Edward Penkov was born in Lovech, Bulgaria on 7th January 1962. In 1981 he graduated from the German Language High School in Lovech, Bulgaria. In 1992 Edward Penkov graduated from the Technical University of Forestry in Sofia, Bulgaria. He worked on printmaking at The Çamlıca House of Art in Çamlıca between 2001-2004 and at IMOGA between 2004-2008. He is a member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists.