Zhivko “GISSEN” Tenev was born on the 1st of March, 1960 in Harmanli, Bulgaria. He graduated from an art school in Plovdiv in 1979. So far he has had 140 exhibitions of his own in different Bulgarian towns such as Gabrovo, Sofia, Stara Zagora, Haskovo, Dimitrovgrad, etc. Member of The Union of Bulgarian Artists, he has taken part in more than 100 International Salons of Caricature taking place in Bulgaria, Belgium, Italy, Turkey, Rossia, Poland, Japan, Australia, Siria and Brazil. He was awarded with one of the special prizes in Foligno, Itali in 1997, and Damask, Siria in 2005. More than 3000 of his caricatures have been published in the Bulgarian press.
In Dimcho’s Shepherd Shieling