Olga Georgieva's works are autobiographically motivated; she puts herself in the position of the observer and mirrors social relationships. Her drawings almost exclusively depict people, but also capture clear geometric space, by exerting their power over the gallery space. A room evolves into a container for interpersonal memories. Anonymous figures interact and become acquainted. A red thread turns into a wire, a fence, the border of her own "regime" of reasoning. The color red symbolizes the desire for transgression and at the same time the fear of separation from the laws of reason. An individual's decisions are governed and determined by the image of this boundary. Breaking this "regime" and crossing the border means that a new frontier will appear immediately as the individual does not want to leave the field of reason. Georgieva is known for her performative live drawings and multimedia installations. She has exhibited in a variety of art institutions as well as in public spaces.  

Born 1986 in Varna, Bulgaria Georgieva graduated in 2005 from the School of Fine Arts “Dobri Hristov”. After moving to Vienna she continued her studies at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, graduating in 2012 with an MA. She has exhibited in a variety of art institutions as well as in public space and received various awards and prizes such as the 1st prize in the 8th International competition “Europe at School”, the  2nd Hahnemühle prize in 2009 or  the Red Carpet Award for Young Art in 2012. She lives and works in Vienna, Austria.


Education

2012
Masters Diplom, Professor Jan Svenungsson


2005 - 2012
Studies at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Institute of Fine Arts, Graphics &
Ordinariate printmaking, Professor Siegbert Schenk, Professor Jan Svenungsson


2005
Graduation, Diploma and Honors


2000 - 2005
School of Fine Arts “Dobri Hristov”, Varna, Bulgaria

​Awards


2012
Winner “ Red Carpet “ for Young Art


2009
2nd Prize, Hahnemühle Competition, Germany


2005
Recognition Award, Competition Vivatis „Schlarafenland”
2nd Price, Mirabell Competition, Mozart Yesterday Today


2008
1st Price Competition of Varna, 1150 Years Bulgarian Alphabet


2004
1st Price in the 8th International Competition Europe at School


Selected Solo Exhibitions


2017
I TAKE YOU !, Live Painting Performance, Take Festival, Vienna
WE TAKE YOU !, Live Painting Performance, Olga Georgieva Special Guests Mirre M & Luma.Launisch, Live  Audio Visual Fashion Oper, Take Festival Vienna
A Conversation Only We Can Have, Work in the Public Space, Designing a Bridge in Changde / Hunan, China
Looking for Score, Gallery Steinek, Vienna, Austria
Out on the Other Side, Bulart Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria


2015
Imperial & CO, Live Painting Tour, via Saundframe, Vienna Info in the Cities; Genf, Hamburg, Mailand, Palma de Mallorca, Madrid, Bukarest, Warschau, Lyon
RINGSTREET OVER AND OVER, Multimedia - Space - Installation & Live Painting, LUMA
LAUNISCH & OLGA GEORGIEVA, Long Night of Museums Vienna, Vienna, Austria


2014
Since 1986, Museum Angerlehner, Wels, Austria,
Vienna Now or Never, Live Painting, White Loft Moscow, Russia
Invisible Beijing, Steinek Gallery, Vienna, Austria
The 62 Days .... it all could Happen, HuanTie Times Art Museum, Beijing, China, Curator Alexandra Grimmer


2013
ONE - TWO - THREE - FOUR, Bulart Gallery , Varna, Bulgaria
Final Line, Viennafair, Red Carped , Vienna, Austria
Double Six,  SHOWROOM Red Carped , Karlsplatz , Vienna, Austria,
Unverschämt unwiderstehlich, Steinek Gallery, Vienna


2012
Ausweitung der Vernunftzon, Diploma work, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria “Doppel - sechser”, Education Center of the SPÖ, Vienna, Austria


2007
Wildes Mädchen, Art Forum Raum 8, Vienna, Austria
Unruhige Zeiten, Kunsthalle Wien , Vienna, Austria
Wilde Mädchen, Renner Institute, Vienna, Austria


