Iva Gueorguieva: Recoiling Earth
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Iva Gueorguieva: Recoiling Earth
Installation View

Iva Gueorguieva: Recoiling Earth
Installation View

Iva Gueorguieva: Recoiling Earth
Installation View

This is an artwork titled Westward Tack by artist Iva Gueorguieva made in 2012

Iva Gueorguieva
Westward Tack, 2012

This is an artwork titled Plane Metamorphosis by artist Iva Gueorguieva made in 2012

Iva Gueorguieva
Plane Metamorphosis, 2012

This is an artwork titled Land Colliding by artist Iva Gueorguieva made in 2012

Iva Gueorguieva
Land Colliding, 2012

This is an artwork titled Orbit Weaver by artist Iva Gueorguieva made in 2012

Iva Gueorguieva
Orbit Weaver, 2012

This is an artwork titled Land Sun Drenched by artist Iva Gueorguieva made in 2012

Iva Gueorguieva
Land Sun Drenched, 2012

This is an artwork titled Land Through Shoulders by artist Iva Gueorguieva made in 2012

Iva Gueorguieva
Land Through Shoulders, 2012

1974
Born in Sofia, Bulgaria
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
2000 – 2001
Temple University, Graduate Program in Art History, Philadelphia, PA
2000
Tyler School of Art at Temple University, M.F.A. in Painting, Philadelphia, PA
1997
Goucher College, B.A. in Philosophy, Baltimore, MD
2018
"Constructions," Frederic Snitzer, Miami, FL
2016
Ameringer |McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY (catalog)
Frederic Snitzer, Miami, FL
2015
Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY
ACME, Los Angeles, CA
2014
Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY (catalog)
Samson Projects, Boston, MA
2013
"Spill/Frame," ACME., Los Angeles, CA
Galerie Stefan Roepke, Cologne, Germany
"Iva Gueorguieva: Reinvigorating Prints," Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, Washington, D.C. (catalog)
2012
"Recoiling Earth," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY
2011
"A Stitch in Graft," Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY
"Cut," Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY
"Prefiguration," Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2010
"Betekenen," Kunstcentrum Signe, Heerlen, Netherlands
"Aumgn," Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
2009
"A Rough End to a Stony Sleep," Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008
"Drawing & Sound Installation," Stichting OutLine, Amsterdam, Netherlands
"School of the Adjusted Plan," Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Pan," Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2007
"Project Series: 34 "New Paintings,"" Pomona College Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
"Gyre Carling," Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006
"How to Make Love to a Gasmask," Carl Berg Projects, Amsterdam, Netherlands
"New Paintings," Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
2005
"Vectors in the Wounded Plane," Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004
"RUN," Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2003
Draka Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2002
Kolektiv Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Johnson State University Art Gallery, Johnson, VT
2001
Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2000
Temple University Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2019
"The light touch," Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Scarfone/ Hartley Gallery, The University of Tampa, curated by Brancesca Bacci
2018
"Shaping Color," LA Louver, Los Angeles, CA
"Only Poetry", Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA curated by Amy Pleasant
"Portal", two-person exhibition with Dona Nelson, Sophia Contemporary, London, UK
2017
"The Reflection in the Sword of Holofernes," Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX
"Shifting Landscapes," Sophia Contemporary, London, UK
2016
"The Conversation: Joaquin Boz and Iva Gueorguieva", Steve Tuner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Cult of Color", curated by Arthur Pena, Circuit 12 Gallery, Dallas, TX
"The Rock Cried Out", curated by Carl Baratta, TSA LA, Los Angeles, CA
2015
"Between the Eyes" curated by Laurel Sucsy, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN
"Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic L.A.", PIASA, Paris, France
2014
"Making Sense: Rochelle Feinstein, Iva Gueorguieva, Dona Nelson, Deborah Grant" curated by Margaret Miller, Director of the Institute for Research in Art; USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
"Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting", curated by Franklin Sirmans, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA, CA
"Graphicstudio: Uncommon Practice at USF," curated by Jade Dellinger and co-organized by USF Contemporary Art Museum and the Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
2013
"It’s New/It’s Now: Recent Gifts of Prints and Drawings," Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
"Art for Art’s Sake," Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
"LAndscape," Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
2012
"Art, Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation," curated by Billie Milam Weisman, Carnegie Museum, Oxnard, CA
"Iva Gueorguieva and Rebecca Morales," Bravin Lee programs, New York, NY
"To Live and Paint in LA," curated by Max Pressneill, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2011
"Vertical Hold," two person show with Julie Weitz, Electric Works, San Francisco, CA
"Goldmine: Contemporary Works from the Collections of Sirje and Michael Gold," California State University, Long Beach University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
2010
"Five From L.A.," Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
"Desire: Six Los Angeles Artists," Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
"Art in Embassies Series," American Embassy, Sofia, Bulgaria
"Forever Now," Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
"Challenging the Myth of the Painter," Outline Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2009
"New Weather: Diana Al-Hadid, Robyn O’Neil, and Iva Gueorguieva," USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL (catalog)
2008
"The Humorous and the Unruly," Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Looky See," Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College, Los Angeles, CA
"I-35 Biennial," Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
2007
"Struck," Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
