Marika Kandelaki was born in Tbilisi, Georgia and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received her BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2003 and previously studied at Moor College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, and the Nikoladze College of Art and Design, Tbilisi. Kandelaki’s work has been included in exhibitions and performances including PANGRAMMAR at P!, New York (2015); Name It by Trying to Name It, The Drawing Center, New York (2015); Medea, Floating Library, New York (2014); Hole 2, Soloway, Brooklyn (2012); and Spectrum, Bridge Gallery, New York (2012). Her work has been featured in publications including Adjunct Commuter Weekly, Art Practical, The Brooklyn Rail, and Fuse Magazine. Kandelaki was a 2014-16 Open Sessions Artist at The Drawing Center.