Bulgaria | Artist
In addition to dozens of Bulgarian and international awards for painting, Professor Toma Varbanov has the distinction of also winning the most prestigious national awards for painting. He is a long-time professor of frescoes and paintings at the National Academy of Arts, and has professionally prepared dozens of creative young artists who have proved to be successful in Bulgaria and abroad. For more than 40 years, Prof. Toma Varbanov has had his own authorial presence in a wide artistic territory.
Born and raised in Plovdiv, Toma Varbanov graduated from the Art School in Sofia and then at the Academy of Arts. After completion of the National Academy of Arts “Mural Painting” in 1969-70, Prof. Varbanov specialized in painting at the Academy “Grand Chummier” in Paris.