25 April 2017

Featured Artist: Kaliya Kalacheva, Bulgaria

Kaliya Kalacheva received international recognition at the 2017 Women in the Arts Inc. competition "Celebrating the Genius of Women" at the Orlando Public Library in Orlando, Florida.


Kaliya Kalacheva, "Pieces III" Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 16 in.







Artist statement
“The painting “Pieces III” is part of the series called “Pieces”. Here is part of the concept:the working title of the series was "Everything" but everything broke into a thousand pieces and this became the more logical title. Then I broke, not literally, but naturally, as for all young people who constantly spill themselves.
You break wherever you find! You quite crack, tear to pieces, spread whenever and wherever it happens. Chance. No. A must. Everything gathers in your head and spills into pieces. Delicately, studiously until dawn, you are busy sticking pieces of the old world into the new world just hatched, one newly built body.” Education
National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria, Master Degree.

Recent Awards
2016 solo exhibition “Pieces” in Yuzina Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria. Nominated for Allianz National Exhibition presented in Union of Bulgarian Artists
Recent participations in: "Accessible Art Fair Brussels 2016", Musee Juif de Belgique. "Imago Mundi: Map of the New Art“, Luciano Benetton collection, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy. “The Next Step Generation”, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium. “My name is Artist”, Art Center Hugo Voeten, Belgium.



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The Women in the Arts exhibition "Celebrating the Genius of Women" was held March 9-April 23, 2017 at the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32801. 

Contact
Mike Donohue 407 835-7483 | Community Relations, OCPL
Maria Guerrero: womeninthearts@gmail.com | Women in the Arts Inc.
Visit Women in the Arts: www.womeninthearts.org
 

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This event is sponsored by Women in the Arts, corporate and private donors, Studio-T Photography, and Baterbys Art Gallery, in partnership with the Orlando Public Library.

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