He was born in Nova Zagora,
Bulgaria. He graduated from the Art Lyceum in Kazanlak (1968
‑ 1972). He studied in the Fine Arts Academy of Sofia under
Professor P. Panayotov (1973 ‑ 1979). From 1985 to 1991 he
was a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia. Since
1991 he lives and works in Athens.