Penko Skumov is a photographer and graphic designer from Sofia, Bulgaria. Born in Burgas in 1978, he grеw up in Pomorie on the Black Sea coast. He has studied art history and cultural studies at New Bulgarian University in Sofia. He is a co-founder and member of the photo group Naos. Between 2001 and 2009 they have organized and participated in many photo exhibitions. His photographs are published in “Mirna”, “Christianity and Culture”, “Svet” magazines, in issues from Omofor publishing house etc. Since 2015 he works especially in street and documentary photography genres.
Member of BULB Collective (Balkan Urban League without Borders) since November 2018.
Lecturer at BECA (Before Creating Academy) since its foundation.
The proceeds from the sales of Penko Skumov's photographs will be donated to:
Scholarship for a young photographer at BECA - Before Creating Academy