born 1985, Sofia, Bulgaria

1999-ongoing  PUNK



SIS  more than collaboration with Iskra Blagoeva, curated by Snejana Krasteva, Doza Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

Burnt.Burn.Will Burn, curated by Snejana Krasteva, Plus359 Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria


Icy water burnt my throat, RigLab, Migennes, France

Hyperdrawing with Katrin Strobel, curated by Joana Neves FRAC PICARDIE, Amiens

Can you see the black cloud? with Olga Sabko, curated by Chloé Bonnie More, Ilian Rebei Gallery, Paris


Pinned dreams, Brigitte March Gallery, Stuttgart

Spit it out! curated by Chloé Bonnie More, Studio 10, Paris, France


Craving Nothing with Michail Michailov, curated by Maria Vassileva Structura Gallery, Sofia


Mutuus with Cedric Estrullio, Museum of Fines Arts, Mulhouse, France


H220cm, curated by Irina Batkova, Plus359 Gallery, Sofia

Written(not)said, curated by Daniela Radeva, Contemporary Space, Varna



SeeN, exhibition Image erasure, CulturFoundry,  100C, Paris, France

Burnt.Burn.Will Burn, Plus359 Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

Mother Tongue, Residency Unlimited, New York

HeadHeart, exhibition Contact Zone, Poush, Saint-Ouen sur Seine, France

Collection of voices, Rooms performance festival, Kappatos gallery, Athenes

Guardian, gallery S, Drawing Now art fair, Paris, France

Invivo, exhibition Change, curated by Sidonie Gaychet and Johana Cohen, Paris, France


SeeN, exhibition Fluide Motor, curated by curatoral collective MITOSIS, Garage MU, Paris, France

Invivo, exhibition Believe in the living,  Dauphine Gallery, Paris, France

Spit it out! curated by Marie Gayet and Plateau Urbain, exhibition  VOCI UMANE, Paris, France


Link, performance with Wura Natacha Ogunji, curated by Joan Neves, Drawing Now, Paris, France



Machine – made curated by  Margherita Balzerani & Noelig LeRoux, Museum of Modest Art Sète, France

Needles in a Haystack, curated by Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva, National Gallery Sofia, Bulgaria

Silent spring, curated by Pascal Neveux, FRAC PICARDIE, Amiens, France

Zone de Contact, curator Yvannoé Kruger, Poush, Saint Ouen, France

Chevalleresses, curated by Sidonie Gaychet,  Gallery S, Paris, France

Change, curated by Sidonie Gaychet and Johana Cohen, Paris, France


Gulliver’s sketchbook, curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, KAI10 Arthena Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany

Believe in the living, Gallery Dauphine, Paris

pARTage, exhibition organised by ARTAIS, Paris, France

Dangereuse beauty, curated by Stefan Ivanov, Burgas, Bulgaria

VOCI UMANE group show, curated by Marie Gayet, Plateau urbain, Paris, France

HYPERDRAWING, Drawing Now art fair, curated by Joana Neves, Paris, fRANCE 

Emotions are facts, curated by Chloé Bonnie More, Nosbaum Reding gallery, Luxembourg


Relevateurs, curated by Anael Pigeat & Yvannoé Kruger, christian berst art brut Gallery, Paris, France                                      

Body of drawing, curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, Maison de Heilderberg, Montpellier, France

Intersection, curated by Yvannoé Kruger, Poush Manifesto, Clichy, France

Moving images, Moving bodies curator Ludwig Seyfarth, ICA, Sofia, Bulgaria

Roots, curated by Nadejda Djakova, Aresnal Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

AVALANCHE, curated by Andy Randkin,  PAL Project, Paris, France

Worst Case Scenariocurated by Chloé Bonnie More, Paris, France

To collect contemporary art, National Gallery Sofia, Bulgaria

Herbarium collection, curated by Irina Batkova,  Arsenal, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

White exhibition, project by Iskra Blagoeva, One Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria


Online screening Boryana Petkova et Stella Geppert on Blink Video, curated by Ludwig Seyfarth

Long minutes, online projection, curated by Bronwyn Lace, Centre Less Good Idea

Exhibition of the nominees for  Baza award 2020, Sofia City Gallery, Bulgaria


Formes Vivants curated by Jean Charles Hameau,  National  Museum Adrien Debouché , Limoges, France

FINALE exposition , Gaudenz Ruf award, Structura Gallery, Bulgaria

Radical formal analyse, curator Peter Tcanev, Plus359 Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2018  L’arbre de Darwin, FRAC LIMOUSIN, Limoges, France

2017  Let them draw, curator Pravdoliub Ivanov, Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Polyphonia, curator Frans Oosterhof, Goethe Institit, Sofia

Salon de dessin 6B, curator Marie Gautier et Claire Lune, Saint – Denis, France

ARTstart, Goethe Institut,Sofia, Bulgaria


2020 Nomination Baza award for contemporary art, Sofia, Bulgaria

2019 Gaudenz Ruf award for Bulgarian contemporary art

2018 Mention, Fénéon art prize, Paris, France

2017 Winner of biennal de Mulhouse 017, France

2016 Nomination Baza award for contemporary art, Sofia, Bulgaria

2015 Pierre David-Weill prize, Académie des Beaux-Arts, Institut de France

RESIDENCES (selection)

2023  Residency Unlimited, NYC

Since 2020 Residency Poush, Aubervilliers, France

2015 Cité international des arts, Paris, France

CATALOGUES (selection)

2023 Machine Made, Museum of Modest Arts, Sete, France

2023 Needles in Haystack, National Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2022 Gulliver’s sketchbook, KAI10 Athena Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany

2021 Les rélévateurs, gallery christian berst art brut, Paris, France

2020 Boryana Petkova, Between you and yourself, first publication, Museum of Fine Arts, Mulhouse, France

2020 Formes Vivantes, National Museum Adrien Debouché, Limoges, France

2019 NOTABENE – Contemporary Transformations of drawing in the work of Boryana Petkova, text by Nora Goleshevska

2015 Publication of the Institute of France, Séance Solennelle,

Académie des Beaux-Arts, Institut de France

2015 Biennial of Cachan, Cachan, France