"The Fluid Field: Abstraction and Reference," Temple University Gallery, Philadelphia, PA curated by Dona Nelson
"No Coast, No Sea," Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
"When Worlds Collide," Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006
"Plex," The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
"Drawings from L.A.," Carl Berg Projects, Amsterdam, Netherlands
"New York Styles," Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2005
"Off My Biscuit, Destroy Your District," Samson Projects, Boston, MA
"The Seismologist," Sara Nightingale, Southampton, NY
"Le Desert de Retz," Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York, NY
"From the Fruit to the Root," Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, NY
"More than Dirty South," Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
"Motion/Stasis," Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
2003
"Sentimental Favorites: Abstract Painting," Triple Candie, New York, NY
"Louisiana Biennial," Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA (catalog)
2002
"2002 Faculty Show," LSU Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
2001
"Just Ripe," Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Not Yet Housebroken," Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1999
"MFA Student Exhibition," Tyler School of Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2019
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2016
Graphicstudio and Institute for Research in Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
2015
Graphicstudio and Institute for Research in Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
2014
Graphicstudio and Institute for Research in Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
2012
Graphicstudio and Institute for Research in Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
2011
Graphicstudio and Institute for Research in Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
2006 – 2007
Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2005
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
2019
Finalist for the Howard Foundation Grant
2017
Nominated for an Anonymous is a Woman Grant
2012
Orange County Contemporary Collectors Fellowship Award
Mid-career fellowship award, California Community Foundation
2006
Artist Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation
2005
Artist Residency Scholarship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2003
Artist Mini Grant, Louisiana Council on the Arts
2002
Individual Creative Artist Special Opportunity Stipend, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
1999 – 2000
University Fellowship, full tuition and monthly stipend, Temple University
1999
Rome Fellowship, full-tuition grant to attend a seminar in Rome Italy
1993 – 1997
Trustee’s Scholarship, full-tuition, room and board for four years, Goucher College
2019
Heitzman, Lorraine. "Vielmetter and Nicodim: 1700 South Santa Fe – Art Gains a Foothold," Art and Cake, September 23
2017
Brewer, Gary. "Translator of the Senses". Art and Cake. June 14
2016
Gueorguieva, Iva. "Interview with Roya Karimi". Tandis Visual Arts Magazine, August
2015
Dambrot, Shana Nys. "Artist Profile: Iva Gueorguieva," Art Ltd., May/June
Ollman, Leah. "Iva Gueorguieva’s Paintings Exude Simultaneity and Sensuality at ACME," Los Angeles Times, September 23
2014
McQuaid, Cate. "Dense, Elastic Narratives of interruption." The Boston Globe, May 14
Campanaro, Pam. "Chaos Controlled: A Constructivist’s Memoir." Art New England Online, June 10
Fellah, Nadiah. "Iva Gueorguieva’s Surface-Effect." New American Paintings, February 18
Williams, Sarah Bay. "Iva Gueorguieva’s Projector Compressor." Artslant, February 9
Pena, Arthur. "Gueorguieva, Iva. Interview by Arthur Peña". ArtHaps.com, February 9
2013
Hoelscher, Jason "Pattern and Deregulation: Beauty and Non-Order in Contemporary Painting." ArtPulse Magazine #17 Volume 5, 22 - 26
Knight, Christopher "Iva Gueorguieva is Showing Chaos" Los Angeles Times, September 13
Friedman, Julia. "Artforum Critics’ Pick: Iva Gueorguieva." Artforum.com, September
Black, Ezra Jean. "Iva Gueorguieva." Artillery Magazine, November
Spaulding, Trevor. "Seen in LA: Iva Gueorguieva: Spill/Fame, ACME." Abstractcritical.com, October 10
Jenkins, Mark. "Iva Gueorguieva: Review." The Washington Post, Friday, April 26
2012
Ollman, Leah. "Energy Zings to and fro." Los Angeles Times, Friday, July 20
2011
McCarthy, Gerard. "Iva Gueorguieva: Review." Art in America, October
Shuster, Robert. "Best in Show, Iva Gueorguieva "A Stitch in Graft" and "Cut." Village Voice, May 4-10
Bookhardt, Eric. "Paintings by Iva Gueorguieva." The Gambit Weekly, October 4
2010
Garza, Evan J. "Spotlight: Iva Gueorguieva." New American Painting #91, December/January
Pagel, David. "Broken Lines of Loss and Yearning." LA Times, Friday April 30
Buscemi, Lauren. "Iva Gueorguieva at LUX Art Institute." Art Ltd Magazine, March
Pincus, Robert L. "Iva Gueorguieva: Color, Complexity Make a Big Splash." San Diego Union Tribune, February 14
2009
Ollman, Leah. "In the Studio: Unrest on Canvas." Los Angeles Times, December 27
Frank, Peter. "Iva Gueorguieva: A Rough End to a Stony Sleep." THE: LA Monthly Magazine for the Arts
2008
Der Borg, Lucette. "Een Kwast Als Een Tovenaarsbezem." NRC Handelsblad (Netherlands) November 7
Scortino-Rinehart, Natalie. "Review of show at Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans." Artforum.com/critics ‘picks May
Bookhardt, Eric. "Primordial Colors." Gambit Weekly May 20
New American Paintings #73, "Juror’s Pick" Alma Ruiz MOCA Los Angeles curator
Maine, Steven. "Review: Iva Gueorguieva at Carl Berg Gallery." Art in America
2007
Myers, Holly. "Menace Lurks Amid the Colorful Chaos." Los Angeles Times, March 30
2005
Harrison, Helen A. "Landscapes: Fantastic, Elemental or Formal." The New York Times, November 13
2004
Calas, Terrington. "Technique and Meaning." The New Orleans Art Review, Sept./Oct./Nov. 2004
Bookhardt, Eric D. "Born to Run." The Gambit Weekly, August 17
MacCash, Doug. "Energetic Abstraction." Times Picayune (Lagniappe), August 13
2003
Bookhardt, Eric. "Review: Louisiana Biennial." Art Papers Magazine, Nov-Dec
MacCash, Doug. "Competitive Edge." Times Picayune (Lagniappe), Friday August 8
Art, Design and Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
The Cohen Family Collection, NY, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
University Art Museum California State University Long Beach, CA
The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, MN