Biography

Iva Gueorguieva Studio, 2013, Los Angeles, CA

IVA GUEORGUIEVA (b. 1974, Sofia, Bulgaria) received an MFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia in 2000.

Recent solo exhibitions include Fredric Snitzer, Miami, FL; Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; ACME., Los Angeles, CA; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA; Galerie Stefan Röpke, Cologne, Germany; Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.; BravinLee Programs, New York, NY; Samsøñ, Boston, MA; Stichting outLINE, Amsterdam, Netherlands; and Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA.

Notable group exhibitions include “Belief in Giants,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Shift,” Denk Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting,” curated by Franklin Sirmans, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; “Making Sense: Rochelle Feinstein, Deborah Grant, Iva Gueorguieva, Dona Nelson,” curated by Margaret Miller, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL; “Graphicstudio: Uncommon Practice at USF,” curated by Jade Dellinger, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; and “Desire: Six Los Angeles Artists,” Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA, among others.

Her work is included in many public and private collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; University Art Museum | California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA; Art, Design and Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA; and Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA.

She is the recipient of the Orange County Contemporary Collectors Fellowship for 2012, the California Community Foundation mid- career fellowship for 2010, and the Pollock-Krasner Grant for 2006.

Gueorguieva lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

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