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artist , educator , Art gallery owner

Stella Stojanka Canfield, Bulgarian artist, educator, art gallery owner. License sport physical therapy, Bulgaria. Recipient 3 awards Tulip Festival, La Conner, Washington, 1994, 2 awards, 1995, 96, 2 awards, 1997, 1 award, 1998, 1st place mixed media, 1999. Board directors Coupeville (Washington) Arts Center, Coupeville, 1995-2001; foundation Stellar Arts Foundation, 2000. Member Northwest Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society.

Background

Canfield, Stella Stojanka was born on January 17, 1950 in Varna, Bulgaria. Daughter of Stamat and Pepa-Despenna (Blisnacova) Bogdanov. emigrated to W. Germany, 1980, came to the United States, 1985.

Education

Master, University Physical Education and Sports, Sofia, 1973.

Career

Physical education and sports pedagogue, H.S., Tolbuhin, Bulgaria, 1974-1975; physical education and sports pedagogue, Medical U., Sofia, Bulgaria, 1975-1976; physical education and sports pedagogue, middle and H.S., Sofia, 1976-1980; owner, Stella restaurant, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1982-1983; with, Oberheid Ceramic Studio, Dusseldorf, 1983-1985; retail sales representative, The Ltd., Walnut Creek, California, 1989-1990; savings representative, California Savings & Loans, Montclair, 1990-1992.

Achievements

  • License sport physical therapy, Bulgaria.

Membership

Board directors Coupeville (Washington) Arts Center, Coupeville, 1995-2001. Foundation Stellar Arts Foundation, 2000. Member Northwest Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: languages, reading, travel, sports, gardening.

Connections

Married Peter Petrov, February 28, 1971 (divorced March 1988). Children: Nicoletta, Peter. Married Michael Canfield, March 27, 1988.

Adopted children: Jennifer, Paul.

father:
Stamat Bogdanov

mother:
Pepa-Despenna (Blisnacova) Bogdanov

spouses:
Michael Canfield

Peter Petrov

children:
Jennifer Canfield

Paul Canfield

Peter Canfield

Nicoletta Canfield