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STATEMENT OF ART:
INTERVIEW
2019 - Video interview for Biełaruski śviet (BELSAT TV), Toronto, Canada
https://www.facebook.com/bielaruskisviet/videos/20
33881386659039/

2018 - IT"S LIQUID GROUP / Venice, Italy
http://www.itsliquid.com/interview-nargiza-usmanov
a-visions.html

2017 - IT"S LIQUID GROUP / Venice, Italy
http://www.itsliquid.com/interview-nargiza-usmanov
a.html

2017 - NASHA NINA / Minsk, Belarus
https://nina.nn.by/?c=lr&i=198126&lang=be

ORGANIZATION:
NARGIZA Design

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Advertisement designer Marketing, PR, advertising

EDUCATION:
1996-2001 – Belarusian State Academy of Arts (Bachelor degree at Industrial & Graphic Design).
Courses: Drawing & Painting, Formal Composition, and Rules, Sculpture, Industrial Design,
Graphic Design, Practical Classes of work with Different Materials, Material Science and Technology,
Architectonics, Ergonomics, Plastic Art, Chromatics, Artistic Fonts, Perspective, Surface Anatomy,
Contemporary Design Styles, Engineering Drafting, Patent Science.
Minsk, Belarus.

1990-1995 – Architecture & Arts School. Brest, Belarus.

EXPERIENCE:
EXPERIENCE

2000/12/21 - present time - Founder, Creative Designer & Visual Artist
NARGIZA Design / Toronto, Canada - Minsk, Belarus.

2014/04/28 - present time - Co-founder, Art-director
NUMZ Graphics / Toronto, Canada - Minsk, Belarus. ww.numzgraphics.com

2013/03/01 - 2016/06/20 - Chief Designer at GVA Lighting, Inc., Oakville, Canada.
Duty: Stand design, lighting design & installations, the design of promotional materials
& catalog, identity & branding, photo & web-design.

2010/12/01 - 2013/03/01 - Graphic & Exhibit Designer at GVA Lighting JLLC, Minsk, Belarus.
Duty: Stand design, the design of promotional materials, identity.

2005/08/01 – 2010/01/01 – ART Director at a full-Service Advertising agency
JUKOLApress, JLLC, Minsk, Belarus. Duty: PR, identity, advertising campaign, exhibitions,
printing art, outdoor advertisements, package design.

2002/10/01 – 2005/08/01 – ART Director at JUKOLApress, LLC, Minsk, Belarus.

2002/01/25 – 2002/10/01 – Major Designer at automobile magazine "KORVET",
JUKOLA Holding, Minsk, Belarus. Duty: graphic design, photography, illustration.

2000-2001 – Major Designer at "KUZNIA" design-studio, Minsk, Belarus.
Duty: interior design, accessories, painting, decor.

1998-1999 – Interior Designer at "ALLADIN" salon of Italian furniture, Minsk, Belarus.
Duty: interior design, painting, decor.

1998 – Designer at "OSMIUM", Minsk, Belarus.
Duty: graphic design, ART industry.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2019 - ART FALL FESTIVAL 2019 ART & Light Installation "CRYSTAL" (October - November 2019)
Venue: the streets cross Yong & St. Clare in Toronto, Canada

2018 - ALCHEMIC BODY FIRE . AIR . WATER . EARTH .
Jorge Jurado Gallery, Bogota, Colombia (March 07-30, 2018).

2017 - LIXTART Lighting and architecture Biennale / Minsk, Belarus (November - December 2017)
Venue: Gallery BUD & Palace of ART in Minsk.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1012045372267476/

2017 - ALCHEMIC BODY Bogota, Colombia (November 1 - 30th, 2017)
CANADA 150 - video-art-project ttp://numzgraphics.com/portfolio/canada-150-art-in
stallation/
FIRE . AIR . WATER . EARTH .
International photography, painting, installation, video art & performance festival.
Venue: Jorge Jurado Gallery; Curator: Luca Curci, www.itsliquid.com
http://www.itsliquid.com/opening-alchemic-body-bog
ota-2017.html

2017 - Darc Awards Architectural-2017 London, UK (September 2017)
One Shortlisted Lighting Project - Walking Light at category Best Light Art Installation - Low Budget.
http://darcawards.com/architectural/walking-light-
canada/

