Ms. Nino Biniashvili

Ms. Nino Biniashvili

Nino Biniashvili (b. Georgia, 1980) is a visual artist and illustrator. In her work, Biniashvili represents and analyzes the possibilities and problems of communication between cultures and people. Her graphic novel, On the Edge of the Black Sea won the 2018 Israel Museum's award for best illustration book. Her exhibitions include: The Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Museum Bärengasse, Zurich, Kunstraum LLC, and more, her editorial illustrations were featured in Das Magazin; Atlantis; Judisk Krönika; Ha'aretz Daily Newspaper and more

​Biniashvili holds an MFA from Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden and BFA from Bezalel, Academy of Arts and Design. In 2009, during her MFA studies in Stockholm, Nino established an independent publishing platform Bookieman, which focuses on limited editions of publications, with a focus on cooperation between artists from different mediums and critical thinkers

Profile

Visual communication
Head of department, Be'er Sheva Senior Lecturer
Ashdod | Be'er Sheva
חדר

Be'er Sheva

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Education

2010-2012  MFA (Honors), Graphic Design department, Konstfack University College of Art, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2009           Visiting Student, SSES, Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, Sweden

2001-2005  BFA (Honors), Visual Communication department, Bezalel, Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

2004           Student exchange program, Illustration and Communication Design department, HAW Hamburg, Germany

Grants

2021           Mifal HaPais Council for the Culture and Arts, Graphic Novel Category

2020           Asylum Arts Research Grant, NY, USA

2020           Miron Sima Association and The Jerusalem Artists’ House Grant

2018           The Israel Museum Ben-Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children's Book, (Gold Medal) “On the Edge of the Black Sea”

2015           Mifal HaPais Council for the Culture and Arts, Graphic Novel Category

2014           RIC - Ryerson Image Centre Research Fellowship – M.A. level, Toronto, Canada

2014           Asylum Arts Small Grants, on behalf of writer Alexander Nemser, The Sacrifice of Abraham, NYC, USA

2010           Ulla Fröberg-Cramér foundation, Konstfack University College of Art, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2010           Ivar Björkman's Award for Excellence in Storytelling, Konstfack University College of Art, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2009           OUTPUT Foundation, Honorary Distinction, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2009           Ulla Fröberg-Cramér foundation, Konstfack University College of Art, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2005           Yossy Stern Grant for Excellence in Illustration, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

2003           Shahak Excellence and Devotion Award in Art Education, Jerusalem

Courses

Introduction to Design Thinking and Message