Lidmaatschap: Buitenlands lid
Titel: Prof. dr.
Discipline: Beeldende kunst
Functie: Buitenlands lid van de Klasse Kunsten (KVAB)
Activiteit: Academician of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, founder and owner of the Museum Svetlin Roussev Studio-collection, Sofia, member of many public foundations
Prijzen: The main awards he was granted in Bulgaria are: Gold Medal and First Prize from the First Youth Exhibition, 1961; Dimitrov Award, 1968; Zahari Zograf Prize for Painting, 1973; The International Painting Trienale Prize, Sofia, 1974; Grand Prix of the Bulgarian Artists Union, 1986; Vladimir Dimitrov - The Master Award, 1987; Kiril Petrov Award, 1988. In 2001 Svetlin Roussev has been granted with the highest distincion for culture the National Paisyi Hilendarski Price and in 2013 with the Marin Drinov Award from the Bulgarian Academy of Science. Svetlin Roussev holds the Bulgaria’s highest distinction, Stara Planina Order. The main prizes he received abroad are: Diploma for Bulgarian representation at Cannes-sur-Merre, 1970; Peter and Irene Ludwig Award; Portrait Award, Radom, Poland; Gabriele Olivie Award, Monaco; Golden Laurel - Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna; Grand Prix of the Foundation Taylor in Paris and others.
Opleiding: Studies schilderkunst Academy of Art Sofia. Voorzitter Union of Bulgarian Artists (1973-1985); directeur National Art Gallery Sofia (1985-1988); professor (1975) Academy of Art Sofia.