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The National Academy of Arts is an institution of higher education in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is the oldest and most renowned school of arts in the country.The National Academy of Arts was founded in 1896 by the noted artists and public figures Ivan Mrkvička, Anton Mitov and Dr Ivan Shishmanov, who drafted a bill regarding the establishment of the State School of Drawing. Czechs Mrkvička and Jaroslav Věšín were the first teachers in the State School. The faculty has also included Jewish sculptor Boris Schatz. 1,000 students are being educated at the academy in various art subjects, as well as 130 foreign students and 35 future doctors. The academy consists of two faculties, a Faculty of Fine Arts and a Faculty of Applied Arts, each offering a number of subjects.The National Academy of Arts edifice was built in 1906 after a project by Alexander Smirnov, the construction being guided by F. Schwanberg. Wikipedia.


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HONG KONG, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International Chinese ink painting exhibition "Ink Global" showcasing the profoundness and excellence of contemporary ink painting will be held 3 - 8 August 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The exhibition organised by the Young Artists Development Foundation from Hong Kong aims at promoting ink painting development and its international position by showcasing 500 masterpieces from elite artists worldwide. "Ink Global" is now calling for entries. Participants in Mainland art scene, ink painters and art lovers are cordially invited to take part in the event. The exhibition targets to showcase 500 inspiring ink paintings selected from all the submissions. Spanning an area of 150,000 square metre, "Ink Global", estimated to attract 150,000 art lovers and visitors, is going to be the ever largest and one of the best art exhibitions in Hong Kong, mainland China and overseas. The Organiser is honoured to receive the support from the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and Professor Jao Tsung-I. "Ink Global" is a platform for artists of different ages, from different countries to show their artworks, exchange their insights and experiences with others. Official of the Hong Kong SAR elite artists and renowned ink painters from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, are cordially invited to join today's press conference, thus fostering communication between art circles in different regions. Largest Ever Ink Painting Exhibition in China and Overseas to Mark Hong Kong SAR 20th Anniversary Today's press conference was attended by influential figures including Ms Florence Hui, Under Secretary for Home Affairs of the Government of  the Hong Kong SAR, Mrs Nellie Fong, Chairman of Young Artists Development Foundation, Dr Kwok Homun, Curator of Ink Global, Mr Xiang Huaicheng, former Minister of Finance, Mr Liu Dawei, Chairman of the Chinese Artists Association, Hong Kong ink master Mr Wucius Wong and Mr Liu Kuo-sung, Father of Modern Ink Painting in Taiwan; together with the support from elites of the arts sector: Mr Feng Dazhong, Chairman of China Fine Brush Association' Mr He Jiaying, Vice Chairman of the China Artists Association, Mr Shi Qi, Chinese artist from Beijing Fine Art Academy, Mr Tian Liming, Vice President of Chinese National Academy of Arts, Mr Xu Qinsong, Vice Chairman of the China Artists Association, Mr Wu Shanming, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor at Chinese Academy of Arts, Mr Mo Xiaosong, Deputy Director of the Art Committee of Beijing Fine Art Academy, and Mr Chen Jun, Chairman of Lanxi Municipal Federation of Literary and Art Circles. Mrs Nellie Fong, Chairman of Young Artists Development Foundation, says, "'Ink Global', a community event celebrating the Hong Kong SAR 20th anniversary, aims to promote the development of ink painting and enhance its position in the international art circle by showcasing 500 masterpieces from worldwide elite artists. We cordially invite the Mainland arts sector to participate in this mega art event and that's why we hold the press conference in Beijing - the hub of elite artists and ink painting masters. 'Ink Global' is now calling for entries and I hope that you would share the news with the ink painters and art lovers around you. I believe that we would be able to carry on the heritage and promote ink painting to all levels, by identifying more ink painting talents through the event and offering them a great opportunity to learn from the art masters. The exhibition supported by the Hong Kong SAR Government and Professor Jao Tsung-I will greatly enrich the city's art scene and further promote Hong Kong to be the 'Asian hub of ink painting'." "It is our pleasure that the Hong Kong SAR government official and ink painting experts in Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan and the United States have accepted to be Advisors of Ink Global, including Professor Jao Tsung-I, Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Government of  the Hong Kong SAR, Mr Liu Dawei, Chairman of China Artists Association, Mr Wang Mingming, President of Beijing Fine Art Academy, Mr Feng Dazhong, President of China Gongbi Painting Association, Mr He Jiaying, Vice Chairman of the China Artists Association, Mr Shi Qi, Chinese artist from Beijing Fine Art Academy, Mr Lu Yushun, Executive Vice President of China National Academy of Painting, Mr Tian Liming, Vice President of Chinese National Academy of Arts, Mr Xu Qinsong, Vice Chairman of Chinese Artists Association, Mr Fang Zengxian, Honourary Curator of Shanghai Art Museum, Mr Wu Shanming, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor at Chinese Academy of Arts, Mr Dong Xiaoming, Honorary Chairman of Shenzhen Municipal Federation of Literary and Art Circles, Mr Wucius Wong, Hong Kong renowned ink master, Mr Liu Kuo-song, Taiwan Contemporary Ink Master, Mr Chiang Ming-shyan, representative of Taiwan Arts Sector, Mr