NAME: IVAN EDWARD GAZDOV

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 2.11.1945, town of Yambol, Bulgaria

E-mail: igazdov@yahoo.com

EDUCATION:
1954 - 1958 Studied drawing in the course of Stephan Bachvarov in the town of Yambol
1964 - Finished The High School of Fine Arts, Sofia in the class of Dimitar Arnaudov
1970 - Graduated from The National Academy of Art, Sofia as student of Prof. Alexander Poplilov, specialty "Poster".

SPECIALIZATIONS:
1964 - Sent on practicum by the High School of Fine Arts to Bucharest, Romania
1967 - Sent on practicum by the Academy of Fine Art to Prague, Czechoslovakia
1968 - Visited the Academies of Fine Art in Warsaw and Krakow, Poland, sent on a business trip by the Ministry of Culture
1978 - Specialized in the course of Prof. Metz at Gerrit- Rietwelt Akademie in Amsterdam, Holland.
1996 - Creative sojourn at Cité des Arts, Paris (as a result of a national competition)

WORK EXPERIENCE:
From 1970 till 1976 he worked in the Graphic arts department of the Industrial Aesthetics Center, where he worked out dozens of trade marks and fonts.
During the period 1973 - 75 he worked as part-time assistant at the National Academy of Art, in the department of "Poster"
1976 - Assistant , at the National Academy of Art, in the department of "Poster"
1986 - Associate Professor, National Academy of Art
1994 - Professor, National Academy of Art
Since 1995 - Head of Department "Poster and Visual Communication", National Academy of Art
1999 - 2003 - Rector of the National Academy of Art, Sofia

PUBLIC ACTIVITIES
Since 1997 member of the Specialized Scientific Council of Art Criticism and Fine Arts with the Supreme Testimonial Committee
1998 - 2000 - member of the Commission of Philological Sciences and Arts with the Supreme Testimonial Committee
1994-1997 member of the Specialized Council of Postage Stamp Publishing with the Committee of Posts and Communications
1995- 1996 member of the Board of Managers of the Design and Advertisement Association
1992 - Founder of "Visual Imagination" Club at the National Academy of Art

MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Section "Graphic Art, Graphic Design and Caricature" since 1978
1995 - 1997 - Member of the Design and Advertisement Association
2008 Member of the Bulgarian "Art Directors Club", Sofia
2010 Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and Arts (BASA)

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
-Graphics (cycle "Grotesques" - etchings; cycle "The Line Greets the Spot" - dry-point and linocut)
-Posters (cycles "Play of Silhouettes", "Anti AIDS", "Social Posters" - author's posters)
-Caricatures,
-Book cover and book illustration,
-Advertising and applied graphic art,
-Drawings in ink, water colours, drawing charcoal, pastel,
-Plaster and bronze plastic,
-Postage stamps etc.

Author of a personal graphic design GRAPHICATURE ®, (artistic trademark for Europe).
From 1987 till 2005 - about 200 graphicatures. Cycles: "Something Useless, Something's Not Enough" and "Black Touches"- serigraphy - about 3000 copies; "Coloured Version"- acryl on canvas.
Originator of the AUTHORSHIP POSTER in Bulgaria.

He is an author of 3 monographs, 8 albums, and more than 30 articles, published in the specialized issues on art, as well as of many other in the periodical press. Has designed more than 100 books, some of which are with illustrations (for publishing houses "Bulgarski Pisatel", "Narodna Kultura", "Narodna Mladezh", " Izdatelstvo OF", "Prosveta", etc.
Author of numerous posters for Publishing house "Septemvri"
Author of more than 200 caricatures in the periodical press (contributor to "Sturshel" newspaper since 1961)
From 1986 till 2003 - illustrated materials for "Zhenata Dnes" magazine
Author of more than 50 written reviews for graduands in "Poster" specialty and of dozens of speeches for the opening of his colleagues' exhibitions.


Bulgarian Posts EOOD issued stamps (2 and envelope) with his series "Play of silhouettes" on the occasion - International Year of the Poster on behalf of Bulgaria, 2003.

