• Profile:

    Yana Dimitrova is an artist and a researcher whose work investigates the intersection between visual arts, community centerered practices, and activism as linked to the urban realm. Her research spans between issues of forced migration and displacement to the use of craft in alternative pedagogy methodologies. Formally trained in both Bulgaria and the U.S.  Yana received her MFA in Painting and Printmaking at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in 2009. Yana has exhibited at various national and international venues. Her most recent exhibits have taken place at The Rockefeler Brothers Fund (New York), Aronson Gallery in Parsons (New York), Wolke (Brussels, Belgium), OAZO (Amsterdam,The Netherlands), Gallery Twenty-Four (Berlin,Germany), NXNW (Manchester, UK), Sofia City Museum and Credo Bonum (Sofia, Bulgaria), Field Projects, Flux Factory, NARS Foundation, Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery (New York) to name a few. Yana teaches at Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang, and the Schools for Public Engagement.

    Degrees Held:

    PhD Candidate - LUCA School of Arts, Ghent/Brussels Belgium

    MA Theories of Urban practice ( in progress) Parsons School of Design

    MFA Painting - Savannah College of Art and Design

    BFA Painting/ Printmaking - Savannah College of Art anf Design 

    Research Interests:

    social practice, design, painting, urbanism, migation, activism, community arts, critical pedagogy 

    Current Courses:

    [LS] Integrative Studio 1

    [LS] Integrative Studio 2 (Spring 2021)

    Integrated Design Studio 3