Stanimir Bozhilov (1968)

Stanimir Bozhilov

Stanimir Bozhilov
photo: personal archive

Stanimir Bozhilov was born in 1968 in Sofia, Bulgaria. After graduating from the National School of Fine Arts in Sofia, in 1997 he earned his degree in “Mural Painting” from the National Academy of Art under the guidance of Professor Dimo Zaimov. Since 2001 he has been a member of The Union of Bulgarian Artists (UBA), specifically in the “Monumental Arts” category.

His artistic work spans a wide range of disciplines, including secular and religious mural painting, iconography, stained glass, mosaic, easel painting, drawing, spatial design, cinema, and advertising design. From 2004 to 2010 he taught mural painting in the “Iconography” and “Mural Painting” specialties at Veliko Tarnovo University. He has been teaching drawing, painting, and wall art at New Bulgarian University since 2007.

In recent years, Stanimir Bozhilov has been involved in several collaborative creative projects, including “Love and Hate,” “My World under the Rainbow,” “Realization of Decor and Costume,” “Spirit and Matter,” “Masks,” and “NBU in the National Palace of Culture.” Other projects of his have featured the work of accomplished students and professors from NBU and other universities in Bulgaria, Italy, France, and the USA.