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Loria Gia

Gia Loria studied visual art from 1975 to 1979 at the Iakob Nikoladze Art School and from 1981 to 1987 at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. Loria was a member of the group “Archivarius” beginning in the 1980s, and he worked at the “10th Floor” and the “Marjanishvili Theatre Workshop” with artists of the same generation. He participated in several home exhibitions, where artists showed their works in their own apartments or workshops. In the 1980s and 1990s, Loria participated in group shows in Tbilisi Artists’ House, “Gallery TMS”, and “Merani”. From 1987 to 1988, Loria participated in the group show “Georgian Avantgarde” at the Leningrad State Museum. In the 1990s, the artist had solo exhibition series in Germany and France in informal exhibition spaces; in 1996, solo show “What We Remember”, Contemporary Art Centre, Tbilisi; 2002-2003 solo shows in “Old Gallery” and gallery “Universe”; 2010 solo show “What we Dream about when we are Awake”, exhibition hall of Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. Loria’s works were part of the exhibition “Reframing the ‘80s – Georgian Art in the 1980s-1990s” at the
Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery in Tbilisi.

Gia Loria
Date of Birth1960Share