Winners of the ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2015


On May 28, 2105 in the Academy Gallery opened the exhibition of the ten nominated artists from Bulgaria. The ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2015 winners were announced. These are Angel Chobanov and Miglena Yoncheva-Nikolova, who received two equal awards for creative excellence ESSL ART AWARD CEE, subsidized with € 3,500 each and an invitation to the group exhibition Diversity of Voices in Essl museum in Klosterneuburg, Vienna. Angel Chobanov received a special invitation VIG SPECIAL INVITATION of Wiener Städtischen Versicherungsverein, which is accompanied with € 1,000 honorarium and a call for a group exhibition in the Ringturm building in Vienna, where the headquarters of the group are.
Kalina Mavrodieva received the collectors’ award - Collectors Invitation, with an invitation to participate in the group exhibition of the winners and her works will be included in the exhibition catalog. The prize is awarded for the first time in Bulgaria.
The awarded artists were announced by Maria Vassileva, curator of the exhibition and member of the jury of Bulgaria, and awards were handed over by Eva-Virlich Essl (museum "Essl) and Barbara Gryotshnig (Wiener Städtische Versicherungsverein).
The event was attended by the Ambassador of Austria in Bulgaria Hon. Mr. Roland Hauser, guests, journalists, teachers, colleagues and students.
Congratulations to the winners!