sevda chkoutova

         1978 born in sofia, bulgaria

1991-1996 high school of applied arts, sofia

1996-1997 history of art, new bulgarian university, sofia

1997-1998 history of art, university of vienna, austria

1998-2002 fine arts – contextual painting, academy of fine arts in vienna (prof: sue williams; muntean/rosenblum)

2004-2005 residence in chicago, il, usa

                   lives and works in vienna

awards

         2013 nomination for the women art award for drawing, north rhine-westphalia, germany

         2012 nomination for the 1.international faber-castell award for drawing, neues museum in nürnberg, germany

         2011 nomination for kardinal-könig-kunstpreis 2011, salzburg, austria

         2011 nomination for walter koschatzky preis 2011, mumok, vienna, austria

         2009 nomination for walter koschatzky preis 2009, mumok, vienna

         2007 nomination for walter koschatzky preis 2007, mumok, vienna

         2006 art award 2006, strabag kunstforum, vienna