2017 - ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL - CONSCIOUSNESS & VISIONS
July 13th - November 26th, 2017, Venice, Italy. Video: Art projecting of project Canada 150
http://numzgraphics.com/portfolio/canada-150-art-i
nstallation/
http://www.itsliquid.com/opening-anima-mundi-festi
val-visions-venice-2017.html
http://www.itsliquid.com/feedback-release-consciou
sness-anima-mundi-festival-venice-2017.html

2017 - PARADE of Nations Canada 150 Birthday / Canada Day (July 1st) Toronto, Canada
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Nargiza.Design/photos/
?tab=album&album_id=304201996728593

2017 - CANADA 150 ART Pendant Installation
Selected artist for the art installation "150 Canada Birthday at Erin Mills Town Center"
Mississauga, Canada (May-September 2017).
http://numzgraphics.com/portfolio/canada-150-art-i
nstallation/

2017 - Darc Awards Decorative-2017 London, UK (May 2017).
2 Shortlisted Lighting Product Series at Categories:
CEILING - NARGIZA #2 Knitted series.
http://darcawards.com/decorative/nargiza-2-knitted
-series-nargiza-design-2/
BESPOKE (Best Light Decorative Product) - NARGIZA #2 Knitted tubes-flex.
http://darcawards.com/decorative/nargiza-2-knitted
-tubes-flex-nargiza-design/

2017 - IT"S LIQUID INTERNATIONAL CONTEST Venice, Italy (May 14th, 2017).
http://www.itsliquid.com/contest/
https://www.facebook.com/pg/itsliquidgroup/photos/
?tab=album&album_id=1495513807185792

2017 - REFRACTION New York, USA (January 12th - November 3rd)
http://numzgraphics.com/portfolio/painting-on-text
ile/
Is a mixed-media exhibition featuring artists who work in, or are inspired by light.
Edison Prise Lighting Gallery. www.epl.com
http://www.epl.com/gallery/
http://www.epl.com/brochures/EPL-gallery-REFRACTIO
N-guide.pdf

2016-2017 - CONTEMPORARY VENICE Venice, Italy (December 15th - January 15th)
PATTERNS of LIFE http://numzgraphics.com/portfolio/patterns-of-life
/
It's Liquid International Art Show. Venue: Palazzo Flangini; Curator Luca Curci.
http://www.itsliquid.com/call-contemporary-venice-
2016.html

2016 - OXYGEN FRAGMENTED CITIES+IDENTITIES
Bogota, Colombia, November, 19th - December 19th
PATTERNS of LIFE - video-art http://numzgraphics.com/portfolio/patterns-of-life
/
It's Liquid International Arhitecture, Video ART, Painting, Photography,
Installation and Performaning ART Festival.
Venue: Jorge Jurado Gallery; Curator: Luca Curci. www.itsliquid.com
http://www.itsliquid.com/call-oxygen-festival-bogo
ta-2016.html

2016 - Darc Awards at Architectural 2016 London, UK (September 2016).
2 Shortlisted Lighting Installations: "12" and OUTSIDERS: ENERGY IS INSIDE.
Category ART (Best Light Art Installation) - Low Budget:
Installation "12"
http://darcawards.com/architectural/12-canada/
http://numzgraphics.com/portfolio/lighting-project
-12/
Outsiders
http://darcawards.com/architectural/outsiders-ener
gy-is-inside-canada/
http://numzgraphics.com/portfolio/outsiders-energy
-is-inside/

2015 - TO SEE THE SOUND International Biennale of Contemporary Art 2015 / Moscow, Russia.
http://www.arc-magazine.com/to-see-the-sound-russi
a/
Moscow City Galleries Network: Beliaevo & Kashirka.

EVENTS:
2010 - 2nd prize at competition "The best watercolor card" Minsk, Belarus.
The organizer of competition RUE "Cryptotech" of Goznak.

2006 - Advertising Festival "Direct Marketing Days in Ukraine 2006" Kiev, Ukraine.
2 Shortlisted projects:
- People are thinking about people! (Competition Direct Hit Direct mail В2C)
http://nargiza.net/advertising/belswissbank/
- Your Smile is Your Sunshine! (Competition Direct Hit Direct mail В2B)
http://nargiza.net/advertising/belswissbank/page/2
/

2006 - III All-Russian Competition named after P.M. Tretyakov
"To 150th anniversary of the Tretiakov State Gallery", Moscow, Russia.

2005 - "25th Hose Nasreddin Illustration Competition" Istambul, Turkey.

2004 - "LOVE WHY? DESIGN21" UNESCO, FELISSIMO / Paris, France.

