Elizar Milev

Leading teacher – “Silicate design” National School for Applied Arts “St Luka”, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Member of the Union of Bulgarian artist – affiliated to the international association of art IAA (UNESCO).

2014  Pilchuck Glass School- Siatul, WA, USA- Aimee Sones and   Anjali Srinivasan
PHYS101: Spontaneous/Control Slumping, Fusing, Kilncasting, Coldworking

2014  National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria, PhD, Porcelain and Glass Design

2012  Regional Course on restoration of glass, published in UNESCO OFFICE IN VENICE- Tirana, Albania                              

Group exhibitions:
2013  International Glass Exhibition Royal Summer at Prague Castle
2013  Exhibition of master students at the National Academy of art-Academy gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2013  Exhibition at the university UJEP, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
2012  SIHRE- Inter Expo Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
2012  Exhibition at glass gallery “Vitra”, Sofia, Bulgaria, for Heap Challenge,International Festival of Glass Stourbridge, UK;
2012  exhibition at European glass biennial “Glass Context  2012, Bornholm, Danmark
2012  exhibition of new talents at  Free University of Varna- International research and education project “Art and environment 2011- 2015, Bulgaria
2011  exhibition at the Prague Gallery of Czech Glass, Prague, Czech Republic
2011  exhibition of bachelor students at the  National Academy Art – Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia, Bulgaria

2014  Scholarship for Pilchuck Glass School
2013  Nomination for Stanislav Libensky Aword, Prague, Czech Republic
2013  Award of National Academy of art and Societe GeneraleExpresbank -  “stay art creative studio Cité des Arts- Paris, France
2012  Nomination for European glass biennial “Glass Context 2012, Bornholm, Danmar
2011  Nomination for Stanislav Libensky Aword, Prague, Czech Republic
2009  2nd award for a mug for beer,Union of Brewers in Bulgaria
2006  “John Brisby” award

Art projects:
2014  Workshop “Pate de verre” with Wendi Xie- National high school of applied arts “St. Luka”- Sofia
2011  Itinerant seminar “Venice- art of the glass, laces and water” – International research and education project “Art and environment, 2011- 2015, Venice, Italy
2012  Re-Art- international eco-art project – Riga, Latvia
2011  Eco- spring workshop- workshop of eleven young artists members of Creative Society “Knot”, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
2011  Glass and water- student project- Venice

“Symbol” – cast glass- Prague Gallery of Czech Glass.
“Water” – blowing glass- Glass school Novy Bor- Czech Republic
“Composition” – cast glass – National Academy of Arts- Sofia; Bulgaria
“Jellyfish” – cast glass – Societe General Expresbank
“Defects” – grinding glass- Speedy- express delivery service- Bulgaria