Born in March 15, 1974,
1997 2002 Honors Degree in Artistic Weaving (Tapestry), State Institute of Culture, Department of Fine & Applied Art, Tbilisi, Georgia.
1989 1994 Degree in Sculpture. Tbilisi I. Nikoladze Arts College, Georgia.
1986 1989 Department of Fine Arts, Tbilisi Art Lyceum. Tbilisi, Georgia.
2002 Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University Computer Knowledge Courses: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe ImageReady, Adobe GoLive, CorelDraw, 3D StudioMAX.
2001 Caucasus Spring University. International certificates in courses: “Arts Management, People Management”, “Fundraising and Sponsorship in the Art”, “Marketing and Business planning”, “International co-operation in the art”.
1998 The Amsterdam Maastricht Summer University, International Certificate in course: “International Performing Art Management”
2016 - 9th International Fiber Art Biennale - From Lausanne to Beijing. Guan Shan Yue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China.
2016 - Fiber National 2016 - Workhouse art Center, Lorton VA
2016 - Celebrating the Year of Georgian Heritage in the USA - Georgian Center in DC - Embassy of Georgia, Washington DC
2016 - Threads: A Sampling of the Fiber Arts - Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Dowell, MD
2015 - Finalist of 2015 Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries - Australian tapestry workshop, Melbourne, Australia
2015 - Coastal FiberArts 2015. Astoria Visual Arts - Heritage Museum, Astoria, OR. USA
2015 - Small Tapestry International 4: Honoring Tradition, Inspiring Innovation. American Tapestry Alliance, USA
2015 - National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2015. The Wichita center for the Arts, Wichita, KS, USA
2015 - Stories of the Sea. Juried Tapestry Exhibition, Florida Maritime Museum, Cortez, FL
2014 - 3 men show - Gallery B, Bethesda MD, USA
2014 - "Mélange" Artspace 109, Alexandria, VA, USA
2015, 2014, 2013 - Student and Faculty show. The Art League Gallery. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA, USA
2013 - All-Media show - Best in Show winner - Juried by Joann Moser, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA, USA
2013 - Abstraction at its Best - juried show - Capitol Arts Network, Rockville, MD USA
2013 - Art in City Hall - juried show, Alexandria City Hall, VA, USA
2007 9x10 WPA/Corcoran members exhibition - William W. Parker (WWP) Gallery, Washington DC
2007 Juried Exhibition (Solo Sow) Arts Club of Washington, Washington DC. USA
2006 - Arts Council @ GRACE. The Arts Council of Fairfax Annual Juried All Media Exhibition. Greater Reston Art Center - GRACE. Reston VA
2006 - Mud, Sand and Straw: Juried Show of Ceramics, Glass, Fiber & Wood.Touchstone Gallery, Washington DC
2006- Abstract This, Juried Exhibition Del Ray Artisans Gallery - Nicholas A. Colasanto Center. Alexandria VA
2006 As a Finalist of Niche award. Category Fiber-Handwoven. Exhibition at Philadelphia Buyers market of American craft. Pennsylvania Convention Center PA.
2006 - Spotlight 2006 American Craft Council, Southeast Region Annual Juried Exhibition. Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft. Louisville, KY.
2005 - 2006 International Small Works Competition. International Visions Art Gallery Washington DC. USA
2005 - 2006 International Juried exhibition Beyond Fibers: New Forms. Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts Depot Gallery, Steamboat Springs, CO
2005 Juried Biennale “Fiber celebrated 2005 Intermountain Weavers Conference” at Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO, USA
2005 - American Craft Council, Southeast Region Annual Juried Exhibition “Spotlight 2005”- The Center for Craft, creativity and design. Hendersonville, NC. USA
2002 - Fall Exhibition. Georgian National Picture Gallery. Tbilisi. Georgia
2001 - Annual Spring Exhibition. Georgian National Picture Gallery. Tbilisi. Georgia
2001, 1998, 1997 - Christmas Exhibition. International Art Center. Tbilisi, Georgia
2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997 - Annual Students’ Exhibition. Tbilisi State Institute of Culture. Tbilisi, Georgia.
2000 - International Christmas Exhibition. Georgian National Picture Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia
2000 - Frankfurt Gift - Fear. Gorman.
2000, 1999 - Milan Christmas Exhibition - Fear. Gorman.
1999 - Annual Autumn Exhibition. Georgian National Picture Gallery. Tbilisi. Georgia
1998 - First summit of hand Crafts makers (Latin America, Europe) Saragossa. Spain.
2016 - Award of Excellence at 9th International Fiber Art Biennale - From Lausanne to Beijing.Guan Shan Yue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
2015- Finalist of 2015 Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries - Australian tapestry workshop, Melbourne, Australia
2013 - Winner of the Shayna Heisman Simkin Best in Show Award for the work "Connection" awarded by Juror Joann Moser at All Media show -The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2006 - Semi-finalists, Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, Bethesda MD. USA
2005-2006 Finalist of Niche Award. Category Fiber-Handwoven for the artwork “Shadow”
2003 - Winner of Kara Art Silver Award
2003 - Winner of The Featured Artist Title of the United Creative Nation .
2003 - present - Artist/Designer/Webmaster of Art Woodstone Studio
2012 - present - Tapestry weaving teacher at The art League School at the Torpedo Factory Art Center Alexandria, VA
2013 - present - Art teacher at Academy of Georgian Heritage, Rockville, MD
2013 - 2014 - Art/Tapestry weaving teacher at Workhouse Art Center, Lorton, VA
2000 - 2002 Assistant Manager/designer of Stichting Caucasus Foundation /IBCCP/
2002 Editor and designer of “CMAN-INFO newsletter”.
1994 - 1998 Artist - designer. L.T.D. “Vazisubani”.
Art League Gallery
Washington Project for the Arts / Corcoran.
The Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County
Arts Council of Fairfax
American Tapesrty Alliance
Georgian Artists Union
Caucasian Arts Menegers Network /CAMN/
2016 - From Lausanne to Beijing 9th International Fiber Art Biennale - Guan Shan Yue Art Museum, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
2015 - 2015 Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries - Australian tapestry workshop, Melbourne, Australia
2015 - Small Tapestry International 4: Honoring Tradition, Inspiring Innovation. American Tapestry Alliance
2015 -Stories of the Sea. Juried Tapestry Exhibition, Florida Maritime Museum, Cortez, FL
2015 - Fiber Art Now magazine - "On View PRISM" - Spring 2015
2007 - Solo Show Arts Club of Washington. Washington DC
2006 - Arts Council @ GRACE. The Arts Council of Fairfax Annual Juried All Media Exhibition. Greater Reston Art Center - GRACE. Reston VA. USA
2006 Alexandria Gazette Packet Vol. CCXXII, NO 25. June 22, 2006 Abstract Thinking.
2006 Niche magazine. Winter 2006
2006 - Spotlight 2006. American Craft Council, Southeast Region Annual Juried Exhibition. Louisville, KY.
2005 “Fiber celebrated 2005 Durango Art Center, Durango, CO, USA
2005 - American craft Council Southeast Region Annual Juried Exhibition “Spotlight 2005”- Hendersonville, NC. USA
2005 Élan magazine. April 2005