Change your cover photo
plamenart
Change your cover photo
ArtistChicagoUnited States

visual artist

This user account status is Approved

This user has not added any information to their profile yet.

INSTAGRAM Photos
ON EXHIBITION
VIDEOS
ABOUT ME

MASTER OF ART – PAINTING, National Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1990 (Diploma)

ADVANCED COURSE IN VISUAL ARTS with Prof. Joseph Kosuth - Antonio Ratti Foundation, Como, Italy, 1995 (Certificate)

PUBLIC ART program with Prof. Agnes Denes - International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria, 1997 (Certificate)

 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS/COMISSIONS:

2018       • Chicago Sculpture International – Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

2017       • Live Nation Entertainment – Beverly Hills, CA, U.S.A.

  • Chicago Sculpture Exhibit – Chicago, IL

2016       • Chicago Sculpture Exhibit – Chicago, IL

2011       • Double Mobius Strip, “In Bloom”, Oakbrook Center – Hinsdale, IL (Guggenheim Partners commission)

  • Rainbow Fountain, “In Bloom”, Oakbrook Center – Hinsdale, IL (Hinsdale Bank and Trust commission)

2010       • Green Office Challenge Awards, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA – Chicago, IL

2009       • Infinity, Outdoor Sculpture Project – Grand Rapids, MI

2008       • Scenes from Chicago (mural 8 x 22 ft.), West Town Chicago Chamber of Commerce Public Art Program – Chicago, IL

2005       • Infinity, Lincolnwood Public Art Program – Lincolnwood, Chicago, IL

2004       • Double Mobius Strip, Lincoln Park Community Art Initiative, Outdoor Sculpture Installation – Chicago

2003       • Double Mobius Strip, Navy Pier Walk, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition – Chicago, IL

2002       • Double Mobius Strip, Lincoln Park Community Art Initiative, Outdoor Sculpture Installation – Chicago

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS:

2012       Indigenous Memories”, Jack Olson Gallery, School of Art, Northern Illinois University – DeKalb, IL

2000       • “3-D Reality Project”, University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

1999       • “Recent Paintings and Paper Works”, Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago, IL

1998       • “Arabesques”, Artec Nº1 Gallery – Mannheim, Germany

  • “Voyage”, installation on the Heidelberg University Square – Heidelberg, Germany

1997       • “Voyage”, installation on the Mozart Bridge – Salzburg, Austria

1994       • “Installations and Assemblages”, National Palace of Culture – Sofia, Bulgaria      

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS:

2013       • Personal Structures: Time Space Existence, 55th Biennale di Venezia – Venice, Italy

2011       • “frag-men-tal”, 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art – Moscow, Russia

  • “An Exchange with Sol LeWitt”, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA

2010       • “Absence“, Queens Museum of Art – Queens, NY

  • 4th Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China – Beijing, China
  • Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts – Long Branch, NJ

2009       • “Design it” Shelter Competition, Guggenheim and Google Flickr Group – NYC

  • “Immigration Journeys Jukebox Project “, Queens Museum of Art – Queens, NY
  • “Beyond Borders 3”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL
  • “Peace Tower”, a project by Mark di Suvero – Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL

2003       • “Navy Pier Walk”, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition – Chicago, IL

  • “Border Crossings”, the 9th International Sculptors’ Symposium – Arnbruck, Germany

1998       • “Border Crossings”, the 8th International Sculptors’ Symposium – Braunau, Austria

  • 5th International Sculpture Symposium – Brienz, Switzerland

1997       • 3rd International Sculpture Symposium – Sur En/Sent, Switzerland

1996       • 4th International Sculpture Symposium – Hojer, Denmark

1995       • 3rd International Sculpture Symposium – Hojer, Denmark

  • International Festival of Painting – Cagne-sur-Mer, France
  • “T. E. S. ’95”, the 4th European Sculpture Triennial – Paris, France

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS:

  • Live Nation Entertainment – Beverly Hills, CA, U.S.A.
  • San Fernando Museum – Madrid, Spain
  • National Palace of Culture – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Gallery of the Portrait – Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brienz International Sculpture Symposium’s Foundation – Brienz, Switzerland
BIOGRAPHY

Born in Bulgaria, lives and works in Chicago, USA. Graduated the National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria. Specialized in Como, Italy, Antonio Ratti Foundation, the Advanced Course in Visual Arts with Joseph Kosuth and Public Arts with Agnes Denes in Salzburg, Austria.

