Bulgaria Two Views Photography Exhibition

Over the past two years I have been developing a Photography Exhibition entitled “Bulgaria Two Views. The idea is to present the country of Bulgaria from two perspectives. The first is that of a native Bulgarian and the second a visitor. I chose Dragomir Bogomilov to represent one perspective. I selected him because he is […]

Opening Day Sopot Bulgaria Easter Exhibition

April 4th saw a gathering of dignitaries of the city of Sopot in Bulgaria for the opening of the 2016 Easter International Art Exchange including Evgeni Dimov, Georgi Getz, and Stefan Filchev. The opening was well attended and after the formal announcement we got to my favorite part, the interactive demonstrations. I always like watching […]

The Return of Desi to Egg Carving in Velingrad Bulgaria

In 2011 Desislava Kasapova (Desi for short) was my number one pupil. She spoke good English and served as my interpreter many times. She immediately showed a great level of natural skill with the Paragraver Power Pen. After school, she would often stop by the Ethnographic Museum to carve a few eggs and even took […]

Gallery Show for Петя Георгиева (Peta Georgieva) in Sofia Bulgaria

I was fortunate to be invited to an exhibition by Bulgarian artist Петя Георгиева (Peta Georgieva). I set a day aside for a bus ride to Sofia, Bulgaria so that I could see her offerings. Her work is distinctive and very vibrant. Peta’s works in this collection definitely remind me of places I have visited across […]

Meet Maria Dosheva, Egg Carver

Meet Maria, she was my translator for her school class when they came to the Ethnographic Museum in Velingrad, Bulgaria. She has a very strong grasp of English and wasn’t too shy to volunteer or help me. As a reward for her bravery, I offered her the opportunity to carve a goose eggshell with a […]