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Artist Resume

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014, IOESU Centenary Exhibition, Institute of Education, University of London 
International Education and Culture Week

2012, The Cityscape Series, Institute of Education, University of London
International Education and Culture Week

2011, Undercurrents, City Tower, London
2011, The Dancers Series, The Apothecary, London
2010 Hearhbeat: The Rhythm of Paola Minekov's Art, The Gallery at Carnegie Library, London
2010 The Dancers Series, City Tower, London

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

2016, Artists in Conversation, MTArt Conference, Artrooms, London UK
2016, Dot to Dot, Digital Initiative by .London
2016, Engagement and Entrapment III, Gallery Gaia, South Korea

2015, Engagement and Entrapment II, Zmart Gallery of the Loukia & Michael Zampelas Art Museum, Nicosia, Cyprus

2014, Elephant Parade National Tour, presented by intu; Created the intu elephant Twiggie on Tour
2014, Colourswatch, 
SLWA Group Exhibition
2014, Engagement and Entrapment I, Tel Aviv, Israel

2013, Home: Contemporary Female Masters, Sofia Gallery, Bulgarian Cultural Institute, Bulgarian Embassy, South Kensington, London Read more

2012 Power and Passion, Sofia Gallery, Bulgarian Cultural Institute, Bulgarian Embassy, South Kensington, London together with Ivan Minekov
2012 Going for Gold Charity Ball London, Grange St. Paul's Hotel, Auction and Exhibition
2012 SNAP, 2012 Bankside Gallery, London
SLWA, Group exhibition
2012 The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt, London Elephant Family and Action for Children

2011 Lambeth Open, Portico Gallery, London
2011 Symbiose, City Gallery, Breda, The Netherlands
2011 Dulwich Festival, Blackwater Court, London
2011 Women and Books, SLWA in Dulwich, London

2010 Ballet Gala, Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London - 07.11. 2010
Ballet Gala in aid of the Honeypot charity, featuring an art exhibition of the Dancers Series and performances by dancers from the Royal Ballet, Ballet Black, Ballet Riviera, English National Ballet and independent dancers, incl. a special appearance from violinist Bradley Creswick who will be performing with the ballerina Antonia Franceschi. The exhibition featured 3 new paintings based on performances of the participating dancers. Posed: Celisa Diuana from the Royal Ballet and Sarah Kundi from Ballet Black. In the audience were Dame Vivienne Westwood, Clemency Burton-Hill, Monica Mason & Maina Gielgud.

2010 Summer Exhibition, Bigger Picture Gallery, London Group exhibition
2010 Worcester Open, PITT/WAW, Worcester Group exhibition
2010 'After the End...', Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales Group exhibition
2010 'Artist Open House', Dulwich Festival, London
2010 SLWA at Bankside, Bankside Gallery, London Group exhibition
2010 SLWA Celebrating Women Artists, Dulwich, London Group exhibition
2010 'Dialogues: A Fake Romance?', Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales Group exhibition

2009 Annual Open Exhibition – CGP, London Group exhibition

2008 Ballet exhibition - Alpha Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
together with the sculptor Ivan Minekov and Svetlin Nenov.
The exhibition was part of the official program of the International Ballet Competition - Varna 2008, the oldest ballet competition in the world. The competition which originated in the Bulgarian coastal city in 1964 currently takes place in Jackson and New York (USA), Varna (Bulgaria), Helsinki (Finland) and Shanghai (China).

2007 Kunst Event – Ahoy Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2001 Mural in Blue and Yellow, Tel Aviv, Israel 
Participated in an award-winning interior design project

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

2014 Elephant Parade National Tour, Exhibition Catalogue
2014 Art needs a focal point, so does an outfit,
Psycholodies Magazine, Feature
2012 Open journalism - Spring theme
featured the Spring painting The Guardian
2012 Paola Minekov's Painting for The Seducer: A Novel, Claudia Moscovici. Read feature
2012 Fabergé & Fibreglass, Interview with Paola Minekov, Living South Magazine. Read feature
2011 Symbiose Exhibition catalogue, Breda, The Netherlands
2011 The painting ‘Spring’ has been included in Shorpshire Butterflies by Nadia Kingsley.  (Among the other contributors are:  Gillian Clarke, National poet of Wales; Katherine Swift, author of The Morville Hours; Paul Evans, radio 4 naturalist and Country Diary columnist for the Guardian; Peter Boardman, entomologist who works for Field Studies Council; Matthew Oates, the butterfly adviser to the National Trust, TV naturalist and author)
2011 The painting ‘Every Woman’ featured on the cover of a research publication by Joel Vos, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
2010 Paola Minekov: An artist with passion, by Claudia Crawley, Winning Pathways.
2010 SLWA exhibition at Dulwich Library, by Gabrielle Bradshaw, Dulwich on View, 2010. Read feature
2010 Dancers, circuses and emotions: Interview with Paola Minekov, by Susan Wood. Read interview
2010 South London Women Artist at Bankside Gallery, Exhibition Catalogue
2008 At the exhibition opening, by Prof. Dr. V. V. Vanslov, Ballet Magazine, Issue 7, 2008. Read review
2008 Review of the Dancers Series, by M. Tachev, Art Critic. Read review

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 University of Roehampton, London UK -The painting 'Everywoman' became a symbol of the International Meaning Conference
2016, How to sell art online, webinar with Susan Mumford, Be Smart About Art - View video summary
May 2012 – Google Art Project Curator
, Google Cultural Institute, Zeitgeist Conference, UK
November 2010 – Lead the Organization team, of the SLWA group exhibition in Dulwich, with curator Emily Druiff, director of Peckham Space.
November 2010 – Gave an Educational Workshop, SLWA event with students from JAGS
May 2010 – Artist Talk and Presentation in front of the Women in Business Network, Dulwich
May 2010 – Artist Open House, Dulwich Festival
April 2010 – Gave an Educational Workshop, SLWA event at the Dulwich Library with students from the Harris Academy, during Southwark’s Celebrating Women Month
January 2010 – South London Dance Studio, Open Day Exhibition
2007 Leiden University, The Netherlands
The painting 'Everywoman' 
became a symbol of a research into the psychological impact of genetic breast and ovarian cancer by the Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum.

EDUCATION

2002 - 2005, Bachelor of Arts - Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1999 - 2000, Studied Fine Art - Avni Institute of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
1993 - 1998, Diploma for specialized education in arts and culture - Academician Ilia Petrov - Secondary Artistic School of Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Paola Minekov

I'm an artist, based in London UK. I paint mainly in oils and acrylic and exhibit my work regularly. I hope you enjoy browsing my portfolio and would appreciate your comments on my art. Feel free to leave one below.

www.paolaminekov.com

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  • Comment Link Lucia Fullalove (Celisas friend) Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:01 posted by Lucia Fullalove (Celisas friend)

    Paola,
    Just showing your work to a friend! Brilliant!!!! Encouraging her to see your work when she goes to London, next. I wish you would bring some of your work up North.

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