ONE-MAN SHOWS:
He has 40 one-man shows, actions and happenings.
1970 - Drawings. Club of the Academy of Art (as a student).The exhibition was closed by the management of the National Academy of Art before its opening.
1978 - Caricatures and illustrations, town of Yambol
1980 - Graphics, satirical posters and drawings, in the gallery at 108, Rakovski Blvd., Sofia
1982 - Illustrations to the book "Laugh, Hangman " (world satirical poetry, translated by Radoy Ralin ), House of Humour, Gabrovo
1982 - Illustrations to the book "Laugh, Hangman" (world satirical poetry, translated by Radoy Ralin), The Cinema House, Sofia
1982- Satirical posters, Youth Centre, town of Yambol
1987 - Graphicatures and posters, "George Papazov" gallery, town of Yambol
1987 - Drawings, People's library club "Saglasie", town of Yambol
1988 - Graphicatures, posters and drawings, in the gallery at 125 Rakovski blvd., Sofia
1990 - Graphicatures, Central Club of Architects, Sofia
1992 - "Graphicature - Coloured Version", "Vitosha" gallery, Sofia
1993- "The World of Graphicature in Denmark", "69" Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
1993 - Graphicatures. Art Gallery, town of Rousse, Rousse Days of Music Festival
1994- "The World of Graphicature" , "Marushka" Gallery, Lion, France
1994 - Standing exhibition of a collection of 50 works of art in "Slaveykovotot Shkolo", town of Tryavna (donation to 13 Centuries Bulgaria Nation Donation Fund - Cycle "Something Useless, Something's not Enough" - graphicatures, serigraphies and the cycle "Grotesques" - etchings)
1994 - Graphicatures - origami, Apoloniya Festival, Sozopol
1995 - "A Booby Centaurus ", an esoteric drawing, happening, town of Yambol
1995 - Graphicatures , Vantotrade Office, Sofia
1995 - Graphicatures, "George Papazov" gallery, town of Yambol, Collection "Dounai"
1995 - Graphicatures, House of Humour, town of Gabrovo ( one-man show on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the artist)
1995 - Graphicatures - origami, "Art 36" gallery, Sofia (on the occasion of the artist's 50th anniversary.
1996 - Graphicatures, Cité des Arts, Paris
1996 - "The Lost Dog" action - Paris
1996 - "Planting out of Graphicatures", action in St-Germain-des-Prés blvd., Paris
1996 - "Planting out of Graphicatures" action in the Champs Elysées blvd, Paris
1996 - "Esoteric Drawing" , action, Prévost Street, Paris
1997 - "10 Years Graphicature", "Makta" gallery, Sofia
1998 -"Coloured Version", "Matti" Hall, National Palace of Culture
1998 - "GRAPHICONTOURS" Exhibition, "Finnes" gallery, Sofia (together with Emil Popov, sculptor)
1998 - "Anti-auction of graphicatures" , Yambol
1999 - "Erotic Graphicatures", exhibition, "Vedart" gallery, Sofia
1999 - "Erotic Graphicatures" exhibition, "Vazrazhdane" gallery, Plovdiv
2000 - "With Reverence to Ivailo Petrov", portraits (together with Iv.Petrov), "Vedart" gallery, Sofia
2000 - Exhibition - Donation to the National Art Gallery (50 drawings before the graphicature}, National Art Gallery (15.05.2000)
2000 - Exhibition "Mistaken Drawings" Vedart gallery, Sofia
2001 - Exhibition "Illustrations to 'Zhenata Dnes' Magazine" (together with V. Kitanov), "Tsar Osvoboditel 6" gallery,Sofia
2002 - Presentation of the album "50 Drawings before the Graphicature - donation to the National Art Gallery" and exhibition in the halls of the National Art Gallery, (14.03.2002)
2002 - Exhibition "Erotically" in"Galeros" gallery, at 12, Parensov St, Sofia
2002 - Exhibition "Illustrations and Graphicatures", "George Papazov" gallery, town of Yambol (on the occasion of the Days of Culture Festival in Yambol), (24.05.2002)
2002 - Exhibition "Graphicatures - Coloured Version 2","Vedart" gallery (17.02.2002)
2003 - Exhibition "Graphicatures in Colour", "Vazrazhdane" gallery, Plovdiv, (22.04.2003)
2004 - Exhibition - action "Japanese engraving - Graphicature: In Spring - The Sunrise", Sibank gallery, Sofia
2004 - "Erotic Art", auction in hotel Sheraton, Sofia
2004 - Auction of graphicatures on the Day of the town of Yambol, organized by the Town Council of Yambol (31.05.2004)
2005 - "Cover Classic Graphicature", Sofia City Art Gallery
2005 - "Cover Classic Graphicature", Gallery "George Papazov", Jambol, Bulgaria.
2005 - "Cover Classic Graphicature", Kulturinstitut Witgenstein, Wiena, Austria
2005 - Exhibition-jubilee "In the boat/puddle of the graphic arts (50 Visual Fantasies), SiBanc Gallery, Sofia
2006 - "Cover Classic Graphicature", Bulgarian Institut of Culture, Budapest, Hungary
2007 - "The Heaven`s Gates" (20 Years GRAPHICATURE), SiBanc Gallery, Sofia
2008 - "Portaits", SiBanc Gallery, Sofia
2008 - "Graphicature and Portraits", Gallery "George Papazov", Jambol, Bulgaria.
2008 - "All of the Graphicature", Gallery "Impressia", Sofia
2010 - Permanent exhibition-donation in the Art Gallery "Jorge Papazov", Yambol, Bulgaria
2011 - "Graphicature", Gallery VIK, Stara Zagora.
2011 - "Graphicatures", Bulgarian Institut of Cultere, Praga, RChech.
2011 - "The World of the Graphicature in Burgas", Gallery VOX, Burgas, Bulgaria.
2011 - Jubilee Exhibition, Gallery "Academy", Sofia
2012 - "Magical Mystery Graphicatour", Alma Mater Gallery, Sofia
2012 - Exposition of the illustrations to the Shishkov`s book "Obstinate spots", Jambol, Bulgaria

