Anatoliy Stankulov was born on December 9, 1956 in the city of Ruse. He completed his secondary education in his hometown at the Technical School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, majoring in Architecture. Landscape architecture. He also studied "Illustration and book design" at the National Academy of Arts. He also has a postgraduate qualification in journalism from the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy. He has many years of experience in the field of art.
From 1983 to 1990 he worked as an artist in a number of editions of the daily and periodical press.
From 1990 to 1994 he was the publisher and editor-in-chief of the humorous-satirical magazine "SHUT".
From 1994 to 2003 he was the director of the Talia Advertising and Publishing Agency.
Since 2003 he has been the artistic director of the Imeon-Balkans Foundation.
Since 2011 he has been an artist for the DUMA newspaper
He has participated in over 600 exhibitions of paintings and cartoons in Bulgaria and around the world. He has illustrated over 150 books for various Bulgarian publishers. His works are part of public and private collections in Bulgaria, USA,
Portugal, Germany, Austria, Japan, Italy, Israel, Greece, Korea, Russia, Ukraine, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Uruguay, etc. Member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists, member of the Union of Bulgarian Journalists, member of the European Federation of Cartoonists FECO, member of the Bulgarian Diplomatic Society.
2000 Gallery at the Bulgarian Embassy Complex - Kiev, Ukraine
2005 Cultural House of Energy - Kozloduy
2006 Bulgarian Mission to the United Nations, New York
2006 Museum of American Nations, Washington, DC, USA
2007 ICAR Gallery - Sofia
2007 MINERVA Gallery - Sofia
2008 D'Art Jardin Gallery, Paris, France
2008 Gallery at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute, Paris, France
2008 Carré d'artistes Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
2008 MINERVA Gallery - Sofia
2008 Savski Venac Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2009 Carré d'artistes Gallery, Aix-en-Provence, France
2009 Great Wall Museum, Beijing, China
2010 Karim Gallery - Sofia
2011, 2012 City Gallery, Bonn, Germany
2013 Gallery "Bulgaria" - Sofia
2013 Mission Gallery - Cultural Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sofia
2014 Gallery "Bulgaria" - Sofia
2016 Seasons Gallery - Sofia
2017 Gallery "Bulgaria" - Sofia
2017 showroom of Diamonds International Corporation (DIC) - Sofia
2018 RED GALLERY - Sofia
2018 Museum "Palaveevi houses", Koprivshtitsa
2019 Gallery "Bulgaria" - Sofia
2019 City Gallery - Ruse
2020 Silent Nest Gallery at the Palace State Cultural Institute, Balchik