Lia Ukleba

Education: Akaki Tsereteli State University, Kutaisi.

Profession: Painter.

Research Interests: Women’s rights and social problems.

Languages: Georgian, Russian, German.

City: Kutaisi.

Email:  lia10ukleba(at)


Feminist painter and activist, who is dedicated to support human rights and women’s rights via her work. Lia’s art illustrates women’s problems in Georgia, system of discrimination and its structural nature. Her paintings are an open protest against the subjugation of women on behalf of the religion and patriarchy.


2015 – Kato Mikeladze Prize for Women and Human Rights Defenders.