Diploma in Art, Academy Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1952. Diploma in Art (honorary), Academy Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1975.
Board directors Union of Artists, Sofia, since 1953, secretary, 1973—1975, member leading board, since 1953. Chief fine arts Committee Culture, 1958—1966. Director National Gallery, since 1975.
Member of Union of Artists.
Married Elsa Borisova Goev. Children: Maya Vladimirova, Tatjana Vladimirova.