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Burim Myftiu - MA in Visual Arts is born in 1961, in Prizren. He is Albanian American lecturer, art curator, visual artist and photographer. He is a member of the New Haven Arts Council in State of Connecticut. He is also the founder of KIPA - Kosovo Images Photo Agency. Myftiu served as regional liaison representative for FIAP - "Federation International de l'Art Photographique". In 2003 he co-founded KAFK - Photo Art Collective of Kosova. Myftiu is also the co-founder and director of DOKUFEST - International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Prizren. The European Commission appointed him the Ambassador of Culture of Kosovo in 2011. He is the curator of international photography exhibitions: "Gjon Mili", National Gallery of Kosova, Prishtina, 2006 and 2010. "DOKUFOTO", Prizren, 2002 to 2005. "ISTANBUL - Ara Guler", National Gallery of Kosova, Prishtina, 2011. "Fokus AWARD", Art Gallery, Fier, 2017-2021. “Gjon Mili Photography Days”, Art Director , Korça, 2018-2019. He serves as a jury member in film festivals, photography competitions and other international events. The work of Burim Myftiu has been presented in publications, books, galleries, state and private collections and photo exhibitions in Albania, Kosovo, USA and Europe. His long-term art projects are: Trance, Remembrance, Symbiosis, MonoPhase, Missing, Strada. His work is represented by PABA Gallery in New York and New Haven, Connecticut. Some of his exhibitions: "Kosova Mon Amour", International Art Gallery, Yale, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, 2000. "Broken Dreams" Museum Künstlerhaus, Bregenz - Austria, 2009. "Utopia in Chaos", National Gallery of Kosovo, Prishtina, 2010. “Missing”, Merinos Cultural Center, Bursa Photo Festival, 2011. “Trance” Lea Gallery, University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio, 2018. “Remembrance” National Gallery of North Macedonia “Çifte Hamam”, Skopje, 2021. Burim Myftiu resides and works between United States, Kosova and Albania.

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