Iva Gueorguieva (b. 1974, Bulgaria) received an MFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia in 2000.
Gueorguieva currently has a two-person show with Dona Nelson at Sophia Contemporary, London. Recent solo shows include Ameringer/McEnery/Yohe; ACME, Los Angeles, CA; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, LA, CA; Fredric Snitzer, Miami, FL; Galerie Stefan Roepke, Cologne, Germany; Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY; Samson Projects, Boston, MA; Stichting Outline, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Pomona Museum of Art, Claremont, CA.
Notable group shows include “Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting”, curated by Franklin Sirmans, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA, CA; “Making Sense: Rochelle Feinstein, Iva Gueorguieva, Dona Nelson, Deborah Grant” curated by Margaret Miller, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL; “Graphicstudio: Uncommon Practice at USF,” curated by Jade Dellinger, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; “Desire,” Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA.
Her work is included in many public and private collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; University Art Museum | California State University, Long Beach, CA; Art, Design and Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA; Pomona College Musuem of Art, Claremont, CA.
She is the recipient of the Orange County Contemporary Art Collectors Fellowship for 2012, the California Community Foundation mid-career fellowship for 2010 and the Pollock-Krasner Grant for 2006.