"55 Years Dobrich Artists'Association" and "The Founders" Exhibition

On 5 December 2019 (Thursday) at 17:30 Dobrich Art Gallery opened a jubilee exhibition “55 years Artists’ Association – Dobrich” and “The Founders” from the Gallery fund.

The first joint exhibition of Dobrich artists – professionals and amateurs, gathered in an artistic group, was organized in 1962. In 1964 The Union of Artists in Sofia acknowledges and confirms the statute of a rightful group of the artists in Dobrich and the region.

The tradition of the founders continues to date. Dobrich artists from different generations present 63 works within the annual exhibition of the association. It is displayed in three gallery halls and presents paintings, graphics, sculptures and other forms, created during the last year.In Hall 5 could be seen artworks of the Association founders and artists who have left this world leaving a priceless artistic heritage.

The deputy mayor Dr. Baeva read a congratulatory addresson behalf of the Dobrich municipality and expressed gratitude to the artists for their work and contribution to the city cultural life and the opportunity to be coevals of their art.

Special guest of the opening was Mr. Todor Balev, one of the founders of Dobrich Artists Association,whose artworks are displayed in two of the halls – the founders and the active artists. He is the first employee of Dobrich Art Gallery and together with his colleagues played asignificant part in the separation of the Gallery as an independent cultural institution and the establishment of its fund.

Todor Balev expressed his hope that the future of the fine arts relays of the today’s young people to some of which he has been a teacher and observes the establishment of their own style and character but most of all hopes that they will teach the young generations through aesthetics.  

The exhibition will be displayed till 10.01.2020.