Hristo Naidenov was born may 15th, 1971 in the City of Gorna Oriahovitza, Bulgaria. Education: From 1994 to 1999 studied in the Veliko Tarnovo University “St.st.Ciryl and Methodius “- Master Of Fine Arts. Graduated in the class of Prof. Nicola Hadjitanev – subject graphic arts. From 2000 he is an assistant professor of Graphic Arts in “St.st.Ciryl and Methodius University” in Fine Arts Faculty. Most of all he works in the realm of miniature, illustrations and ex libris. Favorite themes: mythology, ancient cultures and poetry. Use the following techniques: etching, dry point, mezzotint, aquatint and soft ground. He has several solo exhibtions in Bulgaria and China. He has participated in many exlibris competitions and exhibitions.
He won many awards and prizes, among them:
2009 – 1 st EROTIC EX LIBRIS EXHIBITION “Zian Inti Ex Libris Graphic Gallery” Beijing CHINA
2011 – First Price for graphic art -XVII NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF ART TEACHERS IN BULGARIA – Veliko Tarnovo , BULGARIA
2012 – VI INTERNATIONAL EX LIBRIS INVITATION EXHIBITION OF “ Fu Xian Zhai” Shanghai CHINA
2014 – XV INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE EXIBITION OF SMALL FORMS AND EXLIBRIS –Ostrow Wielkopolski POLAND