Tbilisi, Georgia, 1968
Tbilisi, Sepia School of Photography.
London College of Printing (Post-Graduate Diploma in Photojournalism).
Exhibitions, Prizes & Awards
2003 - Ian Parry Award (commended)
2003 - Metro Imaging competition (prize winner)
2004 - National Portrait Gallery, London (Schweppes Photographic Competition)
2008 - National Portrait Gallery, London (Taylor-Wessing Photographic Competition)
British Journal of Photography International Award
The International Festival of Photography Rome
, Palazzo delle esposizione.
2010 - National Portrait Gallery, London (Taylor-Wessing Photographic Competition)
Arles Photography Festival
Selected Publications (print & web)
The Sunday Times
British Journal of Photography
Eyemazing (Issue 01-2009)
Tscheli Shokoladi (Georgian arts magazine)
Foto Amarta (Georgian photography magazine)
This Day of Change
(Web & Book)
Liberation (French colour supplement feature 31/07/2010)