Dr Sophia Hadjipapa-Gee
Dr Hadjipapa-Gee, was born in Nicosia, Cyprus. Her first degree was in Painting from the National Academy of Arts of Sofia, where she also completed a Masters degree, in Painting and a PhD in Art History and Theory. Since 1999 she has presented her work in many solo and group exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad, among which Treasure Island, Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia,26/9/2014-8/11/2014, Art in Odd Places: The Artifacts—selected ephemera 13/9/2014–28/9/2014, Governor’s Island, NY, Global Positioning System (So You Say You Want a Revolution), Westside Gallery, NY, 28/7/2012- 18/8/2012, At Maroudia’s: in the framework of Terra Mediterranea in Crisis, House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios (the Ethnological Museum), Nicosia, Cyprus, July 4/7/2012-30/12/2012, Ostrale 2011, International Exhibition of Contemporary Visual Arts, Dresden, Germany, 1/7/2011-4/9/2011, London Greek Film Festival, London, UK, 17/10/2011-25/10/2011, Chypre 2010, L’art au present, Espace Commines, Paris, 22/12/2010 – 9/1/2011, Holds a Thin Line, Goethe Institute, Ankara, Turkey, 17/5/2010-11/06/2010, Sign 2009, Art in Odd Places Festival, New York, 1/10/2009- 26/10/2009, DiverCYty, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 30/9/2008 -10.10/2008, Videoholica, Biennial August in Art, 1/8/2008-31/8/2008, Varna, Bulgaria, Presences/Absences: Women Artists and Architects in the Modern Art of Bulgaria, Sofia State Gallery, 1/11/2006- 30/11/2006. She has served in various professional bodies including sitting on the committees for the Selection of Works and Artists for Biennales and serving as academic expert on the committee for composing the New National Curricula in Art, of the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture. Sophia is faculty and a board member of the Research laboratory “Cultural Studies and Contemporary Arts” at the European University Cyprus.