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Burim Myftiu

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" walking "

" Hija - The Shadow "

"Behind Canvas"

"Broken Dreams - part 2"

"Broken Heart 10"

"Broken Heart 5"

"Broken Heart 6"

"Broken Heart 7"

"Broken Heart 8"

"Broken Heart 9"

"Broken Hearts"

"Crucifixion"

"Dance with the Roses'

"gymnasium I"

"Lone p'ting"

AD Jeans

Aluminium Aliens XV

Broken Dreams 24

Broken Dreams 26

Broken Hearts 3 from Balkandemokraci

Chair

Composition I

Composition I

COSTCO 0203

Dervish I

Dervish Ritual 014

Dervish Ritual 015

Dream III

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FERDI von PRIZREN

Ghetto Art 012

Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu

Glass I

Glass II

Glass III

Guns'n'Roses

Helicopter

Isa Alimusaj - Piktor

Kosova Doll I- "Bella Baran"

Kosova Doll II

Metro - Washington DC-008

Motion IV

No comment!

NYC Series 0213

NYC Series 0214

O Zone

Old Lady

Omer Kaleshi

Perspective 055

Requiem

RH+ 001

Ritual 22

S-Rrushi II

Shadow I

Skender Sherifi - Shkrimtar

Sogno-I-

Sufi

SUFI -I-

SUFI -II-

SUFI -III-

Sufi Core2 Duo

SUFI FLY

SUFI IV

SUFI VII

Sufi VIII

Sufi XX

SUFI-Core Quad 2

SUFI-Core Quad 3

The Bride

The Door - Dera

The Monument DC

The Shadow of Ismet Jonuzi

TITANIC

Tribute to Alfred Stieglitz

TV

Xhaxhi Faiku

Xmass Eve meditation

“Pallati i Ėndrrave" 1

“Pallati i Ėndrrave" 2
     

Artist Presentation

 
Name: Burim Myftiu
Born: 1961, Prizren, Kosova
Country of Residence: United States
Specialities: Photography
Promoted By: Self promotion
 
 
Burim Myftiu is an Albanian-American Contemporary Photographer. After studies in Prishtina University - philology department, he specialized Commercial Photography in New York. Co-founder of PACK - Photo Arts Collective of Kosova, organizer and Director of DOKUFEST - International Documentary and Short Film Festival. Curator of :"Gjon Mili Award-2004" - International photography Contest in National Art Gallery in Prishtinė, Kosova, DOKUFOTO 2003, 2004 and 2005 International Festival of Documentary Photography in Prizren, Kosova. His work is presented in several individual photography exhibitions in USA and Kosova. Presently he teaches photography classes and workshops and doing curatorial work. Participated in Juries of Film Festivals and juried in photography contests. Founder of "Kosova Images"-Photography Agency. Serving as a regional Liaison Officer of FIAP - Federation International de l'Art photographique. He resides and works in Oakville, CT, USA.

Personal Exhibitions

 
2011, UTOPIA NE KAOS 
Place: National Gallery of Prishtina, Kosova 
Description: Retrospective Contemporary Photography Exhibition
2011, DISAPPEARED 
Place: Turkey, Turkey 
Description: DISAPPEARED - Contemporary Photography Show in Bursa International Photo Festival.
2010, Portraits - Portrete  
Place: Gallery of the Ministry of Culture, Kosova 
2005, My Hometown 
Place: Prizren, Kosova 
Description: Ekspozitė e kujtimeve tė fėmijėrisė. Dedikuar pėr mbrojtjen e trashėgimisė kulturore tė Prizrenit, Kosovės.
2002, " Les Voyages" 
Place: "Galeria e Pallatit te Rinise" - Prishtine 
Description: Retrospective Photography Exhibition. Images made in Kosova, USA, Macedonia, Turkey and Hungary.
2001, "Images II" 
Place: "Art Place International Gallery", United States 
2001, "Retrospective" 
Place: Putnam-Connecticut, United States 
Description: Retrospective Photography Exhibition
2000, "Images I" 
Place: New Haven, United States 
Description: "YALE Art Gallery"
1999, "Kosova Mon Amour" 
Place: "Barnes and Noble Art Gallery", United States 
Description: Individual photography Exhibition about Kosova.

