Exhibition of Certified Bachelors 2013/2014


23 June to 9 July 2014

Opening June 23 (Monday), 18:00
UBA, 6 Shipka Str., 2st floor and 3nd floor
National Academy of Art and Societe Generale Expressbank gave awards for best graduation project for 2014
For the eighth consecutive year the bank gave five awards to graduates of the two faculties of the Academy
On June 23, 2014 the National Academy of Art and Societe General Expressbank officially opened in the gallery of the UBA at 6 Shipka Str.  exhibition of Bachelor graduates from the Academy, Class of 2013/2014.
The annual exhibition of Bachelor graduates is one of the most important and prestigious events of the National Academy of Art, not only because of the unique assignments and projects of the students, but also because it is their first encounter with the audience as graduate artists and designers.
The exhibition was opened in the presence of the Rector of the National Academy, Prof. Svetoslav Kokalov, Prof. Desislava Mincheva - Member of the Executive Bureau of the UBA, Mrs. Maria Ruseva – Deputy CEO of Societe Generale Expressbank, Mr. Martin Zaimov – Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Societe Generale Expressbank, the Deans of the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Faculty of Applied Arts, lecturers, students and guests.
The Rector of the Academy, Prof. Svetoslav Kokalov highlighted the important role of Societe Generale Expressbank in implementing a number of initiatives of the Academy – purchase of the first prize of the year of Bachelor graduates, scholarships for PhD graduates and Masters, support for the team of the Academy for their events and exhibitions and many others.
Ms. Maria Rousseva announced the names of the winners of the competition for the best graduation project, organized by the NAA and Societe Generale Expressbank and the nominees to participate in the third edition of the Summer Academy Wittgenstein House  Vienna. The winners received certificates from Societe Generale Expressbank.
Grand Prize (prize purchase in favor of the collection of Societe General Expressbank) of 1500 lev received Miroslav Danailov Mironov  Painting
Equivalent awards in the amount of 400 lev:
 Maria Ivanova Malinova  Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts
 Victoria Valentinova Staykova – Book and Printed Graphic, Faculty of Fine Arts
 Stella Ivanova Gecheva  Textile, Faculty of Applied Arts
 Ilian Minchev Ivanov  Woodcarving, Faculty of Applied Arts
Nominated to participate in the Summer Academy Wittgenstein House  Vienna
– Gabriela Krumova Petrova  Painting
 Mila Chavdarova Ianeva – Book and Printed Graphics
 Karina Popov Talpova  Poster and Visual Communication
 George Vaskov Dzhandzhov  Woodcarving
 Anna Dimitrova Apostolova  Scenography
 Stella Ivanova Gecheva  Textile  Art and Design
 Maria Georgieva Tsakova  Design in Advertising
 Elena Asenova Zlateva – Fashion
Summer Academy with exhibition in the Bulgarian Cultural Institute Wittgenstein House, Vienna is an educational and creative residence for students from the Academy and allows the opportunity for the realization of an exhibition in the halls of the cultural institute.