Jacko   Vassilev

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Jacko Vassilev Art and Press Photographer

Born:  1951 in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Publications
World Literature Today, Oklahoma USA, 2013
Der Zuddeutsche Zietung, Greenpeace Magazines, Germany, 1998
Le Monde Magazine- Special Edition Photography, Paris, 2006
Harper's Magazine, USA, 2005
944 Magazine, Los Angeles, California, 2005 
The Bulgarians, Photography Book, published by Contrejour Paris, France, 1994
Healing Environments Magazine, Paulo Alto, California, 2002
Photographers International, Taipei, Taiwan, 2000
Tolerance- Book of UNESCO, France, 1995
IC Sabato, Italy
Il Venerdy, Italy
Profile Magazine, Austria
Wiener Magazine, Austria
Album of the City of Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Many other publications in Moldova, Cyprus, Japan, Russia, Hungury, Taiwan, USA, France.  

Portfolios Exclusively Sold
International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA 
European Center of Photography, Paris, FRANCE 
Gallerie du Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse, FRANCE
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA 
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, USA
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Creative Center for Photography, Tucson, Arizona, USA
University of Colorado, Room for rare books and rare prints, Boulder, USA
The Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama, USA
The John G. Black Center for the Arts, Michigan City, Indiana, USA
The Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA

Solo Exhibitions

2010-2014
Verve Gallery; Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Scott Edwards Photography Studio and Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Levin Gallery, Monterey, California, USA
Siglo Moderno, Los Angeles, California, USA
45 Degree Gallery, Colorado springs, Colorado, USA
Wanderlust Decor, Portsmouth, NH, USA
Gold Smite Gallery, Boot bay harbor, Maine, USA
Duck trap Bay Trading Company, Camden, Maine, USA
Design Domaine Gallery, Bernardsville, New Jersey, USA

2009-2010 
Gallery Matignon 32,Paris, France
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, USA 
Verve Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA 
Lyons Share Gallery, Fairhope, Alabama, USA  

2007-2008
Textures Gallery and Robert Rowan, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Guy Flichy Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Gallery Sur, Carmel, California, USA
Milford Gallery, Rockland, Maine, USA
The Mark Fine Art Gallery and Studio, Stuart, Florida, USA
Carlton Dailey 20th Century, Charleston, South Carolina, USA 

2005-2006
"En Francais sous l'image" Sympathetic Photo Expo with Space EDF Electra, Paris, France
"Bulgaria, Ground of Europe", Museum of Art Schools – Mancel Gallery, Caen, France
Kaeti Bailie Gallery, Sonoma, California, USA 
Crossroads Fine Art Gallery, Bryson City, North Carolina, USA
The Mark Fine Art Gallery and Studio, Stuart, Florida, USA 
Carlton Dailey 20th Century, Charleston, South Carolina, USA 

2003-2004
International Photography Fair, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA 
International Art & Antique Fair, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Kent Gallery, Key West, Florida, USA
Minerva Gallery, Ashville, North Carolina, USA
Water Tower Gallery, Mendocino, California, USA
Mary Praytor Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Boi's of New Hope Art Gallery, New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA
Pluff Mudd Gallery, Bluffton, South Carolina, USA

2001-2002
Center of Photography, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Kent Gallery, Key West, Florida, USA
Holden Luntz 20th-Century Master Photography, Palm Beach, Florida, USA

1999-2000
Irving Galleries, Palm Beach, Florida, USA 
Newchoff Gallery, New York, New York, USA 
International Art Festival, Caracas, Venezuela, USA 
Art International Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina, USA 
Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, Texas, USA 
LMS Fine Art and antiques, specializing in Russian Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 
DAHL Art Center, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA 
Mary Praytor Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina, USA 

1998
Irving Galleries, Palm Beach, Florida, USA 
The Photography Center of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 
Mary Prator Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina, USA 

1997
West Side Book Shop, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Bohemia Gallery, Savanna, Georgia, USA
The Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, Colorado, USA
The John G. Black Center for the Arts, Michigan City, Indiana, USA
 Irving Galleries, Palm Beach, Florida, USA

