Tina Zlatina is a Bulgarian sculptor and installation artist who lives and works in Sofia. She graduated at High School of Applied Arts in Sofia and holds Master’s degree in Sculpture from the Bulgarian National Academy of Art.

As a sculptor, Tina is passionate about shapes. She loves modeling, shaping, combining various pieces in order to produce a three-dimensional object which to satisfy her criteria for a perfect shape.

As a Nature lover Tina makes her sculptures mostly out of natural or recycled materials and together with other media and technology she uses them to present her ideas. They range from Nature and Sustainable environment through an exploration of Mind and Consciousness to Future and Prophecy.

Although Tina has not had her solo exhibition yet, she has participated in many group exhibitions, artist-in-residences and symposiums around the world.

Tina lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Zlatina@EKWC, 2012

Biography

Group exhibitions

2017 Paper biennial, Beer Sheva, Israel

2017 Biennale Internationale d'art miniature de Lévis, Québec, Canada

2014 Exhibition Ateliers Patagonia + guests at KEG-expo, Schijndel, The Netherlands

2013 Exhibition “What about Religion” at Kloostertuin Wittem, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2013 Sofia Paper Art Fest, Bulgaria

2012 Land Art Diessen, The Netherlands

2012 Exhibition “Asombrados” at El Hacedor gallery, La Aldea del Portillo de Busto, Spain

2006 Biennale Internationale d'art miniature de Ville-Marie, Québec, Canada

2003 Exhibition along Evlogi Georgiev street, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Artist-in-Residences; Symposia

2018 Artist-in-Residence Pays’art of La Maison Verte in Marnay-sur-Seine, France

2016 Artist-in-Residence at Foundation Valparaiso Mojacar, Spain

2014 Artist-in-Residence at Künstlerhaus Stadttöpferei Neumünster, Germany

2012 Artist-in-Residence at European Ceramic Work Center (sundaymorning@ekwc), Den Bosch, The Netherlands

2011 International Sculpture Symposium in Alabaster 'Contaminazioni Indipendenti' Volterra, Italy

2009 Festival de Sculpture 'Camille Claudel' La Bresse, France

2008, 2010 International Wood Sculpture Symposium, Højer, Denmark

 

Grants

2012 Grant for a three-month Artist-in-Residence at EKWC from EU M4m mobility program, set up by Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes, coordinated by Trans Artists Netherlands and sundaymorning@ekwc

 

Education

2001 Master of Sculpture from National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

1996 Graduated at High School of Applied Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

1977 Born in Ivaylovgrad, Bulgaria