Currently resident in Paris, France




2009 Postgraduate Diploma BYAM SHAW SCHOOL OF ART (London UK)

1991    BA GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART (Glasgow, Scotland)


Solo Exhibitions

2015  The (Dis-) appearing Woman, Museum of Modern Art, Baku, Azerbaijan

2010  Perceptions, MiM Centre of Contemporary Art, Baku, Azerbaijan

2008 Metamorphosis, Sting, Stavanger, Norway


Group Exhibitions


January This Year’s Model, Studio 1.1 London, UK


December Editions, Tripp Gallery, London

July-August Looking Up, Studio 1.1, London UK

July-August Open Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

February Art Converters, Studio 1.1 London, UK


January This Year's Model, Studio 1.1, London UK

February Art Converters, Studio 1.1, London, UK

September Threadneedle Prize Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London


October Contemporary Miniature, European House, Baku, Azerbaijan

December Caspiy in the frame of the Caspian Biennale Convention, Center of Contemporary Art, Baku


March Variable Control/Control Variable collaborative painting experiment with Nina Rodin, MiM Centre for Contemporary Art, Baku

April Visual Poetry, Kempinski, Baku, Azerbaijan    


February Control Condition, collaborative painting experiment with Nina Rodin at the Slade, London 2010

October Precious Little, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London

December WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction, MiM Centre of Contemporary Art, Baku, Azerbaijann

2010  MA Fine Art Show, Camberwell College of Art, London AutoItalia, London

2009 Metamorphose, Islington Arts Factory, London

           Within Limits, Kingsgate Gallery, London

2008 Over Easy, Lauderdale House, London


2011 - 2012 Developed and lead workshops on contemporary art practice at the Baku State Fine Art Academy, Azerbaijan, with the British Council

2011 Curation of the Exhibition 'Inheritance' at the European House, Baku, Azerbaijan. An exhibition which explored notions of cultural heritage and inheritance in a post-soviet country. Works from Ujal Hagverdiyev, Elena Hagverdiyeva, Butunay Hagverdiyev and Huseyn Hagverdiyev were included in the show.



Trelex, Switzerland, collaborative painting experiments with Nina Rodin 2014

Despina, RJ, Brazil, two months working from the 'Passion According to G.H.' by Clarice Lispector, 2017

Proyecto 'Ace, BA, Argentina, one month developing print techniques for Cortazar 'Rayuela' series, 2019



September 2014 Threadneedle Prize finalist

October 2012 Short listed for the Beers Lambert Award for Emerging Artists



CaucasusArtMag Issue 1, January 2013

Visual Artbeat magazine, September 2012

Marmite Painting Prize Catalogue 2010


Museum of Modern Art, Baku, Azerbaijan

Victoria and Albert Museum, Contemporary Textiles Archive, Public Collection

University of Northampton