Vanko Urumov was born on the 21st of December in the family of the painter Georgy Urumov. He graduated from The National Academy of Arts in Sofia with speciality “Painting” in the class of Prof. Panayot Panayotov. Since 1972 until now he takes part in some of the most significant national and international exhibitions in Bulgaria but also in representative exhibitions of the Bulgarian art in Europe, the USA, Canada, Mexico, India, Japan and others.
Vanko Uromov's Artworks Are Owned By:
The Library of the Congress in Washington, the USA; The National Library in Paris, France; Collection Hugo Voeten, Belgium; The National Art Gallery and Sofia City Art Gallery in Sofia, Bulgaria; The City Art galleries in Varna, Plovdiv, Russe, Veliko Turnovo, Pleven, Burgass, Sliven, Stara Zagora, Kyustendil, Dobrich, Silistra, Balchik, Kavarna, Samokov, and many private collections in Bulgaria and abroad.
Vanko Urumov also designs many monumental works for public buildings:
- Two wall panels of painted ceramics, named “Rituals” / 300x250 cm/ in the National Palace of Culture, Sofia;
- A bronze sculpture figure “The new Vitruvian man” / 227x90x52 cm/ in the Festival and Congress Centre, Varna;
- Four monumental paintings: “The man” / 900x400sm/, “Childhood” / 300x500cm/, “Peace” / 350x540cm/, “The Victory day”/ 350x250 cm/, in Varna Municipality’;
- Water cascade of painted and embossed ceramics and a bronze sculpture figure in The palace of culture and sport in Varna.
- Painted curtain/ 700x1200 cm/ in The Drama Theatre “Stoyan Bachvarov”, Varna;
- Three tapestries / 250x150 cm/ in Grand hotel Varna;
- A tapestry / 300x400 cm/ in the Kids Centre “ Banner of peace”;