Giorgi Khaniashvili (გიორგი ხანიაშვილი) is a visual artist and sculptor. He was born in Tbilisi in 1982. From 1997 to 2002 he studied in the Painting Department at Nikoladze Art College (Tbilisi, Georgia). Between 2002 and 2007 Khaniashvili undertook BA studies in Painting and Visual Arts at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. The artist’s works are preserved in the Public Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow (MOCAK). He has participated in group exhibitions in Poland, Slovenia, and Georgia (the Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery, Tbilisi).
Giorgi Khaniashvili is a versatile contemporary artist, both in terms of form and material. Despite his painterly education, the artist mainly produces three-dimensional wooden works, as well as ceramic reliefs. He works in series. The main motifs of Khaniashvili's works focus on the issues of religion and the legacy of the post Soviet era.