Olga Tschawowa (1893-1973)

Born in Svishtov from a Bulgarian father and Austrian mother. Graduated from the Rousse Girls’ High School, studied violin and piano at the Academy of Music and Theater Arts in Vienna. Performed concerts in Sofia and Rousse. She had been working as a teacher of Continue Reading

Elissaveta Konsoulova-Vazova (1881-1965)

Born in Plovdiv. Doyen of the Bulgarian women artists, one of the first women graduates of the School of Painting in Sofia (1902). Specialized in Germany (1909-1910). Mother of three daughters, married to a politician. Owner of a private school, founder of the Bulgarian puppet Continue Reading

The emerging visualization of women in Black Sea Region (Bulgaria)

Religion and visualization process Georgeta Nazarska The female images were an important part of the cult of the saints in the Eastern Orthodox religious painting, the Virgin Mary and many women saints as St. Marina, St. Paraskeva (Petka), St. Nedelya etc. Often they were saints-patrons Continue Reading