About me

Teodora Doncheva - Tech

Birthday: 08.03.1981
Place of birth: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Where I live: Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Occupation: Artist

 

CONTACTS:

e-mail: techwoo@abv.bg ; techwooster@gmail.com

phone: 00359 887 820 410 ; 00359 893 576 405

 

Blog: http://techwoo.blogspot.com/

 

Behance portfolio: http://www.behance.net/techwoo 

Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/techwoo/

 

EDUCATION:

2006-2008 National Academy of Art, Sofia - MA in Digital scenography and animation

2002-2006 National Academy of Art, Sofia - BA in Scenography and costume design

1994-1999 National High School of Art "Tzanko Lavrenov", Plovdiv - Graphic arts

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

Game design and Concept Art:

2010-2011 "Nurusoft" - concept artist and character designer

2008-2009 "Pilgrim Interactive" - concept artist and character designer

Illustration, Storyboarding and Graphic Design:

 2005-Present - Freelance artist (some of the clients: "Zlaten Vek", "Agitprop", "Manifactura", The European Institute Foundation, ACT Association, "Time"Foundation, UniCredit Bulbank, "Pixel Depo" Studio, "Camera" Ltd etc.)

Theatre and Scenography:

2012 - Artist/performer in the performance "Ostalgia" by "Based on Actual Events"

(pds-org.blogspot.com)

2011 - Light designer for the performance "Emotional" by "Based on Actual Events"

(pds-org.blogspot.com)

2006 - Stage designer for the play "City with taxis" directed by Ana Dankova

2003 - Technical assistant at the festival "Theater Aan Zee" in Ostende, Belgium

Animation:

1999-2000 "Kulev Film" - assistant animator

 

Exhibitions:

2012 - "Babbling Portraits" - Dada Cultural Bar, Sofia Pride Art Week, Sofia

2009 - "Deyan, Iskren, Tech(en)" - 1908 Gallery, Sofia

2003 - "21 Portraits of I" - XXL Gallery, Sofia

1999 - "A few liquid thoughts" - Mexican House, Plovdiv

 

 

 

Professional interests: Illustration, Graphic art, Cartoons, Concept art, Character design, Drawing, Comic books, Painting, Miniatures etc.


Favourite activities:
drawing, listening music, walks in the park, evenings with friends, reading, movie marathons etc.

Favourite books:
"Catch 22" by Joseph Heller, "Cannery Row" by John Steinbeck, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams, anything by Kurt Vonnegut, etc...


Favourite music:
Tori Amos, Tool, Regina Spektor, The Cardigans, Fiona Apple, Little Dragon, Tiger Lou, Alice in Chains, The Knife, Jose Gonzalez, Massive Attack, Madonna, The Dead Weather, Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, Amsterdamer Klezmer Band,  etc...

 

Favourite films:

Brazil, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Pi, My Left Foot, Stalker, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Lost in Translation, 3-Iron, Singles, Edward Scissorhands, American Beauty, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Hedgehog in the Fog, Mononoke-hime, Man on the Moon, etc...


Favourite quotes:
"Cake or death?" (Eddie Izzard)