Name: Robert Canev
1987 – Graduated with a degree in “Wood-carving” Department at the National Academy of Arts, Sofia
1982 – Graduated with a degree in “Iliya Petrov” High School of Arts, Sofia
Selected exhibitions, competitions and awards:
1987–2016 – Took part in more than 90 collective exhibits in Bulgaria and abroad: Austria (Vienna), Germany (Erfurt), USA (New York), France (Montauban), Belgium (Brussels), Eskishehir (Turkey)
1989–2017 – Romania (Transylvania), Germany (St. Blasien, Schwarzenberg), Hungary (Taja), Switzerland (Brienz), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Banja Luka), Italy (Castello Tesino; Steinhaus and Luttago – Luttach/Ahrntal Valley), Eskishehir (Turkey), France (La Bresse; Sculpt'en Sologne Sologne), Serbia (Poganovo monastery), Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo, Bjala, Balchik, Ahtopol, Tryavna, Jasna poliana and Pernik)
2015 – Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1989 – Villa Merkel, Stadt Esslingen am Neckar, Deutschland
2004 – ongoing – Associate professor in “Wood-carving” Department at the National Academy of Arts, Sofia.
1998–2002 – Chairman of the Department of Wood-carving in Union of Bulgarian Artists (UBA)
1991 – Member of the UBA
Robert Canev participated in all group shows of UBA Wood-carving section exhibitions between 1988 and 2015. The artist's works are owned by: National Gallery of Applied Arts, Sofia; Yambol City Gallery of Applied Arts; Museum House of Humour and Satire, Gabrorvo; Esslingen am Neckar Art Gallery, Germany; Art collections of the International Wood Culture Society in Turkey and China; private collections in Austria, Germany, USA, South Korea, Japan, Hungary, Spain and Bulgaria.
Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.