ABOUT THE ARTIST

 
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Ivan Valtchev
Born 1944 in Bulgaria

570 Sanderling Court
Secaucus, NJ 07094
voditel@msn.com
646-676-8655

www.IvanValtchev.info

MUSEUM & PERMANENT COLLECTIONS (Selected)

  • Bibliotheque Nationale, Cabinet des Estampes, Paris, France
  • Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, Wyoming
  • Butler Institut of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
  • Castelli, Leo, New York, NY
  • Centre Genevois de la Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Gabriella Van Zeuylen, Collection, Paris, France
  • Grafikens Hus, Mariefred, Sweden
  • Hammer Galleries, New York, NY
  • Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts
  • Lessing Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
  • Minolta Corporation US, Ramsey NJ
  • Montclair Museum of Art, Montclair, NJ
  • Museum of the City of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Nathan Cummings Collection of Art, New York, NY
  • National Gallery of Art, Department of Modern Prints and Drawings, Washington, D.C.
  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • New York Public Library, New York, NY
  • New York Public Library, Dance Collection, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Prints and Drawings, New York, NY
  • Robert Rauschenberg Collection,  Captiva, Florida
  • Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Schwarz-von Spreckelsen Collection, Basel, Switzerland
  • Stuart Pivar Collection, New York, NY
  • The University of Arizona, Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
  • Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Jersey

EDUCATION

  • Fordham University, New York, NY P.D.
  • Musee du Louvre, Paris, France, internship
  • University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, BA
  • Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden, M.F.A.
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland
  • University of Copernicus, Torun, Poland

AWARDS, GRANTS, HONORS

  • 2008 - 2010     Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
  • 2005     Annual Dean's Award, for distinguished adjunct professor, New York University, New York, NY
  • 1985     Artists's Space, New York
  • 1976     Gold Medal, Societe Europeene d'Excellence, Paris, France
  • 1975     Juror's Award, New Hampshire Graphics International
  • 1973 - 1974     Art Grant, University of Maryland, College Park MD

BIBLIOGRAPHY (Selected)

  • 2012, January 1  Washington Post, Metro section, article
  • 2010  Lincoln Square News, article, December
  • 2011  Vezni, (Scales) magazine, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2010  Lincoln Square News, art profile, December 9, 2010
  • 2008  Vezni magazine, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2004  Washington Post May 24  2004
  • 1987-99  Art Stars (photography page) all issues Manhattan Arts, NY
  • 1999  The New Haven Registrar February, 1999
  • 1995 Sep/Oct  Horse World Magazine Volume 52 No 9
  • 1994  The Exquisite Cadaver, Drawing Center Catalog, N.Y., N.Y.
  • 1987-1993   Art Stars (photography page), all issues, Manhattan Arts, NY
  • 1990 May 16  Art Speak  NY NY
  • 1990  Manhattan Arts, May, 1990 NY NY
  • 1990  Manhattan Arts January February NY NY
  • 1988  Alexandria Pulse, Alexandria, VA, Article July 15
  • 1988  Washington Art Reporter Washington DC Article Sept.-Oct.
  • 1986  Television Profile WUSA Ch. 9 Washington, DC.Nov.
  • 1986  Washington Post Metro Washington D.C. Article,July 18
  • 1985  Columbia University Record, NY NY Review, October 25
  • 1984  Our Sunday Visitor Huntington IN Front Page, May 22
  • 1984  Buffalo News Article November 16 Buffalo, New York
  • 1977  Basel Doppelstab, Article April Basel Switzerland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

