Yordan Mazhlekov was born on 18th November 1953 in Shumen, Bulgaria. Prof. Ivan Kirkov was his teacher of art of painting. Since 1980 he has taken part in various regional and national exhibitions. He has realised personal exhibitions - 1995, 1999, 2000, 2009 in Bulgaria and 2001 in Germany. The paintings of the artist have been acquired for private collections in Bulgaria, Greece, Ukraine, England and USA.