Medea (Dea) Jabua (1943) is a graphic artist, book designer and lecturer. She graduated from the Faculty of Graphics of the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in 1968.
Vladimir (Lado) Grigolia and Teimuaz Kubaneishvili were her teachers. She completed her postgraduate studies at the Moscow Polygraphic Institute, where she worked on the decoration printed products under the direction of Andrei Goncharov. She has made a significant contribution to the development of Georgian printed graphics. She illustrated and decorated over 200 books. Including “One Thousand and One Nights”, “Tales of Robin Hood,” “Mary Poppins”, Akaki Tsereteli’s children’s poems, “Grigol Abashidze, Poems” and three volumes of works by David Kakabadze, edited by Parmen Margvelashvili. Lado Grigolia’s Type Guidance, edited by Medea Jabua published, she has created the type garnitures for bilingual road signs.
Her works are preserved in the Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts.