Balkanski, Nenko Dimitrov

*1907 1977†

He graduated from the NAA /1930/ under professors Nikola Marinov and Boris Mitov. Later, he continued his education in Paris and Munich. Between 1939 and 1941, he specialized in France and Italy. In 1947, he started teaching at the NAA, where he obtained the title of professor in 1959. He is labelled “a painter of simple things” because he found beauty and a particular harmony in fruit, nature and ordinary people.