1982: Master’s of Arts, Academy of Art, Tblisi, Republic of Georgia
Fashion Design and Dress
Courses in Fashion and Textile Design Drawing, History of
Design, Graphics, Painting, Application, Fashion Illustration.
Textile Design, Drawing, Painting, Art History, etc.
1998-2001 Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Courses in Couture Draping, Technical Design, Fashion
Advanced Pattern Making, Illustration.
2005-2012 : After-School Program, Central Asian Community Synagogue, Forest
Hills, NY: Art Teacher
2010: Teaching (with Tina Seligman)Water Color class for disabled persons:
Flushing Town Hall
2007: Collage Course in Flushing Town Hall
2005-2006 Jackson Heights Arts Club: Art Teacher, Jackson Heights, NY
2002-2004 Forest Hills Community House, After-school Program in P.S. 86, Jamaica,
NY: Art Teacher
-Taught elementary school students—drawing, collage, design, portraits, still-life, and hands-on projects.
-Constructed ethnical costumes for special school show.
PARTICIPATION IN ART EXHIBITIONS
2016: Mehu Gallery
2015: Group Exhibition, Monmouth Museum
2009 Group Exhibition at Flushing Town Hall—collage “Gould-berg Variation” (sold)
2008 Group Exhibition at Flushing Town Hall, “The Art of Diversity”
2008 Upcoming Solo Exhibition at CACAJ Synagogue: Collages (supported by Queens Council on the Arts): Awarded Grant
2007 Arsenal Gallery: Wreath Exhibition
2007: Group Exhibition: Project Diversity Queens, Jamaica, NY
2006 Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Untraditional Wreaths, NYC
2006 Flushing Town Hall: collage in the show, “Beyond Reason” (sold)
2005 Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Untraditional Wreaths, NYC
2005 Flushing Town Hall Exhibit: Collages, Queens, NY
2003 Flushing Town Hall Exhibit: Collages, Queens, NY
2002 Flushing Town Hall, Biennial Art Exhibition, Prize-Winner, Queens, NY
2001 John Digby Collage Exhibition: Coordinator at Russian Cultural Center, NYC
2001 “Threads of Traditions,” Smithtown Township Art Council, Long Island
ILLUSTRATIONS FOR CARTOONS AND STORIES
2007 Illustrations for “Yellow Elephant,” “Green-Eyed Lion,” and “Departure”
“A Stroll Around the Giraffes in India” (Oyster Bay: Feral Press)
2007 Illustrations for short story “Prelude #15” (Oyster Bay: Feral Press)
2006 Illustration for short story “Of Kites and Angels” (Oyster Bay: Feral Press)
2006 Cartoons in Magazine.ART (NYC)
2005 “Shall We Go and Ruin It?” Collection of cartoons (Oyster Bay: Feral Press).
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