Daniela Todorova MA
Art Director of AMATERAS Foundation
chief curator

Educated in Bulgaria, Daniela Todorova has big expiriance as artist and curator. Since 1990 she has won over 15 first prizes in competitions all over the world. She has over 30 solo exhibitions and participations in other 80 international group exhibitions. She has been part of more that 10 exchange projects and resident in 12 countries. She is also well known for her stained glass works. As a lecture, she held workshops in Bulgaria, Taiwan, China  and Finland. Her art is part of colections in Bulgaria, UK, San Marino, Taiwan, Germany, Japan, Finland USA etc. Member of International Association of Paper Makers Artists, The Union of Bulgarian Artists, American Biographical Institute and others.

Dobrinka Dobrinova-Dantcheva
art consultant for far east culture
Born on September 18, 1949 in Kyustendil, Bulgaria.

1967 - Graduated from English Language High-School, Sofia, Bulgaria
1973 - Graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo Department of Literature, B.A. in Art History, majored in Japanese Art, Graduated from Institute for Japanese Language, Waseda University
1971 - First Prize, Asahi Shimbun Japanese Speech Contest
1974 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bulgaria Government interpreter
1975 - Lecturer in Asian Art, National Art Academy ,Sofia, Bulgaia
1982 - Embassy of Bulgaria, Tokyo Secretary to Ambassador(concurrently Cultural Attache)
1988 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government interpreter (concurrently lecturer at National Art Academy)
1989 - National Gallery for Foreign Art, Curator for Asian Art Lecturer at National Art Academy
1995 - Embassy of Bulgaria, Tokyo First Secretary, Press and Culture
1998 - Bulgarian National Radio, International Department Lecturer at National Art Academy
1999 - JAICA Project for Energy Efficiency
2000 - Lecturer at National Theater Academy, Japanese theater
2001 - Bulgarian Embassy, Ottawa, Canada as spouse
2005 - Tokuda Hospital, Administration
2006 - Embassy of Bulgaria, Vilnius, Lithuania - as spouse
2011 - Free-lancer as art critic and art consultant, Japanese and English translator
2006 - 2013 consultant of Cultural Japanese projects made by AMATERAS FOUNDATION AND AMATERAS ART STUDIO

Guest curators:

Lu Yan – China, Beijing 卢 艳
International Sculpture Exhibition and Symposium Manager, organizer and International Coordinator in Beijing Urban Sculpture Construction and Management Office for 10 years. Since 2007, invited by different countries such as Germany, Switzerland, America, Australia, Bulgaria for different Art projects.
Participated and Organized more than 20 different International sculpture Exhibitions and symposiums such as Beijing Olympic Public Art Exhibition; The China Beijing International Cultural and Creative Industry Expo Urban sculpture Art exhibition; International Urban Sculpture Creation Camp of Urumqi Xijiang; Tangshin Nanhu International sculpture Symposium; Tongling International copper sculpture Exhibition; China Taizhou International Sculpture Symposium; Tangible Rhythms - National Centre for the Performing Arts Sculptures Invitational Exhibition; Tsinghua University Centennial "Shui Mu Tsinghua" An International Sculpture Exhibition on Campus.
Deputy Secretary-General of Beijing Urban Science Society Urban Sculpture & Environmental Art Committee.
Director and Curator of International Sculpture Symposium for West Rutland Art Park, USA.

Liisa Malkamo - Finland
2006 - 2012 Bulgarian –Finnish Art Project
2009 - Support for established AMATERAS Annual Mini  Paper Art Exhibition
2011 - Finnish artists for Sofia Paper Art Biennial 2011

Jane Allen Ingram - USA
2009 - Support for establishment of AMATERAS Annual Mini Paper Art Exhibition

Regina Urboniene – Lithuania
2010-2011 - PAST. PRESENT. FUTURE. Bulgarian - Lithuanian exchange project

Egle  Bertasiene – Lithuania
2010-2011 - PAST. PRESENT. FUTURE. Bulgarian - Lithuanian exchange project

Thalia Vrachopoulos Ph.D - USA
2011 – Foreign artists for Sofia Paper Art Biennial 2011

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