2001 - All-Belarusian Competition-Festival Of T-SHIRT Design "Ya-Maika" Minsk, Belarus.

AWARDS:
2012 - SILVER at Third Innovation Award for booth design and creativity,
101-400 square foot category, Toronto, Canada.
http://nargiza.net/interior/stand_gva_lighting_/_c
anada/

2004 - II Belarusian Public Relations Professional Competition "Premiya-2004".
"KORVET" magazine was nominated as "The Best Corporate Publication", Minsk, Belarus.

1995 - Grand Prize at the competition
"The History of Belarus in Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture" Brest, Belarus.

1992 - 1st prize at regional competition "Spring Flowers" Brest, Belarus.

1990 - 2nd prize at regional competition "To 500th F. Skorina's anniversary" Brest, Belarus.

1989 - 1st prize at city competition "The World in Children's Eyes" Brest, Belarus.

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2018 - ILLUSTRATIONS FOR CHILDREN BOOK Warsaw, Poland.
Andrei Sannikov book "New Adventures of Pikki & friends".
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Nargiza.Design/photos/
?tab=album&album_id=315690115579781

2017 - ANIMA MUNDI Catalog of art Festival / Venice, Italy / Canada 150 art installation.
http://www.itsliquid.com/call-anima-mundi-venice-2
017.html

2017 - ILLUSTRATIONS FOR CHILDREN BOOK Warsaw, Poland.
Andrei Sannikov book "The Adventures of Pikki and Tipo in the underground city".
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Nargiza.Design/photos/
?tab=album&album_id=315690115579781

2017 - "MONDO*Arc" #99 August-September, London, UK / 160 p. / Darc Awards.
WALKING LIGHT, North York, Canada / Lighting Рerformance.
https://issuu.com/mondiale/docs/mondoarc99

2017 - "MONDO*Arc" #97 April-May, London, UK / 132-133 p. / LIGHT IS ART IS LIGHT.
REFRACTION team art & light exhibition, USA / Lighting design.
https://issuu.com/mondiale/docs/ma97_issuu

2017 - "DARC Magazine" #20 March-April, London, UK / 98-99 p. / Limehouse Conservation Area
Lighting installation "12", Limehouse, Canada / Lighting design.
https://issuu.com/mondiale/docs/da20_digital_issuu


2016 - "MONDO*Arc" #91 June-July, London, UK / 140 p. / Lighting Performance.
Close Encounter, Oakville, Canada / Lighting design.
http://www.arc-magazine.com/outsiders-canada/

2016 - "ILUMINET ON LINE" Mexico / El Bosque de Ontario entre esferas de luz.
Lighting installation "12", Limehouse, Canada / Lighting design.
http://www.iluminet.com/ontario-esferas-luz/

2016 "Who is who, Designers in Belarus" ТУТЭЙШЫ Дызайн - Belarusian Union of Designers.
Minsk, Belarus / Lighting design.

2015 - "MONDO*Arc" #88 December-January UK / 102 p. / Light & Sound Festival
Russia, Moscow / Lighting Installation.
http://www.arc-magazine.com/to-see-the-sound-russi
a/

2009 - "ZNAK logotyp" Belarusian Designers Union / Minsk, Belarus / graphic design.

2008 - "Who is who, Interior and Exterior Design" Belarusian Union of Designers / Minsk, Belarus.
Interior design, painting, photography.

2007 - #2 "PHOTOMAGIA" Magazine / Minsk, Belarus / graphic design, photography.

2003 - #3 "KORVET" The corporate magazine holding "JUKOLA" / Minsk, Belarus / person.

2002 - #4 "PRO Design" Magazine (Belarusian Union of Designers) / Minsk, Belarus / graphic design.

2002 - #1-2 "Club NEXT" Magazine / Minsk, Belarus / industrial design.

1999 - "Formal Composition" Chernishev O.V. Minsk, Belarus / graphic design.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Speaking - Belarussian, Russian, English.
Understanding - Ukrainian, Poland

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
Member of the Belarussian Union of Designers since 2002:
https://www.unid.by/members/1200-u.html

COLLECTIONS:
The original works are in private collections in Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan,
Finland, Turkey & Canada. I am looking forward to new work opportunities,
creating new projects, meeting new people and making new friends.

