Atanas Matsourev

Biography facts:

1975 - Born in the town of Bansko, Bulgaria.

1994 - Graduated from the woodcarving class in his native town and forgot about carving soon after.

1996 - Moved to live in Sofia and for the first time had a chance to show some of his paintings in an art gallery.

1998 - Discovered water colours as a way of expression and this changed his life.

2003 - Worked as an illustrator for "Simply Read Books" Publishing Company in Vancouver, Canada.

2004 - Became a member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists (affiliated to the International Association of Art IAA, UNESCO)


2000 - "Festa" Gallery, Sofia

2001 - "Sharon" Gallery, Sofia

2001 - "Festa" Gallery, Sofia

2002 - "Astry" Gallery, Sofia

2003 - "Vidima" Gallery, Sevlievo, Bulgaria

2004 - "Astry" Gallery, Sofia

2004 - "Rusi Karabiberov" Gallery, Nova Zagora

2004 - Participated in first plain-air painting of fine art, Nova Zagora

2005 - "Astry" Gallery, Sofia

2005 - "Grita" Gallery, Sofia

2006 - "Grita" Gallery, Sofia

Works of the artist are owned by collectors in Bulgaria, Spain, Turkey, England, Greece, Holland, Canada, Germany and USA.

To view a selection of art work done by this artist, click here.