Born in 1932. Graduated from the National Art Academy in 1956. More than 50 one-man shows in Bulgaria and abroad. Winner of the Union of Bulgarian Artists’ Awards for Nude and for Portrait. Mastered the secrets of art with Nenko Balkansky, Iliya Petrov, Iliya Beshkov.
“…from this delicate personality explode such bright atmospheres that ceaselessly surprise us with the variety and wealth of the creative vision, with their monumental, modern sound and their ability to suggest a feeling of uprising, joy and optimism.” – Velina Dimitrova about Gencho Denchev’s exhibition in “Tea” gallery, 2006
“Gencho Denchev is a contemporary artist, not so much by the external artistic signs, but by substance, by essence, by spirits, by interpreting events, by attitude towards subject…
…His balance is suffered and born artistically and humanly, so that we trust his path of an artist – the one he’s passed and the one ahead of him.” – Svetlin Rusev, 13th Jan 1987, Sofia