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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. Emigrated to W. Germany, 1980, came to the United States, 1985. Daughter of Stamat and Pepa-Despenna (Blisnacova) Bogdanov.

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

spouse:
Michael Canfield

spouse:
Peter Petrov

child:
Jennifer Canfield

child:
Paul Canfield

child:
Peter Canfield

child:
Nicoletta Canfield