Group Exhibitions

 
2012, Aspects of Balkan Photography 
Place: Thessaloniki, Greece 
Description: World Under Construction
2011, Prize Muslim Mulliqi 2010 
Place: Kosova National Gallery, Kosova 
2009, Balkandemokracy 
Place: Bregenz, Austria 
Description: Contemporary Photographer Burim Myftiu in Kunstlerhaus, Bregenz, Austria BALKANDEMOKRACI
2006, Bienali i Arteve Aplikative 
Place: Galeria e Arteve, Prishtine, Kosova 
2006, Salloni i Nentorit 
Place: GAK-Galeria e Arteve, Prishtine, Kosova 
Description: Ekspozite per diten e flamurit e shoqates se artisteve figurativ te Kosoves
2006, Skenderbeu 
Place: Shkup, Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of 
2006, Muslim Mulliqi Award 
Place: Galeria e Arteve, Prishtine, Kosova 
2006, Salloni i qershorit 
Place: Muzeu i Kosoves, Kosova 
Description: Ekspozite vjetore e shoqates se arteve figurative e Kosoves.
2006, Gjon Mili Award 2006 
Place: GAK, Kosova 
Description: Ekspozite nderkombetare e fotografise
2006, Draudacum - Ekspozite e shoqates se artisteve figu 
Place: Gostivar, Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of 
Description: Ekspozite per 28 nentor Diten e Flamurit
2006, Flaka e janarit 
Place: Gjilan, Kosove 
Description: Ekspozite vjetore e artit ne Gjilan
2005, Expozite vjetore e Draudacum ne Gostivar 
Place: Gostivar, Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of 
Description: Ekspozite vjetore e "DRAUDACUM" -shoqates se artisteve figurativ shqiptar te Maqedonise ne Gostivar
2005, Flaka e Janarit 
Place: Gjilan KOSOVA 
2004, Kinse Art 
Place: Prishtinė, Kosova 
Description: Contemporary Art Exhibition
2004, KFOR Photography Exhibition 
Place: Muzeu Kombetar, Prishtinė, Kosova 
2004, KAFK Ekspozite e fotografise artistike 
Place: Prishtine, KOSOVA 
Description: Ekspozite e pare e KAFK-ut. (Kolektiv i artit fotografik i Kosoves)
2004, "Flaka e Janarit" 
Place: Gjilan, Kosova 
2004, Muslim Mulliqi Award 
Place: National Art Gallery - Kosova 
Description: International Exhibition of Contemporary Art
2003, "Muslim Mulliqi Award" in Visual Arts 
Place: National Art Gallery Prishtine, KOSOVA 
2003, "Flaka e Janarit" 
Place: Gjilan, Kosova 
2003, PHOTO festa 2003 
Place: Prizren, Kosova 
Description: Ekspozite Promovuese e Festivalit nderkombetar te filmit "DOKUFEST"
2003, "10 Photographers 10 Cities" 
Place: Prishtine, Kosova 
Description: Photo Exhibition, Book...project
2003, "Marubi" 
Place: Tirana, Albania 
Description: International Photography Exhibition
2003, Salloni i nentorit SHAFK dhe SHAAK 
Place: Prishtine, Kosova 
2003, Salloni i qershorit SHAFK dhe SHAAK 
Place: Prishtine, Kosova 
2002, Salloni i nentorit SHAFK dhe SHAAK 
Place: Prishtine, Kosova 
2002, Salloni i qershorit SHAFK dhe SHAAK 
Place: Prishtine, Kosova 
2002, "Gjon Mili Prize" 
Place: GAK Prishtine, Kosova 
Description: International Photography Exhibition
2001, "Gjon Mili Prize" 
Place: Prishtine, Kosova 
2001, "SPECTRA" 
Place: Connecticut, United States 
Description: Connecticut Juried Exhibition
2000, Salloni i fotografise artistike HONG KONG 
Place: Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
1996, IFSAK 
Place: Istanbul, Turkey 
Description: Fotography Exhibition
1995, Istanbul Fotomarathon Exhibition 
Place: Istanbul, Turkey 

