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Tanya Doskova

Tanya Doskova is an Award winning Painter, Printmaker and Illustrator living in Vancouver, BC Canada.

Image is everything. The image that tells a story transcends through time, space and technique.

Tanya Doskova is a Bulgarian-born, Canadian artist living in Vancouver, BC. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Printmaking. In 1990, Tanya moved from Sofia, Bulgaria to London, UK, where she had her work presented in more than 20 group exhibitions and was featured in three solo exhibitions in Soho.

In 1995 Tanya moved to Canada and in 1996 and 1997 she won five major Canadian Awards from the Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators (CAPIC).

From 1998 to 2002 she did computer animation and special effects for the film industry in London, UK and Vancouver, BC. Tanya worked in U2 and Ridley Scott's post- production house ‘The Mill’ and in Jim Henson’s Creature Shop in England, creating special effects for the Hollywood motion pictures: 'Enemy of the State', 'Babe 2', and 'Pitch Black'.

In 2010 Tanya Doskova won an Award of Excellence in The Communication Arts Illustration Annual Competition. This prestigious American award and the publication of her images in The Communication
Arts Magazine gave her worldwide exposure and recognition.

Selected Awards:
Communication Arts Illustration Anual 2010
Adobe Systems GOLDEN award CAPIC 97’
CANON Canada BRONZE award CAPIC 97’
Reader's Digest MERIT award CAPIC 97’
CANON Canada GOLDEN award CAPIC96’
CANON Canada MERIT award - CAPIC 96’
John Purcell Prize 95' BEST Lithography, UK

USA Art Shows Awards:
Featured Artist at Tempe Festival of the Arts - Fall 2011, Phoenix, AZ
First Place in New Media - The Beverly Hills Art Show. LA Fall 2011
Best in media award from the Tempe Festival of the Arts - Fall 2010
Featured Artist at 2010 Woodlands Art Festival, Houston, TX
The Fiesta Art Fair, San Antonio, TX - The 2010 Award for Creative Expression
Merit Award in Printmaking - La Quinta Arts Festival 2009
Featured Artist at 2009 Sausalito Art Festival, San Francisco.

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