 

Exhibitions and projects:

4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2011; Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, 2010; Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, U.S.A,  2010;  Queens Museum of Art – New York, 2009 & 2010; "Design it", Guggenheim and Google Flickr Group, Guggenheim Museum – New York, 2010; South London Gallery – London, 2010; Metro Pictures – New York, 2017; Sikkema Jenkins & Co. – New York, 2016; Luhring Augustine Gallery – New York, 2015; Cheim & Read Gallery – New York, 2012; Personal Structures”, La Biennale di Venezia - 55th International Art Exhibition, Palazzo Bembo – Venice, Italy, 2013

TECHNIQUE
EXPERTISE
AWARDS
PAST EXHIBITIONS

  PLAMEN YORDANOV

      plamenart@hotmail.com  •  6950 S. Stewart Ave, Chicago, IL 60621

 

 

EDUCATION:

1997       • Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, the Public Art Program with Prof. Agnes Denes – Salzburg, Austria

1995       • Antonio Ratti Foundation, the Advanced Course in Visual Arts with Prof. Joseph Kosuth – Como, Italy

1992       • Vermont Studio Center, the program with Prof. Robert Henry and Prof. Roger Winter – Johnson, VT, U.S.A.

1985-90 • National Academy of Art, MFA, Department of Painting with Prof. Svetlin Rusev – Sofia, Bulgaria

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS:

2012       • “Indigenous Memories”, Jack Olson Gallery, School of Art, Northern Illinois University – DeKalb, IL, U.S.A.

2008       • “Portrait of a Collector“, Chicago Art Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2000       • “3-D Reality Project”, University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

1999       • “Recent Paintings and Paper Works”, Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

1994       • “Installations and Assemblages”, National Palace of Culture – Sofia, Bulgaria

1992       • “Recent Paintings”, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center – Johnson, VT, U.S.A. 

1991       • “Noah's Ark”, Wolfgang Riegelsberger Gallery – Mannheim, Germany (catalogue)

  • International Foundation “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” – Sofia, Bulgaria

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS:

2019       • “Visual AIDS”, Bartolami  – New York, U.S.A.

2018       • “20th Annual Postcards from the Edge”, Gallery 524 – New York, U.S.A.

  • “Flat Rate Box”, Modified Arts – Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.

2017       • “Postcards from the Edge”, Metro Pictures – New York, U.S.A.

  • “Biennial 2017”, Museum of Non-Visible Art – New York, U.S.A.
  • “Sculpture Exhibit”, Bridgeport Art Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2016      • Chicago Sculpture Exhibit – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • “18th Annual Postcards from the Edge”, Sikkema Jenkins & Co. – New York, U.S.A.

2015       • ArtExpo – Pier 94, New York, U.S.A.

  • “Postcards from the Edge”, - Luhring Augustine Gallery – New York, U.S.A.

2013       • “What Do You Hear”, SoundCloud DropBox in conjunction with Soundings: A Contemporary Score, MoMA – New York, U.S.A.

  • #summerdream, Yoko Ono’s project, Bullukian Foundation, La Biennale de Lyon – Lyon, France
  • “Personal Structures”, La Biennale di Venezia - 55th International Art Exhibition, Palazzo Bembo – Venice, Italy (catalogue)

2012       • “Visions of Death”, Couvent des Cordeliers – Paris, France

  • “Visions of Death”, Salon du Chocolat – Paris, France
  • “Visions of Death”, Queens Museum of Art – New York, U.S.A.
  • “Triumph of Caïssa. Dedication to Marcel Duchamp”, Tretyakov State Gallery – Moscow, Russia
  • “Re/Invention”, ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
  • 7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art and artwiki.org – Berlin, Germany
  • “Postcards from the Edge”, Cheim & Read Gallery – New York, U.S.A.

