Vania Bouwmeester Pentcheva

Gouda The Netherlands


Born, January 1969, grew up and finished education in Bulgaria. 1994- M.A. Degree in   Scenography - Academy of Fine Arts,  Sofia, Bulgaria


2022 - (solo), Galerie LugthArt, Gouda, Netherlands

2020 - 15e GoudsWerk / Gouwestein - Gouda, Netherlands

2018 - (solo) Huis van de stad Gouda City Hall Gouda Netherlands

2012 - 2017  Galerie LugthArt, Gouda, Netherlands

2011 - (solo), Galerie LugthArt, Gouda, Netherlands

2010 - (solo), Art Gallery TM100, Gouda, Netherlands

2009 - Art Gallery TM100, Gouda, Netherlands

2008 - AAF Amsterdam, presented from De Galerie Den Haag, Netherlands

2008 -  Wonen & Co, Groningen, presented from Galerie Beeldkracht, Netherlands

2007 - 2008  'Klein maar fijn', Galerie Beeldkracht, Scheemda /Groningen Netherlands

2007 - 'Kunstmoment Gouda' in Art Gallery TM 100, Gouda, Netherlands

2006-2007-International Gallery Marziart, Hamburg, Germany

2006 - (solo), Art Gallery TM 100, Gouda, Netherlands

2005- 'Kunstmoment Gouda' in Art Gallery TM 100, Gouda, Netherlands

2000- Visual Arts Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

2000- Sandton Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

1999- East Gate Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

1999 - Pretoria Civic Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa

1998 -( solo ), Montmartre, Pretoria, South Africa

1997 - (solo), Visual Arts Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

1996-  Shipka Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria


Oracle - South Africa

Canon - South Africa

Gallery Beeldkracht - Netherlands



1995-1997- Lectured in History of Costume- 'Ariadna', Private College of Fashion Design, Sofia, Bulgaria

From 1997 till end of 2000 lived in South Africa

1997-backdrop design for 'Johannesburg Youth Theatre', South Africa

1998- set design and production for exposition of lightning security systems Contractor 'Mike Bows Interior Design', Johannesburg, South Africa

1998- backdrop design and production for puppet play 'Nandy goes to the city', 'State Theatre' Pretoria, South Africa

In Netherlands since 2001

PUBLICATIONS on Vania Pentcheva in:

Interviews / SINGULART / MAGAZINE , 11.06.2019



Coudse Post, 04.04.2018

AD Groene Hart, 08. 06. 2006

de Krant van Gouda, 02.06.2006

de Krant van Gouda, 16.06.2006

de Krant van Gouda,18.05.2006

AD Groene Hart,03.06.2006

South Africa:

Sunday Times Paper, 17.11.1997

Short documentary film about the puppet show at the State Theatre Pretoria,

(State Theatre puppet) on SABC TV 2,10.07.1998

work in stock:

"De Galerie Den Haag"- Noordeinde 69, Den Haag, Netherlands

 "Gallery Lugth Art " -Turfmarkt 63, Gouda, Netherlands