Students from the Department of Metal participated in a workshop on Modelling in Wax in the Jewellery Atelier under the guidance of Ch. Asst. Prof. Mirena Zlateva, PhD


The workshop was held for a second consecutive year and the works are included in the Travelling Landscapes annual collective exhibition organised by Le Papillon Gallery, Varna, which is taking place from 8 February to 10 March 2024.
Ch. Asst. Prof. Mirena Zlateva, PhD, works with the students in the field of jewellery sculpture and jewellery design. Through the specific technology of modelling in wax and a two-stage process, works are created mainly in silver and some other materials.
Participants in the workshop
1st-year students Boris Prashtilski and Stefania Mangarova, 2nd-year student Gergana Bernardova, 3rd-year students Alexandra Popova, Karina Ambartsumyan and Victoria Dimitrova, 4th-year students Donna Konstantinova and Martina Dragova, and 1st-year Master's degree students Denelin Georgiev and Adriana Uzunova.
An invariable aspect of the workshop programme is the long-term cooperation with the gallerist Victoria Miteva. In Travelling Landscapes, the fourteenth edition of the Annual Collective Jewellery Exhibition, the students' works created during the workshop have their debut at Le Papillon Art Gallery in the city of Varna.
With the expertise of Prof. Dimitar Delchev and Ch. Asst. Prof. Mirena Zlateva, PhD, the Jewellery Atelier at the National Academy of Art presents not only the works created during the creative workshop, but also the specifics of the training process – a wide range in the jewellery design and an impressive variety of materials: precious and non-ferrous metals – silver, gold, copper, brass; precious and semi-precious stones and pearls; natural materials from nature: wood, glass, porcelain, textiles; as well as modern and synthetic materials such as rubber, Plexiglas, and others.
The Travelling Landscapes annual jewellery exhibition of Le Papillon Art Gallery also showcases the authorship works of graduates of the Department of Metal at the National Academy of Art.