Tanya Atanasova is a Bulgarian born (1978°), Belgium based realist artist. She earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts from National Academy of Art (Sofia, Bulgaria) where she graduated with maximum score for final work and complemented her studies with one year Erasmus-stay at Sint-Lucas Art Academy in Ghent, Belgium and a Master Class by artist Eloy Morales (Madrid, 2016).
Specialized in story-telling and dedicated to big size non-traditional portraits, Tanya weaved her way through contemporary realism, working from her studio in Antwerp (Belgium) – one of Europe’s most important cities for art and culture.
In 2021 Tanya became Chair and Founder of the FiKVA Foundation.
Her work has been shown in numerous group and solo exhibitions in galleries, museums and art fairs in Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, France, Spain, The Netherlands, USA and Canada and has been published in art blogs and magazines such as: Fine Art Connoisseur (USA), American Art Collector (USA), PoetsArtists (USA), BOOOOOOOM (USA), The Guide Artists (Spain), Artelibre (Spain), Clatia (China), Beautiful Bizarre Magazine (Australia), Ophelia Magazine (Argentina), 100% EXPO (Belgium), KunstWerkt (Belgium), Marike (Russia), Ar(t)moire (Italy), Hyperrealism Magazine (Spain)…