Gulnaz Turdalieva (Windsor, Canada) is an artist who works in a variety of media. Turdalieva makes work that deals with the documentation of events and the question of how they can be presented.  She is interested in creating artworks that produce a contemplative or meditational response in the viewer. Turdalieva's work allows the viewer to see something familiar, or to be touched by the colour and bring some emotional memories
Her collected, altered and own artworks are being confronted as aesthetically resilient, thematically interrelated material for memory and projection. By applying abstraction, she absorbs the tradition of remembrance art into daily practice. This personal follow-up and revival of a past tradition is important as an act of meditation. Her works are deconstructed to the extent that meaning is shifted and possible interpretation becomes multifaceted.
CV - Gulnaz Turdalieva
Education
2018        Painting Now - Continues with Artist, April Morris, Windsor, ON
2016        Open Studio - Mixed Media with Artist, Sarah Beveridge, Windsor, ON
2006        D.E.C. in Illustration and Design, Dawson College, Montreal, QC
1999        B.A. in Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1989        B.A. in Architecture, Tashkent Institute of Technology, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Exhibitions & Events
2020          The Poppy Art Campaign, Coulter’s Furniture, Windsor, ON​​​​​​​
2019        Artilicous Life Painting, Caesars Windsor, ON
                Food in fairy tale/folklore, Inventory of Memory Gallery, Proof Gallery, Toronto, ON
                Art Battle, Olde Walkerville Theatre, Windsor, ON
                Scattered Pleasures - Vocalises, Sho Art Studios, Windsor, ON
               Open Studio Tour, Ugly Art Studio, Windsor, ON
2018       Tis the Season, SB Contemporary Art Gallery, Windsor, ON
               Atonement, Mackenzie Hall, Windsor, ON​​​​​​​
2013       Windsor Impressions, two-person exhibition with Nicolette Westfall, 
               Artspeak Gallery, Windsor, ON
2012       Unfinished Memories, solo exhibition, Artspeak Gallery, Windsor, ON
               Paris Impressions, two-person exhibition with Nicolette Westfall, 
               Artspeak Gallery, Windsor, ON

2011       I Like to Ride my Bicycle, SB Contemporary Art Gallery, Windsor, ON
               Mama Draw , Artspeak Gallery, Windsor, ON
               Positively Windsor, Gibson Gallery, Amherstburg, ON
              The Wondering Road, Artspeak Gallery, Windsor, ON
              Steampunk, Milk Cafe, Windsor, ON
                Edge of Wake, Milk Cafe, Windsor, ON​​​​​​​

2010      Positively Windsor, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, ON
             April Show, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, ON

2009      Narrow Space, Art Galia, Windsor, ON

2008     16x16, Nancy Johns Gallery, Windsor, ON

2007      Harvesting FAM Festival, Windsor, ON
              Chalk & Chocolate Festival, Windsor, ON

2006       Illustration Exhibition, Westmount Square, Montreal, Quebec

Grants
2012         Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant (Visual Art)

Volunteer

2011 – 2017       The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Windsor Essex County, Windsor, ON

2008 - 2011         Arts Council Windsor & Region, Windsor, ON

2008 - 2011         Association of Representational Artists, Windsor, ON

2002                    Centre social d'aide aux immigrants, Montreal, QC



Media Coverage
2019                Artilicious Windsor’s Live Art DemoEyes On Windsor
2010               The Positively Windsor Art Show, Biz X Magazine
                       Positively Windsor, The Windsor Star
                      The Artists Render Their Impressions, Windsor Life

 For illustration & design work please go to bluefloret.com
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