Artist CV

Krom Bagelsky is an artist that uses drawing, painting, muralism and sculpture to express different aspects of his creativity. Krom’s new works represent visions of figurative silhouettes, which appear spontaneously, echoing the memories of mysteries from the past.

Education and qualifications

  • 2001 – 2006 – “Secondary special school of woodcarving and interior design”, Tryavna, Bulgaria – Artist / Woodcarver
  • 2006 – 2010 – “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria – Bachelor of Fine Art – Sculpture / Sculptor – Teacher
  • 2022 – MCL – working at height solutions, London, UK – IRATA Level 1 – Rope Access Technician

Selected exhibitions

2010–2012

  • “20th International Biennial of humour and satire”, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
  • “Ceramic Sculpture” – collective student exhibition, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
  • “Erasmus Exhibition” – Academy of arts and design, Wroclaw, Poland
  • “The narcissistic capsule” – public sculpture project – Academy of arts and design, Wroclaw, Poland
  • “The 5th Biennial of small forms” – Pleven, Bulgaria
  • “Missing Temporality” – solo exhibition curated by “5 open art space”, KEVA, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • “Project streets of Ihtiman” – creator and curator of the first street art project in Bulgaria, Ihtiman, Bulgaria

2013

  • “The Cleaners” – collective exhibition curated by Nazir Tanbouli, Studio 75, Hoxton, London, UK
  • “The Shift” – drawing installation, Amersham Arms, New Cross, London, UK
  • “Giant Creatures” – mural project, Bootstrap company, Dalston, London, UK
  • “Large Drawings” – solo exhibition in Art Hub Gallery, Deptford,
    London, UK
  • “The Yellow Wall” – solo exhibition curated by Nazir Tanbouli, Chalet Café, Hoxton, London, UK
  • “Deptford X” – Art Hub Gallery, Deptford, London, UK
  • “Lost Dawn” – Techno party at the rooftop of The prince of Wales, Brixton, London, UK

2014

  • “Species” – solo exhibition in Dalston Social, Dalston, London, UK
  • “We are all in one boat” – collective exhibition curated by Minesweeper
    Collective + Le Gagibi(Lille, France) – The birds nest, Deptford, London, UK
  • “Primitive impulses” – curator,Undercurrents Gallery, London, UK
  • “PerpleX” – live drawing competition, New Cross, London, UK
  • “Monumental” – Street art project in Craiova, Romania
  • “Stomach” – collective exhibition at Arch 402 Gallery, Hoxton Arches, Hoxton, London

2015

  • “Divers”- mural at Hackney Comunity College,part of the Skills Show 2015,London,UK
  • “Constructive Emotions”- mural and exhibition, curated by DSart, Dalston
  • “London Calling 2015”- Art Now + Factory Art Projects – Barge House, OXO Tower, London, UK
  • “Process”- solo exhibition at DSartViva Gallery, Dalston, London, UK

2016

  • “Reshape”- collective exhibition at BSMT Space, Dalston, London
  • “0 or 1” – Collective exhibition at The Hive Dalson, London, UK
  • TAA,“Random Artists” – ExFed – Manorhouse, 199 Eade Rd, London N4 1DN

2017

  • “The Bigger Picture”- Showcasing works done with the help of students from Lark Hall School and Hornsby House School, in collaboration with Progress London and Reshape London. The Workshop, Kennington, London, UK
  • TAA,“Random Artists” – Hoxton Arches, Hoxton, London,UK
  • “RHS Flower Show” – sculpture/installation, together with Reshape collective and Progress London – Hampton Court Palace, UK
  • “Veer” – collective exhibition, organised by Minesweeper collective – Deptford, London, UK
  • “Cable street arts festival” – Cable street studios, London, UK
  • “White Cross Street Festival” – public street art/muralism – White Cross Street, Old Street, London, UK

2018

  • “UpFest” – the biggest street art festival in Europe – Bristol, UK

2019

  • TAA, “Random Artists”, Lewisham, London, UK
  • “The Rural murals project”, Lyubnitza, Bulgaria – Creator, organizer and artist

2020

  • Project “Rings of time” – ( highest historical mural in Europe ) – Painting of the paleolithic ring of time – Dryanovo, Bulgaria
  • “Street Art Penge”, London, UK
  • “The Rural Murals Project” , Ihtiman and Tryavna, Bulgaria

2021

  • Project “Rings of time” – Painting of the ring of Culture Varna and the ring of Thrace – Dryanovo, Bulgaria
  • MELBA as part of FIG – Festival of illustration and design – Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Third biennial of contemporary art – Hristo Tsokev Gallery, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
  • TAA exhibitions – London, UK

2022

  • “Liminality” – solo exhibition in Narrativa Gallery, part of Varusha South festival – Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria