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20th Century British Art
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IVILINA KOUNEVA

The Neighbourhood 1

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Mixed media on canvas

20 x 30 cm (approx. 11.8 x 7.9 inches)

Visual Artist

IIvilina has a Degree in Fine Art, and trained as an Art teacher at St Cyril and Methodius, University of Velico Tarnovo in Bulgaria. She is an associate member of professional artists in Reading in Berkshire.

She has taken part in International projects, and was awarded a Certificate of Competence for Arts and Business from the Bulgarian and Netherland ABC project for professional artists. She taught drawing, painting and design for more than 15 years, has had 10 solo exhibitions in Bulgaria, Switzerland and the UK.Her paintings and collages were selected for the International Biennale of humour and satire in Arts, IBHSA, Gabrovo, Bulgaria from 1997-2011 and the Balkan Quadrennial of Painting, 'Myths and Legends of my Peoples', in Bulgaria, 2004.

Ivilina has exhibited in prestigious national exhibitions in the capital of Bulgaria, and in 2001 and 2011 and was awarded 'Best Painter' in her home town in Bulgaria.

In 2013, her work was selected for a Saatchi Art online collection 'One of a kind'.
Her work is in public and private collections including the Swiss Council in Bulgaria; 'Open society' foundation; Art Van Delft in the Netherlands; and the Swiss-Bulgarian 'Arts near the border' foundation.