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Biliana Popova

Born 1974, Varna, Bulgaria

Education

  • National Academy of Arts, Department Ceramics, Sofia, Bulgaria 1993-1998 , M.A. Ceramics
  • Vocational High School for Fine Arts "Academic Petrov", Sofia, Bulgaria 1988-1993

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor , Department of Visual Arts-Ceramics, California State University, Northridge, CA, Fall 2007
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Visual Arts-Ceramics, Glendale Community College, CA, 2007 - present
  • Art Consultant , “Insatiable” TV Pilot with actress Andie Mac Dowell, Blind Decker Production, Inc, 2006
  • Instructor, Xiem Clay Center, Pasadena, CA, 2003 - present

Workshops

  • Digital Photography for the Studio Potter, American Ceramic Society – Design Chapter, LA, 2005
  • Surface Decoration and Development of Sculpture, Burbank Creative Art Center, Burbank, CA, 2004

Exhibitions

  • Sextuplets at Couturier Gallery, Curated Show, LA, CA, 2007
  • Extreme Clay at AMOCA, American Ceramic Society – Design Chapter, SCS, 2007
  • Kilnopening.edu at AMOCA Southern California College and University Ceramic Instructors Exhibition, 2007
  • The Beatrice Wood Ceramic Annual 2007 at Beatrice Wood Center, curatedexhibition, Ojai, CA, 2007
  • Contemporary California Clay at Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, curated exhibition , Ojai, CA, 2006
  • Featured Artist at Del Mano Gallery , LA, CA, February - March 2006
  • ACS-DC President’s Show 2005 at Clay Gallery, Venice, CA, June - July 2005
  • Feats of Clay at Lincoln Arts, Juried National Exhibition, Lincoln, CA, April-May 2005
  • Featured Artist at Del Mano Gallery , LA, CA, February - March 2005
  • Faculty Exhibition at Xiem Clay Center & Gallery , Pasadena, CA, October - November 2004
  • Joined Exhibition at the Burbank Municipal Gallery & Creative Center , Burbank, CA, October 2004
  • ACS-DS President’s Show at Burbank Municipal Gallery, Burbank, CA, September 2004
  • “Hot Tea” Invitational Annual Exhibition at Del Mano Gallery, LA, CA, April-May, 2004
  • “Gigantic” Ceramic Figurines, Juried by Patti Warashina, Kirkland Arts Center, WA, 2004
  • Craft Forms 2003 at the Wayne Art Center, Juried, Wayne, PA, December 2003
  • Clearly Black & White at the Tierra Solida Clay Art Gallery, October 2003
  • Clay & Glass at the Burbank Municipal Gallery & Creative Center, CA, September 2003
  • GLOBALArtLook 2003 International Exhibition at Metrix Arts Space, CA, September 2003
  • Faculty Exhibition at Xiem Clay Center & Gallery , Pasadena, CA, October - November 2003
  • ACS-DS President's Show at Milard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, 2002
  • ACS-DS President's Show, Ground Zero, Marina del Rey, CA, 2001
  • St. Spiridon - at Dosev Gallery, Traditional Exhibition of Ceramics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1998
  • Site Dezar Exhibition-competition of the studio, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1998
  • The Ladder Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, October 1998
  • Scarlet Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, June 1998
  • St. Spiridon Traditional Exhibition of Ceramics - Dosev Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1997
  • Student Show - exhibition of Ceramics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1996
  • St. Spiridon - at Dosev Gallery, Traditional Exhibition of Ceramics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1996
  • 7 th International Print Biennale, Varna, Bulgaria, 1993
  • St. Kiril and Metody Library Print Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1992

Awards

  • First Place, American Ceramic Society, , “Extreme Clay”, President's Show at AMOCA, CA, 2007
  • Two Merit Awards , Lincoln Arts “Feats of Clay”, juried , Lincoln , CA, 2006
  • Third Place, American Ceramic Society, President’s Show, Burbank, CA, 2004
  • Third Place, GLOBALArtLook 2003 International Exhibition at Metrix Arts Space, CA, September 2003
  • Second Place and Honorable Mention, American Ceramic Society, President's Show, 2002
  • First Place, American Ceramic Society, President's Show, 2001
  • Award for Entire Presentation in the Traditional Exhibition of Ceramics "St. Spiridon", from The Union of Bulgarian Artists, Fund "Suporting the Art in Bulgaria", 1998
  • Prize "Atanas V. Patzev", State-Public Org., Fund "13 Centuries of Bulgaria", 1992

Member of

  • American Ceramic Society - Design Chapter, Southern California Section - www.acs-dc.org
  • Association of Clay and Glass Artist of California - www.acga.net
  • National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts - www.nceca.net

Selected Bibliography

  • Robin Hopper “MAKING MARKS: Discovering the Ceramic Surface” by Krause Publications Inc, 200

Other Experience

  • Co-founder and administrator, K&P Studio, Brentwood, CA, 2000-present
  • President of the American Ceramic Society - Design Chapter, Southern California Section, 2004-2005
  • Newsletter Editor of the American Ceramic Society - Design Chapter, Southern California Section, 2004-2005
  • Treasurer of the American Ceramic Society - Design Chapter, Southern California Section, 2002-2004

Interests

  • I actively support the Arts by donating work to fundraisers for the Long Beach Museum of Arts, the Laguna Beach Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the American Ceramic Society - Design Chapter, Southern California Section.
  • I enjoy spending time with my family in our community garden, camping, drawing, graphic design, photography, yoga, and playing with my kids.