(b.1984, Sofia, Bulgaria)

Education
2012 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
School of Visual Arts, New York, MFA Fine Arts
2009 School of Visual Arts, New York, BFA Fine Arts
2007 Elisava Escola Superior de Disseny, Barcelona
Diploma in Design, Art and Society: Actions on Public Space
2006 Istituto Europeo di Design, Rome, BA Illustration and Animation
2004 Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London, Foundation Degree

Selected Exhibitions
2020 ZonaMaco Art Fair, Mexico City, presented by Art Agency Gallery, Sofia
Bergamo Art Fair, Italy, presented by Cabiria Gallery, Milan
Este Arte Art Fair, Uruguay, presented by Art Agency Gallery, Sofia

2019 Palace Out of Sheds, Solo retrospective, Structura Gallery, Sofia
Sitelines, VillageOne Gallery, New York
Notebook, 56 Henry Gallery, New York, curated by Joanne Greenbaum

2018 Performative, Baahng Gallery, New York
Recent Work: Foreign Bodies & Palaces of Sheds, Studio 510 – Artists Collective Exhibitions,
Mana Contemporary, New Jersey, curated by Zeljka Himbele

2017 Places of Pleasure, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, curated by Stefka Tsaneva
MIS, 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, New York, curated by Donna Cleary
Foreign Bodies, Roger Smith Hotel, New York, curated by Danika Druttman
Prototype: In Motion, Societe Generale Expressbank, Sofia, curated by Studio Komplekt

2016 SVA x Skowhegan, SVA Chelsea Galleries, curated by Lauren Haynes
Toys And Other Things That Make You Cry, ICA- Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia
Borderless: In Perspective, Lite- Haus Galerie, Berlin, curated by David C. Terry

2015 Process in Progress, Baeckerstrasse4 Gallery, Vienna, curated by Vessela Nozharova
Not Only To Believe In Magic But To Be A Proof of It, Variofocus, viennacontemporary fair, Vienna
Mature and Angry, 21th Week of Contemporary Art, Art Today Association Center for
Contemporary Art- The Ancient Bath, Plovdiv, curated by Boris Kostadinov
Save The Dreams: Contempoary Bulgarian Artists In The Imago Mundi Collection, Fondazione
Giorgio Cini, Venice, curated by Claudio Scorretti
A Travelling Satellite, DISTRICT Kunst- und Kulturförderung, Berlin
Satellite Affects And Other Lines of Flight, DISTRICT Kunst- und Kulturförderung, Berlin, curated
by Susanne Husse and Andrea Keppler
Alt/Process/ Safe In My Frame, Achter de Boom Gallery, New York
Human-Nature, Salon 659, Brooklyn, New York
Attachment Theory, 184 Project Space, Brooklyn, New York
Gazellig, Achter de Boom Gallery, New York
Dissident Desire, Chapter 3, DISTRICT Kunst- und Kulturförderung, Berlin
Face to Place, New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, New York, curated by Felicity Hogan
To The Heart of A Woman, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NY, hosted by Arosita gallery, Sofia

2014 Movement of the Whole, INDA Galéria, Budapest, curated by Kamen Stoyanov
Disconsent, 20th Week of Contemporary Art, Art Today Association Center for Contemporary
Art- The Ancient Bath, Plovdiv, curated by Iara Boubnova
Expanded Objects for Shared Living: Dream Station, Box Office, BRIC, Brooklyn, New York
There Is More Downstairs II, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, curated by Zeljka Himbele

2013 Being: Younger than Storefront, Expanded Objects for Shared Living, Storefront for Art and
Architecture, New York, curated by Eva Franch i Gilabert and Carlos Mínguez Carrasco
Dissident Desire, Chapter 1: Exercises of Critical Body Building, DISTRICT Kunst-
und Kulturförderung, Berlin, curated by Susanne Husse and Lorenzo Sandoval
Space Lab, 11th MitOst Festival, Leipzig, curated by Kristina Semenova and Olga Vostretsova
Suspension, Artistdock, Postdamer Str 79, Berlin, curated by Arianna Plevisani and Serena Rota
Footnotes, Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Berlin, curated by Patrícia Rosas
Archive of A Moving Body, ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin
Got Eyes, Encores! Musical Theater, New York City Center, New York, curated by Zeljka Blaksic
Subterranean Echoes, ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin
Urban Prothesis, ParaArtFormations, K67_Urban Router, Berlin, curated by Miodrag Kuc
239 Days, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, curated by Stephen Maine

