NINA Kovacheva was born 60 in Sofia, Bulgaria. She lives and works in Paris (France). In 1985 NINA graduated from The National Art Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria. Some of the exhibitions of NINA Kovacheva includes as: Intriguing Uncertainties, Parkview Museum, Singapore, South Korea, 2018/ The temptations of ninavale, Sofia - Arsenal, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria, (solo exhibition) 2018 / 0 for Black 1 for White, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria (solo exhibition), 2018 / Aging Pride, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria 2017/ Distinction, Guo Zhong Art Museum, Beijing, China, 2017 / The temptations of ninavale, National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia (solo exhibition), 2017 / Forms of Coexistence, Structura Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2017/ Gold and Niles, galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria (solo exhibition), 2016 / Intrigantes Incertitudes, MAMC Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de St.Étienne, France 2016, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, MAMC, Musee d'Art Modern et Contemporain, Saint Étienne, France, (solo exhibition) 2015 / Art for Change 1985-2015, City Art Gallery, Sofia Bulgaria/ The Naked Man, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria, 2012/ Why Duchamp? From object to museum and back, Sofia-Arsenal Museum for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2012/ The Crying Game, Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria, (solo exhibition), 2012/ Drawing in the Age of Fragility, Cabinet de Dessin, Solaris – Fondatione delle Arti, Parma, Italy, 2011/ Close Encounter, Jeju Museum of Art, South Korea, 2010/ Involvement, Galerie Heike Curtze Berlin, Germany, 2010/ Central Europe Re-visited Nr.3, Esterhazy Foundation, Austria, 2010/ Surplus Enjoyment, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan (solo exhibition), 2010/ Au-delà de ce qui est visible, MNAC National Museum of Contemorary Art, Bucharest, Romania, (solo exhibition), 2008 / Micro-narratives, Musée d’Art Modern et Contemporin St. Etienne, France, 2008 / European Attitude, Zendai MoMA Shanghai, China, 2008 / Portraits, Wet Contact, Face, ZONE: Chelsea Center for the Arts, New York, NY, USA, 2007/ Micro-narratives, October Salon, The Museum of Modern Art, Belgrade, 2007 / ASIA – EUROPE Mediations, National Museum, Poznan, Poland, 2007 / Phases of Accumulation and Extraction in a Limited Space, Musée d’Art Modern et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France, 2006 / Phases of Accumulation and Extraction in a Limited Space, National Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, (solo exhibition) 2005 / Au-delà visible, MNAC, Bucharest, Romania 2005 (solo exhibition) / Play for Two Hends and Black, video installation on the facade of Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2006 / Two Asias, Two Europes, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, China, 2005 / Cosmopolis, Macedonian Museum of Contemorary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2004 / Die Beherrschung der Natur, Kunsthalle, Hannover, Germany 2002
Her works are featured in collections including : Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria / Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Etienne, France / The French National Library, Paris, France / Esterhazy Foundation Schloss Esterházy, Eisenstadt, Austria / The National Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria / The City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria / Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taivan European Investment Bank, Luxembourg / Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten Collection, Graz, Austria / Museum for New Arts, Detroit MI, USA / National Museum of Women in Arts, Washington, USA / Bulgarian National Film Archive, Sofia, Bulgaria and others as well private collections.
Among the other prizes, NINA Kovacheva has been awarded (together with Valentin Stefanoff) The UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts 2002.
NINA Kovacheva is represented by Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna.