The BAZA award winner for 2018 is Martin Penev
BAZA Award for contemporary art nominees:
Marta Djourina, Martin Penev, Natalia Jordanova, Pepa Ivanova, Radostin Sedevchev, Sophia Grancharova, Stefan Ivanov, Valko Chobanov.
The jury members are:
Boshko Boskovic, Karina Kottova, Stefka Tsaneva, Vera Mlechevska, Vladiya Mihaylova
The BAZA award winner for 2017 is Martina Vacheva
Georgi Tomov Georgiev
The BAZA award winner for 2016 is Dimitar Shopov
Sofia City Art Gallery and Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia
Foundation for Culture and Society, New York and Young Visual Artists Awards
Exhibition of the BAZA Award for contemporary art nominees:
Albena Baeva, Boryana Petkova, Dimitar Shopov, Kalina Terzieva, Stanimir Genov
June 21 – July 17, 2016
Exhibition opening: June 21 (Tuesday), 6 pm.
The BAZA winner for 2015 is Aleksandra Chaushova
The jury members for the 2015 competition are:
Galina Dimitrova-Dimova (curator), Ivana Nencheva (artist), Vessela Nozharova (curator), Diana Popova (critic), Sasho Stoitzov (artist).
BAZA Award for Contemporary Art 2014
Jury: Galina Dimitrova-Dimova, Iara Boubnova, Kalin Serapionov, Maria Vassileva, Sasho Stoitzov
Exhibition: June 12 – July 6, 2014
Sofia City Art Gallery
The BAZA award winner for 2014 is Zoran Georgiev
For the fifth time this year the Essential Reading for Art Writers Award, an initiative of the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia, was presented. Former recipients of the award are Boryana Rossa (2007), Daniela Radeva (2008), the author of the internet blog 'Nothing Personal' (2009) and the editorial team (Petya Alexandrova, Nina Venova, Lyudmila Dimova) of LIK Magazine (2010).
The 2012 award is presented to Vladiya Mihaylova – art critic, theoretician and contemporary art curator.
For the fourth time this year the Essential Reading for Art Writers Award, an initiative of the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia, was presented. Former recipients of the award are Boryana Rossa (2007), Daniela Radeva (2008), and the author of the internet blog 'Nothing Personal' (2009).
The 2010 award is presented to the Editorial Team (Petya Alexandrova, Nina Venova, Lyudmila Dimova) of LIK, the monthly publication for literature, art and culture of the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency in Sofia.