Born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria, I began woodcarving when I was 10 years old. I currently live in Maryland and make studio furniture, sculptures, musical instruments and carvings.
EXHIBITIONS

2017  "HMAP Collects" Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, Maryland
2016  Member Exhibition, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD
2015  "The Carved Image: Of Wood Stone and Tile" Trinity House Cafe, Leesburg, Virginia
2014  "The 81st Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature" Strathmore Hall, Rockville, Maryland
2013  "Less is More; Small Works in a Great Space" Mitchell Gallery, Saint John’s College, Annapolis, MD
2012  "Carvings" Small Nations Poetry Night, Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, DC
2012  "Wood" Hyattstown Mill Arts Project Gallery, Hyattstown, Maryland
2010  “Smithsonian Craft Show” National Building Museum, Washington, DC 
2009  Member Exhibition, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, Maryland 
2008  “Artomatic” Washington, D.C. 
2007  “Small Wonders” Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD
2006  “Graduates 2006: National Academy of Arts” National Gallery of Bulgarian Union of Artists, Sofia, Bulgaria
2005  “Tsvetomir Naydenov” Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, Maryland
          “HMAP Group Exhibition” Black Rock Arts Center, Germantown, Maryland
          “Tsvetomir Naydenov” University of Maryland University College
2004  “Public Sculpture Symposium” Bansko, Bulgaria
2003  “Anatomy” Vedart Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2002  “Public Sculpture Symposium” Barzia, Bulgaria 

GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES 

2005  John A. Kettridge Fund Fellow
2005  Hyattstown Mill Arts Project Artist-in-Residence, Hyattstown, Maryland

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007 – Present  Tsvetomir Naydenov and Simbioba Studio; owner – unique furniture and sculpture, Boyds, Maryland
2007 – Present  TW PERRY; custom millshop - custom fine quality doors
2001 – 2007 Dragalevtsi Workshop; owner – custom furniture, carvings, antique restoration, Dragalevtsi, Bulgaria
2003 – 2004 Assistant to Professor Petar Bonev - custom furniture and cabinetry 
2000  Senart Furniture Company; carpentry assistant - custom furniture

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Applied Arts, 2006; National Academy of Arts, Sofia; Woodcarving 
High School Diploma, 1998; Sava Mladenov Technical Secondary School, Teteven
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