He Zhengguang, Publishing Veteran in Taiwan, and Mr Kuiyi Shen, Professor of Art History and Director of Chinese Studies Program at University of California." "Ink Global" Featuring 500 Inspirational Masterpieces of Ink Painting Now Calls for Entries The ever first "Ink Global" in Hong Kong is now calling for entries. The exhibition targets to showcase 500 inspiring ink paintings selected from all the submissions, enhancing Hong Kong's position in the world of ink painting and promoting the city to be the "Asian hub of ink painting". Dr Kwok Homun, Curator of Ink Global, speaks at the kick-off ceremony, "'Ink Global' will gather and exhibit 500 masterpieces from exceptional artists worldwide. We are looking for top-notch works with prominent art presentation, high skill level and competence. There is no limitation on style, themes and techniques chosen for the creation." With a plan to comprise the judging panel with 20 influential figures from the art circle, the panel now has 17 members: members of the organising committee including Ms Florence Hui, Under Secretary for Home Affairs of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR, Dr Louis Ng, Deputy Director (Culture) of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Government of  the Hong Kong SAR, Mrs Nellie Fong, Chairman of Young Artists Development Foundation, and Dr Kwok Homun, Curator of Ink Global, together with art experts including Dr Lesley Lau, Head of Art Promotion Office of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Government of  the Hong Kong SAR, Mr Tang Hoi Chiu, Former Chief Curator of Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Government of  the Hong Kong SAR, Professor Mok Kar Leung Harold, Chairman of the Department of Fine Arts of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor Josh Yiu, Director of the Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Mr Kuiyi Shen, Professor of Art History and Director of Chinese Studies Program at University of California, as well as ink masters Mr Wucius Wong, Mr He Baili,  Mr Lam Wu Fui, Mr Wong Hau Kwei, Mr Shen Ping, Mr Hung Hoi, Mr Wang Qiu Tong and Mr Chan Shingkau. The judging panel will select the elite works by online assessment. Dr Kwok mentions, "There are two key elements in 'Ink Global'. First, the exhibition is an excellent opportunity to gather our advisory board members together, who are influential figures in the ink painting field, indicating the excellence and position of our event. Second, our high quality and professional judging panel comprises experts from the arts sector, government representatives, arts museum curators and academic officers. They will focus on the ink paintings instead of the reputation or background of the artists. 'Ink Global' bases on the principle of being 'open, fair and just' to call for entries and select exhibits." Open enrollment has already begun, with submission deadline on 28 February 2017. Those who are interested can enroll and submit the paintings by updating the digital files of the paintings to the online submission system at www.inkglobal.org. All submitted paintings should be in the size of 6-foot xuan paper (96.5x178cm, with a total area around 1.5 square meters) or 8-foot xuan paper (123x249cm, with a total area around 2.5 square meters). Combination of paintings is accepted. Enrollment details and results will be announced at www.inkglobal.org. "Ink Global" Provides an Exchange Platform for Emerging and Established Artists The exhibition features modern, contemporary and 20th century ink painting, generally classified into portraits, landscapes, birds, flowers, fishes, insects, animals and contemporary ink painting. It provides a platform for artists at different ages, from different countries to showcase their works, promoting the exchange of arts and cultural ideas, as well as enhancing individual artistic accomplishments. 'Ink Global' gets the support of ink painting masters from Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan.  Mr Liu Dawei, Chairman of the Chinese Artists Association, says at the press conference, "In the Mainland, we have ink painting exhibitions frequently held in different provinces and regions, but I am especially impressed by the scale and diversity of 'Ink Global' and I look forward to it. I believe with the geographical advantages of Hong Kong, the exhibition would become a milestone in future ink painting development." Hong Kong ink master Mr Wucius Wong says, "'Ink Global', in terms of the number of participating artists and the variety of exhibits, is definitely a leading art event. I think the event will speed up the development of international ink painting by refreshing the art scene with various elements and promoting it to the public." Father of Taiwan's modern ink painting, Mr Liu Kuo-sung indicates, "'Ink Global' breaks geographical boundaries by soliciting artworks from around the world, connecting international art lovers to contribute to the development of ink painting. It turns a new page for ink painting." "Ink Global" will be open to the public with free admission for the citizens and art lovers to participate in the largest and the best ever ink painting exhibition. The audience will be able to learn about the long history and art development of Chinese culture through the appreciation of works of ink painting. The exhibition will bring along activities including art seminars with on-site demonstration by masters and guided tour, giving the audience a chance to learn and take a closer look of the masters' paintings. Young Artists Development Foundation aims to provide opportunities for art-loving youths to enrich the knowledge and insights by different types of activities. Current programmes include Master Workshops, HK Territory-wide Youths Painting Day, Overseas Art Tour, and Winning Painting Exhibition. For more information please visit www.yadf.hk.


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National Academy of Arts | Date: 2015-08-04

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