Yana Dimitrova Bulgarian/American, b. 1983

Yana Dimitrova is a Brooklyn-based artist, working primarily in painting, drawing and social practice. Formally trained in both Bulgaria and the U.S.  Yana received her MFA in Painting and BFA in Painting/Printmaking at the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2009. She is currently conducting an international practice-lead PhD research at LUCA School of Arts in Brussels/Ghent, Belgium with focus on painting as a medium of empowerment. Yana has shown at various national and international venues

Yana Dimitrova's most recent exhibits have taken place at The Rockefeller Brothers Fund (New York),  Aronson Gallery (New York), Walke (Brussels, Belgium), OAZO (Amsterdam,The Netherlands), Gallery Twenty-Four (Berlin,Germany), NXNW (Manchester, UK), Sofia City Gallery Museum and Credo Bonum (Sofia, Bulgaria), Field Projects, Flux Factory, NARS Foundation, Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery (New York) to name a few. Her work has been included in several art fairs including SCOPE New York and is part of the permanent collection of Republic of Bulgaria Ministry of Culture Fund, Sofia City Gallery Museum National Art Fund, The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, SCAD Museum, Paula and Glen Wallace collection, and numerous private and individual collections internationally. Dimitrova is currently a part-time professor at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City.