PARTICIPATIONS IN COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS:
Participations in international contests and biennials of poster and caricature in Turkey, France, Finland, West Berlin, Japan, Italy, Spain, Germany, the USSR, Belgium, Canada, the USA, Hungary, Romania.
Participations in General art exhibitions of illustration, graphics and caricature, the biennial of stage posters, applied graphics, etc. in Bulgaria.

More important exhibitions
Since 1987 (every two years) he has been participating regularly in the "International Invitation Poster Exhibition" in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Since 1992 (every two years) he has been participating regularly in the International Invitation Poster Exhibitions in Pecs
1987 - Participation in the Exhibition of the Invited Laureates of "Hidezo Kondo"award from the Caricature Competition of "Yomiuri Shimbun" newspaper, Koshuko Association, Japan
1996 - Participation in the First Salon of Poster in Grand Palais, Paris
1996 - Participation in "Exhibition of 150 Selected Posters for Exposure on the Five Continents under the Aegis of the United Nations"
2001 - Exhibition of Graphicatures - "Menace" gallery, Mexico city
2002 - Exhibition- donation on the Occasion of the 10th anniversary of "Arh & Art Borsa" newspaper
2002 - Exhibition "Graphic Art 2002" in the Gallery of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, 6, Shipka St, Sofia
2003 - Charity Exhibition of Sofia Art Gallery on the occasion of the Day of Sofia
2003 - International Triennial of Poster - Toyama, Japan
2003 - Exhibition of Posters on the Occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Establishment of the United Nations Commissariat on Human Rights, Geneva, Pallais Wilson ( December 2003)
2004 - Exhibition of Posters on the Occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Establishment of the United Nations Commissariat on Human Rights, Sofia Art Gallery (May 2004)
2006 - Exhibition "Professor`s Art in the NAA", Sozopol, "Apolonia", Bulgaria
2006 - Exhibition on the Occasion of the 110-th Anniversary of the NAA, Sofia Art Gallery
2007 - 15-th International Triennial of the Theater Poster, Sofia
2010 - International Biennial of the Poster, Warsawa, Poland
2010 - 16-th International Triennial of the Theater Poster, Sofia
2010 - International Biennial of the Political Poster, Mons, Belgium
2011 - Collective Exhibition in the gallery "Impressia", Sofia
2012 - Poster Exhibition "Law and Justice", Potsdam, Germany
2012 - Poster Exhibition "Law and Justice", gallery "The Mission", Sofia
2012 - Exhibition-Auction in the Hotel "Crystal Palace", Sofia
2013 - Collective Exhibition, Gallery VOX, Burgas, Bulgaria
2013 - International Exhibition of Posters in the Digital World , Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, USA

