Boy with window by Maya Kulenovic
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Maya Kulenovic

Boy with window 2016

CanvasOil paintPaint
94 ⨯ 171 cm
ConditionExcellent
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Maya Kulenovic’s paintings have been exhibited in over thirty solo exhibitions and many more group shows and art fairs in Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, and Turkey. Her work can be found in many collections around the world.

A book on her work with introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith was published by d’jonge Hond 2008 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her latest monograph, Fugue, including an essay by Mark Kingwell was published in Toronto, Canada in 2017.

She studied art at London University of the Arts (at Chelsea College of Art and Design) in London, England (Masters of Arts), Ontario College of Art and Design University (AOCAD Honours) in Toronto and Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul. She is also an alumna of London Goodenough College in London, England.

Canadian by nationality, she is currently based in Toronto. She was born in Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia.

 



EDUCATION

1997-98 Master of Arts, Chelsea College of Art and Design University of the Arts London, England
1997-98 Resided at Goodenough College, London, England
1995-97 Fine Arts Department, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto. AOCAD Honours.
1992-95 Painting Department, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey. BFA program. Painting and Printmaking.
1982-91 Music training in classical piano


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020
EROSIONS, Imagefoundry, Toronto, Canada. Off-site exhibition for ArtTO
FIGURES OF AMBIGUITY, Principle Gallery Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA

2019
VESTIGESJames Baird Gallery. Pop – up exhibition, November 8-10, Toronto, Canada.

2017
EVANESCENCES, Barbara Frigerio Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy February 18 – 28
MAYA KULENOVIC, Galerie deTwee Pauwen, The Hague, The Netherlands. April 9 – May 20.

2016
RECENT PAINTINGSGalerie deTwee Pauwen, The Hague, The Netherlands. January 17 – March 3 2016.

2012- 2013
SELECTED WORKS 2005-2012 Paintings from Mr Bert Bolkenstein collection. Morren Galleries, Amsterdam. Opening word by Dr. Bob van den Boogert, Curator, The Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam.

2012
SOLITAIRE, Morren Galleries, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2011
RECENT PAINTINGS, Morren Galleries, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2009-10
NEW WORKS, Morren Galleries, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2008
RECENT WORKS, Morren Galleries (former Galerie Utrecht), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
MAYA KULENOVIC, Exhibition and Book Launch, Galerie Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Opening Word by Mr Edward Lucie- Smith.

2007
MAYA KULENOVIC, Galerie Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2006
CLAIR/ OBSCURE, Galerie Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
MAYA KULENOVIC at QUAB Gallery, Calgary
ECHOES, Gallerie Luz, Montreal (March- April)
PENUMBRA, Blackheath Gallery, London, UK (May)

2005
WAKE, QUAB Gallery, Art Central, Calgary

2003
YEAR ZERO, SPIN Gallery, Toronto

2002
SUBLIME, Partners Films, Toronto

2001
INTER NOS, ZYPR Gallery Toronto
MAYA KULENOVIC: Portraits, Una Mas, Toronto

2000
SEER, I-Land Gallery, Toronto
MAYA KULENOVIC, Partners Films, Toronto
EXPOSURE, SPIN Gallery
CAPRICE II, La Vitrine Gallery, Scotia Plaza, Toronto

1999
PROCESSION Gallery 89, John Abbott College, Montreal
CAPRICE, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto
MAYA KULENOVIC: PAINTINGS Revolutionary Bean cafe, Beaches, Toronto

1998
VERTIGO, MFA show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK

1996
WALLS-VOIDS Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto


SMALL SOLO EXHIBITS, TWO AND THREE PEOPLE EXHIBITIONS- SELECTED

2017
STATE of MIND, Morren Galleries, Utrecht, Netherlands.

2006- 07
WAR , QUAB Gallery, Calgary

1999
MARIANNA GARTNER, MAYA KULENOVIC, JULIE MOOS at Sable- Castelli Gallery, Toronto.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS- SELECTED

2018
CITY LIMITS, invitational group exhibition, Principle Gallery, Alexandria VA, USA

2017
FORZA Galerie Le Royer, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
WOMAN, James Baird Gallery Pouch Cove (Canada), Miami (USA)
SKIN, Galerie de Twee Pauwen, The Hague, The Netherlands

