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Tamar Lomidze

Tamar (born 27.06.1969) is painter, poet, teacher and philologist from Tbilisi, Georgia. She graduated from Tbilisi State University in Georgian language and literature, art critics and painting. Tamar has participated in scholarships and research-projects at University of Oslo related to Norwegian literature and language. In 2000 she received the scholarship of  Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Tamar has been teaching in Georgian language and culture at the Ecole Francaise du Caucase.

She has participated in several exhibitions such as in Gallery Hobby, one of the recognized galleries in Tbilisi. Here, she presented her paintings and graphics, as well as her second collection of poems, Flowering. Tamar has also been presenting her work abroad, for example in Telemark in Norway, where she was participating as main exhibitor with her  oil paintings.

Tamar had her latest personal literary evening in Tbilisi central library, reciting her poems together with actor Eldino Sag'aradze. She has also been doing language courses for IDPs at the Norwegian Refugee Council in Tbilisi. Tamar has received 2nd price in the competition of Shotaoba, the annual poetry competition in the name of Shota Rustaveli. Tamar is member of the Georgian Artist's Union, the Georgian Writer's Union and the Associations for poets Always a new Lyre and Kimerioni.

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