1996
Portraits of America Gallery, Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois, USA 
Santa Fe Picture Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA 
Gallerie du Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse, France
Paris Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 
Ceska Republica, Bruno, Czech Republic
Ceska Republica, Olomoun, Czech Republic
Silverwood Gallery, Vashon Island, Washington, USA 
7916 Beverly Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 
"Pollution of Bulgaria", Thessaloniki, Greece
"Progress and Disgrace in France," sponsored by the French Cultural Center, French Embassy, Sofia, Bulgaria

1994
"Poverty in Bulgaria," sponsored by Tourista, Corsica, France
"Portraits of Bulgarians," sponsored by Tourista, La Plane-Montalbert, France
"Human Photography," sponsored by Tourista, Morzine, France
"Human Photography," sponsored by Tourista, Grenoble, France
"Human Photography," sponsored by Tourista, Paris, France
"Human Photography," sponsored by Tourista, Balaruc-Les Bains, France
"Human Photography," International Week of Photography, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
"Environmental Problems of Bulgaria", Montana, Bulgaria
"Environmental Problems of Bulgaria", Vidin, Bulgaria
"The Bulgarians," Gallery Contrejour, Paris, France
"Human Photography from Bulgaria," Oklahoma City Hall of Fame and Museum, Oklahoma City,  Oklahoma, USA

1993
"Environmental Problems of Bulgaria," Council of Europe 93, in association with Ecoglasnost Bulgaria and the  Bulgarian  Parliament, Strasbourg, France
"Architecture of Bulgaria, Paphos, Cyprus 
"From Peasants to Presents - Portraits from Racovitca", Racovitca, Bulgaria
"How to Save Bulgaria (Ecology)," French Cultural Center, French Embassy, Sofia, Bulgaria
"Pollution in Bulgaria", Velingrad, Bulgaria
"Environmental Problems in Bulgaria", Plovdiv, Bulgaria
"Pollution and its Results on People", Assenovgrad, Bulgaria 
"See Us, Know Us, Pray For Us...," Social Photography, Abilene, Texas, USA 
"Ecological Problems in  Bulgaria," City Hall, Kardjali, Bulgaria
"Environmental Problems in Bulgaria," European Bank, London, England 
"Pollution in Bulgaria," 44th Session of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France
"Festival of Francophone Countires", French Cultural Center, French Embassy in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
"Environmental Problems in Bulgaria",  USA Regional Environmental,Center of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

1991
"The Bulgarians", Oklahoma, USA
 "Abandoned," Social Photography, Oklahoma, USA
 "Countryside of Bulgaria and POrtraits," Social Photography, USA
 "Bulgaria - Everyday Life of Bulgarians", Limassol, Cyprus

1990
"Bulgarians as Bulgarians," Social Photography, Limassol, Cyprus
"Poverty in Bulgaria, social Photography, Union of Democratic Forces, Bulgaria
"Modern Photography," Gallery of the magazine Woman Today, Sofia, Bulgaria
"Moments in Bulgaria," United Trade Union for a United World, Italy

1989
"Celebrating 150 Years of Photography," Trade Union Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
"Modern Photography," City Hall, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
"Working Days of Electro Workers in Bulgaria", Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
"Portraits of Bulgarian Women," Social Photography, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

1988
"Child's Moments of Choir Antoniano," from the town of Bologna Italy, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
"Child's Moments of Choir Antoniano", Bologna, Italy
"The Life of Poor People," Social Photography, City Hall, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
"Nude figures," Trade Union Hall, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
"Bulgarian Village Architecture", Sofia, Bulgaria

1987
"Social Problems of People Living in Misery," Theme Photography, Sofia, Bulgaria
"Bulgarian Countryside", Sofia, Bulgaria

1986
"Towns and Villages in Bulgaria", Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
"Portraits of Bulgarians," Social Photography, Yambol, Bulgaria

1985
"Everyday Life in Bulgaria - People," Festival of Photography, Oasis, Bulgaria

1983
"Sport in Bulgaria", Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
"Fine Art Photography & Modern Photography," Trade Union Gallery Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
"The Hard Life of People in Bulgaria & Roman Gypsies," Social Photography, Gallery of Medical Workers, Plovdiv

