ZANARA /sabina nedelcheva-williams/


Location: London

Zanara/Sabina Williams is an artist/illustrator based in London.

2008-2009 University College Falmouth, Falmouth, UK
Master of Arts - Illustration
Bookbinding, self-promotion skills, fundraising skills, full understanding of the book making process
1997-2001 First Private Art Academy “Jules Pascin”, Sofia, Bulgaria
Bachelor of Arts - Fine art
Sculpture, perspective, art history, life model drawing, colour science
1989-1993 High School for Fashion and Design, Bulgaria
Art and design, tailoring, design

Additional training
2014 Art Therapy course
2012 Philosophy 4 Children level 1 Gallions Primary school
2011 Children development through books, rhymes and stories , CLaSS,London,UK


Exhibitions and awards:

2014 Solo show at Winns Gallery, East London,UK

2014 Participation at the Bologna Children's Book Fair March 2014

2013 Participation at BIBIANA International House of Art for Children exhibition, Bratislava, Slovakia

2013 Winns Gallery -one man show, London, the UK,

2013 Efwa and the DRUMMING Tree -art project in collaboration with MFontaine

2013 One man show at Leyton Library on invitation from Waltham Forest council -London, UK

2013 Series of workshops presenting my first book at Waltham Forest, Wood Street and Layton libraries

2012 Bulgarian Cultural Institute-Berlin, Germany

2012 East 17 Art Trail -East London.UK

2012 My art work in included in Best of British illustration ’’Images 36’’2012

2012 Member of AOI –the Association of Illustrators, UK

2012 My first book ‘’Hide & Seek’’ is published and available as an e-book.

2012 Bulgarian Cultural Institute-Bratislava, Slovakia

2011 Art of Brands, Berlin, Germany

2011 ''NICOLA'' Art Market,, Earl's Court, London

2011 BBC big screen East London-some of my work has been featured and made into a short slot for BBC East London, UK

2011 Notting Hill Open Exhibition-Mayfest 2011, Sacred Space Gallery, London

2011 Featured for Drawing Dreams Foundation, CA, USA

2011 East London Mornings Project ,UK

2011 Joined "What's It Like?" Community Perspective Project, Volume2, UK

2011 Member of Leyton Community Gallery, East London, UK

2010 ''Volunteers on the Ramp Wall'' The Exchange'', Penzance, UK

2010 ''Spring Open Exhibition 2010'' St.Ives Society of Artists, St.Ives,UK

2010 ''Haiti art sale'' Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn, UK

2009 "International fair contemporary arts of Senegal " Fiarcs"

2009 ''Award-North of the Wall -2009 Prize Other Works of Merit, UK

2005 ''One-man show, Business Park Sofia

2004 ''One-man show—Art Gallery-Kempinsky Hotel-Zografsky Sofia, Bulgaria

2004 ''Participation in a National Exhibition Hall ''Landscape'' Exhibition Hall 'Shipka' 6 ,Sofia, Bulgaria;

2004 ''Member of Union of Bulgarian Artists ''Sofia''Section 'Art' (part of the international association of art IAA/UNESCO)

2003 ''One-man show'' Art Gallery '' Le Boll'' - Vienna, Austria

2000 ''National Youth Exhibition - Art Gallery ''Shipka'' 6, Sofia, Bulgaria

2000 ''Foundation ''Jacques Cartier'' ''EXHIBITION 2000'' France

1999,1998''Participation in Collective Exhibition '' Russian Cultural Centre ''Sofia, Bulgaria

1996 ''One-man show ''Ikebana Centre ''Sofia, Bulgaria

Some of my pictures are in the possession of private collections in Austria, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany and Bulgaria and also on display in the Musee International DArt Naif, France, Musée d'Art Naïf International Yvon M. Daigle, Quebec, Canada. I also have work displayed with the world famous art library ''Bridgeman Art Library''
Clients: Smiley company , Waltham Forest Action’s Group, The Mill, Who comments, Art Academy , Waltham Forest Council, My work was included in Best of British Illustration Images 36 -Association Of Illustrators- 2012 , Sound Shoots, East London Mornings project and more.