About

Tanya Atanasova was born in Bulgaria.
She studied at the National Academy of Art in Sofia and Sint-Lucas Academy of Arts in Ghent, Belgium.
Currently, she lives in the Belgian city of Antwerp, where she works as a full-time artist in both painting and land-art.
In her paintings Tanya embraces realism as a way to explore the art of the portrait.
Her land-art installations show a strong social and ecological sensitivity.

 

 

 

 

Personal info:

Date of birth: 04/07/1978
Place of birth: Pirdop, Bulgaria
Nationality: Belgian, Bulgarian
Place of residence: Antwerp, Belgium

Education:

2001 - 2005 National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
Major: Applied Arts - Ceramics
2003 - 2004 Hogeschool Voor Wetenschap & Kunst / Sint - Lucas / Beeldende Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
1993 - 1998 Vocational School of ceramics and Glass, Elin-Pelin, Bulgaria
Major: Design in Silicate Production

Exhibitions & Contests:

2017 Preselected for Figurativas MEAM Barcelona /Barcelona, Spain

2016 My soul is a landscape / LandArt Instalation / La Fête de May, Haut-Bois (Gesves), Belgium / www.lafetedemai.org

2016 Golden (F)oil / Instalation / P(ART)cours - Par(KUNST), Woluwe Park, Brussels, Belgium / www.partcours-parkunst.com

2016 Painting with Eloy Morales / Master Workshop / Painting / Madrid, Spain / www.eloymorales.es

2015 DecemberWinkel - ArtFair / Paintings / Kalmthout, Belgium / www.decemberwinkel.be

2015 Exhibition "Kunst @ IJsfabriek" / Paintings / Antwerp, Belgium / www.deijsfabriek.be

2015 Exhibition "40 JAAR DE MEESTERS" / Paintings / Sint Antoniusplein 1, Essen, Belgium / www.tatteljee.be

2015 Exposition of the finalists in "Painting of the year - Belgium 2014" / Painting / CODA Museum / Apeldoorn, The Netherlands / www.schilderijvanhetjaar.be/nieuws

2015 "Kunstroute Essen" / Paintings / Sint-Antoniusplein 1, Essen, Belgium / www.tatteljee.be

2015 "ArtEindhoven" - Art fair / Paintings / The Klokgebouw (former Philips factory) / Eindhoven, The Netherlands / www.arteindhoven.nl

2014 "Painting of the year - Belgium 2014 " / www.schilderijvanhetjaar.be/schilderij/277

2014 "Art & Music in the SkyBar" - Solo Exhibition / Paintings / SkyBar, Antwerp, Belgium / www.facebook.com/pages/Tanya-Atanasova-Visual-Arts

2014 "Painting of the year - Belgium 2013" - Group Exhibition of the finalist's works / Painting / Kunstforum Würth, Turnhout, Belgium / www.schilderijvanhetjaar.be

2013 "Painting of the year - Belgium 2013" - www.schilderijvanhetjaar.be/schilderij/455

2013 Tanya Atanasova - Ivo Nijs - Duo-exhibition / Paintings / Tracé - Cultuur Station Ekeren, Belgium / www.vzwtrace.be

2013 Golden Rocks / LandArt Installation / Landart am Bruchhof, Stadthagen, Germany / www.landart-bruchhof.de

2012 Kunstroute Essen / Paintings / Essen, Belgium / www.tatteljee.be

2008 Canvascollection / Paintings / Antwerpen, Belgium / http://labo.canvas.be/content/de-appel

2005 Nieuwe Oogst / Ceramics / Sint Lievens Esse, Belgium

2005 The Sea Misses You / Installation / Balkan Exhibition, Academy Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2005 Hanging experiment / Performance / Little season, Theatre - Laboratory Sfumato, Sofia, Bulgaria

2005 The Sea Misses You / Installation / Little Season, Theatre - Laboratory Sfumato, Sofia, Bulgaria

2000 Individual Exibition / Paintings & Drawings / Koprivshtica, Bulgaria

1999 Group Exhibition / Ceramics / Elin - Pelin, Bulgaria

1999 Regional Exhibition / Painings & Drawings / Koprivshtica, Bulgaria