pavlina chakarova photography






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© 2009 - 2012 Pavlina Chakarova. All right reserved.

Pavlina Chakarova (b. 1979) is a visual artist based in Sofia, Bulgaria. She graduated from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" in 2002 with a degree in German Philology and went on to study BFA with a Major in Photography. Pavlina works as a photographer and photo editor and is active mainly in the field of photographs, installations and objects. She has been exhibited nationally and internationally and has been featured in a number of online and print publications. Her photographs have been shown at the Sofia Arsenal – Museum For Contemporary Art (SAMSA), Contemporary Istanbul and her works became part of the permanent collection of the Art Colony Galichnik in Macedonia. Recently Pavlina has been nominated for MOST price for Contemporary Bulgarian Art.

born 1979, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Solo exhibitions

2012 "The Week Of Pavlina Chakarova's Art", Modern Art Gallery in Sofia
2012 "Self-abstractions", City Art Gallery in Stara Zagora
2012 Contempo Art Festival, "Self-Portraits", Stalker Studio in Varna
2011 International Meetings of Photography, "Self-Portraits", City Art Gallery in Plovdiv
2011 Month of Photography, "Self-Portraits", Anima Art Gallery in Sofia
2009 "Dream", SV studio in Sofia

Selected group exhibitions

2015 “Between physics and metaphysics of color”, Algara Gallery, Sofia
2014 “New members of the Union of Bulgarian Artists”, Gallery of UBA in Sofia
2014 "Approaches to Happiness”, Credo Bonum Foundation in Sofia
2013 "Approaches To Happiness", Center For Contemporary Art in Plovdiv
2013 "Portraits Of Masters Of the 20th Century and the contemporary ones", Modern Art Gallery in Sofia
2013 Hospital for lovers, Rayko Alexiev Gallery in Sofia
2013 Snap to Grid, LACDA in Los Angeles, USA
2012 Contemporary Bulgarian Art - MOST, Modern Art Gallery in Sofia
2012 "WHO LEFT/WHAT BEHIND?", Ankara, Turkey - Pleven, Bulgaria
2012 "On The Move", Seasons Art Gallery in Sofia, curator: Diana Draganova-Stier
2012 "Art Colony Galichnik 2009-2011", National Gallery of Macedonia - Multimedia Centre "Mala Stanica" in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
2012 ART POSITIVE, "Mini", Center For Contemporary Art in Plovdiv
2011 "The Human Factor", First Experimental European Month Of Photography in Sofia, Sofia Arsenal - Museum For Contemporary Art (SAMSA), curator: Alberto Staykov

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