2011       • “Drawing Connections”, Siena Art Institute – Siena, Italy (catalogue)     

  • “frag-men-tal”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
  • “frag-men-tal”, 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Parallel Program – Moscow, Russia (catalogue)
  • Nord Art 2011, KiC Kunst in der Carlshütte – Büdelsdorf, Germany (catalogue)
  • “In Bloom”, Oakbrook Center, Guggenheim Partners commission – Hinsdale, IL, U.S.A.
  • “The Popular Show”, Townhouse Gallery – Cairo, Egypt
  • 6th Annual KIWA Woodblock Print Exhibition, Kyoto Municipal Museum – Kyoto, Japan (catalogue)
  • 7th Annual Fine Art Auction Exhibit, Contemporary Art Center Peoria, Peoria, IL, U.S.A.
  • “An Exchange with Sol LeWitt”, MASSMoCA – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, U.S.A.
  • “Postcards from the Edge”, CRG Gallery – New York, U.S.A.

2010       • “ABSENCE”, Queens Museum of Art – New York, U.S.A.

  • 4th Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China – Beijing, China (catalogue)
  • “Beyond Borders 4”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
  • “Re: Contemplating the Void”, Guggenheim Museum – New York, U.S.A.
  • G.R. N’Namdi Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
  • Fracking: Art and Activism Against the Drill - Exit Art, New York, U.S.A. (closed, 2012)
  • “Immigrant Art”, SICA - The Shore Institute of The Contemporary Arts – Long Branch, NJ, U.S.A.
  • “Bound & Gathered”, Edge Zones Art Center – Miami, FL, U.S.A.
  • “Michael Landy: Art Bin”, South London Gallery – London, United Kingdom
  • “Artist Made Books”, Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Norris University Center, Northwestern University – Evanston, IL, U.S.A.

2009       • "Design it" Shelter Competition, Guggenheim and Google Flickr Group, Guggenheim Museum – New York, U.S.A.

  • “Under the Viaduct”, Architrouve Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
  • “A Book about Death” Queens Museum of Art – Queens, NY, U.S.A.
  • “ArtPrize”, Blue Bridge/City of Grand Rapids – Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A. (catalogue)
  • “Nude”, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center – Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. (catalogue)
  • Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center – New York, U.S.A.
  • “Immigration Journeys Jukebox Project “, Queens Museum of Art – Queens, NY, U.S.A.
  • “Beyond Borders 3”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2008       • Chicago Art Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • “Beyond Borders 2”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2007       • “Beyond Borders 1”, Richard J. Daley Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • “Peace Tower”, a project by Mark di Suvero – Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2004       • “Artist’s Toys”, Kraft/Lieberman Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • “LPCAI”, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Department of Cultural Affairs – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2003       • Pier Walk, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition – Chicago, IL, U.S.A. (catalogue)

  • Maquette Show, Gallery 37 – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2002       • “Being“, LIPA Art Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • “LPCAI”, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Department of Cultural Affairs – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2001       • “Suite Home Chicago“, Public Art Project of the Department of Cultural Affairs – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.  (catalogue)

2000       • “Many Colored Artworks“, Queens Museum of Art – New York, U.S.A.

1999       • “30 Times 15"x15"“, Fassbender Gallery – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • “Border Crossings”, the 9th International Sculptors’ Symposium – Arnbruck, Germany (catalogue)

1998       • “Border Crossings”, the 8th International Sculptors’ Symposium – Braunau, Austria (catalogue)

  • 5th International Sculpture Symposium – Brienz, Switzerland (catalogue)
  • “Bulgarian Graphic Art Today”, Rathausgalerie – Brühl, Germany
  • “Bulgarian Artbook”, BRINZ 39 Foundation – Zürich, Switzerland (catalogue)

1997       • “Bulgarian Artbook”, Ata Gallery for Contemporary Art – Sofia, Bulgaria (catalogue)

