Ivan Valtchev, German (1944 -)

  Ivan Valtchev, who was born in Germany an internationally acclaimed sculptor, painter and printmaker. Mr. Valtchev currently reside in New York City. His prints are included in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Prints and Drawings, New York NY; the Royal academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm Sweden; Bibliotheque Nationale, Cabinet des Estampes, Paris, France; the Museum of the City of Geneva, Switzerland; and the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, among others.

   Mr. Valtchev's works has been shown widely in solo exhibitions around the world, most recently at the gallery Svarta Soffan, Stockholm, Sweden; the Horse SHow, Saratoga, NY; Synchronicity Space, New York, NY; and the University Club in Washington, D.C. He has participated in group shows ar galleries which include the Brighton Horizon Gallery. Bright, Sidney, Australia; the University of Arizona; and the Gallery Daniel Blaise Thorrens Fine Art, Basel, Switzerland.

   MUSEUM & PERMANENT COLLECTIONS (Selected)
Bibliotheque Nationale, Cabinet des Estampes, Paris, France
Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, Wyoming
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
Castelli, Leo, New York, NY
Centre Genevois de la Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
Grafikens Hus, Mariefred, Sweden
Hammer Galleries, New York, NY
Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts
Lessing Rosenwald Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Minolta Corporation US, Ramsey 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
Gabriella Van Zeuylen, Collection, Paris, France
Stuart Pivar Collection, New York, NY
The University of Arizona, Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

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

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1989 - 1999 Board of Education. New York, NY
1982 Faculty, New York Academy of Art. New York
1979 Faculty, National Academy of Design. New York
1971 - 1975 Faculty, Department of Art, University of Maryland
1969 Teaching Assistant, Art Materials Technology, Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

LANGUAGES
English, French, Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Italian, German

PERSONAL
Citizenship - United States
Born - Germany, 1944

AWARDS, GRANTS, HONORS
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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selected)
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 (Selected)
1999 Richard Greene Gallery, Guilford, Connecticut
1999 Brighton Horizon Gallery, Bright, Sidney, 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
1999 Fund Raiser for the American Friends of the Hermitage
1994, 1996, 1997 Learning through Arts, The Guggenheim Museum, NY
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 - 1975 United States International, The Graphics Society, NYC
1974 Salon International de l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
1974 Second New Hampshire Graphics International, NH
1972 - 1975 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

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
1987 - 1999 Art Stars, (photography page), all issues, Manhattan Arts, NY
1999 The New Haven Register, February, New Haven CT
1995 Horse World Magazine, Sept./Oct. 1995 Volume 52 No 9.
1994 The Exquisite Cadaver, Drawing Canter Calatog, N.Y., N.Y.
1987 - 1993 Art Stars (photography page), all issues, Manhattan Arts, NYC
1990 Art Speak, May 16. 1990, New York
1990 Manhattan Arts, May, 1990, New York
1990 Manhattan Arts, January, February, 1990, New York
1988 Alexandria Pulse, Alaxandria, VA, Article July 15
1986 Washington Art Reporter, Washington, D.C. Article Sept.-Oct.
1986 Television Profile, WUSA, Ch. 9, Washington, D.C., Nov.
1986 Washington Post, Metro, Washington, D.C. Article, July 18
1985 Columbia University Record, New York, Review. October 25
1984 Our Sunday Visitor, Huntington, Indiana, Front Page. May 22
1984 Buffalo News, Article, November 16, Buffalo, New York
1977 Basel Doppelstab, Article, April, Basil, Switzerland
1976 Het Financieele Dagblad, Amsterdam, Holland, May 21
1975 Algemeen Dagblad, Amsterdam, Holland, Review, May 22.
1975 Masks, Stanford, Califomia, Review, April
Peninsula Periscope, Stanford, California, Review. March 28
After Dark, New York, Review, February, NY
Washington International Arts Letter, Washington, D.C. Review
1974 Morgenpost, Hamburg, Germany, December 13, Germany
1974 NCR Handelsblad, Amsterdam, Holland, March 5, Holland
Palo Alto Times, Palo Alto, California, Article, March 17
Het Parool, Amsterdam, Holland, Article, March 1, Holland
Le Figaro, Paris, France, May 17, France
Dusseldorf International Art Fair, Germany, Catalogue, Germany
1973 Washington Post, Washington, D.C., Article, September 29
Le Arti, Italy, June
Art International, June
Dusseldorf International Art Fair. Germany, Catalogue, Germany
1973 - 1975 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland, Catalog, Switzerland
1972 The Evening Star, Washington, D.C., Review, September 14
Tribune de Geneve, Geneva, Swteerland, Article, December 29
L'Ouest Lemanique, Geneva, Article, Switzerland, Article, December 13
Le Courrier, Geneva, Switzerland, Review, November 29
1970 Vor Losen. Stockholm, Sweden, Architectural Proposal by Valtchev
1969 Svenska Dagbladet, Stockholm, Sweden, Article, April 15

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