CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

Moscow State University of Graphic Arts of Ivan Fedorov

Graphic Execution and Illustration of Book 1987-1988
Underwent courses of improvement of professional skill

 

Tbilisi State Academy of Arts
Master's Degree: Artist of Applied Art Majoring in Artistic Glass 1982

Tbilisi State Academy of Arts
Bachelor's Degree: Artistic Glass Processing 1977-1982
Diploma received highest award.

MEMBERSHIPS

Member of the Women’s Art League of Akron 2013


Member of the International Artists Union of Georgia 1995

 

Member of the Georgian All-National Creative Union of Artists 1982

AWARDS

Crystal composition “Requiem”

Best crystal composition of the year nationwide, Tbilisi, Georgia 1987

Ilya Zdanevich

Best book design of the year nationwide, Tbilisi, Georgia 1989

LANGUAGES

Georgian, English, Russian, Arabic (basic)

EXHIBITIONS

Cut-Glass and Crystal Compositions were exhibited in the following Art Exhibitions:


Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia – Solo Exhibition at the Advertising Agency
MI-MI-NO Exhibition Hall sponsored by Georgian Chamber of
Commerce and Industry 1994

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Georgian Days in the Emirates, sponsored
by Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1991

 

Istanbul, Turkey – Sheraton Hotel Exhibition Hall– Georgian Days in
Turkey, sponsored by the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1991

 

Tbilisi, Georgia – National Picture Gallery 1987

 

Moscow, Russia – Exhibition Hall at Profsoyuznaya 1987

 

Tbilisi, Georgia – “40 Years of Victory” at the National Picture Gallery 1985

 

Tbilisi, Georgia – Republican Exhibition dedicated to the 200th
Anniversary of the Treaty of Georgievsk 1983

 

Leningrad, Russia – Artists’ Union Exhibition Hall 1982

Plovdiv, Bulgaria – Georgian Artists’ Union Exhibition 1982

 

Tbilisi, Georgia – National Picture Gallery 1982

Moscow, Russia – Republican Exhibition USSR 1982
Pictorial and Graphic works were exhibited in the following retrospective exhibitions:

 

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio – Art Exhibition at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center 2013

 

Cairo, Egypt – Solo Exhibition at the Cairo Opera House sponsored by the
Ministry of Culture of Egypt and the Georgian Embassy in Cairo 2012

 

Cairo, Egypt – Solo Exhibition at the Russian Center for science and
culture in Cairo 2008

 

Tbilisi, Georgia – Solo Exhibition at the Advertising Agency MI-MI-NO
Exhibition Hall sponsored by Georgian Chamber of Commerce and
Industry 1994

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Georgian Days in the Emirates, sponsored
by Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1991

Istanbul, Turkey – Georgian Days in Turkey, sponsored by Georgian
Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1991

Tbilisi, Georgia – Republican Exhibition (Tbilisi and Tbilisi People) 1988

 

Moscow, Russia – Retrospective Exhibition, Exhibition Hall at
Profsoyuznaya 1987

 

Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia – National Picture Gallery 1985

Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia – National Picture Gallery 1983

Leningrad, Russia – Artists’ Union Exhibition Hall 1982

 

Moscow, Russia – Exhibition Hall at Profsoyuznaya

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA May 2013 – July 2015
Work as Art Instructor teaching drawing, cartooning and jewelry design

 

Peninsula Art Academy, Peninsula, Ohio, USA June 2014 – July 2015
Work as Art Instructor teaching graphic novel illustration, cartooning and
jewelry design

 

City of Akron’s Lock 3 Summer Arts Experience, Akron, USA Summer of 2013
Led a jewelry workshop for talented high school students to complete a
project for the city

 

Academy of Art, High Cinema Institute in Cairo, Egypt
Worked as Professor of Art in Animation and Set Design Department 1996-2012
Taught academic drawing, painting, sculpture, figure sketching, human
anatomy, landscapes, portraits and perspective basics
Member of admissions committee
Member of the Diploma Final Project (short animation films) committee
PHD supervisor for many colleagues in the Animation Department

 

Sesame Street workshop “Alam Simsim” 2006-2009
Worked as a Book Illustrator
Illustrated several books, posters and flashcards

 

Russian Center for Science and Culture in Cairo, Egypt 2006-2008

Head of the Art School of Ivan Bilibin
Taught academic drawing, painting, sculpture, figure sketching, human anatomy,
landscapes, portraits and perspective basics to different age groups

 

British International School in Cairo, Egypt 2000-2001
Worked as visiting artist teaching the foundation program

 

Magazine “Drosha”, Tel Aviv, Israel 1991-1992
Worked as the magazine’s art designer

 

Publishing House “Merani”, Republic of Georgia 1985-1991
Worked as Book Illustrator and Designer
Designed and illustrated more than 80 books for famous international
and local writers

 

Color Glass factory “Dyatkovo” in Bryansk, Ukraine 1985
Worked on independent glass projects
Was sent by the Georgian International Creative Union of Artists on a
creative mission according to her specialty (artistic treatment of glass) to
create works of art for art exhibitions
Glass and Crystal works are preserved in the Dyatkovo Crystal Museum
for its technological originality

 

Color Glass and crystal factory” Gus Khrustalny” in Vladimir, Moscow, Russia 1984
Worked on independent glass projects
Was sent by the Georgian International Creative Union of Artists on a
creative mission according to her specialty (artistic treatment of glass) to
create works of art for art exhibitions
Glass and Crystal works are preserved in the Gus Khrustalny Crystal
Museum and Georgian National Picture Gallery for its technological
originality

 

Publishing House “Khelovneba” in Tbilisi, Georgia 1982-1984
Worked as Book Illustrator and Designer

 

Color Glass factory in Kiev, Ukraine 1982
Worked on independent glass projects
Was sent by the Georgian International Creative Union of Artists on a
creative mission according to her specialty (artistic treatment of glass) to
create works of art for art exhibitions

 

Color Glass factory in Lvov, Ukraine 1981
Worked on independent glass projects
Summer Workshop

 

Color Glass factory in Kharkov, Ukraine 1980
Worked on independent glass projects
Summer Workshop