Awards

 
2010, FOKUS 
Event: Fokus 2010 
Place: Fier, Albania 
Description: Fokus Prize for the best Photograph at the exhibition in Fier, Albania.
2006, Cmimi pėr Fotografi Artistike 
Event: Flaka e Janarit 
Place: Gjilan, Kosovė 
2006, "Skenderbeu" 
Event: Ēifte Hamam 
Place: Shkup, Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of 
Description: Ēmimi "Plaketa e Skenderbeut" - Galeria Kombetare e Arteve "Cifte Hamam" Shkup, Maqedonia.
2001, "Gjon Mili Prize" 2001 
Event: Gjon Mili International Photography Exhibition 
Place: National Art Gallery - Prishtine, Kosova 
Description: Best image of the Exhibition.
2001, NHCC Prize 
Event: PSA Photography Contest 
Place: New Haven, United States 
2000, Photography Award 
Event: PAC Annual Photography Exhibition 
Place: New Haven, United States 
1995, Photography Award 
Event: Istanbul Photomarathon 
Place: Istanbul, Turkey 

Education and Training

 
1999-2001 
Education type: High Education, 0 Year
Institution: New York Institute of Photography, United States 
1982-1986, English 
Education type: High Education, 4 Year
Institution: Fakulteti Filologjik Prishtine, Kosova 

Jobs and Projects

 
2011, Curator
Project: Ara Guler Exhibition 
Place: National Art Gallery, Kosova 
Description: Ara Guler \"Istanbul\" exhibition
2006-(ongoing), Founder
Project:  
Place: Kosova Images 
2006, Jury Member
Project: Gjon Mili Award 2006 
Place: Galeria e Arteve, Prishtine, Kosova 
2006-2006, Curator
Project: Dokuphoto 2006 
Place: Dokufest, Kosova 
Description: International Exhibition od Documentary Photography
2005, Curator
Project: Dokuphoto 2005 
Place: DOKUPHOTO 2005, Kosova 
Description: International Documentary Photography Festival
2005-2005, IPKO
Project: IPKO Commercial Photography 
Place: IPKO, Kosova 
2005-(ongoing), DOKUFEST - Film Festival Director
Project: Dokufest - International Documentary and Short Fil 
Place: Dokufest, Kosova 
Description: $th Edicion of the film festival in Prizren
2005-2005, Commercial Asignement
Project: Volkswagen 
Place: Volkswagen 
Description: Commercial
2004-(ongoing), KAFK - PACK
Project: Kryetar i KAFK-ut 
Place: KAFK - Kolektiv i artit fotografik i Kosoves 
Description: Asociacion kombetar i artit fotografik
2004, Curator
Project: Dokufoto 2004 
Place: Dokufoto 2004, Kosova 
Description: International Photography Festival
2004-2004, Curator
Project: "Gjon Mili Prize" International Photography Exhebi 
Place: Gjon Mili 2004, Kosova 
2003-2003, Designer
Project: Credit Cards 
Place: Raiffeisen Bank 
2003-(ongoing), Mentor
Project: AOC shkolle e fotografise 
Place: "Advocates of Culture" kurse te fotografise , KOSO 
Description: Kurse te fotografise artistike
2002-(ongoing), FIAP Liaison Officer
Project: FIAP - Federation Internationale de L'Art Photogra 
Place: FIAP - Federation Internationale de L'Art Photogra, Luxembourg 
Description: Country Liaison Officer for FIAP (Federation Internationale de L'Art Photographique)
2002-(ongoing), Board Member
Project: DOKUFEST 
Place: DOKUFEST, Prizren, KOSOVA 
Description: DOKUFEST is International Dokumentary and Short Film Festival.
2000-2000, Photographer
Project: Annual report 
Place: International Institute of Connecticut, United States 
1999-2001, IRSA-photography
Project: Refugee Resettlement Project 
Place: IRSA, United States 
1999-2001, Annual Reports
Project: International Institute of Conn. Ing 
Place: International Institute of Connecticut, USA, United States 

Contact Information

 
Address: Burim Myftiu 35 Viola Street Oakville, CT 06779 USA + 1 203 930 8458 P.O. Box 166 10000 Prishtine Kosova
Home: + 1 203 930 8458
Mobile: ++377 (0)44 377 888
Email: burim@myftiu.com
Website: www.myftiu.com