2016
PRINCIPLE’S SIX, Principle Gallery at The Vendue, Charleston, SC, USA
INSPIRATIONAL FORMS, Principle Gallery, Charleston, SC, USA
Gallery artists, Galerie de Twee Pauwen, The Hague, The Netherlands
ART BREDA ART FAIR, Galerie de Twee Pauwen Booth, Breda, The Netherlands

2015
Gallery artists, Principle Gallery, Charleston, SC, USA
Gallery artists, Galerie LeRoyer, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2014
Group exhibition, galery artists, Galerie LeRoyer, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2013

Gallery artists, Galerie LeRoyer, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2012
ART WYNWOOD, International Contemporary Art Fair / Galerie LeRoyer Booth – Miami, United States
CONTEXT ART MIAMI / Galerie LeRoyer Booth, Miami, United States
G
allery artists, Morren Galeries, Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ART TORONTO INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR, Galerie LeRoyer/ Galerie Saint Dizier Booth, Toronto, Canada

2011
AAF AMSTERDAM / Morren Galleries Booth, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Gallery artists, Morren Galeries, Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2009 – 2010
Gallery artists, Galerie LeRoyer, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2009 – 2010
Gallery artists, Morren Galleries, Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands
REALISME ART FAIR Amsterdam / Galerie Utrecht Booth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008

REALISME ART FAIR Amsterdam / Galerie Utrecht Booth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Gallery artists, Galerie Utrecht, The Netherlands

2007
REALISME ART FAIR Amsterdam / Galerie Utrecht Booth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Gallery artists, Blackheath Gallery, London UK
Group exhibition, Robert Hughes Gallery, Austin, Texas
MODERN FIGURE, Oisin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. Catalogue.

2006
CONSUMED: THE BEST of QUAB, QUAB Gallery, Calgary
EXPOSED: THE OTHER SIDE OF STAMPEDE, QUAB Gallery, Calgary
FENCE PROJECT; Sungnam – Pangyo, Korea – Public Design Innovation Centre
ABSTRACT MIND MURAL, A. Castilo Art Foundation; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

2005
QUAB Gallery Artists Visiting Exhibition, 1040 Gallery, Montreal
Gallery artists, QUAB Gallery, Calgary
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN ART, Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago
Invitational exibition, Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago

2004
Gallery artists, QUAB Gallery, Calgary
INANIMATION, Museum of the Future, Toronto (installation, Collaboration with A S Hamilton)
ART AT WAR, Chicago State University, Chicago
ART AT WAR, Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago

1995-2004
HOT’N’FRESH, SPIN Gallery, Toronto
MINI-ME, SPIN Gallery, Toronto
TORONTO FASHION SHOW, SPIN Gallery, Toronto
GENDER LESS GENERATION, SPIN Gallery, curator Juno Youn, Toronto
FACULTY EXHIBITION, MacLaren Gallery, Georgian College, Barrie
CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION, Fleurs du Mal Gallery, Toronto
ART TORONTO INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR, Toronto, Canada
MARIANNA GARTNER, MAYA KULENOVIC, JULIE MOOS, Sable- Castelli Gallery, Toronto
RHYTHM, RITUAL AND REPETITIVE ACTION, curated by Virginia MacDonnell, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts
Chelsea College MFA show, Pump House, London, England.
DIVINE, curated by Rae Johnson, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts.
MATTERS OF THE SOUL, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto.
THE DD EXHIBITION 1996, International Drawing Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
PROPELLER, Inaugural Exhibition, Propeller Gallery, Toronto
TORONTO OUTDOOR ART EXHIBITION, Nathan Philips Square (Best Student Award)

1993-1995
INVITATIONAL STUDENT EXHIBITION – Touring exhibition, Marmara University, Istanbul University and Bosphorus University, Istanbul
SIEMENS. Juried exhibition organized by the Siemens Inc.