2012 Movables, Frosch&Portmann Gallery, New York
Break/Step, Radiator Gallery, New York, curated by Eileen Jeng
Who Left What Behind, Art Gallery ‘Iliya Beshkov’, Pleven (Exchange Project: Contemporary
Female Artists from Bulgaria and Turkey)
Time Geometry – Practices in Public Environment, Plovdiv History Museum, Plovdiv, curated by
Bora Petkova and HR-Stamenov
Pulse, The Invisible Dog, Brooklyn, curated by Brian Whiteley and Pantelis Klonaris
Object Not Found, Parlour No. 21, Venice, curated by Leslie Rosa
Every Once Sometimes Now, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, curated by Ron Segev

2011 Report 23, Museum Giuseppe Scalvini, Desio, curated by Cristiano Plicato
The Bulgarian Pavilion, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, curated by Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva
The Proposal, General Consulate of Bulgaria, New York, curated by Stanislava Georgieva
Unlimited, Award for Contemporary Bulgarian Art Mtel, Benchmark Business Center, Sofia
You Can Have Your Void and Eat It Too, Two Moon Art House, New York
Temporary Status: Bulgarian Artists in America, Immigrant Movement International, New York, curated by Daniela Kostova
Shortlist 2011- nominated artists for Gaudenz B. Ruf Award, Rayko Aleksiev, Sofia, catalog
Brutal Beauty, Para_SITE Gallery, Graz, curated by Stephan Wabl
Luoghi Diversi, Palazzo Terragni, Lissone, curated by Cristiano Plicato
Lumen: Video Art Festival, Staten Island, New York, curated by Ginger Shulick
NY Temporary: The City Through Film and Video, Center of Photography and the Moving Image,
New York, curated by Liam Davis and H. P.Garcia

2010 Lost Horizon, ArtJail, New York, curated by David Gibson
MLAB Presents, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, curated by Natalia Mount
Dwelling-in-Travel, 16th Week of Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, organized by Art Today
Association, curated by Katia Anguelova and Andrea Wiarda, catalog
Abstract Intentions, Westside Gallery, New York, curated by Keren Moscovitch
SVA Alumni Selection, Palisades Park Public Library, New Jersey

2009 Learning Curve, Marian Spore, Industry City, New York, curated by Michael Connor
OFB: The Flatbush Derby, Brooklyn College, New York
Avant-Guide to NYC: Discovering Absence, Apexart, New York, curated by Sandra Skurvida
Refashioning: Moda Мода, On Time Security Guard Training School, Bronx, New York,
curated by Hatuey Ramos Fermín
Peep-O-Rama, Chashama AK-57 Gallery, New York, curated by El Celso
Sum of Nothing, Lumenhouse, Bushwick, New York, curated by Sarah O’Donoghue
Making It/ Selections from the 2008 NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists,
60 Wall Street Gallery/ Deutsche Bank, New York, curated by Liz Christensen, catalog
New Art/ New York, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, curated by Jeanne Siegel
Process and Presence, SVA Main Gallery, New York, curated by Richard Brooks

2008 Prime Time, Westside Gallery, New York, curated by Suzanne Anker and Tom Huhn
Meetings, National Palace of Culture, Sofia

2007 View Finder, Westside Gallery, New York, curated by Jutta Koether
Crossing Boundaries in Public Space, CCCB- Centre de Cultura Contemporània, Barcelona
Cakewalk, Metafora- Centre d’Estudis d’Art i Artteràpia, Barcelona
Naked in Your Socks, Metafora- Centre d’Estudis d’Art i Artteràpia, Barcelona

Awards, Honors and Fellowships
2013 District Kunst- und Kulturförderung, Berlin, Studio Grant
ZK/U Berlin- Center for Art and Urbanistics, Fellowship
2011 Gaudenz B. Ruf Award, category Young Artist
2010 Charles G. Shaw Award, Brooklyn College, New York
Special Merit Award, MFA Fine Arts Department, School of Visual Arts, New York
2009 School of Visual Arts, New York, Travel Grant, ‘Art on Art’ Workshop, Venice Biennial
2006 Apriti IED, Rome, Merit Award Best Short Film, ‘Metapostermorfosi’
2004 Central Saint Martins College of Art, London, Chairman’s Merit Award

