Zdravko Palazov

Charity Auction - Contemporary Art to the benefit of PAN (Patient Advocacy for Adolescents and young Adults with Neoplasia)

Sunset, oil on canvas, 40x35 cm
Forgiveness II, oil on canvas, 39x29 cm 

Born on 18.10.1957 in Smoljan, Bulgaria. 1976 Graduation Art School in Kazanlak. Study until 1984 with Prof. Dobri Dobrev at the University of Art in Sofia. His significant success begins immediately after his study. Prticipation in all national exhibitions in Silistra, Rousse, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnov, Plovdiv, Sofi, Sliven and many others.

Many own exhibitions abroad: Canada, Germany, Chech Republic, Poland, France, Switzerland, Hungary, Japan, ustria, USA, Greece, Spain, Slovak Republik, Russia, Serbia and others.

His works own the National Gallery in Sofia, State Gallery in Sofia, as well as Galleries in Smoljan Pazardjik Kazanlak, Schoumen Silistra, Dobrich and others.

Many works are private property of galleries and private collectors all around the world. Not shorter ist the list of his own exhibitions in Bulgaria: Smoljan - 1985, Sofia – 1987, 1992, 1994, 2005, 2008, 2009; Plovdiv – 1987, 1991, 1993, 2004, 2009; Varna – 1996, 2001, 2006.

Regular participation in many regional exhibitions.

Organizer of 21 naitonal and international Pleinairs for painting. Illustrator of more than 40 books, under which autors such as William Meredith, Usin Kerim, Damyan Damyanov, Nadejda Zaharieva, Ivan Radoev . The love to the written word  and the deep understanding of it bring him tot he decision to establish the Magazin for Literature and Culture Progled , together with the poet Gantscho Keretschev (1993-2010).

Participaton on the draft of the law for the cultural heritage of Bulgaria. Director of the Art Gallery Smoljan (2005-2014).