Petya Taneva was born in 1976 in the city of Ruse, but she lives and works in Stara Zagora. She has been working in the field of interior design of homes and commercial premises, hotels, restaurants, offices and public buildings since 1998. She is regularly engaged in art and product photography. She has been actively devoting herself to watercolor since 2015 after several master classes with Atanass Matsureff and many more afterwords. Preferred themes of her works are portraits, portraits with landscape elements, landscapes and still lifes.
1996 - Textile design at the Technical University - Sofia
1998 - Art photography at the College of Audio-Visual and Performing Arts - Sofia.
Group and solo exhibitions:
2017 - Collective exhibition - Le Papillon Art Gallery, Varna
2017 - Collective exhibition - Absent gallery, Sofia
2018 - Collective exhibition - Le Papillon Art Gallery, Varna
2018 - Group exhibition - Absent Gallery, Sofia
2018 - Exhibition of IWS Slovakia where her painting is ranked in the top 25
2019 - solo exhibition "Aberrations" at Le Papillon Art Gallery, Varna
2019 - collective exhibition in the Absinthe Gallery, Sofia
2019 - group exhibition at Le Papillon Art Gallery, Varna
2020 - collective exhibition in the Absinthe Gallery, Sofia
2020 - solo exhibition "Honey from Snowflakes" in Atelier R Gallery, Burgas
2020 - group exhibition at Le Papillon Art Gallery, Varna
2021 - solo exhibition "Lobster" - Art Gallery Le Papillon, Varna
2022 - Participation in the international exhibition "European watercolor", Sofia
2011 - First place at the international photography contest for Food photography of Good Food and Chivas Regal - Sofia.
2019 - participation in Abu Rawash in the "portrait" category with a prize (the best 15 among 420 artists from 45 countries
2019 - participation in IMWAY finalist in IMWAY 1st International Masters of Watercolor Youth Alliance
2020 - artist of the month "October" on the page Paint a Picture in Watercolor
2021 - The picture "June" wins the award "Best watercolor for the month of May" of the magazine "Plein Air Salon"
2021 - Finalist in the American Women in Watercolor competition
2021 - IMWA Finalist
2022 - Winner of the American Women in Watercolor "Best in Show" contest
2022 - The Art of Watercolor portfolio magazine
2023 - selected as a jury member in the American Women in Watercolor contest