Anna Simeonoff

                                                                                                   

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

EDUCATION:

  • 2002 National Academy of Fine Art, Sofia. Master degree – Faculty of Fine Arts, Department – Poster Design and Visual Communication, under the direction of Professor Ivan Gazdov
  • 1996 Secondary Language School, French department, Sofia
  • 1993 French Language High School „Regnault“, Tangier, Morocco

AWARDS:

  • 2012 Prize for the 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 First 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

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: 

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE:

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

ART DIRECTOR:

  • since 2013 – 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 2014 – Obsidian - Publishing house
  • 2009 – 2014 Uniscorp – Publishing house
  • 2005 Advertising agency – M3 Communication Group

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2017 – 1997:

     2017

  • Lahti Poster Triennial - Lahti Poster Museum, Finland

     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

  • Seventh 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