Lot 85 - Simona Ruscheva - Close
Acrylic on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust
Curated by Art on a Postcard
My name is Simona Ruscheva. I graduated Fine Art Painting in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. I am currently living and working in London, UK I had my first UK solo show “Transitions” in London, 2022 and my first international solo show “The source” at Keep Contemporary Gallery in Santa Fe, USA in 2021. I have also participated in various international group shows and across London, including Royal Institute of British Artists Annual exhibition, where my work was Highly Commended by the De Laszlo Foundation, and Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition. I was shortlisted for Kate Bryan art prize in July 2021 and for Artrooms Awards in 2019. I was also longlisted in Jacksons Painting Prize 2023 and Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize 2022 in the Portraiture category. I am a member of Contemporary British Portrait Painters. My works are part of the global art collection of Standard Chartered Bank.
BA Fine Art Painting, University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, 2012
Longlisted for Jackson`s Painting Prize
2022 Longlisted for Holly Bush Emerging Painting Prize
2021 Shortlisted for Kate Bryan art prize
2019 Highly commended at RSBA at Mall Galleries
2023 Group show, Liminal Gallery, Margate, UK
2023 Art Car Boot Fair, Liminal Gallery, London,
UK 2023 Flowers and Thorns, Eve Leibe Gallery, Turin, Italy
2023 Passages, D Contemporary, London, UK
2023 Lucky 13, Paradigm Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
2022 Solo Show, Transitions, Morell House, London, UK
2022 Portrait X, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, USA
2021 W Taipei, Galerie OVO, Taipei, Taiwan
2021 Winter group exhibition – SCB new HQ, Galerie OVO, Taipei, Taiwan
2019 Creative Debuts International Womxn`s Day, London, UK
2019 Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK
2019 Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK
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