b. 1971, Macedonia; lives and works in London

1996-1998 Royal College of Art, MA

1993-1996 Glasgow School of Art, BA 

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva has twice shown at La Biennale di Venezia, commissioned by the Vatican as part of the Pavilion of the Holy See, at the 56th International Art Exhibition (2015) and representing Macedonia at the 55th International Art Exhibition (2013). Utilising a varied media of sculpture, installation, video and photography, Hadzi-Vasileva is a double-prize winner at the Osten Biennale, Macedonia (2017 and 2016), and has further awards from the Wellcome Trust; Pollock- Krasner Foundation; Arts Council England and the Ministry of Culture, Macedonia.

Her artworks have been commissioned and developed in urban and rural sites including: Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham; Daniele Arnaud Gallery, London; Nymans Gardens; Fabrica Gallery, Brighton; Mottisfont Abbey, Romsey; Pied à Terre, London; Gloucester Cathedral; Bennachie, Aberdeenshire; L’H du Siège, France; Kilmainham Gaol Museum, Ireland.