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The Day of St Pimen Zograph (celebrated as the Feast Day of Artists)

The Day of St Pimen Zograph (celebrated as the Feast Day of Artists)

11/3/2009 12:15:36 AM

The holy St Pimen Zograph was born in Sofia (also known as St Pimen of Sofia), he lived in the Zograph Monastery, and painted icons and murals in 300 churches and 15 monasteries all around the country. At the end of his life he retired to the Cherepishki Monastery, where he died in 1620. Miracles are believed to have happened by his grave?

He is considered the patron saint of artists, November 1993, as initiated by the ?St Pimen of Sofia? Association for Revival the Sofia Region Monasteries. The day is celebrated by all the artists and icon=painters in Bulgaria?.

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