  • The 3rd International Sculpture Symposium – Sur En/Sent, Switzerland (catalogue)
  • “Voyage”, Installation in the Old Salt Mine – Hallein, Austria
  • Stedelijk Museum Hof Van Busleyden – Meechelen, Belgium

1996       • “Plastic Image of the 90s”, the National Palace of Culture – Sofia, Bulgaria

  • The 4th International Sculpture Symposium – Hojer, Denmark (catalogue)
  • Cultural Centre A. Spinoy – Mechelen, Belgium
  • Section “13” Annual Exhibition, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, BG

 

 

 

1995       • 3rd International Sculpture Symposium – Hojer, Denmark (catalogue)

  • “Located Work”, Antonio Ratti Foundation – Como, Italy, (catalogue)
  • International Festival of Painting – Cagne-sur-Mer, France (catalogue)
  • “T. E. S. ’95” 4th European Sculpture Triennial (IV Triennale Européenne de Sculpture, Jardin des Plantes) – Paris, France (catalogue)
  • “VideoHarT”, Soros Center for the Arts Annual Exhibition, Archaeological Museum – Sofia, BG (catalogue)
  • The 18th International Independent Exhibition of Prints in Kanagawa – Kanagawa, Japan

1994       • S.O.F.A. Art Event – Nyborg, Denmark (catalogue)

  • “Selected from the Bulgarian Contemporary Art (60s – 90s years of 20th Century)”, Gallery for Foreign Art of the International Foundation “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” and Norman Art Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “The Autumn Salon”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria (catalogue)
  • Annual Exhibition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Shipka 6 Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria (catalogue)
  • “13”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria (catalogue)
  • “Olympic Ideals in Bulgarian Art”, Shipka 6 Gallery (exhibition halls of the Union of Bulgarian Artists) – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • The 3rd International Print Biennial – Belgrade, Serbia

1993       • Annual Exhibition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Shipka 6 Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria (catalogue)

1992       • “Bulgarian Art”, Gagliardi Gallery – London, United Kingdom link (catalogue)

1991       • Budapest Art EXPO '91 – Budapest, Hungary (catalogue)

1990       • International Gallery of Portrait Tuzla – Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina  

 

AWARDS/GRANTS/PUBLIC COMMISSIONS:

2017       • Chicago Sculpture Exhibit – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

  • “Sculpture Exhibit”, Bridgeport Art Center – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2016       • Chicago Sculpture Exhibit – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2015       • “Infinity”, Rigby Group, London link

2014       • “Infinity”, University of Minnesota, Morris‏, MN, U.S.A.

2012       • “Genesis”, Orland Park Public Art commission (2008-2013) – Orland Park, IL, U.S.A.

2011       • “Infinity Mobile”, In Bloom, Oakbrook Center – Hinsdale, IL, U.S.A. (Guggenheim Partners commission)

  • “Spin Art”, In Bloom exhibition, Oakbrook Center – Hinsdale, IL, U.S.A. (Hinsdale Bank and Trust commission)

2010       • Green Office Challenge Awards, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

2003       • Live Performance Series – Museum of Science and Industry – Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

1998       • Diploma – 2nd place of public from the 5th International Woodcarving Symposium – Brienz, Switzerland

  • Diploma – 2nd place of jury from the 5th International Woodcarving Symposium – Brienz, Switzerland
  • Grant of KulturKontakt – Wien, Austria
  • Grant of Summer Academy of Fine Arts – Salzburg, Austria

1995       • Grant of Soros Center for the Arts – Sofia, Bulgaria

1992       • Full fellowship for Residency of the Vermont Studio Center – Johnson, VT, U.S.A.

1991       • Grant of the International Foundation “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” – Sofia, Bulgaria

1989       • Honor Diploma from the 4th International Competition for Young Painters – Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Honorable Mention from the 3rd International Competition for Drawing – Ell Ferrol, Spain
PUBLICATIONS
HOME | CONTACT
Chicago
United States
SOCIAL MEDIA | *Links appear on top underneath your name
PERSONAL | *Publicly Invisible | Visible to Team ARTMO