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Ekaterina was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and moved to New Zealand in 2001. She lives and works in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.



2018 – 2020: Master of Fine Arts, Elam School of Fine Arts.


Solo Exhibitions

Iteration 21: Rituals at mothermother, Lot 23, Auckland


Wild Spring - Allpress gallery - September 2022

Always Different, Always the Same , Wallace Gallery Morrinsville, 2021 

Partially Present – JB Contemporary, March 2021

Slipping, Switching, Stumbling - Elam Grad Show 2021 (MFA2)

The Shape of Dreams, Wallace Gallery Virtual, 2020 

Bitter Bliss, The Grey Place, 2019

Complexity, Chaos and a Sense of Place, Elam Grad Show 2018 (MFA1)

Selected Group exhibitions


Immediate Action, Waiheke Community Art Gallery, March 2023


Epilogue, Scott Lawrie Gallery, December 2022

The Insiders, Broker Galleries, December 2022

Tendencies In Painting, London Paint Club, Aug - Sept 2022


Bread and Butter, Grey, July 2022

Painting: Disrupted, Arthaus, March 2022


TENT Aotearoa, 4-7 Nov, 2021

Together Through Painting, London Paint Club, 18 May - 6 June 2021

Resist, A Painting Show, Allpress Studio, 2021 

Molly Morpeth Canaday Awards 2021

Auckland Art Fair 2021 

Spaces of Synchronicity, Malcolm Smith Gallery, 2021

MotherMother, Auckland Art Fair, Feb 2021

Resist, A Painting Show, Allpress Gallery, Feb 2021

Elam Grad Show, Feb 2021 – online

Mother Mother, Lot 23, Dec 2019

Mixology, Comet Project Space, July 2019

Wallace Arts Trust Recent Acquisitions, Pah Homestead, Feb 2019

InLookOut, George Fraser, August – Sept 2018

Elam Grad Show, November 2018



The Wallace Arts Trust Collection. 


Finalist National Contemporary Art Awards 2022.

Finalist Estuary Art and Ecology Awards 2022.

Finalist Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 2021.

Elam Painting Award 2018. 

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