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1957 Born in Tbilisi, Georgia.
1972-1976 Nikoladze Art College, Tbilisi (BA)
1976-1982 Georgian State Art Academy, Tbilisi (MA)
1985-1988 Stay in Moscow; Association of avant-gardist artists
1988 Stay in Paris; artist-in-residence Gallery Bernard Felly
1989 Stay in Kassel (Germany); artist-in-residence Museum Fridericianum 1990-2003 Live and work in Cologne, Germany
Since 1997 Visiting lecturer at the European Academy of Fine Arts, Trier, Germany
Since 2003 Live and work in New York, N.Y., USA

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007 «Moving Stills», 55 Mercer Gallery , New York, NY, USA
2006 «Intrinsic Form», A Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2005/2006 «Moving Stills», Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany 2004 «Invitation to a Beheading», Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany
1999 «Fazit» — Moving Images, Neon-installation, Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany
1997 «M.E.S.S.A.G.E.» Positions of current art — video-installation, Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 «HOTEL ORIENT / ARTISTS HOUSE», Museum of Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia
2012 Contemporary Art Centre, Batumi, Georgia

2011 «Festinova», Art festival, Georgian Art Centre «Garikula», Georgia «Georgian Artists working in Europe», as part of European days events, Tbilisi, Georgia
2010 «COINCIDENCE», Spektre Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2009 «Born in Georgia», Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen, NL 2009 «L’Art Contemporian De Georgie», Chateau de Saint-Auvent, France 2009 «Tbilissi Underground’ 09», France
2008 «Paris Montparnasse Tbilissi», Le Musse du Montparnsse, Paris, France
2005 «Mysticism in Art», Grant Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2004 «Art from Perestroika till today», State Art Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia 2003 «Statements Basel-Köln», Gallery Kämpf, Basel, Switzerland and Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany
2001 «One-liners», Gallery Jule Kewenig Frechen-Bachem, Germany
2000 «The White Curtain», Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany 1998 «Dialogue», Museum for Regional History and Art, Buxtehude, Germany
1996 «Dialogue», Leopold Hoisch Museum, Düren, Germany
1994 «Last Supper», Gallery Jule Kewenig, Frechen-Bachem, Germany (In the Showroom of Gallery Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne)
1991 Two Georgian Painters, Museum St. Wendel, Germany
1990 «Georgia on my Mind» — Four Painters from Tbilisi, Dumont Art Hall, Cologne, Germany
1990 Paintings from Georgia, Mona-Bismarck-Foundation, Paris, France 1990 Two Georgian Painters, Arts Hall, Kiel, Germany
1989 Soviet Contemporary Art, Hôtel de Ville Strassbourg, France (with Ilya Kabakov)
1989 Exhibition on new Soviet Painting, Warschau, Poland
1989 «Perestroika Man» — Three Georgian Painters, Soviet Art House, Moscow, Russia
1989 «Georgia on my Mind» — Four Painters from Tbilisi, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
1988 «Glasnost» — the new freedom of Russian painters, Art Hall Emden, Germany
1988 New Art from the USSR and Bulgaria, Dallas, USA
1987 «Generation-80», House of Arts Tbilisi, Georgia
1987 Exhibition Georgian Abstract Art, Exhibition Hall «Ermitage», Moscow, Russia
1987 First Group Exhibition of abstract art by Georgian artists, State Paintings Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia
1987 «Interart-87», International Art Market/Bourse of Socialist countries, Warschau, Poland

ART FAIRS

2010 «ART MOSCOW», Moscow
2002 «ART Frankfurt», Germany
1995 Art Cologne 4, Josef-Haubrich-Art-Hall, Cologne, Germany 1990 International Exhibition in the House of Arts, Cannes, France

 

INSTALATIONS IN PUBLIC SPACES

1998 «Transformation», Installation, UNESCO, Paris, France
1998 «The Bridging», Installation art in public space, Cologne, Germany 1997 «Opposite of Eden» Installation, Art House Kaufbeuren, Germany 1997 «The Conscience», «STADT(t)ART» Installation Art countrywide cooperation project, Hürth, Germany
1993 «Crusades III» — Installation, Cologne, Germany (in cooperation with Gallery Friedrich, Cologne)
1992 «The Cradle of Humanity», Frankfurt am Main, Germany (In cooperation with Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance and the Worldwide Life Foundation)

 

AWARDS

1995 Ursula-Blickle-Art-Prize for «Installation», 1st prize, Ursula-Blickle- Foundation, Kraichtal, Germany

1990 International Exhibition in the House of Arts, Cannes, France: 2nd prize by Art critics jury



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