Proffesional CV

Name: Lubov Ivanova Toteva
Nationality: Bulgarian
Place of Birth: Sofia, Bulgaria

Education:

1976 – Academy of Arts "N. Pavlovich", Sofia – Master of the Monumental Painting /wall-painting/
1986 – Academy of Dramatic Arts, Prague – Master of "Puppet’s Technology"

Job experience:

1978-1985 – Wall painting in Sofia /three/ and Primorsko /one/; A mosaic on bul. Bulgaria, Sofia; Participation of all National Exhibitions, organized by Union of Bulgarian Artists.
1980-1990 – Studio for theatre puppets – Union of Actors in Bulgaria, Sofia – Stage producer and puppets’ realization. /More than twenty projects and puppets shows, which have carried off many prizes/
since 1991 - The Art School "Renaissance", Sofia – The Head of the Art School "Renaissance", working with children from six to sixteen years old.
since 1998 – The Children Art Center to Future for Bulgarian Fondation – School of painting and School of icons.
1990-2007 – Working in the style of "Naïve" painting

During this period she never ceased work in the field of icon painting and her icons are available in Italy, France, Poland, Norway, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Australia, Japan and the USA.
Lubov Toteva is a member of the Union of the Bulgarian Artists, the Union of Actors in Bulgaria and UNIMA.

Exhibitions:

1987 – Exhibition of stage projects and puppets – Theatre "Sofia", Sofia
1994 – "Zographics" – authoress’ icons – Hungarian Institute of Culture, Sofia
1993, 94, 95 – Benovelent exhibition of icons for restoration of Boyana Church – monument of culture from XI century.
1994 – Exhibition "naïve’ painting, stage projects and puppets – The World Festival of Puppets Theatre, Charleville–Mesier, France
1996 – Exhibition "naïve" painting – "Makta" Gallery, Sofia
1996 – Exhibition "naïve" painting – "Disonance" Gallery, Plovdiv
1997 – Exhibition "naïve" painting – Charleville – Mesier, France
1998 – Exhibition "naïve" painting – "Disonance" Gallery, Plovdiv
1998 – Participation of the International Exhibition "Art naïve" – Monaco
1998 – Exhibition "naïve" painting and icons – "Festinvest" Gallery, Sofia
1999 – Exhibition "naïve" painting – Ministry of Ecology, Sofia
2000 – Exhibition "naïve" painting and graphics – Charleville – Mesier, France
2000 – Exhibition "naïve" painting and icons – Dobrich
2002 – Exhibition paintings and dolls – "House of hats" Gallery, Sofia 
2002 – Exhibition "naïve" painting and dolls – "Disonance" Gallery, Plovdiv
2003 – Exhibition painting and graphics’ – Charleville – Mesier, France
2004 – Exhibition "naïve" painting and dolls – Skopie, Macedonia
2005 – Exhibition "naïve" painting – Bankia Palace
2006 – Exhibition painting and graphics’ – Charleville – Mesier, France
2007 – Exhibition painting and graphics’ – Langres – France