b. 1970 Albania
Lives and works in Milan
In 1994 she graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana and moved to Italy to study at the Academy of Brera, Milan and graduated in 2000. In 2000 she won the bursary “Artists in Residence” from the Leube Art Program which took her to Vienna (where she attended master courses by Renée Green and Michelangelo Pistoletto at the Akademie Der Bildenden Kunste) and to Salzburg. In October 2004 “Gallery talk at Apexart Gallery, NY” invited her to speak about her work. In 2005 she won the 2nd Prize in the category Light Sculptures of the Targetti Light Art Award 2005 and now her work is part of the Targetti Art Collection and London Deutsche Bank collection. In 2007 she was invited by the Jerusalem Center for the Visual Arts as Artist in Residence. She won the CEC ArtsLink Residency October-November 2008 NY, (USA), Residence International Aux Recollets, Paris, France in 2010, AIR in Krems, Austria in 2011 and Artist in Residence at the Hammer Museum in L.A. February -May 2013. September – October 2013 she was the artist in Residence at TICA in Tirana Albania.