PRIZES:
32 prizes altogether, 18 of which are national and 14 are international ones.
NATIONAL PRIZES:
1964 Prize for a drawing from the contest of "Kartinna Galleria" Magazine
1969 Prize for a caricature from "Naroden drugar" newspaper, Yambol
1969 Prize for a caricature from "Narodna kultura" newspaper, Sofia
1971 Diploma for a caricature from the Contest for the Award of Sofia
1971 Prize for the sign of "N. Luskov" Sports club, Yambol
1973 Prize from "Young Caricaturists" exhibition, Razgrad
1977 Prize from the competition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists "100 Years since
the Liberation of Bulgaria"
1977 Prize for an sign from the competition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists "100 Years since the Liberation of Bulgaria"
1977 Prize for a caricature from the exhibition "From July to July", Sofia
1978 Two prizes from the competition for signs for the Institute of Monuments of Culture, Sofia
1981 Prize for poster from competition of the Union of Bulgarian Artists on the occasion of the Jubilee Session of the United Nations on Disarmament
1983 Prize for a caricature from the competition of "Pogled" newspaper, Sofia
1985 First Prize from the competition for New Year's Cards of Publishing house "Septemvri", Sofia
1985 Prize for Poster for blood donation, organizer the Bulgarian Red Cross, Sofia
1987 "Gold Coat of Arm of the Town of Yambol "for contribution to fine arts, awarded by the Town Council of Yambol
1989 "Alexander Zhendov" prize of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, Sofia for poster and applied graphics
1998"Gold Nib" for contribution to the Bulgarian culture , awarded by Radio "FM+" and Makta Gallery, Sofia
2003 Prize from a poster competition on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Olympic movement in Bulgaria, organized by the Bulgarian Olympic Committee.
2005 Prize for plagiarism sign, awarded by TV "BBT"
2008 First prize for LOGO of the Bulgarian Society for Pulmonary Diseases
2011 Honorary Diploma for Entirely Art, Invited Member, 2-nd Biennial of Design, Sofia

INTERNATIONAL PRIZES
1975 Prize from the International Salon of Caricature, Montreal, Canada
1979 Special prize for caricature from the International Exhibition of Caricature, Ankara, Turkey
1979 Special prize from the International Biennial "Car and Environment", Sofia, Bulgaria
1983 Prize from the International Poster Competition on the occasion of the "30th Anniversary of the Assault on the Barracks of Monkada", Havana, Cuba
1984 Prize from the International poster competition on the occasion of the "40th Anniversary of the Victory over Fascism", Moscow, USSR
1985 Prize for poster on "Ethics in traffic", from the International Biennial " Car and Environment"
1986 Special prize for caricature "Hidezo Kondo" from the International Competition of "Yomiuri Shimbun" newspaper, Tokyo, Japan
1987 Invited artist for the competition of "Yomiuri Shimbun" newspaper, Tokyo, Japan
1988 Prize for poster from the Second International Exhibition of Art Directors' Club, New York, USA
1990 Merit award for caricature from the International Competition of "Yomiuri Shimbun" newspaper, Tokyo, Japan
1992 "Certificat de Finalist" from the International Poster Competition "Protection of Nature", Chaumon, France
1994 "Winner's Award" from the 4th Competition for Postage Stamp "45th Anniversary of the Declaration of Man's Rights"
1996 "Encouragement Award" from the First International Graphic Design Competition on Internet, Tokyo, Japan
1999 Bronze prize from the 2nd International Graphic Design Competition on Internet, Tokyo, Japan

DISTINCTIONS
1991-92 "Man of the Year" - selected by the International Biographical Center (IBC), Cambridge, England
1992 "Man of the Year" - selected by the American Biographical Institute (ABI), USA
1992 Silver Medal for Achievements in the XX Century, International Biographical Center, Cambridge England
1992 "World Lifetime Achievement Award", American Biographical Institute, USA (has a fund of his own in the ABI)
1993 Selected as "Man of the Year 1993", American Biographic Institute, USA
1995-1996 Selected as "Man of the Year" by the International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England
2004 The Great Prize of the town of Yambol for exceptional contribution to the national and world plastic culture, awarded by the Town Council of the town of Yambol. (31.05.2004)
2005 Nominated as "Leading Educators of the World - 2005" by the International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England

