Olivera Goles Kwaya
e-mail: kwaya1@yahoo.com
phone: (201) 541 5646

SOLO SHOWS:

2003 Made in USA, Greeley Square Gallery, New York City
2003 'Belgrade-New York' - Photography - International Cultural Center, Belgrade
2002 'THE (statement) BABIES' - Installation - OUT/AUT Gallery, Toronto
2001 'Dubai Expressions' - Photography - Praxis Gallery, Toronto
2000 'Variations with no repeating' - Installation - Powder Room of Kalemegdan Castle, Belgrade
1999 '...beyond...' - Sculpture- OUT/AUT Gallery, Toronto
1997 'Egocentre - Interaction' - Performance Art - international happening in Students Cultural Center, Belgrade
1996 'Oneirographics' - Mixed media, painting and photography - Happy Gallery, Belgrade

SELECTED GROUP AND JURIED SHOWS:

2003 "The Other Side of the Ocean" Belgrade Cultural Centre
2001 Juried Exhibition at Praxis Gallery, Toronto
2000 Ontario Society of Artists Juried Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
2000 "Finished!" – OUT/AUT Gallery, Toronto
1999 White Room Project, OUT/AUT Gallery, Toronto
1999 Target Project, Gallery OUT/AUT, Toronto
1999 Contact 99, group photo show, Toronto
1999 Drawings at Praxis Gallery, Toronto
1998 Sculptors Society of Canada, Toronto
1998 "The Art Salon" Juried Exhibition, Opera House, Toronto
1998 Annual juried exhibition, Praxis Gallery, Toronto
1998 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
1997 "Photo Expressions", Praxis Gallery, Toronto
1995 Five photographers, RZPG Gallery, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

VIDEO ART:

2001/02 TV Metropolis, Belgrade
1998 Lo-Fi Festival, Cinema REX, Belgrade
1999 Cinema Club FILI, Belgrade
1997 International Video Festival "Video Medeja", Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
1997 International Festival of Documentary and Short Films, Belgrade
1996 International Festival of Alternative and Experimental Videos, Nis, Yugoslavia
1996 Students Cultural Center (SKC), Belgrade (several screenings)
1996 DK Studentski Grad, Belgrade (several screenings)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY, TV AND RADIO

Interview in Danas, Belgrade daily newspapers

Politika, daily newspapers

Glas: Photo Variations

B Bazar: Suzana Polic-Radovanovic: "Exploring limits of possibilities"

Beorama International: Dragan Petrovic: "Tittle-tattle"Beorama International: Olivera Ognjanovic:"Energy, Entropy and Me"

TV Studio B: Art & Culture

Art Kanal

Radio Beograd, II Program

Radio Novosti: Talking about the ongoing exhibition

TV Politika: Review of the exhibition and author’s commentTV BK: Review

Radio Politika: As a guest in the live show

POETRY AND PROSE:

Author of the book 'Olla Podrida- Lunacy and Void', 2003

Stories in book "The Art of Twinkling to the Moon" by Index Radio, Belgrade

Poems and stories in various magazines: Poetry.com, 2003URB, Koraci, Mi Magazin...

EDUCATION:

1994 Graduated from University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1994-95 School of Art Photography "Artis Visum"
1995-96 Multimedia Course at Academic Film Center, DK Studentski Grad, Belgrade
1998 Visual Arts Diploma, Art School of Central Tech, Toronto

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

Yoga Teacher and Math Tutor

Golden and Bronze Medals of Belgrade University Tennis Championship

First and second place of "Energoprojekt" Tennis Tournaments, Belgrade