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Enya Zia Fortuna

Curriculum Vitae



1992 – Born in Kranj, Slovenia

2016 – Masters of Letters in Fine Art Practice, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, United Kingdom

2015 – 1st Class Honours Degree, Bachelors in Fine Art, Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland

Currently works and lives in Glasgow


2017- Teaching Graduate Bursary, Creative Scotland & House for an Art Lover, Glasgow, United Kingdom
2016- Young Talent Award- shortlisted, Rome, Italy

2015- Top Honours Graduate CIT Degree Student, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland

Art Fest Award, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland

Best Moving Image and Solo Show Award – Cork Film Centre, Ireland

Development Bursary Award – Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland

Lismore Castle Arts Graduate Award-shortlisted, Ireland

2012 – Barr Bua, Best Student Award, Art and Economics, St.Peter’s Community School,  Co. Cork, Ireland

2018 –Art Fest Award, James Barry Exhibition Centre, Cork Ireland



Live Now, Audi International Dublin Feature Film Festival, featuring in film Live Now, by Paddy Cahill.


The Lion is a Diamond; Solo Show: Cork Film Centre Best Moving Image, Ballincollig, Ireland

A Pink Capital; Rome meets Glasgow, A collaboration between Glasgow School of Art and Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, Marco Tesstacio Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy

The River is a Swamp and we are up to our Necks, The Glasgow School of Art Masters Show, Trongate, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Escapement, as part of The Glasgow School of Art Curatorial Masters Degree Show, curated by Skaiste Klantuie, The Art School, Glasgow, United Kindgdom

I Dreamed of you so much, in context with group show Oscillate me Widely, The Whisky Bond, Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, United Kingdom

The Pace between Your Hands and My Breath, GSA Sculpture Open Studios, Collaboration with Katherine Ka Yi Liu, Tontine, Glasgow, United Kingdom

45 Minutes, performance curated by Skaiste Klaniute, Curatorial Project Space, Tontine, Trongate, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Resist To Follow Where The Good Half Wanders, Curated by Aoife Power and in collaboration with The Royal Conservatoire, House for an Art Lover, Studio Pavilion Glasgow, United Kingdom


When the Mothership Calls you Home, House for an Art Lover, Glasgow, United Kingdom

The Private Collection, The Scottish Museum of Modern Art, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Spit, Spit, Scrub, Scrub, In accordance with Amanda Coogans I’ll Sing you a Song from Around the Town, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

Lismore Castle Arts: 2015 Origins Exhibition, Lismore Castle; St Carthages Hall, Waterford, Ireland

Culture Night Cork: Top Graduates 2015, The Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland

Overtures 2015, Group exhibition launching works with the top graduates of Ireland, Damer House Gallery, Tipperary, Ireland

When White Egrets Spawn, In accordance with We Do Not Leave Pyramids, Crawford College of Art and Design Degree Show, Cork, Ireland

Smoking In Bolero, Live Collision Festival, Live performance in collaboration with Amanda Coogan, Meeting House Square, Dublin, Ireland

The Performance Caravan, in accordance with LEVEL Exhibition and Mart, Mart Gallery, Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland


An Investigation into Female Performance Art, Nest Performance Art Festival, Parliament Square, Kilkenny, Ireland

 The Performance Caravan Performance Screenings by filmmaker Dervla Baker, Culture Night Cork, Sample Studios, Co.Cork, Ireland

The Katalog Exhibition, curated by Victoria Evans, CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Co.Cork., Ireland

Things/Daktai Exhibition, CCAD and Kaunas Art Institute Textiles Collaboration, CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Co.Cork, Ireland


The Performance Caravan, curated by artist Amanda Coogan debut performance, A Performance Caravan’, TACTIC, Co.Cork. , Ireland


The Ship of Seven Murders, Exhibition of the Illustrations of the novel, Sirius Arts Centre Cobh, Co.Cork, Ireland


Gucci Vz Jail, Group exhibition by eight artists, curated by Enya Fortuna and Clarinda Tse, Bralline Prison, Glasgow, United Kindgdom


House for an Art Lover Residency MLitt Sculpture, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Big Rock Bothy Residency, The Scottish Museum of Modern Art, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


2014 – Performance Art Workshop in accordance with performance artist Amanda Coogan, Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland

2013 – Performance Art Workshop, in accordance with Fire Stations Artists Studio Programme with performance artist Kira O’Reilly, Fire Stations Artists Studio, Dublin, Ireland


2017- Performance Workshop; Creative Therapies, Kelvin College, Glasgow, United Kindgdom Performing & Play, Performance Workshop, House for an Art Lover, supported by Creative Scotland, Glasgow, United Kingdom
2016- Film and Photography Tutor HMP Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow, United Kingdom 


The Performance Caravan – A collection of Cork based artists whose mutual oddity in Performance Art has brought them together in their aspirations of creating live performances throughout Ireland

The Katalog – The Katalog is a national and international database of emerging talent; which create a platform for the interexchange of multi dispensary art practices across a network of possible opportunities.



The Glasgow School of Art Masters Show, ‘Masters of Letters in Fine Art Practice 2016’, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Amanda Coogan’s Exhibition presents, ‘I’ll Sing You a Song from Around the Town’, The Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

RADAR, The Glasgow School of Art’s digital archive of research and enterprise, author Enya Fortuna, ‘Gaining Authorship of your Legacy: an Examination of Robert Wilson and Marina Abramovic Institutions in the Light of Tadeusz Kantor’s Influence’, Glasgow, United Kingdom


Irish Arts Review Magazine Autumn Edition: ‘Artist’s New Wave’; Top Irish Graduates, Ireland

The Guardian, ‘Exhibition in Roscrea Highlights Work of Emerging Artists’, The Nenagh, Ireland

Crawford College of Art and Design Degree Exhibition Catalogue, ‘We Do Not Leave Pyramids’, Cork, Ireland


’Performance Art In Ireland: A History’, edited by Aine Philips, United Kingdom

Insert Title The katalog/ Zines / Show Catalogues, ‘The Katalog’, Ireland

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