  • 2010       Le Rendez-Vous Gallery, New York NY
  • 2009       Gallery Le Rendez-vous, New York, NY
  • 2006       Gallery Bel Age, Westhampton Beach NY
  • 2004       Gallery Artamontzev, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2000       RoseRoyce Gallery, Clairmont, New Jersey
  • 1999     Gallery Svarta Soffan, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1998     Horse Show, Saratoga, NY
  • 1996     Gallery Svarta Soffan. Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1993     Synchronicity Space, Soho, New York
  • 1990     University Club, Washington, D.C.
  • 1990     Handcraft Marble and Granite Gallery, Inc., NY, NY
  • 1989     The Lafayette Street Living Museum, New York, NY
  • 1989     Oestreicher Fine Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1988     Fota Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1987     City Corp., New York, NY
  • 1986     City Corp., New York, NY
  • 1985     Deutsches Haus, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 1984     Benjamin's Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  • 1983     Lincoln Savings Bank. New York, NY
  • 1981     Lincoln Savings Bank, New York, NY
  • 1978     Gallery im Kirchgasse, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1977     Daniel Blaise Thorrens Fine Arts, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1975     Gallery Rubicon, Los Altos, California
  • Gallery Die Unge Generation, Vienna, Austria
  • Gallery Window, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1973-1974     Gallery Santee Landweer, Amsterdam, Holland
  • Gallery Cora, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Gallery Nouvelle Gravure, Paris, France
  • 1973     Gallery Carl Van der Voort, Ibiza. Spain
  • 1972     Jane Haslem Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
  •  Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1971     New York Public Library at Lincoln Center, New York
  • 1969     Gallery Draken, Stockholm, Sweden


GROUP SHOWS AND FORUMS (Selected)

  • 2016   Panel Cross-culture Hybrid Arts NYU October 25
  • 2016   Panel 'Future of the Arts' Colombia University February 8
  • 2013 Animamus Art Salon, New York, NY
  • 2012 Animamus Art Salon, New York, NY
  • 2008-2010     Storyopolis Gallery Sherman Oaks, CA
  • 2007-2009  Gallery Storyopolis Sherman Oaks CA
  • 2007     Grant Gallery SOHO, NY NY
  • 2005     Ederlin Gallery, Roxbury, NY
  • 2004     Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, NJ
  • 2002-2003     Cooper Union New York, NY
  • 2000     Galeria  1000 Madison Ave, NY, NY
  • 1999 - 2004     Richard Greene Gallery, Guilford, Connecticut
  • 1999     Brighton Horizon Gallery, Sydney, Australia
  • 1997     The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
  • 1996, 1997, 1998     Elaine Benson, Southampton, NY
  • 1995     University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
  • 1997     Drawing Center, New York, NY
  • 1993     Swiss Institute, New York, NY
  • 1990     Monserat Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1988     Tradition 3000, New York, NY
  • 1987 - 1988     Baraka Art Co., Washington, D.C.
  • 1986     Mussavi Art Center, New York, NY
  • 1985     Henry Roussard Gallerv, New York, NY
  • 1984     James Hunt Baker Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1983     HMK Fine Arts, New York, NY
  • 1982     Terrain Gallery. New York, NY
  • 1981     Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1977     Daniel Blaise Thorrens Fine Art, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1976     Gallery Hans Trojansky, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • 1973     23rd National Print Show, Library of Congress, Wash., DC
  • 1971-1975     University of Maryland Art Dept, Gallery, MD
  • 1972-1977     Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
  • 1972-1975     Gallery Cora. Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1972-1975     Gallery Schindler, Bern, Swilzeriand
  • 1972     National Print Show, Oklahoma City Museum

PARTICIPATIONS

  • 2016   Art Panel at Columbia University, COCA ART, New York
  • 1983   Channel 13 Collection, Auctioning of Art, New York
  • 1982   The Bienal Graphics International, Lubliana, Yugoslavia
  • 1975   Seventh Annual Printmaking West, Utah State University
  • 1975   Fourth Int’l. Art Exhibition, International Play Group,  NYC
  • 1974-75    United States International, The Graphics Society, NYC
  • 1974   Salon International de l’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
  • 1974   Second New Hampshire Graphics International, NH
  • 1972-75  Dusseldorf Art Fair, Germany
  • 1970   Graphics International Bienal Entreveaux, Cannes, France
  • 1969   Graphics International Bienal, Ibiza, Spain

PROJECTS

  • 1977 - 1980     Life-size bronzes cast in Geneva, Switzerland and Hamburg, Germany - private collections
  • 1978 - 1979     Stone Carving in Carrara, Pietra Santa, Italy