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Sofia Hadjipapa-Gee


Sophia Hadjipapa-Gee, Assistant Professor in Fine Arts is an artist, educator, and researcher. She served as the coordinator of the Graphic Design and Advertising Program of the European University Cyprus from 2005 until 2010. She also served as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Arts Department From 2007 to 2012. She has presented papers on the modern art of Bulgaria and Greece in academic conferences and peer-reviewed journals in Bulgaria and the U.K. Her research has lately concentrated on creative work, which she has presented in numerous solo and group exhibitions Cyprus, Europe and the United States. Besides painting she has worked on illustrations of poems, covers of books and has been involved in Public art, interventions in Public spaces and video art, which have been presented in international festivals. She has been a member of the Bulgarian Association of Artists and the Cyprus Chamber of Arts, where she has served in various positions, as Secretary in the Board, in editorial committees, in evaluation and assessment committees and other. She has also curated group shows among which the Annual Young Cypriot Artists Exhibition, which she curated from 2008 to 2011.

Her qualifications include a BA and an MFA in Painting from the National Academy of Arts of Sofia, and a PhD in Art History and Theory. Since 1999 she has presented her work in many solo and group exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad , among which ‘Global Positioning System (So You Say You Want a Revolution)’, Westside Gallery, NY, 28/7/2012 - 18/8/2012, ‘At Maroudia's’ , House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios (the Ethnological Museum), Nicosia, Cyprus, July 4/7/2012-30/12/2012, London Greek Film Festival, London, UK, 17/10/2011-25/10/2011, Ostrale 2011, International Exhibition of Contemporary Visual Arts, Dresden, Germany, 1/7/2011-4/9/2011,  ‘Chypre 2010, L’art au present’, Paris 2010-2011, ‘Holds a Thin Line’, Goethe Institute, Ankara, Turkey,2010, ‘Sign23’ and ‘Sign2009’, Manhattan, NY, 2009, Presences/Absences: Women Artists and Architects in the Modern Art of Bulgaria, Sofia Municipal Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2006.
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