Ekaterina Getsova – Katya

 

Born 23 July, 1944 in Targovishte, Bulgaria

1964-1971 Studied at IMPRUM Academy of Applied Arts in Prague, specializing in glass art under Professor Libenski.
2010 Exhibition Internationale Glaskunst Zwiese
2008 European Glass Context
2006 Exhibition in Arosita Gallery, Sofia
2004 Exhibition in Prague, Czech republic
1988 Exhibition Symposium, Novi Bor, Czechoslovakia.
1987 Applied Art Exhibition, Targovishte
1987 Exhibition, Shipka 6 Gallery, Sofia
1983 Sliven Fires Gallery, Sliven
1982 Applied Art Exhibition, Shipka 6 Gallery, Sofia
1975 Applied Art Exhibition, Yambol Gallery.
1974 Retrospective Applied Art Exhibition, Shipka 6 Gallery, Sofia
1973 International Biennial for Glass Design, Valencia, Spain
1971 Applied Art Exhibition at Sofia City Art Gallery.

Solo exhibitions:
2010 Arosita Gallery, Sofia
1991 Arosita Gallery, Sofia
1989 Mitsukoshi Gallery, Nagoya, Japan.
1989 Biot Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
1983 Union of Bulgarian Architects, Sofia.
1982 Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia.
1979 Hall of the International students ‘club, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Awards:
 1987 Sliven Fires Award for design
1983 Ivan Milev Award.
1979 Award of the Ministry of Culture for overall performance.
1973 International Design Award, Valencia, Spain
1971 Applied Art Exhibition Award.

Decorative-monumental glass panels:  
Bulgarian National Assembly – central staircase and restaurant;
Ministry of Finance – staircase;
Ministry of Internal Affairs – winter garden;
Ministry for the Environment;
Prices Committee – central staircase;
Tolbuhin Central Bank – operations room;
Drama Theatre, Smolyan – staircase;
Drama Theatre, Sliven – glass light fittings;
Town Halls: Sliven, Vratsa, Sofia.
Musical Academy, Rome, House of the world-famous opera singer Boris Hristov – glass wall in foyer;
Restaurant Savoy, Sofia – 26 panels in foyer;
Casino in Pliska Hotel – 3 panels;
Casino, Samokov – 5 glass panels;
Casino Admiral, Varna;
Casino, Golden Sands – 9 glass panels;
Metro station, Nagoya, Japan, “Rhapsody in Blue” (2x11m);
Metro station, Nagoya, Japan (2×9 m).

Her works are in the possession of:  
Museum of Valencia, Spain; Museum of Appied art, Sofia; Kardzhali Gallery; Strazhitsa Gallery; Yambol Gallery; Kazanlak Gallery; Alain Municipality, Abu Dabi; Chamber of Commerce, Moscow; Novi Bor Museum, Czech Republic and many private collections in Europe, USA and Japan.

 

She is living and working in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Address: 17 Zagrebska Str.; Sofia; Bulgaria ;
+359 889 47 12 42, +359 2 955 05 32, arosita@abv.bg katiagetsova@abg.bg, www.arosita.info