Georgi Petrov Filev

Restoration artist

Born on 30.06.1950

lives and works in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

In 1977 graduated Nikolai Pavlovich National Academy of Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria.

From 1977 to 1978 was a teacher of painting and perspective at the Vocational School of Architecture and Construction in Bratsigovo, Bulgaria.

From1978 to 1984 worked as an advertising designer.

From 1984 to1992 worked at the National Institute of Cultural Monuments – branch Plovdiv as a restoration artist.

Since 1992 has worked as a freelancer in the field of restoration and conservation of icons, pictures, murals; painting new church murals; painting copies of pictures and icons.

 

Conservation and restoration work on CHURCH MURALS:

  • Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Plovdiv
  • Sts.Cyricus and Julita Monastery in Asenovgrad
  • Sts. Peter and Paul Church in vill.Yagodovo
  • Holy Mother of God Church in  Holy spring St. John the Baptist Church in Asenovgrad
  • St. John the Baptist Church in Bratsigovo
  • Mother of God Church in Plovdiv

Conservation and restoration work on ICONOSTASES:

  • Holy Mother of God Church in Plovdiv
  • Holy Trinity Churchin vill.Markovo
  • St. Spas Church in Plovdiv
  • St. John the Baptist Church in Bratsigovo

Gilded Domes:

  • Holy Mother of God Church in Panagyurishte – 2 domes

Painted New Murals:

  • St. George Chapel at the Higher Medical Institute of Plovdiv
  • St. George Chapel at St. George University Hospital in Plovdiv
  • St. George Chapel in Plovdiv
  • Holy Birth of Christ Chapel at St. George University Hospital in Plovdiv
  • Sts.Cosmas and Damian Chapel at St. George University Hospital in Plovdiv
  • St. Basil Chapel at Krastova Gora
  • St. Luke Chapel at Krastova Gora
  • St. Petka Chapel in vill. Bresnik
  • Sts. Peter and Paul Chapel near Peshtera
  • Holy Mother of God Chapel in the Atoluka locality of vill.Ravnogor
  • St. Trifon Chapel in vill. Pavelsko
  • St. Dmitry Besarbovski Chapel in Bratsigovo
  • St. Nicholas Church in vill. Bresnik
  • St. Trifon in vill. Hvoyna
  • Murals in the daily dining room of Assumption Monastery of Bachkovo

Painted New Church Icons for:

  • St. George Chapel at the Higher Medical Institute in Plovdiv
  • Holy Mother of God Chapel in the Atoluka locality of vill.Ravnogor
  • St. Petka Chapel in vill. Bresnik
  • St. Dmitry Besarbovski Chapel in vill. Bratsigovo
  • Holy Bulgarian Saints Chapel in vill. Markovo
  • St. Athanasius Chapel in vill. Byaga

Copies of Religious Pictures and Portraits of Renowned Bulgarians for the Library of Bachkovo Monastery:

Copies of pictures:

  1. Baptismal of Christ of Bartolome Murillo
  2. The Annunciation of Bartolome Murillo
  3. Archangel Michael of Guido Reni
  4. Christ in the desert of Ivan Kramskoi

Copies of portraits of:

  1. Tsar Simeon the Great
  2. Neophyte of Rila
  3. Paisii of Hilendar

Author’s Paintings -Portraits of Renowned Bulgarians:

  1. Tsar Boris-Michael
  2. Tsar Peter
  3. Exarch Joseph
  4. Exarch John
  5. Sophronius of Vratsa
  6. Chernorizets Hrabar
  7. Neofit Bozveli
  8. Constantine of Preslav
  9. Ilarion Makariopolski
  10. Patriarch Cyril

Decorative Painting and Restoration of Bulgarian Revival Houses:

  • House of the Papazovs in Kazanlak
  • House of the Raduchevs in vill.Gabarevo
  • House of the Staynovs in Kazanlak–murals by I. Milev
  • House of the Izmirlievs in Pazardzhik
  • Boyanin House in Bratsigovo
  • Vasil Petleshkov House of Culture in Bratsigovo

Conservation and Restoration of Icons:

Icons in the collection of the Old Nessebar Museum:

  • St. Dimitar
  • St. Elevthterius
  • St. Petka
  • Holy Mother of God

Church icons:

  • Holy Mother of God
  • St. Stilian
  • St. Haralambos
  • Birth of Christ
  • St. Catherine
  • St. Dimitar
  • St. George
  • St. Barbara
  • St. Cosmas and Damian
  • St. Peter and Paul in the collection of Bachkovo Monastery Museum

and others

Author’s Paintings and Drawings

27.06. 2014
Plovdiv
Bulgaria

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