in another source date of birth: 1940-9-24
A member of the Union of artists of USSR and Georgia. Member of the International Federation of artists (UNESCO).
He graduated from the Tbilisi Academy of arts by specialty of painting.
Painting of the artist differs originality, uniqueness, individuality and diversity of styles.
Born in 1940 in Georgia.
In 1964 he entered the Academy of arts of Tbilisi, the faculty of graphics. After a year he transferred to the painting faculty.
His teachers at the Academy of fine arts were such famous artists as korneli Sanadze, Koki Makharadze, Lapiashvili, Ucha Japaridze.
As a student of the Academy, took part in many art exhibitions. The first exhibition of the young artist took place in 1964, where he presented several works of watercolor. In 1965, he was the only young artists-students, the exhibition of professional artists of Tbilisi presented 5 works graphics.
In 1971 he graduated from the Academy majoring in painting.
Since 1974 member of the Union of artists of USSR and Georgia.
Since 2000 member of the International Federation of artists (UNESCO)
After graduating from the Academy of fine arts participated in many national exhibitions, and exhibitions of all-Union scale.
Was the winner of many competitions of different subjects among artists of Georgia and the former Soviet Union, where his work immediately climbed to the Fund of the Union of artists of the USSR. In 1975, Givi irakliyevich took part in the Tbilisi in the competition on the theme of "Creative people", where he introduced the song "portrait of the artist" with a portrait of his friend, artist Edward Gukasova. This work was recognized as the best in the competition.
Participated in exhibitions in honor of the anniversaries of the great Patriotic war in Tbilisi and other numerous exhibitions.
About 15 years was not present and did not participate in exhibitions, because in preparation for anniversary personal exhibitions to his 50 and 60-year anniversary collection of works created and acquired in 10-15 years was stolen.
2002 - Exhibition at the "White gallery", Tbilisi
2005 - Exhibition in Gallery of arts of Tbilisi
2006 - Exhibition in Gallery of arts of Tbilisi
2008 – 2 international festival of art "Traditions and contemporaneity", Moscow
2008 - international exhibition-competition "Theme of death in contemporary art", Moscow exhibition of economic achievements.
2008 - Art salon Central house of artists, Moscow (opening December 5)
Print directories: "Art of Russia" Moscow, 2008, Catalog of the publisher ARTINDEX "Artists 2008-2009"St. Petersburg, the catalogue of the second exhibition "Traditions and modernity".
Also participated in art exhibitions of the countries of near and far abroad – Germany, America, Poland, the Czech Republic, Canada and other countries.
His work is characterized by variety of genres and styles, such as painting, drawing, portrait, landscape, still life, symbolic compositions. Creative directions of the artist are modern, abstractionism, impressionism, expressionism.
In his works he uses a few actually developed author's techniques of painting, using various materials and technology of many layers of paint.
Numerous works by the artist are in the collections and museums of Russia, Georgia, the countries of the former USSR, America, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Germany, France, Canada and other countries.
Works are in the collection of the residence of the Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II, which the artist was personally adopted and blagosloven for creative activities.
The subject matter of his works was influenced by the ancient culture and history of Georgia.
The artist expresses his world view and position in life.