Artistic CV

Mariya Marinova

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Mariya Marinova
Born in Sofia, Bulgaria; based in Como, Italy.

Since 2015 has been collaborating with the E-collective (an art project of International artists, writers, designers and curators, focusing on social ecology and environmental sustainability)

Education:

2007-2009
Academy of Fine Arts “Albertina”, Turin (Italy),
level: Master of Arts, Department of Painting – prof. Renato Galbusera
title of the graduation thesis: “From the Body to the Word- Metamorphosis of the Graphic Sign In the Slavic Scriptures”
with the score of 110/110 cum laude (full marks and honours)
thesis relator: prof. Paolo Belgioioso (artistic anatomy)
2004-2007
Academy of Fine Arts “Albertina”, Turin (Italy) ,
level: Bachelor of Arts, Department of Painting – prof. Renato Galbusera
title of the graduation thesis: “The Hand Symbol”
with the score of 110/110 cum laude (full marks and honours)
thesis relator: prof. Paolo Belgioioso (artistic anatomy)

Workshops, specialization cources and residencies:

2016 Cambridge Sustainability Residence 2016, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art; Anglia Ruskin University; Cambridge (United Kingdom)
2015 Cambridge Sustainability Residence 2015, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art; Anglia Ruskin University; Cambridge (United Kingdom)
2015 Drake Arts Centre Residence, The Drake Museum, The Nordic Art School, Kokkola (Finland)
2015 Nelimarkka Residence, Nelimarkka Museum- The Regional Art Museum of Southern Ostrobothnia (Finland)
2008-2009 Foundation “Teatro Nuovo”, Turin (Italy), Specialization in Theatral Scenography,
with workshops in theatral setting in “Alfieri” Theatre, Turin ;“Gioello” Theatre, Turin; “Erba” Theatre,Turin; “Teatro Nuovo” Theatre, Turin (Italy)
2008 “Beyond The Murals”, international workshop of urban art, San Sperate, Sardinia (Italy)
2008 “Trame d’Autore”, workshop of the De-Texture technics of the fiber artist Giustino Caposciuti, Chieri; Turin (Italy)
2007 “Moving With the Colours” international workshop of prof. Leonardi (Belgium)
2005 “From the Earth To the Heart” , international workshop of prof. George Fikry (Egypt)

Personal Exhibitions:

2015 “METAFOREST Forest’s Metaphors for Life”, Nordiska Konstskolan- The Nordic Art School; Kokkola (Finland)
2015 “Listen to Trees”, Nelimarkka Museum The Regional Art Museum of Southern Ostrobothnia, (Finland)
2007 “Beniamino Matalon Award”, Museum of Contemporary Art “Foundation Luciana Matalon”, Milan (Italy)
2007 “Beyond”, (with Maryam Nejad), Academy of Fine Arts “Albertina”, Turin (Italy)

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016 “Periferica”, Ruskin Gallery, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (United Kingdom)   curators: Maria Azcoitia, Marina Velez
2016 “Changing Experiance / Experiancing Changes , ONCA Gallery, ONCA Centre of Art and Ecology, Brighton (United Kingdom)
curators: Valerie Furnham, Vanessa Saraceno
2016 “Young Fiber Contest”, Imbiancheria del Vajro, Chieri; Eco-Museum of Textile of Turin (Italy) curator: Silvana Nota

2015 “Raw Catalyst”, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (United Kingdom),
curators: Marina Velez, Vanessa Saraceno
2009 “The Sport in Science and Art”, Regional Museum of Natural Sciences, Turin (Italy),
curator: prof. Paolo Belgioioso
2009 “Magenta e il suo rosso”, “Casa Brocca” cultural center, Magenta (Milan), Italy
(mural painting with the monumental dimentions of 33 m x 2,10 m) in collaboration with Nasko Dimitrov
curator: arch. Mario Quadraroli
2009 “Occhi Assenti” (“Absent Eyes” with Nasko Dimitrov),
video performance & site specific installation,
Italian- Arabian Cultural Centre “Dar al Hikma”, Turin (Italy) curator: Elvio Arancio
2008 “Europa Arte e Linguaggi”, Ruth Gallery, Cascina Grande; Rozzano, Milan
curator: prof. Antonio Musiari
2008 “Beniamino Matalon Award”, Museum of Contemporary Art ”Foundation Luciana Matalon”,Milan
2008 “AR(t)CEVIA International Art Festival”, Palazzo dei Priori , Arcevia, (Italy)
2008 “Muri Maestri”, “Cerretto d’Arte” Museum of Contemporary Art en Plain Air; Cerretto d’Asti
2008 “Video Racconta”, video art exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts “Albertina”, Turin (Italy)
curator: prof. Gianfranco Costagliola
2007 “Tracce 07″ “Arte in Cornice” Gallery, Turin (Italy)
2005 “Figurazioni oggi”, “Lucano” Cultural Center, Turin (Italy)
2000-2004 regular participation of the annual group exhibitions of young artists; “Slavianska Beseda” Cultural Center, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Works included in the following Public Collections:

“Trame d’Autore” Civic Collection of Fiber Art, Eco-Museum of Textile of Chieri, Turin (Italy)
“Slavianska Beseda” Cultural Center, Sofia (Bulgaria)
“Cerretto d’Arte” Museum of Contemporary Art en Plain , Cerreto d’Asti, Turin (Italy)
“Nelimarkka Museum”, The Regional Art Museum of Southern Ostrobothnia, (Finland)
“Drake Art Center”, Drake Museum, Kokkola, (Finland)