TANYA AKHMETGALIEVA

Born on 9 July 1983 in Kemerovo, Russia.

Lives and works in St. Petersburg and Moscow.

Born in Kemerovo. Studied at The Saint Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy by Stieglitz and «Institute PRO ARTE». Lives and works in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Works in the genres of painting, installation, makes objects, video, likes to combine media. Her works were exhibited at the Russian Museum, at the «Winzavod» (Moscow, Russia), Moscow Museum of modern art, in London Calvert 22 Foundation, Galerie Forsblom (Helsinki), at Marina Gisich Gallery (St.Petersburg), Triumph gallery (Moscow). In 2010, her project “pupal stage” reached the final of the Kandinsky Prize 2010 in the category “Young Artist. Project of the Year”. In 2015 project «Allergy to dust» won the first prize of Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award in the category “The best project of visual art”.

Works are presented in collections of such museums as the Moscow museum of modern art (Moscow), Kiasma (Helsinki), EMMA (Finland), Pori Art Museum (Finland), as well as in private collections in Russia and Europe. Works with Galerie Forsblom.

Education

2011

Gratueted from St.Petersburg State Academy of Arts and Industry by A. Shtiglitz, department of Fine Textiles, St.Petersburg, Russia.

 

2008

Graduated from Pro Arte Institute of St. Petersburg Art and Culture fond, course “New technologies in modern art”, St.Petersburg, Russia.

 

2002

Graduated from Kemerovo regional art college, department of Design, Kemerovo, Russia.

Solo exhibitions:

2016 

Project “Fragile Island” Part of “Fathers & sons” Project, Museum and Exhibition association “Manege”, Moscow.

 

2014

Project “Allergy to dust”, Marina Gisich Gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia.

Project “Hello World!”, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland.

 

2013

Project “Hello World!“, gallery Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Milan, Italy.

 

2012

Exhibition “Toys”, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia.

Project “Synthetic Syndrome”, TKACHI, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Project “My Room”, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland.

 

2011

Project “Happy Сhaildhood”, Freud Museum of Dreams, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Project “Whisper”, Turku biennal 2011 “Patterns of the mind”, The Aboa Vertus & Ars Nova Museum, Finland, Turku.

Project “Incubator”, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki.

 

2010

Project “Clotho”, The first Ural industrial biennale of contemporary art 2010, The Sverdlovsk Wool Spinning Mill, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

 

2009

Exhibition “The Chrysalis Phase”, Center for Contemporary Art Winzavod, “START”, The platform for the young artists, 3 Moscow biennale of contemporary art, Moscow, Russia.

Works are presented in collections of such museums as the Moscow museum of modern art (Moscow, Russia), Kiasma (Helsinki, Finland), EMMA (Espoo, Finland), Pori Art Museum (Finland), as well as in private collections in Russia and Europe.

Group exhibitions:

2016

Project “Princess Nocturne”,  The exhibition ‘House of Impressions. Classic and Contemporary Media Art’ in The Framework of the Summer Program of the Pushkin Museum Quarter and my.com, Moscow.

Festival Finlayson Art Area 2016, Himmelblau Printmaking Studio, Tampere, Finland

Exhibition “Borsch and Champaign”. Selected works from the collection of Vladimir Ovcharenko. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow.

Exhibition “Football – Hockey”. Center for Contemporary Art Winzavod, Moscow.Festival PLAYMMOMA. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow.

Exhibition “Russian contemporary: drawing. No Limits”. Pushkin House (Independent Russian cultural centre), London.

Exhibition “Russian contemporary: drawing. No Limits”. Russisches Haus der Wissenschaft und Kultur, Berlin.Exhibition “Pazle of Piere Broshe”, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow.

 

2014

Project “Allergy to dust”, exhibition “Other capital”, Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia.

Project “The Chrysalis Phase”, exhibition “Generation Start”, parallel program of Manifesta 10, First Military School, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Exhibition “Crystallizations. Contemporary art from Saint Petersburg”. Waino Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland.

Project “Allergy to dust”, exhibition “Contemporary drawing”, State Russian Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia.

 

2013

Project “Anxiety”, exhibition “Senseless”, Tkachi, St.Petersburg, Russia.

Work “Effect invasion”, exhibition “Surface”, loft-project Etazhi, St.Petersburg, Russia.

Videoprogram “Variable landscape”, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy.

Project “Songs of wild killer whale“, Exhibition “Dreams for those who are awake”, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia.

Exhibition “Feminism: From the Avant-garde to Today”, Manege, Moscow, Russia.

 

2012

Project “Interaction area”, the exhibition “The meal of Being”, Gallery RuArts, Moscow, Russia.

 

2011

Exhibition “Kesä – Sommar – Summer 2011″, work “Detached onlooker”, Galery Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland.

Exhibition “Practice for everyday life” — Young Artists from Russia, project “Synthetic”, Calvert 22 Foundation, London.

The seventh Moscow International festival: Fashion and Style in Photography 2011, Videoinstallation “Sports hall”, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia.

 

2010

Kandinsky prize, short list, project “The Chrysalis Phase”, Central Arts House, Moscow, Russia.

“Qui Vive?” 2nd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, exhibition “The Heroes of Our Time”, project “Incubator”, Open gallery, Moscow, Russia.

The Eighth International Photography Month in Moscow: Photobiennale 2010, videoinstallation “Happy Chaildhood”, Gallery “Na Solyanke”, Moscow, Russia.

First prize “New Speak”, The State Hermitage museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

 

2009

The Sixth International Festival: Fashion and Style in Photography 2009, videos “The past”, “A shell”, “Alchemy”. Gallery “Na Solyanke”, Moscow, Russia.

 

2008

“Qui Vive?” 1 – Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, exhibition “Residual Radiation”, project “Little cradle”, Center for Contemporary Art Winzavod, Moscow, Russia.

Qui Vive?” 1 – Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, exhibition “Random Politics”, projects: “With red thread” and “Power Mechanisms”, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia.

Scholarships and awards.

2016

Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award – winner of special prize from L’INSTITUT FRANÇAIS.

 

2015

Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award – winner, Best Visual Art Project.

 

2010

Kandinsky Prize, category “Young Artist” – short list, Moscow, Russia.
First prize “Novoyaz” of Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia.

 

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