yana dimitrova

C.V.

Born in Bulgaria, currently based in Brooklyn, NY.

Education:

2009    MFA – Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

2006    BFA – Painting, Printmaking, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah/Atlanta, GA

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2014    I share you share- still too expensive. w-a-l-k-e Brussels, Belgium

2013     Future People, Cultureel Educatief Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

             How did modernism kill itself?, Open Atelier ZO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011     Tomorrow and Tomorrow. Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects Gallery, New York, NY

              HALFAWAKE, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2010     …And the Pursuit of Happiness, Consulate in General, Republic of Bulgaria, New York, NY

2009     Please, Remain Seated. Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects Gallery, New York, NY

            We Collected Stories, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta GA

2008     [inertia], Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

            Silent Documents, Studio reception, Elizabeth’s Foundation for The Arts, New York, NY

2006     Bystanders, Trois Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016  Threaded Archetypes, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

2015     What do you see? Sofia City Art Gallery, Curated by Daniela Radeva and Maria Vasileva,  Sofia, Bulgaria

         ILLEGAL Souvenirs, Field Projects Gallery, curated by Annesofie Sandal, New York, NY

2012     Common Frequencies, Radiator Gallery, LIC, NY

             An Inquest of Miraculous Today, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

            Deconstructing the Habit, Spattered Columns, New York, NY

2011     Home: Discovering Absence. Yana Dimitrova and Sasha Rudensky, Brooklyn House of Kulture, Brooklyn Public Library, Conney Island, NY

            Yana Dimitrova & Angela Washko – Cheap Paradise of Familiar Tasks and Places, FLUX Factory, Long Island City, NY

            LUMEN festival, outdoor light project, Staten Island, NY

            The American Dream, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

            Border Situation 2, Bulgarian Cultural Institute, Prague, Czech Republic

2010     Nord Art 2010, Kunst in Der Carlshutte, Bu?delsdorf, Germany

2010     Border Situation Contemporary Drawing, Institute for Culture,

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Republic of Bulgaria,  Sofia, Bulgaria

2010     13th International Group Show, Women Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009     The Way We Are, North by North Western, Wigan, United Kingdom

2008     @Large, The Factory, Atlanta, GA

            Sweet Fried, Defoor Center, Atlanta, GA

            Sub Space– Exhibition of Objects, Atlanta, GA

2007     Room x Room Exploring Domesticity, Atlanta, GA

            I/We Case Studies, The Defoor Center, Atlanta, GA

           Together At Last, The Red Gallery, Savannah, GA

           Fresh Blood, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

           Alexander Ink, Alexander Hall, Savannah, GA

           Bloodlines, Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA

            Art On Paper, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

           Works On Paper, Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006     TransATLantic 2006: Atlanta to Berlin, Gallery Twenty-Four, Berlin, Germany

           4 x 4, Gallery 253, Atlanta, GA

2005     Meet the Press, Desotoro Gallery, Savannah, GA

2004     Natural Selection(s), Alexander Annex, Savannah, GA

            Bridges, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

2001     Future, Graduate Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria

2000       Public Places, Private Spaces, Bath College of Arts, Bath, UK

 

Fellowships and awards:

2015    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)- SPARC residency and fellowship program

2014    Research fellowship, KU Leuven, Brussels, Belgium

2013     Residency Unlimited (RU), Brooklyn, NY

            Open Atelier Zuidoost Artist In Residence, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2010     Chashama – Visual Arts, Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY

2010     Artist Fellowship, Contemporary Artists Center- Woodside, Troy, NY

2010     Variable Dimensions Project, International Painting Camp Tescani, National Museum- George Enescu,

Bucharest, Romania

2009     Artist Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2009     Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Savannah College of Art and

Design, Atlanta, GA

2008     NYC Studio Space Award- Elizabeth’s Foundation for the Arts, NYC,

Savannah College of Art and Design

2006     Outstanding Academic Achievement Award – Painting, Savannah College of Art and

Design, Savannah/Atlanta, GA

2004     Josh Yu Painting Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design

2001     Francis Larkin McCommon Portfolio Award, Savannah College of Art and

Design, Savannah, GA

2000     Exchange Scholarship, Bath College of Arts, Bath, UK

 

Selected Reviews and Publications:

2014    interview with Sofia based newspaper Capital available at http://www.yambolpress.bg/??-?????-??-??-????-?-??????/

2013     Back to the Future in Amsterdam’s Bijlmer Estate, “Failed Architecture”, Tim Verlaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

available at http://failedarchitecture.com/2013/01/back-to-the-future-in-amsterdams-bijlmer-estate/

2012     What happened to the miraculous today…Kultura, Issue #36, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011     New American Paintings, North East edition, Issue # 92

2009     On Cross Cultural Comprehension, “Counterforce”, Jerry Cullum, available at

counterforces.blogspot.com/2009

2008     Silent Documents, “Nedelnik”- Bulgarians in the U.S, Svetlin Karpachev, New York,  NY

2006     Tips and Picks, NY Arts Magazine, May edition 2006

 

Related Lectures:

2009     New Power- Contemporary Art from East Europe, Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects Gallery, New York

2009     Artist Talk and Presentation, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2009     Artist Talk and Presentation, Atlanta Art Institute, Atlanta, GA

2006     Psychology of Color, Artist talk and presentation, Savannah College of Art and

Design, Atlanta, GA

 

Related Work History:

2013     Lecturer, Eugene Lang – The New School for Liberal Arts, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY

2009     Teaching Artist, Groundswell Community Mural Project, Brooklyn, NY Link: http://www.groundswellmural.org

2009     Intermediate Oil Painting, Community Workshop, Amagansett, NY

2006     Instructor – Intermediate Oil Painting; Introduction to Oil Painting –

Community Education Programs, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta,GA