Boriana Kantcheva draws on memories and imagination to create compelling narrative images in print and gouache. After emigrating from Bulgaria, Kantcheva received a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University joint degree program.For several years she was an assistant teacher at the Carpenter Center for Visual and Environmental Studies in Cambridge, and is now on the faculty of Maud Morgan Arts, also in Cambridge, where she manages the Chandler Gallery. Kantcheva is the recipient of several Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching awards. She has exhibited her work in Boston and New York. 

Kantcheva will have new work on exhibit at 13FOREST in Heartwood from March 18 through May 6, 2017; her solo exhibition, Likely Stories, ran in early 2015.