The winner of the competition to design sketches and a model for a trophy for Eurasia Academy, held from June 1st to September 15th, 2013, was Afag Karimova. A. Karimova began her work as a textile artist (concentrating on carpet making) in 1985. She worked as a Senior Designer at Azerkhalcha until 1995, then as a Senior Designer and Division Manager at the ANAS Literature Museum named after Nizami Ganjavi until 2004. More than 50 of her works are displayed in museums, both in Azerbaijan and abroad in countries such as the USA, France, Turkey, Spain, and in private collections.
She has been a member of the Azerbaijan Artists’ Union since 1997. She is currently working as an instructor and as the Director of the Carpet Museum at Khazar University.