Dimitar Trendafilov


1937 - 2016


Dimitar Trendafilov has graduated in illustration from the studio of professor Vesselin Staikov at the National Art Academy, Sofia, in 1965. He is a student of Boris Anguelushev with whom he collaborates even while in school. He has worked in the area of graphics, calligraphy and character fonts of which he has authored and trade-marked ten, having produced as well many book designs and television programs. In recent years he has been concentrating mainly on calligraphy and serigraphy and has exhibited his work in Bulgaria and other Europian countries. Dimitar Trendafilov is professor of calligraphy and calligraphic fonts, and has taught for more than 40 years at the National Art Academy.


  • Union of Bulgarian Writers, Sofia
  • Bulgarian Culture Center, Bratislava
  • Bulgarian Culture Center, Moscow
  • Gallery ·55·, Malmo
  • Czechoslovakian Culture Club, Sofia
  • World exposition, Seville
  • Museum of letter, Prague
  • Charity exposition in National Art Academy, Sofia
  • Gallery ·Mai·, Sliven
  • Gallery ·Vedart·, Sofia
  • Gallery of Union of Painters, Burgas
  • Gallery ·Vedart·, Sofia
  • Gallery ·111·, Varna
  • Gallery ·Georges Papazov·, Yambol
  • Gallery ·Prolet·, Burgas
  • Gallery ·Art 36·, Sofia
  • Gallery ·Raphael Mihailov·, V. Tarnovo
  • French Culture Institute, Sofia
  • Gallery ·Prolet·, Burgas
  • National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia
  • Gallery ·Imoga·, Istanbul
  • Gallery ·Utopya Platform·, Istanbul
  • Gallery of the University Kodjaely, Izmit