Zoran Georgiev was born in Gevgelija, Macedonia. He graduated from the Painting Department of the National Art Academy in Sofia in 2012. His one-artist shows include: “MISSION FAILED”, ICA-Sofia (2015); “Nostalgic Future”, Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia (2014); “Capital”, 0gms Gallery in a Drawer, Sofia (2012); “Temporary yet Permanent”, Sariev Contemporary in Plovdiv (2012). In 2014 Zoran Georgiev won the BAZA Award for Young Artists, for which he had been previously shortlisted a number of times. He won the Essl Art Award for Young Artist from Central and Eastern Europe in 2013 and in 2011 – the Award for Painting from the International Foundation St. St. Cyril and Method. The same year he was shortlisted for the Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art in Sofia. The artist has participated in many group art shows in Bulgaria and Austria. He most recently participated in the large scale group project “Per Anhalter” at the Kunsthalle am Hamburgerplatz in Berlin in 2016.