Biography

Daria Vassilyanska is Bulgarian artist.

Born on 28 November 1928 in Varna.

Graduated the Sofia Academy of Arts in 1955, specialty painting under Prof. Iliya Petrov.

Free – lance artist. Works in the field of easel painting, stage design, monumental – and decorative mural painting, decorative applied projects.

Since 1959 participant in all national -,  group – and regional exhibition of the Union of the Bulgarian Artist

International participation

  • 1976  International painting  biennial Kocitze, Slovakia
  • 1976  Arts fair Göttingen,Germany
  • 1976  International triennial of realistic painting Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1981,1983, 1985, 1989, 1996, 2001, 2003      International biennial of humour and satire Gabrovo, Bulgaria
  • 1996      International triennial of painting Sofia, Bulgaria

Participation in representative collections of the Union of the Bulgarian Artist abroad

  • 1961         Budapest, Hungary
  • 1967,19731979,1984    Odessa, Ukraine
  • 1969     Braila, Romania; Turku, Finland
  • 1970    Warsaw, Poland
  • 1974    Moscow, Russia; Vichy, France;
  • 1983     Berlin, Germany
  • 1985    Kuwait
  • 1993    Tokyo, Japan

Solo exhibitions

  • 1974       Gdansk The pavilions of  BWA  in Sopot, Poland
  • 1975        Exhibition  room at  65, Knyaz Boris ISt., Varna
  • 1975        The Lamartine museum in the Old town of Plovdiv
  • 1976         The Gallery of the Union of the Bulgarian Artist 6, Shipka St., Sofia
  • 1977         Fine art celebrations, Oreshak
  • 1998          Art  36 Gallery, Sofia
  • 1998         Jubilee exhibition at the City gallery , Varna
  • 1999          The Daria’s cats – The Georgi Velchev museum, Varna
  • 2000         Little seascapes – Gallery 8, Varna
  • 2001         Madonnas – Gallery 8, Varna
  • 2001         Grimaces and smiles – The Georgi Velchev museum, Varna
  • 2002        Madonnas – Art 36 Gallery , Sofia
  • 2003        The three penny exhibition – Gallery 8, Varna
  • 2004        Seaside – The Diakov gallery, Plovdiv
  • 2004        An old – fashioned exhibition – Artin gallery, Varna
  • 2006        A look at the more beautiful things – Artin gallery, Varna
  • 2008        The Zlatyu Boyadjiev musem in the  Old town of Plovdiv
  • 2008        I am well with these here – jubilee exhibition at the City gallery Boris Georgiev, Varna

National awards

1959                                               Award for stage design of the Ministry of Culture

1967                                               Award of the Union of the Bulgarian Artists

1974                                               Award  of the Friends of the Sea district s exhibition, Burgas

1986                                               Award of the Man and the Sea  7th National art  contest, Varna

1998                                               First award of the Man and the Sea National art contest ,Varna

1967, 1973, 1876, 1998        The Varna award

Creative trips

1960, 1967 – Russia; 1970 – Japan; 1974 – Poland; 1975 – Italy; 1976 – Greece; 1977 – Czech Republic;

1978 – France; 1985 – Denmark, Sweden, Finland.

Her  works are property of 23 state art galleries in Bulgaria, various institutions  and private collectors in Bulgaria and abroad.

Lives and works in Varna.


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