Awards and competitions
1990
"Social Photography", Sofia University, Bulgaria (Diploma)
1989
Bienale of Bulgarian Photography, Sofia, Bulgaria (Diploma)
Natioal Photography Competition, "Bulgaria - Past and Present", Shumen, Bulgaria (Special Prize)
1988
"EOS" Nude/Body, Bourgas, Bulgaria (Special Award with Diploma)
1987
Bienale of Bulgarian Photography (Color Slides)(Diploma)
Bienale of BW and Color Photography (Diploma)
National Photography Competition - "Working Man" (Diploma)
1986
National Salon of Art Photography on Stage (Diploma)
National Experimental Photography Salon, Sofia, Bulgaria (Diploma)
National Photography Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria (Third Prize)
1984, 1985, 1986
National Competition of Art Photography, Bulgaria
1984, 1985, 1986
Gold Medals
1985
Humor Photography, Sopot (Second Prize)
Bienale of Bulgarian Photography, Color Slides (Diploma)
National Photography Competition, Bulgaria - "Bulgaria: Past and Present" (Diploma)
1984 
"Bulgaria in My Heart", Plovdiv (Second Prize)
"Nude/Body", Bourgas, (Diploma)
1983
Bienale of Art Photography (Diploma)
Bienale of Bulgarian Photography (Diploma)
Eous Gallery - "Nude Body", Bourgas (Third Prize)
1989
National Competition of the Newspaper Shipka (First Prize)
1987
International Photography Plenary, Smolian, Bulgaria (Diploma)
National Photography Plenary, Kazanluk, Bulgaria (Special Prize) 
1986
National Photography Plenary, Silistra, Bulgaria (First Prize)
National Photography Plenary, Gabrovo, Bulgaria 
International Plenary of Advertising Photography, Smolian, Bulgaria (Diploma)
National Photography Plenary, Sofia, Bulgaria (Second Prize)
National Competition Plenary, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
1985
National Photography Plenary, Veilko Turnovo, Bulgaria (Diploma)
National Photography Plenary, Silistra, Bulgaria (First Prize)
International Blitz Competition, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (Diploma)
International Photography Plenary, Oasis, Bulgaria (Third Prize)
1984
National Photography Plenary, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria (First Prize)
National Photography Plenary, Veilko Turnovo, Bulgaria (Special Prize)


Group exhibitions
1990
"Venus", Krakow, Poland 
Southampton, England
1989
International Photography Exhibition (FIAP) Bifota, Berlin, Germany
International Humor Photography Exhibition, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
First International Bienale of Peace and the Men, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Monochrome Bienale 20th Jeugo Bienale (FIAP), Brasschaat, Belgium
1988
International Photography Competition "Ecology", FIAP, Szolnok, Hungary
"Poverty and Bread", Glasgow, Scotland
International Photography Competition (PSA-FIAP), slides, Adelait, Australia
Tartu Bienale, Estonia, USSR
EOC - Bulgaria Exhibition for Experimental Photography, Bourgas, Bulgaria
International Salon of Art Photography, Southampton, England
1987
Bienale Poland 87, Pila, Poland
VII Salon of Art Photography – Interclub, Potsdam, Germany
International Exhibition for Art Photography (FIAP),Estonia, USSR (First Prize)
International Salon of Art Photography, Novy Sad, Yugoslavia
International Photography Exhibition, Saint Cloud, France
Bulgarian International Salon of Humor, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Pentakon Orwo Berliner, International Art Photography Exhibition, Berlin, DDR, (Grand Prize and First Prize)
International Photography Competition, Cibiu, Romania
International Photography Exhibition, Tatu, Estonia 
International Art Photography Exhibition (FIAP), San Jerman, France
1986
XXXI Salon of Vaunse (PIPA), Krakow, Poland 
"Europa 86", Pikcamera, International Exhibition for Art Photography (FIAP), Belgium
"VENERA- 86", Krakow, Poland
Bienale Andorra (FIAP), Republic of Andorra
14th Exhibition for Color Slides (FIAP), Santa Cotapene Ohoid, Canada (DIPLOMA)
International Photography Competition, Yaunse, Brazil
1985
International Exhibition for Art Photography (Slides), Lermirovard, Holland
Exhibition of B/W P{hotography, Republic of San Marino
"Golden Eye", Novy Sad, Yugoslavia
125th Competition of Art Photography (FIAP), Edinburgh, Scotland
1984
Bifota Exhibition for International Photography, Berlin, DDR 
International Exhibition of Art Photography, Benton, Brazil
International Salon, Vsetin, Czechoslovakia
1983
XXXI National and XXI International Salon, Yaunse, Brazil