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
The Grand Jury Member in 2020 & 2019 at A'Design Award & Competition:
https://competition.adesignaward.com/jury.html
http://www.awardjury.com/

Darc Awards directory:
http://darcawards.com/darcdirectory/nargiza-canada
/

The Judge in 2017 at Darc Awards, London, UK:
http://darcawards.com/architectural/nargiza-usmano
va/

HOBBIES:
Social media:

LinkedIN - https://www.linkedin.com/in/nargiza-usmanova-65631
885?trk=hp-identity-name
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/nargizaus/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/NargizaUS
Pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/nargiza_u/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Nargiza.Design/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/NumzGraphics/

CLIENTELE:
• TELS / Transeuropean Logistic Services Ltd. (UK, Belarus, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Germany)

• TRANSAM Carriers (Toronto, Canada)

• VINYL City (Toronto, Canada)

• Erin Mils Town Center (Mississauga, Canada)

• STAR SCHOOL ACADEMY (Vaughan, Canada)

• GLLS (Las Vegas, USA)

• GVA Lighting, Inc. (Mississauga, Canada; Minsk, Belarus)

• DWH / German-Belarusian House (Germany, Belarus)

• KARAVAN / Tea and Coffe Trading Company (Minsk, Belarus)

• BelSwissBank (Minsk, Belarus)

• DELOITTE (Russia, Belarus)

• ORACLE (Minsk, Belarus)

• LUKOIL (Minsk, Belarus)

• JFK (India)

• GT BANK (Belarus)

• GORODEYA SUGAR REFINERY (Gorodeya, Belarus)

• BELTELECOM (Minsk, Belarus)

• BELORUSNEFT (Belarus)

• BELTRANSGAZ (Belarus)

• PEUGEOT (Belarus)

• LIBERTY MOTORS / Atlant-М, brand FORD (Belarus)

• JUKOLA NEFT (Russia)

• Holding company JUKOLA (Belarus):
JUKOLApress
JUKOLA MOTORS (brands: GM, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Hammer, Suzuki)
JUKOLA SERVISE (brands: Nissan, FORD)
JUKOLA AUTO (brands: Citroen, Chrysler, Jeep)
JUKOLA INFO
JUKOLA MOTO (brands: Yamaha, Kawasaki, Harley Davidson)
JUKOLA TRADING

• DEGUSTO (Russia)

• MAGISTRAL (Russia)

• FELIX (Russia, Belarus)

• LANKOR (Belarus)

• VNESHINTOURIST (Belarus)

• U ZHENI / travel company (Belarus)

• TOP-TOUR (Russia, Belarus)

• MANOMAH / Tea trading company (Ukraina)
• ART-KUZNICA / POLAGRIS (Belarus)

• AM-AM MALYSHAM (Belarus)

• BELKEMA (Belarus)

• KORONA / hypermarket (Belarus)

• PROSTOR / hypermarket (Belarus)

• DEKORUM / building hypermarket (Belarus)

• ATLANTELECOM (Belarus)

• AUTO-KONTINENT / Brands: Opell, Suzuki (Belarus)

• KIA MOTORS (Belarus)

• GROHE (Belarus)

• LEOR PLASTIK (Belarus)

• RABBIT (Belarus)

• MTS / New network (Belarus)

• IGRISTIE VINA (Belarus)
• BOGEMA (Belarus)

• MINSKGOROFORMLENIE (Belarus)
• ALVENA (Belarus)

• NOSTRO (Belarus)

• МGTS (Belarus)

• Building materials market "URUCHIE" (Belarus)

• YELISEISKIE POLIA - Boutique (Belarus)

• BY PRINT (Belarus)

• SELVIN (Belarus)

• BUSLIK / supermarket (Belarus)

• BEL KP PRESS / Komsomolka, Va-Bank (Belarus)
• SHTM (Belarus)

• SUN-MARKET (Belarus)

• RODEYA (Belarus)

• CHEMPION / automobile holding company (Russia)

• GUTTEN MORGEN (Belarus)

• VINOTTI / furniture store (Belarus)

• KVINT (Belarus)

• TEXNOBANK (Belarus)

• AURA (Russia)

• VIMBILDAN (Belarus)

• GORENIJE (Belarus)

• KUTTENKULLER (Belarus)

• NEMIROFF (Belarus)

WEB SITE:
www.nargiza.net

PORTFOLIO URL:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Nargiza.Design/photos/
?tab=album&album_id=304217710060355

RSS URL:
www.numzgraphics.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2019-03-12 08:51:05

COUNTRY:
Canada

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

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