Julian Jordanov was born in Lovech, Bulgaria. He has continued to live and work there, after receiving his Masters in Fine Art from the National Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria. His prints are strongly influence by both surrealism and symbolism, and he is highly sought after for the specialized medium of creating ex libris prints. These smaller prints are almost always accomplished in etching and aquatint, and show a superb level of detail and skill hard to find outside eastern Europe. He also works in lithography for larger, more surrealistic prints.
2006 2nd INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF EXLIBRIS Sofia, Bulgaria
2005 1st INTERNATIONAL BIENALE EXLIBRIS AND SMALL FORMS Gniezno, Poland - Diploma of Honor
2005 1st INTERNATIONAL EXLIBRIS TRIENALE OF LEFKAS Lefkada, Greece - Diploma of Honor
2005 Award of The Royal Circle of Former Atheneum Students - Sint Niklaas, Belgium
2003 THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL EXLIBRIS COMPETITION Ankara, Turkey - First Prize
2003 1st INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF EXLIBRIS Sofia, Bulgaria - Award for Intaglio Techniques
2001 "INTERNATIONAL EXLIBRIS COMPETITION" Sint Niklaas, Belgium - Diploma of Honor
2000 "4th BRITISH INTERNATIONAL MINIATURE PRINT EXHIBITION" London England - The Tagus International Purchase Prize
1999 "X INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL" Vama Bulgaria - Award of The Association "Art Dialogue"
1996 "IV BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE GRABADO" OURENSE - MENCION HONORIFICA
1995 "8th INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE" Vama
Award of the President of the Association of American Graphic Artists