BOOKS AND ALBUMS BY THE ARTIST
Gazdov, Iv. Ivan Gazdov - graphics, poster, drawings - album (with text by Radoy Ralin), Sofia 1988
Gazdov, Iv. The Word of Graphicature, album, Sofia 1993
Gazdov,Iv. Ivan Gazdov About Poster (10 lectures), "Tipiarch" Publishing house, Sofia 1994 (in the Congress Library, Washington, USA
Gazdov, Iv. Ivan Gazdov's Law , Sofia 1997 ( In the Congress Library, Washington, USA
Gazdov,Iv. Graphicature , album (text by Peter Zmyicharov), bilingual, Sofia . 1999
Gazdov, Iv. Ivan Gazdov - 50 drawings. The Artist before the Graphicature (Donation to the National Art Gallery, 2000), album with text by Peter Zmyicharov, Publishing house "Grafika 19", Sofia, 2001
Gazdov, Iv. Ivan Gazdov - Selected Author's Posters, album (text by Roumyana Konstantinova) bilingual, Publishing house "Grafika 19", Sofia 2002
Gazdov, Iv. Cover Classic Graphicatures, album, "Vedart" Publishing house, Sofia, 2005
Gazdov, Ivan. IvanGazdov`s Law. // 2 ed., Plovdiv: Janet 45, 2006. 86 p.
Gazdov, Ivan. BESTSMISLITZI (poems ). Vol. 1. S.: Ab, 2006, 110 p.
Gazdov, Ivan. The Mystery GRAPHICATURE (20 Years Graphicature), album. // S.: Demax AD, 2007. 116 p.
Gazdov, Ivan. BESTSMISLITZI (poems). Vol. 3 // S.: Ab, 2007, 112 p.
FROM and TO Gazdov (documentary collection). // S.: IPK "Svetlina", Yambol, 2008.
Gazdov, Ivan. Authorshipposter. // S.: Ab, 2008, 144 p.
Gazdov, Ivan. BESTSmislitzi (poems). Vol. 2. // S.: Ab, 2009, 108 p.
Gazdov, Ivan. Authorshipposter. Monograph // S.: Ideadesign, 2011, 328 p.
Gazdov, Ivan. Ivan Gazdov Design Graphicatura, album // S.: Ideadesign, 2013, 240 p.

PUBLISHED CALLENDARS WITH GRAPHICATURES BY THE ARTIST
1995 Calendar of the firm ET Stefan Baev
1996 Calendar (with origami) of the firm ET Stefan Baev
2000 Calendar of the National Donation Fund "13 Centuries Bulgaria"
2002 Calendar of "Armeets" Insurance Society
2005 Calendar on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the National Donation Fund "13 Centuries Bulgaria" with 12 cover-classic graphicatures, collection "Seasons"
2009 Calendar of the firm "Geomintech" with 12 graphicatures

