About Todor Nanchev
Todor Nanchev has rich artistic experience: He participated in dozens of competitions and numerous solo and group exhibitions and projects, including:
2002He became the youngest member of the Bulgarian section of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).
2002 and 2003 First places in national competitionsThe competitions are organized by the Union of Architects in Bulgaria (UAB), Ministry of Education and Science (MES), Association for Sustainable Development.
2004 Won Audience Award -1st place and Special Award for a project with high social importanceThe awards are part of a national architectural competition for conceptual design "Archidea-2004" organized by the Union of Architects in Bulgaria (UAB), the International Academy of Architecture, "Sofia Architects Association" and Bulgarian construction site. He stands out as the youngest participant and winner of awards.
2004Included in the list of 28 famous Bulgarians in the sequence of the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria "Created by Bulgarians".
2010 Comprehensive presentation of his work.Organized by the Ambassador of Brazil in Bulgaria H. E. Paulo Wolowski at his residence in Sofia
2011гAuthor's exhibition "The Renaissance Spirit of Koprivshtitsa and Melnik"
2012Co - author in the exhibition project "Tolerance"organized by and under the patronage of the Ambassador of Italy in Bulgaria H. E. Stefano Benazzo and held in: • Sofia - National Archaeological Museum, under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria and Sofia Municipality. • Plovdiv - Regional Archaeological Museum, under the patronage of the Municipality of Plovdiv, Plovdiv Regional Administration and Honorary Consul of Italy. • Burgas - Cultural Center "Marine Casino", under the patronage of the Municipality. On the occasion of the project Todor Nanchev creates and displays in public the first artistic model-reconstruction of the authentic look of the ruined synagogue of Vidin. The artwork is in the permanent exhibition at the Jewish Historical Museum at Sofia Synagogue.
2012 Author's exhibition "Bulgarian Renaissance houses"The exhibition was held at: • Regional Ethnographic Museum Plovdiv (under the patronage of the Honorary Consul of Italy and Plovdiv Municipality); • Blagoevgrad (2013) - "September 22" City Hall, organized as part of a project by Regional research center" Balkans-Europe”- South-West University "Neophyte Rilski" financed by the National Scientific Research Fund under the patronage of the Municipality of Blagoevgrad
2013 Solo exhibition representing the heritage of Bulgaria
2015Author's exhibition project "Bulgarian baroque looking to the future"
2016Founder and chairman of the Todor Nanchev Foundation - cultural public benefit organization with a mission:• Promotion, preservation and socialization of Bulgarian tangible and intangible cultural - historical, architectural and artistic heritage; • Development of cultural, artistic and scientific initiatives, including innovative approaches to national and international research and knowledge of the past and the deleted heritage; • Contributing to the development of sustainable tourism based on cultural historical and natural treasures of the regions.
Author of projects for the promotion and socialization of Bulgarian and European architectural heritage. His works are owned by private and museum collections in the country and abroad.
The creative work of Todor Nanchev is a fusion of fine art, architecture, design and history. Each piece is entirely hand-created work of art: from copyright models of Bulgarian Revival houses and Norwegian stave churches recreating the spirit of priceless parts of the World heritage, to artistic reconstructions of destroyed, ruined or altered architectural monuments.