Archive of Author | Tania Kovats

Tania Kovats is Course Director MA Drawing at UAL, Wimbledon College of Arts

Born in London in 1966, Tania Kovats studied at Newcastle Polytechnic before completing her MA at the Royal College of Art, London in 1990. Following this, she exhibited at the Barclays Young Contemporaries at the Serpentine Gallery in 1991. Kovats was awarded the Henry Moore Drawing Fellowship, UWE, Bristol in 2004–05 and was Visiting Fellow at the School of Archaeology, Oxford University 2006. Her ‘Tree’ was selected from nine other short–listed artists in the Darwin’s Canopy project at the Natural History Museum and was commissioned to celebrate Darwin’s bicentenary in 2009.

 

Articles with Tania Kovats


Mediating between Nature and Self

Tania Kovats is renowned for producing sculptures, large-scale installations and temporal works which explore our experience and understanding of landscape. Her work was the subject of a major solo exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh in 2014, encompassing sculptures and drawings which explored her preoccupation with the sea. She is Course Director, MA Drawing at UAL, Wimbledon and has recently been appointed Professor of Drawing at Bath Spa University. She is also the author of ‘Drawing Water’ (2014) and ‘The Drawing Book: A Survey of Drawing – The Primary Means of Expression’ (2017).