Ivan Ushev, Bulgaria – Visual Arts and Installations
Ivan Ushev, born on 14.09.1979, in the town of Panagyurishte. In 1999 he graduated from the Secondary Art School of Applied Arts in the town of Tryavna, in 2008 he graduated from the National Academy of Arts, specialty Wood Carving. Co-founder and member of “Group 9” and “Studio 4 Ears”. He has participated in a number of exhibitions and residencies: 1999 – General Exhibition – Photography, town of Tryavna 2001, General Exhibition – Photography, ART-36 Gallery, Sofia, 2006, General Exhibition – Woodcarving, Graphics, Painting, town of Panagyurishte, 2006, International Student Plain air, town of Dimotika, Greece, 2009, Plain air Kinetic Sculpture, town of Sevlievo, 2011, National Exhibition of Woodplastic – Veliko Tarnovo, “Rafael Mihailov” Gallery, “The spaces below – the spaces above”, Haifa, Israel. From 2011 until 2015 he participated in exhibitions of “Group 9” and “Studio 4 Ears”. He works in the field of sculpture, kinetic sculpture and installation. In 2011, he won the prize of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Wood carving section – National Exhibition of Woodplastic, town of Veliko Tarnovo.
“Moved by the Wind”
A portrait of those who raised us, those who taught us, those who healed us, those who sheltered us, those getting old, those who stay, those who win… with nothing!