AUTHOR'S ARTICLES
Gazdov, Iv. The Detailed Visual Memory of the Customer - a Problem when Designing Applied Graphics - "PEDI" magazine, issue 5, 1983, pages 32-33, illustrations
Gazdov Iv. Thoughts, Signs and Culture, "PEDI" magazine, issue 3, 1988, pages 18 - 21, illustrations
Gazdov, Iv. Experimental Assignments in Teaching Poster at the Academy of Art, "PEDI" magazine, issue 4, 1989, pages 30-32, illustrations
Gazdov, Iv. 1188 Letters About a Master of Letters (on the occasion of the exhibition of Dimitar Trendafilov), "Narodna Kultura" newspaper, 09.06.1989
Gazdov Iv. In praise of Hristo (on the occasion of the exhibition of Hristo Alexiev), "PEDI" magazine, issue 5, 1990, p.30
Gazdov Iv. "A few words about Milko"(on the occasion of the anniversary of Milko Dikov), "Otechestvo" magazine, issue 9, 1990, with 40-41 illustrations
Gazdov Iv. Trade Mark , "PEDI" magazine, issue 1,1991, pages 15 - 17, illustrations
Gazdov, Iv. 381 Words of Honour and Respect (on the occasion of the jubilee exhibition of Prof. Al.Poplilov), speech at the opening of the exhibition, "Democratsia" newspaper,28.05.1991.
Gazdov, Iv. Praise of Graphicture (not at all after Erasmus of Rotterdam), "Shtastlivets" newspaper, 11.10.1992, reproduction
Gazdov, Iv. The Author About His Idea (Praise of Graphicature), "Kultura" newspaper, 02.04.1993, reproduction
Gazdov, Iv. I Like These Artists (speech on the occasion of the exhibition of Mihail and Tashko Popovi), "Trakiya" newspaper, 17.04.1993
Gazdov, Iv. "I Won't Change my Idea ……", "Life and Money" newspaper , 24.05.1993, reproduction
Gazdov, Iv. Lectures on Poster, "Literaturen Vestnik" newspaper, copies 23, 24, 25,26,27, 28, 29,30,31,33, 35, 36 of 1994, illustrations
Gazdov, Iv. A Cathedral in a Cupped Hand (on the occasion of the exhibition of Bozhidar Bonchev), "Literaturen Forum" newspaper xx.09.1994
Gazdov, Iv. 27+27+27 = 81, An Exceptionally Professional Exhibition (on the occasion of the exhibition of N. Karamanov, Kr. Krastev, and S.Alexandrov), "Trakiets" newspaper, 20.09.1994
Gazdov, Iv. The Exhibition of Margarit Tsanev Is a Meeting with an Prematurely Lost Talent, "Kontinent" newspaper, 07.12.1994
Gazdov, Iv. Open Your Eyes Wide ( on the occasion of Elena and Krastyo Lafazanov's book for children " Tangled stories", "Literaturen Vestnik", copy 7, 1997
Gazdov, Iv. A Speech in a Biased Manner on the occasion of the exhibition of Prof. Krum Damyanov, "Arh&Art Borsa" newspaper, 24.02.1998
Gazdov,Iv. Our Taste Is still Swimming in "Primary Broth", or About the Poster and Some other things, "Demokratsia" newspaper, 09.06.1998
Gazdov, Iv. The Third Ivan, "Literaturen Vestnik", copy 32, 1998, reproductions
Gazdov, Iv. Law of the Butterfly-necktie, "LIK Yambol" newspaper, copy 13, 6.12.1999
Gazdov, Iv. From Assistant Professor to Professor, "Literaturen Forum" newspaper, copy 14, 10 - 16.04.2000 , p.19
Gazdov, Iv. I Cherish Great Hope of the Future, "Democratsia" newspaper, copy 1, 3.01.2000, p.2
Gazdov, Iv. A Volcanic Impulse has Ceased. Reverence to Alexander Poplilov, "Demokratsia" newspaper, 18.09.2001
Gazdov, Iv. The Drawing Does not Say "We…." From "Ivan Gazdov - 50 Drawings", album, Publishing house "Grafika 19", Sofia, 2001
Gazdov, Iv. The Drawing Does not Say "We…", "Yambol" newspaper, copy 20, 17.05.2002, p.8, 6 reproductions
Gazdov, Iv. Elena Kamburova, "Kultura" newspaper, copy 40, 31.10.2993, p.3
Gazdov, Iv. Achievement in the Field of Graphics, "Arhitektura" magazine, issue 1/2004, p.51
Gazdov, Iv. The Multilayer Graphic World of Prof. Kiril Boichev, "Arhitektura"magazine, issue 1/2004, p.51
Gazdov, Iv. The Works of Sasha Act Like Little Portions of Happiness (on the occasion of the exhibition "Clowns" of Alexandra Ignatova), "Delnik" newspaper, 16.11.2004
Gazdov, Ivan. Specific fantasizing method "Graphicature." In: Directions in the poster art and visual communication - Proceedings of the First Conference on the poster ... 27-28.03.2003. // ed.NAA,2005
Gazdov, Ivan. "Cover Classic Graphicature"" in the zone of the lesson. // "Glas", 5/22.04.2005, p.8
Gazdov, Ivan. An exhibition for Careful Viewers //v. "Delnik", 14/ 23.01.2006, p.5.
Gazdov, Ivan. Laws for Professors and Students //v. "Sturshel", 3124/ 26.03.2006, p.4.
Gazdov, Ivan. Poster`s Messages of Sakaliev Stojko. In: Theatralen plakat, album, 2006
Gazdov, Ivan. Public Speech at the Opening of the Exhibition "60 years poster in NAA". In: Second Conference "Poster thinking, Conceptual Art, Inventions", NAA, 2008, p.3.
Gazdov, Ivan. For Radoy with Reverence and Sadness. In: The Unknown Radoy, IK Siela, 2012
Gazdov, Ivan.Text in the album to the poster`s exhibition "Law and Justice", Potsdam, Germany, 2012
Gazdov, Ivan. Who's Afraid of SK *, v.Kultura, 33 /05.10.2012, p.2.
Gazdov, Ivan. Cartoonist`s Caricatures Caricature the "Caricaturizm" (regarding Exhibition "Artists Ball" by Chavdar Nikolov), v.Kultura, 35/19.10.2012, p.2.

