Vesko Velev was born on 18 March 1956 in Karnare, Bulgaria. Graduated in painting, in the class of prof. Ivan Kirkov, from the Academy for fine Arts, Sofia in 1985. He is a member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists. His artworks are presented in numerous national and independent exhibitions – Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Sliven, Veliko Tarnovo, Gabrovo, Pleven, Troyan as well as in various national galleries. He becomes internationally famous with his exhibitions in France (Tour de Purdnon), Germany (Handwerk), Netherlands (Papendreht), Japan (NAGANO), Croatia, Dubai and Turkey.