Yana Dimitrova is an artist, educator, 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 education systems. 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 (New York), Walke (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 Art Prospects (New York) to name a few. Dimitrova currently is a lecturer at Parsons The New School of Design , Eugene Lang the New School for Liberal Arts, and the New School for Public Engagement in New York City.
social practice, urbanism, forced migation, activism, public art
Creative Justice (Open Campus)
Community Service Learning
Integrated Design Studio 2