Anna Simeonoff

                                                                                        

Anna is graphic and poster designer specialized in poster, book covers & logotype.

EDUCATION:

2002 National Academy of Art, Sofia. Master degree – Faculty of Fine Arts, Department – Poster Design and Visual Communication, in the class of Professor Ivan Gazdov

1996 Secondary Language School, French department, Sofia

1992-1993 French Language High School „Regnault“, Tangier, Morocco

2004 Art management and communications, subsidies and sponsorship, planning, cultural politics and international relationships – trainingproject ABC at STOEP Holland foundation

AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS:

2018 Second award – Illustration competition „Buchschmuck“ – Goethe Institut, Sofia

2015 Audience award – poster exhibition “I love this film” – The Cinema House, Sofia

2012 Second award – Poster competition „Rio+20“ – International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia

2004 Specialization and Work in „Cité Internationale des Arts“ – Young Artist Award – national competition for work and residency in, Paris, France

2003 Prize from the competition of Logo, total design and aircraft outlook design for the Bulgarian airline company  „Viaggio Air”

2001 First Prize from the competition for New Year’s Cards of the National Academy of Art, Sofia

ART DIRECTOR:

since 2013  www.plakatkombinat.com – co-founder and curator

2009 – 2016  Art Contact – Non-Governmental Organization

2008 – 2009 JNL+ European Advertising Agency

2006 – 2007  Nightlife magazine – lifestyle magazine

GRAPHIC DESIGNER:

      since 2018 Riva; Fakel Express, Prozoretz – publishing houses

since 2014 Obsidian – Publishing house

2009 – 2013 Uniscorp – Publishing house

2005 Advertising agency – M3 Communication Group

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE:

Since 2003 Graphic design, Logo, Book covers for publishing houses, Posters, Advertising materials

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2019 – 1997:

       2018 

  • “The power of social poster” – Poster Аppeal – Awarded poster selection from International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia, Bulgaria – National palace of culture
  • “Festival posters” – selection from International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia, Bulgaria – National palace of culture

2017

  • Lahti Poster Triennial 2017, Lahti Poster Museum, Finland
  • “Hommage á Despo”– National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” – Sofia, Bulgaria

        2016

  •  International Poster Biennial in Mexico
  • 8-ht International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia – Sofia, Bulgaria

        2015  

  • “I love this film” by Plakat Kombinat – new film posters exhibition:
  • Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna, Austria
  • Bow Tie Cinema, New York, USA
  • Casa del Cinema, Rome, Italy
  •  Cinema House, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “The City” by Plakat Kombinat – Galerie BKI, Prague, Czech Republic

2014  

  • “Favourite City” by Plakat Kombinat – Bulgarian Cultural Institute – London, United Kingdom 
  • “Anthology of Bulgarian Stage poster” – National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” and Gallery Industrialna 11, Sofia
  • “Posters for New Bulgarian Architecture” by Plakat Kombinat – One Architecture Week, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • One Design Week -“Three Favorites” exhibition – Cosmos Cinema, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2013

  • 7-th International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “200 years Verdi” – poster exhibition part of Seventh International Triennial of Stage Poster Sofia – Bulgarian Cultural Institute Gallery, Prague.
  • Plakat Kombinat Exhibition – Sofia Design Week, Bulgaria
  • “The Bulgarians are coming” – Standpoint Gallery – London &  Bulgarian Cultural Institute – London, United Kingdom
  • Mallorca Translocal Meeting Exhibition – Can Gelabert Cultural Centre, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • “Dozеn” Poster exhibition – Gallery Academy – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “Hospital for lovers” exhibition, Rayko Alexiev Gallery – Sofia, Bulgaria

2012   

  • Exhibition of the nominees at Poster competition „Rio+20“ by the International Triennial of Stage Poster -Gallery of Union of Bulgarian Artists „Shipka 6“ – Sofia, Bulgaria

2009  

  • Exhibition opening the Water Tower Art Fest – Sofia, Bulgaria

2004   

  • International Student Art-Festival – Belgrade, Serbia
  • Annual student exhibition – Gallery of Union of Bulgarian Artists „Shipka 6“ – Sofia, Bulgaria

2003   

  •  Annual exhibitions „Typography and Calligraphy“ – National Academy of Art – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Exhibition „Poster“- National Student House – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Student Poster Exhibition in the Gallery of the National Academy of Art – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Exhibition „Stage poster“ – National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Competition Absolut Vodka – „Absolut Bulgaria“, Sofia, Bulgaria

1997   

  • Stage poster – National Army Theatre – Sofia, Bulgaria