AWARDS AND GRANTS 1996-99

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Grant
London Goodenough Trust bursary
Mudge Massey Graduate Travelling Scholarship
David L. Stevenson Scholarship
Mrs. W.O. Forsyth Scholarship
Kulenovic was offered the Ontario- Quebec Student Exchange Fellowship (which she declined)
Av Isaacs Tuition Scholarship
NCR Canada Ltd. (Best Student Award), Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition


REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS, CATALOGUES

Print (Selected)
Q&A with artist Maya Kulenovic, who makes American solo debut with Charleston exhibit, by Kalyn Oyer, The Post and Courier, Charleston Scene, March 2, 2020 link
Breaking Boundaries – Collector’s Focus: Women Artists, by By John O’Hern American Art Collector Issue 173 Page 62, March 2020
Faces of Chaotic Beauty: Questions and Appeals in Maya Kulenovic’s Painting
(An essay by Mark Kingwell, included in Measure Yourself Against the Earth: Essays, pages 228)
Painting ‘Halcyon’ in Vernis magazine, pg 25 – 26, 2014
Maya Kulenovic en Rembrands Clair- Obscur by Bob van der Boogert (Curator, Rembrandthouse), Exhibition essay, 2012
Maya Kulenovic, review by Karin van der Beek, KUNSTKRANT november/december 2012 pg 17
Art Toronto 2012 Catalogue  link
De Mens Als Angstig en Bloeddorstig Wezen review by Lennard Dost, de Volkskrant 2009
Maya Kulenovic: State of Being by Edward Lucie – Smith (book essay), 2007
Modern Figure Catalogue, Oisin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland 2007
Magazine cover and 2-page review by Severine Morren, ArtAlert, The Netherlands, 2008
The Horrors of WAR, by Hugh Graham Visual Arts, Fast Forward magazine, Calgary, 2006
WAR exhibition review, City TV Calgary, 2006
War, Yarn and Sunscreen by Wes Lafortune, Artbeat, FFWD Magazine, Calgary, 2006
Art at War, by Margaret Hawkins Chicago Sun -Times, Galleries, 2004
Art at War by Bara Sapir, Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture, 2004
ZED TV, YEAR 0, Maya Kulenovic. CBC Vancouver. 2003
Inter Nos exhibition image and review, listings section, Nov 2001 The Globe and Mail,
Exposure Exhibition Review, Sep 2000 Eye Magazine,
Caprice, Summer issue 1999 MIX Magazine,
Sable-Castelli exhibition review, Gallery Going, Feb 1999 The Globe and Mail,
Rhythm, Ritual and Repetitive Action Exhibition Catalogue,
MA 1998, Chelsea College of Art an Design, London, England, exhibition catalogue
The DD Exhibition Catalogue, Kyoto, Japan 1996
Online (Selected)
Maya Kulenovic: Interview, il Canto di Orfeo, 2016 link
Something Lost, Something New: Interview with Maya Kulenovic, Combustus Magazine, 2014 link
Maya Kulenovic: The Line Between Chaos and Order, MIMIK Magazine, Summer 2013 link
Maya Kulenovic: Interview With an Artist, Atlas Magazine, Winter 2012 pg 198 link

TEACHING POSITIONS

2000-2002
Art History. Industrial Design Department, Humber College, Toronto, Canada
Drawing From Imagination. Fine Arts Department, Georgian College, Barrie, Canada
Concept in Drawing. Fine Arts Department, Georgian College, Barrie, Canada
Painting Studio Course. Faculty of Art and Design, Georgian College, Barrie, Canada.
Life Drawing Course. Faculty of Art and Design, Georgian College, Barrie, Canada.


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

London Goodenough College, London, UK. ArtUK


OTHER

Maya Kulenovic was one of the founding members of Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts (now Propeller Art Gallery), a well-known artist run centre and exhibition space in Toronto (1996).

As a sculptor, she occasionally creates artwork for film in the areas of trauma simulation, anatomy, surgery or fine art sculpture. At special request only. IMDB


ART FAIRS

Europe: REALISME AMSTERDAM
North America: TIAF (Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto), Art Wynwood, Context Art Miami


PUBLICATIONS – MONOGRAPHS

2017
MAYA KULENOVIC: FUGUE
essay by Mark Kingwell
interview with Anthony Collins,
148 pages Hardcover; English
ISBN 978-0-9958993-0-8


2008
MAYA KULENOVIC, writing by Edward Lucie Smith,
128 pages Hardcover; in English and Dutch
Publisher: d’jonge Hond Publishers and Galerie Utrecht
ISBN 90-8910-045-8


PUBLICATIONS – OTHER

2015
Faces of Chaotic Beauty: Questions and Appeals in Maya Kulenovic’s Painting
An essay by Mark Kingwell, included in Measure Yourself Against the Earth: Essays, pages 228-233
Publisher: Biblioasis
ISBN 1771960469

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