Diana Savova, creates realistic and fantasy paintings in different mediums like acrylic, watercolour and oil. Originally from Bulgaria in 2003 she graduated from National Academy of Arts-Sophia, Bulgaria and gained a Masters degree in restoration and conservation of paintings. Diana is from a family of artists and painting has been part of her life as long as she can remember. Over the years she has acquired proficiency in different art media through her professional experience, and through her passion and determination to expand her skills. From 1995 until now she collaborated in collective and solo exhibitions in Bulgaria and Scotland. She has over 10 years’ professional experience across a range of mediums, from set design and painting for the television and film industries to historical art restoration. During her career she has also continued to develop as a painter in her own right, and has exhibited widely.
In 2011 she moved to Edinburgh with her husband, and has continued to pursue her art career in Scotland.
Recent Painting Exhibitions
August 2017, Macmillan Art Show, Edinburgh, UK
August 2016, Macmillan Art Show, Edinburgh, UK
August 2016, Capture Scotland exhibition, Edinburgh, UK
June 2016, solo painting exhibition at North Edinburgh Arts, Edinburgh, UK
November 2015 until now, exhibiting at Scottish Design Exchange at Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh, UK
May 2014 -participation at a group painting exhibition at Hangar Gallery at Fenton Barns Retail Village, North Berwick, UK.
November 2013 – January 2014, participation at the Christmas Painting Exhibition of Scottish Art Club, Edinburgh, UK.
September 2013 – 5 October 2013 participation in painting exhibition at Scottish Art Club, Edinburgh, UK.
Painting Exhibition Summary:
2011-– Participation at a general Christmas exhibition at the Culture Club Gallery, Smolyan, BG
2010 – Participated in a biennial at Regional Art Gallery Iliya Beshkov, Pleven, BG
2010 – Participation at a general exhibition at the Culture Club Gallery, Smolyan, BG
2009 – Solo exhibition at the municipality of Chepelare town, BG
2009 – Solo exhibition at the Culture Club Gallery, Smolyan, BG
2009 – Solo exhibition at the ‘’Plastelin’’ Studio Gallery, Sofia, BG
2008 – 2009 – participation at a general exhibition at the Culture Club Gallery, Smolyan, BG
2008 – Solo exhibition at Blue Margarita-Gallery Club, Sofia, BG
2007 – Participation at a general exhibition at the Art Gallery of Smolyan, BG1999 – Participation at a family exhibition in Fest Invest Hall, Sofia, BG.
1995 – Participation at a family exhibition in Chepelare, Smolyan and Tryavna, BG.
2001 – Painted icons of St. John the Baptist and of Jesus Christ at St.Petka (Paraskeva), the Bulgarian Chapel in the town of Chepelare, BG