2005
Exhibition at the Opening of the Gallery Aglaia, Varna, Bulgaria

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Discrete Form, XC.HuA Gallery, Berlin, Germany
BROT & SPIELE, KUNSTFORUM MONTAFON, Schruns, Austria
Red Bites Back Volume II, M8 Treviso, Curator Alexandra Grimmer, Treviso, Italien

2016
PARALLEL VIENNA, Gallery`s Choice, Gallery Steinek, Vienna, Austria,
The Zone In - between“, F35 - 37, Beijing Times Art Museum, Beijing, China
MINIFESTA # 2, Studio Suterena, Vienna, Austria

2015
Shape- Shifters, Gallery Bulart, Curator Raul Zamudio, Varna, Bulgaria
Festival of young Art, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, Austria
Live Painting, MODE PALAST 2015, soung:frame, Vienna, Austria
Art Brussels, Gallery Steinek, Belgium
Spazio Libero, M8 Treviso, Italy
Exhibition of Nominated wWrks, Walter Koschatzky Art - Award
MUMOK - Museum of Modern Art Vienna, Austria
ART & FEST, Gmunden, Austria


2014
No more Fukushima, Vienna Art Week 2014 - Special Project, Vienna
Black & White, Gallery Steinek, Viennafair
START UPS, Matthias Küper Gallery Stuttgart | Beijing, Beijing, China
Wießenburger Art Days, Weißenburg, Germany
Just European?, ega: Women in the Center, Vienna, Austria
CONTEMPO, International Contemporary Type Festival, Varna, Bulgaria
Sound: Frame Exhibition Vienna Visuals, Künstlerhaus Passage, Vienna Austria
Shuffing the Cards the 6th Round: Affaires d’amour | Herzensangelegenheiten, Curator Alexandra Grimmer, Gmunden, Austria

2013
Ferne Nähe, Lilienfeld, Austria
Karl Kilian Days 2013, Little Darlings, Association for Philosophy and Media, Vienna, Austria, 7 Studios, Hrobsky Showroom Gallery , Vienna
Young Art - Parcours, Palais Kabelwerk, Vienna, Austria
Exhibition of Nominated Works, Walter Koschatzky Art - Award
MUMOK - Museum of Modern Art Vienna, Austria

2012
Homage an mich, Gallery Peithner Lichtenfels, Vienna, Austria
Year Exhibition THE HOUS GRASS, Cserni Wohnen, Vienna, Austria
VIENNA FAIR PARK FAIR ARTE NOAH, Art Space Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria
7 Studios, Hrobsky Showroom Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Big in Small, Karl Kilian’s CUBE festival for extensive Arts, Vienna, Austria
4 Years Red Carpet, Area 53, Vienna, Austria
Open Art, Summer Stage, Vienna, Austria, Designing a Column of Light
Seschaft, Steinek Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Previews, Presentation of the Red Carpet Winners, Ausarten, Vienna, Austria

2011
ICEP Charity Art Auction, Hall of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
ICEP Charity Art Auction, Graz, Austria
IN CONTRAST, Educult, MQ Vienna, Austria
Japan Charity Exibition, Base Level l, Vienna, Austria
Sospensione, Group Exhibition in Heiligenkreuzerhof Vienna, Austria

2010
ICEP Charity Art Auction, Leopold Museum, Vienna
The Essence, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, Austria
Exile in Shanghai, Jewish Museum, Vienna, Austria
Umsteigen, Collaborative Project with the University Geidai, Tokyo, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, Austria

2009
​Umsteigen, Gedai art Plaza, Tokyo, Japan

2008
13th International Biennial, ROC, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts20
Premio de gravado Maximo Ramos, Spain
Umsteigen, Austrian Cultural Forum, Tokyo, Japan

2007
The European - Bulgarian Art, Gallery Lessedra, So a, Bulgaria
Hhhhholz & Papppier, FeuerWerk, Fügen, Tyrol, Austria
Iconographic, Gallery Kadekunst , Amsterdam, Holland
The Essence, University of Applied Arts, MAK, Vienna, Austria
Triangle, Bentlage, Rheine, Germany Vth International Print Triennial, So a, Bulgaria

2002
Everyday Life, International Exhibition and Competition, Helsinki



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