Nanyo Nanev was born and lives in the town of Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. He is a freelance artist who gets his inspiration from Bulgarian nature and culture. He is the author of a large number of paintings, and has also worked on several mural projects, two of the biggest being in Excelsior Shopping Centre in the centre of Plovdiv and in Sofia Princess Casino. His works are in the collections of fine art lovers from Bulgaria, Russia, the United States, Turkey, Mexico, the Netherlands Antilles and a number of Western European countries.

Solo exhibitions:

2011 – Ri Coëme Hotel, Heers, Belgium

2010 – Municipality building of Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

2010 – Ikar Gallery, Sofia

2010 – V.I.K. Gallery, Stara Zagora

Group exhibitions:

2015 - Mail Art Exhibition "Wild Flowers", Regional Museum of History “Stoyu Shishkov”, Smolyan

2014 - "Orhideya" Art Center's project "A Painting by Many", Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2014 - Plein air exhibition, International Plein Air "Pristan", Pomorie, Bulgaria

2014 - Group exhibition of the Union of the Bulgarian Artists, Sofia

2013 – Ist Wildflowers Festival, Smolyan, Bulgaria

2012 – 100 Years of South Bulgarian Artists Society National Exhibition, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2011 – Halmaal Art Festival, Sint-Truiden, Belgium

2009-2013 (annually) – Autumn Salon of Arts in Stara Zagora