Sofiya Ahadova                      

Born in 1993 |Neftchala, Azerbaijan

Based in Sakarya, Turkey


2017: Contemporary art study, Sakarya University
2015: Art, Accademia di Belle Arti die Brera Milan

She has had an enthusiasm for painting since she was a child. Sofiya began her education at ADRN-Fine Art College Baku (Azerbaijan) in 2009, with academic fine art. Her intense desire to learn expressed itself in her studies as well; Ahadova switched the study type to modern art for her bachelor's degree. In 2013, she began her bachelor's degree in arts at Sakarya University in Turkey. The artist got an Erasmus scholarship for a year and pursued her studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti die Brera in Milan (Italy) in 2015. This was a decisive time for her.
Sofiya's artworks have been shown in national and worldwide locations such as Sakarya University Congress and Culture Center (Group exhibition), "15" Ekim Gecidi Arka Plan /Art Gallery (Group exhibition), Newspaper Blackout Arka Plan /Art Gallery, "17" Ekim Gecidi. Mekan izgi /Art Gallery, and "17" Ekim Gecidi. Mekan izgi /Art Gallery (Group exhibition). "PnP '' Arka Plan Art Gallery had her first solo exhibition in 2016. She was also a part of the ARTIM LAB Art Project in Baku, where Sofiya participated in group shows such as "Appearances" at the ARTIM Exhibition Space and "Mapping the Intangible'' at the ARTIM Exhibition Space curated by Juan Sandoval, Director of Cittadellarte Office Fondazione Pistoletto.


“Xenophobia Map“, 2019
ARTIM Project Space, Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan