My name is Galia Mincheva Chuntova-Dimitrova. I was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. I started my studies at the National Highschool for Applied Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria. After that I went on to graduate from the Nikolai Pavlovich National Academy for Fine Arts in Sofia, specialty Textile, thus earning the degree of M.A. My activity as artist and decorator dates back to 1984.

STAND ALONE EXHIBITIONS:

1989 "The Magic World of Serigraphy", Central Exhibition Hall of the Ministry of Tourism, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2004 - "Textile collages" In: Kozhuharov Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2009 - "Windows to Patience"- graphics in ASTRI Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2015 - "Digressions in the plot" - oil on canvas and graphics and watercolor in ASTRI Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2016 - "Twelve Months" - oil on canvas and graphics and watercolor in TEA ALBA Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2017 - "Ragtime" - oil on canvas and graphics and watercolor in Art Gallery LARGO, Varna, Bulgaria.

JOIN EXHIBITIONS:

2011 - "The Purring of Spring". Serigraphy and ceramics. Joint exhibiton with Kunka Dimitrova In: GRITA Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2013 - Serigraphy, painting, and potty pottery Joint exhibiton with Kunka Dimitrova and Todor Dimitrov. In: BULGARIA Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2013 - Joint exhibiton with Silvia Dumanova and Mila Musakova in Gallery Sofia - Bulgarian Cultural Institute London-entitled "INTERSECTION" with graphics.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

1989 - Paintings. District Gallery of Fine Art, Yambol, Bulgaria.
1990 - Modern Trends in Bulgarian Textile Art. In: Central Exhibition Hall of the Union of Bulgarian Artists Shipka 6, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2002 - The Language of Textile. To honour the memory of Marin Varbanov (1932-1989). In: Central Exhibition Hall of the Union of Bulgarian Artists Shipka 6, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2004/2018 - Format 30/30 In: ASTRI Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2011/2013 - Carnival. In: GRITA Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2011/2015 - Up to 20/20 In: GRITA Gallery of Fine Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Galia is a member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Textile Section.

Galia is also active in publishing. She has her own columm in IDEAL HOME (IDEALEN DOM) and DECOR, a magazine for design and interior decoration. Far from limiting herself to the written word, she contributes to the styling of all issues.

 

 

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