STEFAN LYUTAKOV, sculpture – 29.10.-16.11.2019




1955, June 22ndBorn in the town of Pazardjik, Bulgaria

1970 Graduated elementary school in Pazardjik

1974 Graduated the secondary school of Fine Arts in Sofia

1980 Graduated the Department of Sculpture at “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” University in Veliko Turnovo

1986 Member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists

1996 Associate Professor at the Department of Sculpture – “St. St. Cyril and Methodius”

University in Veliko Turnovo

2002 Professor at the Department of Sculpture – St. St. Cyril and Methodius

2007 Head of Department “Sculpture” – “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” University in Veliko Turnovo 

Lives and works in Pazardjik, Bulgaria


1987 Bulgarian Ministry of Culture Second Prize at the „April – 1876” Exhibition, Pazardjik

1988 Union of Bulgarian Artists prize for whole presentation at the Eight Exhibition of Young Artists, Sofia

1988 Union of Bulgarian Artists sculptural prize at „Iastrebino” Exhibition in Targovishte

1993 The prize of Stanislav Dospevsky at „Directions” exhibition – Stanislav Dospevsky Art Gallery, Pazardjik

1994 Union of Bulgarian Artists sculptural prize at Autumn Salon’94, Sofia

1996 Flemish-Bulgarian Forum prize for participation in „Expression of Injure” Exhibition under the patronage of H.E. the Ambassador of Belgium at the National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia

1996 Masaji Assaga prize (Japan) at the International Biennale of „Humour and Satire”, Gabrovo

1997 Irida Gallery annual prize for best exhibition throughout the year

1997 Sculptural prize at the International Biennale of „Humour and Satire”, Gabrovo

2005 The prize for sculpture for participation in “Contemporary Bulgarian Artists”, Sofia –a project bi M-tel , Sofia

2014 National competition for painting, sculpture and graphics Allianz – Bulgaria 2013 – 2014. The prize for sculpture from Stara Zagora Regional Exhibition

2014 Award for outstanding contribution to the development of culture of the Municipality of Pazardzhik

2016 Fifth National Competition Allianz Bulgaria for painting, sculpture and graphics from 2015 to 2016 years – the Grand Prize for Sculpture (Final Exhibition, Sofia, “Shipka” – 6).


National Art Gallery in Sofia, Sofia Art Gallery, Uniart Gallery New Bulgarian University, the Art Galleries in Dobrich, Montana, Smolian, Veliko Tarnovo, Pazardjik, Targovishte, Pernik, etc.

Collections in Bulgaria, France, USA, Switzerland, Polland, Ausrtia, Germany („Peter Ludvig” collection – Aahen), Art Center Hugo Voeten in Herentals, Belgium, Museum of the stone Sakuragava, Japan  etc.

Artist’s monumental works are installed permanently in open-air in Ilindenci, Pernik, Sofia (Oborishte Park), Pazardjik, Sandanski, Bourgas, Rakovski, Razgrad, Veliko Tarnovo, Silistra, Shabla and other towns in Bulgaria, in Vishne Roujhbahi – Slovak Republic, Kaizersteinbruh – Austria, Sacuragava – Japan, Targu- Jiu – Romania, Sculpture Park Hugo Voeten in Geel – Belgium, China Changchun (Jingue Development Area) Central Park, the castle park Behringen, Germany  etc.