Personally, I am inspired by Australian landscapes combined with a sense of longing for my native land (Russia). Through my landscape paintings I attempt to reconcile the notions of the familiar and foreign, a sense of being between two places, by investigating our transitivity, the intermediate zone of native land and new home. Bringing two different places together in one painting I have attempted to capture the experiencer of seeing and inhabiting a newly imagined space, the experience where I stare into a vast distance, a distance of space and time, evoking a dreamlike sense of memory. My choice of pouring technique also links to the process of ice melting and reflects the migration experience, where movement, change and melding is a condition of relocation.
2012-2015 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art and Art& Design Study),Curtin University, WA
2011 Certificate IV Arts Administration, Central TAFE, Perth, WA
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2015 City of South Perth Emerging Artist, South Perth, WA
2015 Clyde & Co Art Project, Perth Offices, WA
2015 Down The Road, Victoria Park Centre for the Arts, Perth, WA
2015 Exhibition WA Russian Music &Arts Association “Club Prichal”,Perth, WA
2014 Curtin Degree Show Graduating Exhibition , Curtin University.
2014 Third Year Painters, Tangent Gallery, Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
2014 Where To Now, Tangent Gallery, Curtin University. Perth, Australia.
2014 City of South Perth Emerging Artist, South Perth, WA
2014 Members Art Exhibition, Victoria Park Centre for the Arts, Perth, WA
2012 First Year Fine Art Exhibition, Curtin University, WA
2011 Collaborative exhibition for The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
CHOGM , Perth, WA
2011 Photo Exhibition “Back in The USSR”, Victoria Park Centre for the Arts, Perth, WA
Commercial Gallery Group Exhibition:
2014 Australia Is Our Home, Metamorphosis Art Gallery, Willetton, Perth, WA
2012 Fusion, Metamorphosis Art Gallery, Willetton, Perth, WA
2015 Winner, Clyde & Co Staff Choice Award, Perth
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