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"
I think I paint in order to get a better understanding of ideas, situations and images I come across. I want to know where the extreme feelings like awe and terror come from."
Maya Kulenovic

contemporary canadian painter Contemporary Canadian Painter


realist contemporary artist


Maya Kulenovic - Artist Biography


Maya Kulenovic is a Canadian painter, born in 1975 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has exhibited in twelve solo exhibitions and over thirty group shows in Toronto, Montreal, London (England) and Istanbul (Turkey). Her paintings can be seen in numerous collections in North America, England and Turkey.

She studied art at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, England (MFA, 1998), Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto (AOCAD Honours, 1997) and Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul (1995). She was also a resident of London Goodenough College in London, England (1997/98).


EDUCATION

1997-98 Master of Arts, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, England
1997-98 Residency at Goodenough College, London, England
1995-97 Fine Arts Department, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto. AOCAD Honours.
1992-95 Painting Department, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey. BFA program.
1984-92 Conservatory training in classical piano, Sarajevo, BH

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2003
YEAR ZERO, SPIN Gallery, Toronto
2002
SUBLIME, Partners Films, Toronto
2001
INTER NOS, ZYPR Gallery Toronto
MAYA KULENOVIC: Portraits, Una Mas, Toronto
2000
SEER, I-Land Gallery, Toronto
MAYA KULENOVIC, Partners Films, Toronto (September)
EXPOSURE, SPIN Gallery
CAPRICE, La Vitrine, Scotia Plaza, Toronto
1999
PROCESSION Gallery 89, John Abbott College, Montreal
CAPRICE, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
MAYA KULENOVIC, paintings, Revolutionary Bean cafe, Beaches, Toronto
1996-98
VERTIGO studio MFA show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
WALLS-VOIDS Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto


GROUP EXHIBITIONS- SELECTED

1999 Sable- Castelli Gallery, Toronto. Three people exhibition with Marianna Gartner and Julie Moos.
1995-2004
Art at War, Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago (Oct 2004)
Auction of M Kulenovic paintings at Boston College, Boston (Benefit for FOB )
Hot'n'Fresh, SPIN Gallery, Toronto
Mini-Me SPIN Gallery, Toronto
Toronto Fashion Show, SPIN Gallery, Toronto
Gender Less Generation, SPIN Gallery, curator Juno Youn, Toronto
Faculty exhibition, MacLaren Gallery, Georgian College, Barrie
Children of the Revolution, Fleurs du Mal Gallery, Toronto
Sable- Castelli Gallery, Toronto
Rhythm, Ritual and Repetitive Action, curated by Virginia MacDonnell, Propeller CVA
Pump House, London, England. Chelsea College MFA show.
Divine, curated by Rae Johnson, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts.
John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.
The DD Exhibition 1996, International Drawing Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
Inaugural Exhibition, Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Philips Square (Best Student Award)
Touring exhibition at Marmara, Istanbul and Bosphorus Universities, Istanbul
SIEMENS. Juried exhibition organized by the Siemens Inc.

AWARDS AND GRANTS 1996-99

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Grant
London Goodenough Trust bursary
Mudge Massey Graduate Travelling Scholarship
David L. Stevenson Scholarship
Mrs. W.O. Forsyth Scholarship
was offered the Ontario- Quebec Student Exchange Fellowship
Av Isaacs Tuition Scholarship
NCR Canada Ltd. (Best Student Award), Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition




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