Residencies
2016 MANA BSMT Residency, Mana Contemporary, New Jersey, curated by Z Behl
ESKFF: Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation Residency
2014 BRIC Visual Artist Residency
2008 School of Visual Arts, New York, Public Art Residency
2007 Metafora- Centre d’Estudis d’Art i Artteràpia, Barcelona, International One-Year Residency
2006 International Summer Academy, Salzburg, Residency program
2005 School of Visual Arts, New York, Painting and Mixed Media Summer Residency

Selected Bibliography
2019 Russeth, Andrew, Six Superb Shows in New York: Jessi Reaves, Mimi Gross, Nolan Simon,
‘Strategic Vandalism,’ ‘Notebook,’ and Caroline Goe, artnews.com, March 28

2017 Maida, Stephanie, What It’s Like To Turn Your Apartment Into An Art Gallery, guestofaguest.com,
Review, November 2
David, Willis, “MIS”: A Group Show Curated by Donna Cleary at 184 Project Space,
medium.com, Review, October 27
Q & A with Miryana Todorova and Maria Providencia Casanovas, rogersmith.com, Interview with
Caro Carmichael, November 7
Places of Pleasure: In the Framework of ‘Multipolis’, novinite.com, October 31
Pop-Up exhibition ‘Prototype’ showing young and emerging Artists, sgeb.bg, June
2016 Borderless- Sharing New Perspectives, ‘ArtRabbit’ online blog, Review
SVA x Skowhegan: The Collaborative Show, Visual Arts Journal, winter issue
2015 Kuyumdzhieva, Svetlana, Focus: Bulgaria, KULTURA, Issue 36, October 23
Karasz, Palko, Vienna Looks East For Fine Art, New York Times, October 13
The Most Unorthodox Exhibition Is Coming Up: ‘Mature and Angry’, MediaCafe, September 5
Contemporary Bulgaria Artists Shown in Venice, 24 Chasa Newspaper, August 27
Schraven, Hannah, Berlin Art Review I 12.-18.05.2015, Gallerytalk.net, May 12
Jeppesen, Travis, Satellite Affects and Other Lines of Flight, ARTFORUM, April 24
2014 Kostova, Zlatina, Twenty Years Disconsent Are Not Enough, KULTURA, Issue 39, November 31
2013 Vostretsova, Olga, SpaceLab at Spinnerei, Бükü Cultural Translations, Fall 2013
2012 Ogle, Patrick, Miryana Todorova’s “Movables” , Mapanare.us, June 1
Chen, Linlin, Youth Deconstructed, Le Monde Diplomatique, Issue 267, June
he Bulgarian Nouvelle Vague, book published by Edno Magazine, bilingual edition
2011 Shortcuts, Edno Magazine, Winter Issue 2011-2012
If Postmodernism Is Packing Up Its Bags.., Dnes.bg, October 31
Mlechevska, Vera, The Curse of the Consensus, KULTURA, October 28
Raychev, Yulian, Exhibition of the Shortlist Artists of Gaudenz B. Ruf Award, Arch & Art
Magazine, October 20-27
Markov, Prodan, A Couple of Thousands, Blister Magazine, October 19
The Ruf Award for Visual Arts, Sega Newspaper, October 5
Unlimited- Artists with Endless Potentialities, actualno.com, October 3
Riechers, Angela, Taking Up Residency, Visual Arts Journal, NY, Summer Issue
2010 Kuyumdzhieva, Svetlana, Life-in-Travel, KULTURA, Issue 33, October 1
Mlechevska, Vera, The Life of Others, Blister Magazine, October 4
Exhibition Review, Trud Newspaper, September 13
An Irishman Builds the Past With a Portrait of Lili, 24 Chasa Newspaper, September 10
Zdravkova, Evelina, Chifte Banya in Green Mold, Plovdiv News, September 10
2009 Lazarski, Lindsay, Blast from Mott Haven’s Past Recalls an Artistic Keystone. For a Brief Time Fashion Moda is Reborn, Mott Haven Herald, Fall Issue, November 5
Making It in New York: Immigrant Artists at 60 Wall Street Gallery, Deutsche Bank Artmag, Issue 54, April
2008 Nelson, Jennifer, ‘Pedestrian’: Art in Odd Places is taking over 14 Street, Time Out NY,
Issue 679, October
Efremova, Ani, Between Sofia and New York, Noshten Trud, May 19