Stela Vasileva (b.1983 in Lovech, Bulgaria) lives and works in Sofia. She graduated in Mural Painting from the National Academy of Arts in Sofia. She won the Gaudenz B. Ruf Award (2010), Nominations for the BAZA Award for Contemporary Art (2013-2015) as well as various residences including KulturKontakt, Vienna (2012), Krinzinger Projekte, Petomihalyfa, Hungary – Vienna (2012), Cité Internationale des arts, Paris, France (2014).
Stela Vasileva participated in numerous group exhibitions and projects some of which: ‘‘State of Apparition’’, Aether Gallery, Hague, Holland (2019); Shifting Layers / Young Art at the Museum, Sofia City Art Gallery (2017); Process in Progress, Bäckerstrasse4 – plattform für junge kunst, Vienna, (2015); ViennaContemporary, Focus Bulgaria, Vienna, AT (2015) and others. Among her solo appearances are: “Signs of Sound”, +359 Gallery, Sofia and The Cultural Center – Palace Balchik (2018/2017); ”Tunnel”, underpass of metro station Vardar (urban environment intervention, 2017); “Under Construction”, Contemporary Space Gallery, Varna (2015); “5 Boxes”, The Fridge, Sofia (2015); “Work and Leisure”, Un Cabinet D’Amateur Gallery, Sofia (2014) and others.