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Sculptor Irodion Gvelesiani
Irodion Gvelesiani

About Irodion Gvelesiani

Irodion Gvelesiani - As a sculptor, he is characterized with energy and focus. It can be adapted to the material. It assesses the environment and creates a suitable statue.
Sculptor Irodion Gvelesiani
Irodion Gvelesiani

Exhibition History of Irodion Gvelesiani

1984 - Spring exhibition at the Art Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia (a portrait of Maya, was bought for the national Art Fund)
1985 - Spring exhibition at the Art Gallery, Tbilisi Georgia, swimmer gips
1986 - Autumn exhibition at the Art Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia, Women torso
1989 - All-union exhibition sculpture on sport events, a bronze sculpture, fan of football, Tbilisi, Georgia
2012 - Christmas Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of Artists Union of Georgia. /"Artemis"/
2010 Symposium, Ordu, Turkey.
2013 - Exhibition in Tbilisi Dedicated eighty anniversary of the Union of Artists of Georgia. / “love”/

Biography / CV of Irodion Gvelesiani

Personal dates: Born in 1956, in Georgia, Kvareli region, village Shilda
Marital status: Married, 2 children (son and daughter)
Member of Georgian Fine Arts Union

I won popularity in 1986 for a sculpture in bronze "Boy with a Flute" All-union competition of diploma work of students, Minsk, Belarus. Published best sculpture graduates over 5 years in the Soviet Union (Fifteen republics) and received a gold medal.

"Portrait of the Maya" (1986) sculptor did fixation a wonderful young womans inner world. Since early 2000, began my travel abroad for various sculptual symposium. The artist uses the structure and colour of thematerial well and across the stone creates an amazing world of sculpture.

Awards and Prizes of Irodion Gvelesiani

1983 - Leo Tolstoy portrait competion, Yasnaya poliana Russia (first prize) took the title of Honorary citizen of Yasnaya Polyana.
1986 - The title of the best sculptures of the graduates in the Soviet Union awarded for 5 years, a bronze sculpture, a boy with flute. All-union competition of Diploma works of students, Minsk, Belorussia.
1999 - Awarded with the Medal of Honor by the President of Georgia


2000 - Symposium Drumma 2000 Greece. Two figure marble sculpture Hairrenia and Pluto
2001 - Symposium Drumma 2001 Greece. A one figure Dionysus Greece
2002 - Symposium in Turkey, Mersin one figure marble sculpture Madam Mersini
2003 - Spymposium in Turkey, Edirne one figure marble sculpture Dream
2004 - Symposium in Turkey, Sivas one figure marlbe sculpture Women Plastic
2004 - Republic of Bulgaria, Internatiomale sculpture biennial 2004 - Madarski Konnik
2005 - Symposium in Hungar Budapest, Tors
2006 - Symposium in Ukraine, Sviatigorsk, Woman tors
2007 - Georgia the event in Batumi, White Angels
2008 - Symposium in Turkey, Edirne one figure marlbe sculpture, Peace
2008 - August Symposium in Turkey, Bursa one figure marble sculpture, Spring
2008 - Symposium in Ukraine Baturin, Motherhood
2008 - Symposium in Ukraine, Crim, A boy with a Flute
2010 - Symposium in Turkey, Ordu, Must Cherish
2010 - Turkey Stone Sculpture workshop for Canakkale 2010, Potter
2013 - International Kartal IIIrd Stone Sculpture Symposium. /“ Theater”/
2014 - INTERNATIONAL KOMURCUOGLU STONE SCULPTURE COLONY – / “ Laodice”/ 2013 Private Symposium in Ukraine / “ Archangel Michael”/

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Irodion Gvelesiani

In the private collection of the billionaire Sergei Taruta.
Just as in private collections in Georgia, Greece and Germany.

Public Works of Irodion Gvelesiani

In the Cathedral of Sevti Trinity in Tbilisi at the altar bas relief, Resurrection (marble).
Portrait of Tolstoy (gypsum) is in the Jasnaia Poliana in the house-museum of the writer.
Portrait of May (marble) bought National Gallery of Tbilisi.
Boy with a Flute (bronze) purchased in Georgian state Museum in Tbilisi.
In Greece, the Macedonian territory, in the winery Lazaridis is the sculpture Dionysus (marble)
In Bulgaria, Shumen in the national historical and archaeological museum is bas relief St. John Petritsi (marble)
In Tbilisi of the State Theatre Rusaveli is White Angel (gypsum)
In Batumi at the Hotel White Magnolia whites angels (artificial marble)

Qualifications / Education of Irodion Gvelesiani

1986 - 1989 - Postgraduate courses in the Academy of Arts (Master class) Tbilisi, Georgia.
1980 - 1986 - Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, faculity of sculpture, Tbilisi, Georgia
1973 - 1979 - I. Nikolaze Art School, Tbilisi Georgia.

Publications / Media / Bibliography of Irodion Gvelesiani

Catalogs of symposiums, as well as various articles in the press. Georgian enclopedia publisher of the book "Who`s Who"

Teaching Experience

1992 - 1995 - Professor at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts.

Influences / Inspiration of Irodion Gvelesiani

Greek classical sculpture

Price Range of Work

Irodion Gvelesiani's work has a price range from £6,000 to £40,000

Mediums utilised

Irodion Gvelesiani's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Irodion Gvelesiani's work is found in the following categories on site:
Nudes, Female Sculptures (5)
Little Small Nude or Naked Girls Women Ladies Females Sculpture Statue statuettes Figurines (4)
Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (4)
Nude sculpture statue statuette Figurine Ornament (3)
Classical Style Sculptures and Statues (3)
Human Figurative Sculptures (3)
Nudes / Male Sculpture (2)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (2)
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures (2)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (2)
Indoor figurative sculpture (2)
Torsos Chests Females / Women / Girls / Damsels Sculptures Statues statuary (2)
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines
Musician and Musical Sculptures
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines
Carved Stone, Marble, Alabaster, Soap Stone Granite Lime stone
Wild Modern Contemporary Dance or Dancing sculpture
Arte Nouveau Style Sculptures
Semi Nude / Naked Girls Females Women Sculptures
Happiness / Joy / Exuberance / Wild Pleasure sculpture
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