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Maria Nalbantova

Born 1990 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Lives and works in Sofia.

EDUCATION
2015 - MA, Illustration, Department of "Book and Printed Graphics", National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
2013 - BA, "Book and Printed Graphics", National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
2012 - Erasmus student at Faculty of Fine Arts, “Universidad de Granada”, Granada, Spain

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021 - "DROUGHT", Intro Gallery, Sofia, BG
2020 - "hybrid-pure", SARIEV Gallery, Plovdiv, BG
2018 - "Weather Forecast", curator: Daniela Radeva, Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia, BG

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021
- "The Possible Institution", curator: Viktoria Draganova, Swimming Pool, Sofia, BG
- "The herbarium as a place for storing ideas", curator: Irina Batkova, Sofia Arsenal – Museum of Contemporary Art – National Gallery, BG
- "I heard a flutter of wings at the window", Structura Gallery, Sofia, BG

2020
- "InSitu-Institute", Institute for Contemporary Art - Sofia, BG
- "Where is the sculpture?", curator: Kiril Vasilev, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, BG
- Exhibition of the BAZA Award for contemporary art nominees, curator: Maria Vasileva, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, BG

2019
- "ReForget Your Past", curator: Nikola Mihov, Contemporary space, Varna, BG
- "Good Mirrors Are Not Cheap", curator: Chiara Cartuccia, Goethe-Institut Bulgarien
- Exhibition of the BAZA Award for contemporary art nominees, curator: Daniela Radeva, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, BG
- "The Goods of the Time", curator: Anastasya Skvortsova, Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, Sofia, BG
- "Interconnection: On Bodies of Water", curators: Veronika Čechová and Tereza Jindrova, Swimming Pool, Sofia, BG

2018
- "The Gift", Institute of Contemporary Art-Sofia, BG

2017
- "ReForget Your Past", curator: Nikola Mihov, Synthesis Gallery, Sofia, BG
- "Art Start: Young artists to follow in 2017", curators: Vessela Nozharova, Stefka Tsaneva, Daniela Radeva, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, BG

2015
- XXII International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, House of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, BG

2014
- "Galactic Incubator", Cinema “Cosmos”, Plovdiv, BG

AWARDS
2020 - BAZA Award for contemporary art, BG