Covenant Hospital & Richard H. Driehaus Foundation – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
G.R. N’Namdi Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.link
Shore Institute of The Contemporary Arts – Long Branch, NJ, U.S.A. link
• “Bound & Gathered”,Edge Zones Art Center Miami, FL,U.S.A. link
• “Michael Landy: Art Bin”, South London Gallery – London, England link
• “Artist Made Books”, Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Norris University Center,Northwestern University – Evanston, IL, U.S.A. link
2009        • South Ocean Art Gallery – Freeport, NY, U.S.A. link
• NJ Immigration Policy Network GalleryNewark, NJ, U.S.A.
"Design it" Shelter Competition, Guggenheim and Google Flickr Group, Guggenheim Museum – New York, NY
•“Under the Viaduct”, Architrouve Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.link
Suffolk County Community College Selden, NY, U.S.A. link
• “A Book about Death” Queens Museum of Art – Queens, NY, U.S.A.
“ArtPrize”, Blue Bridge/City of Grand Rapids – Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.
• “Nude”, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. link
• Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center – New York, NY, U.S.A. link
Rio II Gallery – New York, NY, U.S.A. link
• “Immigration Journeys J ukebox Project “, Queens Museum of Art – Queens, NY, U.S.A. link
                •“Beyond Borders 3”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.link 1, link 2
2008        •Chicago Art Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
                •“Beyond Borders 2”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.link 1, link 2
2007        •“Beyond Borders 1”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link 1, link 2
                •“Peace Tower”, a project by Mark di Suvero Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
                • “The Way of the Wind”, the Curb Art Space – New York, NY, U.S.A. link
2004        • “Artist’s Toys”, Kraft/Lieberman Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
•”LPCAI”, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Department of Cultural Affairs – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
2003        Pier Walk, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
• Maquette Show, Gallery 37 – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.link
2002        • “Being“, LIPA Art Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
•”LPCAI”, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Department of Cultural Affairs – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
2001        • “Suite Home Chicago“, Public Art Project of the Department of Cultural Affairs – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
2000        • “Many Colored Artworks“, Queens Museum of Art – New York, NY, U.S.A.
1999        • “30 Times 15"x15"“, Fassbender Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link            
                • “Border Crossings”, the 9th International Sculptors’ Symposium – Arnbruck, Germany link
1998       • “Border Crossings”, the 8th International Sculptors’ Symposium – Braunau, Austria
                • 5th International Sculpture Symposium – Brienz, Switzerland
                • “Bulgarian Graphic Art Today”, Rathausgalerie – Brühl, Germany
                • “Bulgarian Artbook”, BRINZ 39 Foundation – Zürich, Switzerland
1997       • “Bulgarian Artbook”, Ata Gallery for Contemporary Art – Sofia, Bulgaria
                • The 3rd International Sculpture Symposium – Sur En/Sent, Switzerland
                • “Voyage”, Installation in the Old Salt Mine – Hallein, Austria link
                • Stedelijk Museum Hof Van Busleyden – Meechelen, Belgium
1996        • “Plastic Image of the 90s”, the National Palace of Culture – Sofia, Bulgaria link
                • The 4th International Sculpture Symposium – Hojer, Denmark link
                • Cultural Centre A. Spinoy – Mechelen, Belgium
                • “Paper Road”, Post Denmark’s Headquarters – Copenhagen, Denmark
• Section “13” Annual Exhibition, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, BG
1995        • 3rd International Sculpture Symposium – Hojer, Denmark
                • “Mail Art on Mail Art”, Duncan of Jordanstone College – Dundee, Scotland
                • “Located Work”, Antonio Ratti Foundation – Como, Italy, link 1 link 2
                • International Festival of Painting – Cagne-sur-Mer, France
                • “T. E. S. ’95”, the 4th European Sculpture Triennial – Paris, France
                • “VideoHarT”, Soros Center for the Arts Annual Exhibition, Archaeological Museum – Sofia, Bulgaria
                • The 18th International Independent Exhibition of Prints in Kanagawa – Kanagawa, Japan
1994        • S.O.F.A. Art Event – Nyborg, Denmark
• “Selected from the Bulgarian Contemporary Art (60s – 90s years of 20th Century)”, Norman Art Gallery                      
 and the Gallery for Foreign Art of the International Foundation “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” – Sofia, Bulgaria 
                • “The Autumn Salon”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria
                • Annual Exhibition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Shipka 6 Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria
                • “13”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria
• “Olympic Ideals in Bulgarian Art”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia
                • The 3rd International Print Biennial – Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1993        • Annual Exhib ition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Shipka 6 Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria
                • “The Autumn Salon”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria
1992        • “Bulgarian Art”, Gagliardi Gallery – London, England link
1991        • Budapest Art EXPO '91 – Budapest, Hungary 
AWARDS/GRANTS/COMMISSIONS:
2012        • “Genesis”, Orland Park Public Art commission (2008-2013) – Orland Park, IL, U.S.A.