HE IS PRESENTED IN
Caricature Almanac "Sturshel" 1946-1970, "Nauka i Izkustvo", Sofia, 1971, illustrations 558, 559, 560, 561
Chuhovski P The Drawing, "Bulgarski Hudozhnik", magazine Sofia, 1976, p.314
Encyclopedia of Bulgarian Fine Art Vol.1, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1977
Encyclopedia Bulgaria, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 2000
Encyclopedia Bulgaria, electronic version, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 2002
"Egoist" magazine February 2003 (e73), p.102 -105, 4 reproductions
"Playboy" magazine, February 2005, p.38-39, photo, 9 reproductions

SKÖNA SKÄMT,av 107 cartoonister frän världen, Utgiven av Bokförlaget Bra Böker, Stokholm, 1985, p.100
Haemus, Bolgar-magyar tarsadalmi es kulturalis folyoirat, VII.evfolyam, 1998/3
International Who's Who of Intellectuals, 1993/94, 10th ed., International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, p.157
Dictionary of International Biography. 1993/94, 21st ed., International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, p.204
Wim Lamboo, Portraits of Bulgarian Artists, April 2003, Euro-Bulgarian Cultural Center, Sofia
Bulgarian encyclopedia A.Z. // S.: BAS. ??? ed. S.: KI Trud, 2005. p.250, 290
The Great Encyclopedia Bulgaria, v..4. // S.:BAS, 2011, p.1502
Eminent Figures of Modern Bulgaria // Veliko Tirnovo, High intellectual school "Sirius 4", 2012, p.93-94

HIS WORKS ARE POSSESSION OF
"George Papazov" Art Gallery, Yambol
National Art Gallery, Sofia
Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
The Museum of Applied Arts, Sofia
Art galleries in the towns of Varna, Vidin,Bourgas, Stara Zagora, Montana
The House of Humour and Satire, town of Gabrovo, The Museum of World Comic Art, Gabrovo
Gallery and Art Complex "Slaveykovoto Shkolo" , town of Tryavna. A collection of 50 graphicatures, donation to 13 Centuries Bulgaria National Donation Fund
"Wilanov" Museum of Poster, Warsaw, Poland
Museum of Caricature, Warsaw, Poland
Museum of Poster, Lahti, Finland
Museum of Poster, Shaumon, France
Museum of Modern Art "Neue Samlung", Germany (at their invitation)
Institute of Stomatology, Ankara, Turkey
Museum of Poster, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (at their invitation)
"Forney" Library, Paris (posters)
Collection for Modern Art Merrill Bormann, New York, USA
Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
"Koshuko" Association
Collection "Dunai", town of Yambol
Collection "Stara Izba", town of Yambol
Private persons in Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, the USA, Turkey, etc.

FILMS AND INTERVIEWS WITH THE ARTIST, BROADCASTED ON THE BULGARIAN TELEVISION
Author Darin Kambov "Black and White- a conscious choice", Channel II, 23.01.1989, 23 min.
Author Rossitsa Burkova, Literature, Art and Culture Programme, "On the Occasion of an Exhibition", Channel II, 04.05.1990, 20 min.
Author Darin Kambov, "World - Literature, Art and Culture" Programme, Channel II, 19.01.1992, 15 min.
Author Velichko Konakchiev, "Eyewitnesses", Channel II, 29.03.1993, 2 min.
Host Velichko Skorchev, "Good day, Bulgaria", Channel II, 02.1.1994, 7 min.
Host Galya Kraichovska, "Who, where, what", Channel II, xx 06.1995, 2 min.
Host Galya Kraichovska, "Who, where, what", Channel II, 10.11.1995, 2 min.
Host Bissera Yosifova, "Seven days", Channel I, 13.11.1995, 6 min
Host Siyana Kovacheva, "Good day, Bulgaria", Channel II, 15.1.1995, 3 min
Host Igor Markovski, "Every Sunday", Channel I, 22.01.1997, 5 min
Host Galya Kraichovska, "Who, where, what" , Efir 2, xx .02.1997, 3 min
Host Galya Kraichovska, "Who, where,what", Efir 2, 05.12.1997, 3 min.
Author Svetoslava Tadarakova, "Restless brains", Efir 2, 14.02.1998, 28 min.
Author Elena Tomalevska, "Something Useless, Something's not Enough", Channel I, 10.03.1988, 10 min
Emilia Decheva, "Graphi-CONTOURS", Channel I, 1999