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Following the Fine artist way I completed couple of BA's & MA's across two continents. Narrowing into the art of Figuration & Portraiture lately I found an amazing another area where in my natural gifts can get even better employment-life gets even more intricate...

BIOGRAPHY

Tertiary Education:

MA in Arts Curatorships. University of Melbourne, the Faculty of Art History, Australia, 2007-2009.

MA and BA of Graphic Arts. State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, 1994-2000.

BA in Arts Teaching. State College of Arts, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, 1985-1989.

Publications:

  • Art Almanac: “The Butterfly Effect” exhibition at the Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, pp.68. Melbourne, Australia, May 2011

  • Hues Bulletin: No 182. The Australian Guild of Realists Artists Gallery magazine, pp. 4, 6 and a back cover, Melbourne, Australia, Feb/March 2011

  • Hues Bulletin: No 184. The Australian Guild of Realists Artists Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, May-June 2011

  • Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, pp. 87. Melbourne, Australia, Nov-Dec 2011

  • Arts Almanac: “Insight” Solo exhibition at Steps Gallery, Melbourne, Nov-Dec 2011

  • International Contemporary Masters: Volume VI, pp. 285. World Wide Art Books, Santa Barbara,

California USA www.wwab.us/portfolio/international-contemporary-masters-vi-2/ , https://issuu.com/despina2/docs/-icm6ws , Nov-Dec 2012

  • Art Buzz: “The 2013 Collection”, 2nd Place Oils, pp.63. www.ArtBuzz.org, Oct 2012

  • Effetto Arte: Annuario d'Arte Contemporanea 13. pp. 448. http://www.artisse.it, Feb 2013

  • Art Buzz: “The 2014 Collection”, pp. 64, http://www.artbuzz.org/, Oct 2013

  • American Art Collector: Portrait artist directory, pp.68, Aug 2013

Creative development:

  • Got into last 100 of Semifinalists to the BP International Award of London, UK, 2019th.

  • Camberwell Art Show, Melbourne, Au. July 2018th.

  • BP Portrait Award 2018/London, UK. Semi-finalist.

  • Solo Exhibition at the Victorian Artists Society, Melbourne, Australia. June, 2016.

  • Solo Exhibition at the Richmond Uniting Church, Melbourne, Australia. December, 2016.

  • Finalist at The Alice Bale Art Awards competition, Australia, 2015.

  • First prize in a medium of oi, The Annual exhibition, Brighton Art Society, Melbourne, 2015.

  • Mortimore Art Prize Touring exhibition finalist, Australia, 2014.

  • Art Buzz, International Juried Fine Art Search competition 2013, awarded Second place in a medium of oil. http://www.artbuzz.org/

  • Commendation at the Kenneth Jack Memorial W/C Award, Australia, 2013.

  • BP Portrait Award 2012/London, UK. Semi-finalist.

  • Finalist at The Alice Bale Art Awards competition, Australia, 2015.

  • First prize in a medium of oi, The Annual exhibition, Brighton Art Society, Melbourne, 2015.

  • Mortimore Art Prize Touring exhibition finalist, Australia, 2014.

  • Art Buzz, International Juried Fine Art Search competition 2013, awarded Second place in a medium of oil. http://www.artbuzz.org/

  • Commendation at the Kenneth Jack Memorial W/C Award, Australia, 2013.

  • BP Portrait Award 2012/London, UK. Semi-finalist.

  • Art Buzz, International Juried Fine Art Search competition 2012, awarded Second place in a medium of oil. http://www.artbuzz.org/painters.html

  • XStrata Percival Portrait Award final exhibition, 2012, Townsville, Queensland

  • Camberwell Art Show, 2012, Melbourne.

  • Highly commended at the Edrington Arts Show, 2012.

  • Personal Solo Exhibition. The Steps Gallery, Melbourne, 2011

  • The Len Fox Painting Award final exhibition, 2011.

  • Highly commended at The Kenneth Jack Memorial Award, 2011.

  • St Kevin's Arts Show final exhibition. Melbourne, 2011.

  • Camberwell Arts Show, 2011. Exhibitor's Catalogue pp. 32.

  • Finalist at The Toyota Arts Exhibition, 2011

  • Finalist at The Alice Bale Art Awards competition, 2010.

  • Finalist at The Alice Bale Art Awards exhibition, 2008.

  • Solo-exhibition at “Cinema Nova” theatre, Melbourne, 2004.

  • Publicized in the Jubilee Album 300th Anniversary of St Petersburg, Russia: “Pastel of Russian Academy of Arts in a past and in present”, Europastello, Provincia di Cuneo-San Pietroburgo, 2003, Italy.

  • International Exhibition of Ex-Librises, St. Niklaas, Belgium, 2002-2004 .

  • Publicized in the Jubilee Album for 240 years of the Academy of Art of St. Petersburg, 1999

  • Two lithographs included at the Kiririshi Museum collection (Russia), 1996

  • Student exhibition at the State Academic Institute named after I.E.Repin of St Petersburg, Russian Federation, 1994-2000

  • First prize for portrait "Тania" (canvas, oil, 1988) of a student exhibitions at the Art College (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine), 1985-1989.

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