2011        • “Infinity Mobile”, In Bloom exhibition, Oakbrook Center – Hinsdale, IL (Guggenheim Partners commission)
• “Spin Art”, In Bloom exhibition, Oakbrook Center – Hinsdale, IL (Hinsdale Bank and Trust commission)
2010        • Green Office Challenge Awards, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA– Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
2003        • Live Performance Series – Museum of Science and Industry – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. link
 
1998        • Diploma – 2nd place of public from the 5th International Woodcarving Symposium – Brienz, Switzerland
                • Diploma – 2nd place of jury from the 5th International Woodcarving Symposium – Brienz, Switzerland
                • Grant of KulturKontakt – Wien, Austria link
                • Grant of Summer Academy of Fine Arts – Salzburg, Austria
1995        • Grant of Soros Center for the Arts – Sofia, Bulgaria
1992        • Full fellowship for Residency of the Vermont Studio Center – Johnson, VT, U.S.A.
                • Scholarship of the Art Student League of New York – New York City, U.S.A.
1991        • Grant of the International Foundation “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” – Sofia, Bulgaria link
1990        • Honorable Mention from the International Art Competition Toronto ’90, Tannas Gallery – Toronto, Canada
1989        • Honor Diploma from the 4th International Competition for Young Painters – Sofia, Bulgaria
                • Honorable Mention from the 3rd International Competition for Drawing – Ell Ferrol, Spain
1987        • Portrait Award, National Academy of Art – Sofia, Bulgaria
COLLECTIONS:
• G.R. N’Namdi Art Center – Detroit, MI, U.S.A. link
• Microsoft Corporation – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
                • San Fernando Museum – Madrid, Spain
                • National Palace of Culture – Sofia, Bulgaria
                • Gallery of the Portrait – Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina  
• Danish Post Museum – Copenhagen, Denmark
• National Academy of Art – Sofia, Bulgaria
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BIBLIOGRAPHY:
CATALOGUE. Nord Art 2011, KiC Kunst in der Carlshütte – Büdelsdorf, Germany. 2011 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE.6th KIWA Exhibition - Kyoto International Woodprint Association – Kyoto, Japan. 2011 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. 4th Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China – Beijing, China – 2010 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE.Dreams of Healing”, Swedish Covenant Hospital & Richard H. Driehaus Foundation – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. 2010 (repr.)
WZZM13.com /abc news, “ArtPrize opening in Grand Rapids”, Amy Fox – Grand Rapids, MI. 09.23.2009
Who’s Who in American Art, Edition 2010, 2009, 2008 – New Providence, NJ, USA. 2009 – 2011
CATALOGUE. Nude”, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A. 2009 (reproductio ns)
CATALOGUE. Studio Visit, Volume 3 – The Open Studios Press, USA. 2008 (reproduction)
Art Diary International – The World Art Directory – Giancarlo Politi Editore, Milan, Italy. 2002 – 2003
2000 Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century – International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England. 2000
Heidelberg Actuell Newspaper, #8, “Voyage. Module – Installation” – Heidelberg, Germany. 1998 (reproduction)
Refiner - Neckar Newspaper, #178, “Bulgarian Art in Heidelberg” – Heidelberg, Germany. 1998 (reproduction)
Mannheim Morgen Newspaper, “Beechen und Figure” – Mannheim, Germany. 07.05.1998 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “The 5th International Woodcarving Symposium” – Brienz, Switzerland. 1998
CATALOGUE. “Voyage – Plamen Yordanov“. Artec N1 Gallery – Mannheim, Germany. 1998 (reproductions)
CATALOGUE. “VideoHarT”. Soros Center for the Arts – Sofia, Bulgaria. 1997 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “Bulgarian Artbook” – Sofia, Bulgaria. 1997 (reproductions)
Art in Bulgaria Magazine, #32, “The Plastic Image of the 90s” – Sofia, Bulgaria. 1997 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “Located Work”, Antonio Ratti Foundation – Como, Italy. 1997 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “The 4th International Sculpture Symposium” – Hojer, Denmark. 1996 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “The International Festival of Painting” – Cagne-sur-Mere, France. 1995 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “T. E. S. ’95, the 4th European Sculpture Triennial” – Paris, France. 1995 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “The 18th International Independante Exhibition of Prints” – Kanagawa, Japan. 1995 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “International Print Biennial Belgrade ‘94” – Belgrade, Yugoslavia. 1994 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “S.O.F. A. Art Event Nyborg” – Nyborg, Denmark. 1994 (reproduction)
Art in Bulgaria Magazine, #15, “Sezoni Gallery” – Sofia, Bulgaria. 1994.
Art in Bulgaria Magazine, #11 and #12, – Sofia, Bulgaria. 1994 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “Plamen Yordanov – Paintings 1991 – 93”, Riegelsberger Gallery – Mannheim, Germany. 1993 (reproduction)
Art in Bulgaria Magazine #4, “Gallery Sapio Presents New Names”, Maria Vasileva – Sofia, Bulgaria. 1993 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “Bulgarian Art”, Gagliardi Gallery – London, England. 1992 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “Plamen Yordanov – Installations and Assemblages”, Montserrat Gallery – New York, U.S.A. 1992. (reproduction)
“Drawing: Some Methodical and Creative Processes in the National Academy of Fine Arts”, Aleksander Stanev – Sofia, BG. 1992
CATALOGUE. “Budapest Art EXPO ’91” – Budapest, Hungary. 1991 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “International Biennial of Portrait Drawings and Graphics” – Tuzla, Bosna and Herzegovina. 1990 (reproduction)
CATALOGUE. “International Competition for Drawing” – Ell Ferrol, Spain. 1989 (reproduction)