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Kintsurashvili Sophia

Sophia Kintsurashvili – artist, book designer, and illustrator. Over the years, she has collaborated with various publishing houses and is an illustrator of several children’s books. She also made miniatures for the handwritten book “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin,” the embossed cover of which was created by Guji Amashukeli, a Georgian artist living in France. This unique book is preserved in the permanent collection of the exhibition hall of the UN Headquarters in Georgia. Sophia Kintsurashvili has been a co-founder of the Georgian Graphic Design Association since 1998; She worked on the “Georgian Written Language and Script. History, Modern Age” project for years. She is the author-composer of the thick book album of the same name, published in 2016. She has been participating in many international exhibitions since 1974; in 2009, she became a laureate of the Giorgi Shervashidze Prize for book design and illustration, and in 2015 – a nominee for the Astrid Lindgren International Prize. The works of Sophia Kintsurashvili are preserved in Georgia and abroad: the Zimmerli Art Museum (New Jersey, USA); the Napa Contemporary Art Center (California, USA); in the Pushkin Museum (Moscow, Russia); Museum of Small Forms in CUT-DES-SARTS (Belgium); at the Contemporary Graphic Art Museum in Kanagawa (Japan); at the Museum of Contemporary Graphic Art (Friedrichstadt, Norway). Her works are also kept in numerous private collections, for example, Norton Dodge Private Collection (USA) and so on.


Sophia Kintsurashvili