Lia Shvelidze graduated from the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts (1984). Lia Shvelidze is a representative of the so-called “Generation of the ‘80s”. She was a member of the informal group of artists “Marjanishvili Theatre Workshop”. According to Lia Shvelidze those years played a crucial role in the forming of her artistic style gender-themed, generalized and monumental in type and manner. Up to now, the artist has held 16 solo exhibitions, including a series of action-exhibitions at “The Old Gallery”, titled “Sit Down!” (2000-2003) and her shows at the Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Art (1994) and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Baku (2016).Along with active artistic practice, she conducts teaching activities. In 2007 Lia Shvelidze founded “The Association for the Support of Artists” and the “The Art Studio for Everyone”.
Date of Birth1959Share