NIKOLO BALKANSKI, OPAM    "AWAKING"    12" X 16"   $2,400.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Available for presale but must remain through the end of show -  

 Nikolo Balkanski studied fine art in Bulgaria and Finland and exhibited his first one-man show at age twenty-one. He built a strong following in Europe as a master of portraiture and landscapes, with major exhibitions in Bulgaria, Finland, Sweden, England, France, and the United States. He is highly regarded as an inspirational teacher and mentor. Balkanski's work has been exhibited with Artists of America, the Colorado Governor's Invitational where he received the Collector's Choice Award in 1999, Great American Artists, Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale,(Artist's Choice Award 2007), Artists of the West, Bradford Brinton Museum, Arts for the Parks where he won Best Landscape in 1995.

Nikolo's artwork currently is represented by Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, Colorado, Knox Galleries, Denver, Beaver Creek, CO, Harbor Springs, Michigan, Mary Williams Fine Arts, Boulder, CO, Spirits in the Wind Gallery, Golden, CO and Weatherburn Gallery, Naples, Florida