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EDUCATION

M. F. A. Temple University, The Tyler School of Art. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Decorative Textile Artist. Saint Petersburg State Academy of Art and Industry named after A. L. Stieglitz (the former Higher School of Art and Industry named after V.I. Moukhnina). The Art Textiles Department. Diploma of specialist (6-year degree).

SUPPLEMENTARY STUDY

2005
The National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC, USA. Design and Installation Department,
Silkscreen Division. International Summer Internship.

1999, 2008
Post-Graduate Education. Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University,
Microsoft Technical Centre. Course Vector Graphics.
Department of Post Graduate Education. Authorized AutoDesk Study Center.
Course AutoCAD for Interiors. Certificate.

AWARDS / GRANTS / HONORS

2004
Fulbright Scholarship for completion of a two-year graduate program
at Temple University. Pennsylvania, USA.

2013
Letters of Appreciation. Mayakovsky City Public Library. Saint Petersburg, Russia.

2010
Diploma of the Chateau of Clos Luce and Friends of Leonardo da Vinci Association.

1993
Diploma of the Union of Designers. Saint Petersburg, Russia.

SKILLS

Interior design and decoration: development of general design and decoration concepts,layouts, planning, colour schemes, mural painting, material selection, textile ensembles, window treatment, furniture selection and other.
Experimental graphic and painting techniques, experimental fiber techniques, silkscreen, silk painting, cold and hot batik, fiber dyeing, metal bending and welding, academic drawing and painting, different hand and loom weaving.
History of fiber and decorative art, art history.
Feng Shui Consulting.
Computer programs: AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 upcoming
Angels and Birds. Lehmann & Lehmann. Hamburg, Germany.

2013
Interior as an Object of Art. Mayakovsky City Public Library. Saint Petersburg, Russia. Within the frames of Museum Night, the annual city event. Invitational show.

Lithuanian Trade House. Saint Petersburg, Russia. Invitational exhibition.

Shadows. Media installation and exhibition. Mayakovsky City Public Library. Saint Petersburg, Russia. Within the frames of Biblionight, the annual city event.

2012-2013
Be Red Gallery at Russian Collection Publishing House. Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Invitational exhibition.

2012
English Club of Saint Petersburg. Saint Petersburg, Russia. Invitational exhibition.

2011-2012
Lithuanian Trade House. Saint Petersburg, Russia. Invitational exhibition.

2006
Temple Gallery. Old City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

1997
Ideas of Synthesis in Textile. The Central House of Artists, the most important exhibition hall for contemporary art in the country. Moscow, Russia. Paintings and graphic works, a textile installation, tapestries in traditional and open-structured techniques, art silk paintings, cold and hot batiks,
and collages were presented.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
White Nights International 2014. Second Independent International Graphic Triennale.
Foundation for Support and Development of Graphic Arts. Saint Petersburg, Russia.
International juried show.

Spring 2014. Okhta. Artist Union of Russia. Department of Graphics. Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Cut in The Art. Mikhail Chemiakine Foundation. Saint Petersburg, Russia.
International juried show.

Spring 2014. Saint Petersburg Artist Trade Union. Department of Painting. Exhibition Centre.
Saint Petersburg, Russia. Juried show.

2013
Fall 2013. Saint Petersburg Artist Trade Union.Graphic Depertment. Exhibition Centre.
Saint Petersburg, Russia. Juried show.

2010
L’Univers De La Creation 4-ème edition. Within the frames of A year of cultural exchanges
between Russia and France under the patronage of Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. Château du Clos Lucé. Amboise, France. Invitational exhibition.

2006
Schacht Showcase. Kendall College of Art and Design. Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. Juried show.

1999
Design 99. The Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia.

1993
Costume and Ornament. Saint Petersburg Union of Designers. Saint Petersburg, Russia.

INVITATIONAL MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

ALL RUSSIAN DECORATIVE APPLIED AND FOLK ART MUSEUM.
3, Delegatskaya Street, Moscow, Russia:

2002
Sculpture and Tapestry in Your Home. Invitational four persons’ exhibition.

2000
Flowers of Russia. Invitational group exhibition.
Glass and Metal in Interior. Invitational group exhibition.

1999
Countries and Textiles. Invitational group exhibition.

ETHNOGRAPHY MUSEUM
Saint Petersburg, Russia:

1993
Costume and Ornament. Exhibition of fiber artists’ works at the Symposium of the International Textile Art Association White Nights. Invitational group exhibition

MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS AT THE FORMER HIGHER SCHOOL OF ART AND INDUSTRY NAMED AFTER V.I. MOUKHINA.
Saint Petersburg, Russia:

1993
Costume and Ornament. Invitational group show.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

SELECTED LINKS

http://housesdesign.ru/profile/4591/
http://be-red.ru/gallery/stal.html
http://piter.tv/event/V_Biblionoch_v_Peterburg/ http://www.pl.spb.ru/mero/0513/nm/program/
http://www.ericseydoux.com/images%20index/univers%20de%20la%20creation.pdf
http://www.fulbright.ru/en/node/550
http://www.nkj.ru/archive/articles/2473/
http://archives.citypaper.net/articles/2006-04-27/arts_agenda_galleries.shtml

GENERAL ARTICLES

Beliuseva, L. (2003, January). Peredvizhniki are coming back. Science and Life, Moscow.
Folmanis, A. (2000, April). Event: Glass and Metal in Interior. Taburet, Moscow, 48-55.
Netseva, E. (2000, January – February). Teach me how to live. Textile, Moscow, 8-11.
(1997, July 30). Exhibitions: Elena Stal Ideas of Synthesis in Textile. Arguments and facts. Moscow.

CATALOGUES

Exhibition Fall 2013. (2013). Saint Petersburg/ Saint Petersburg Union of Artists.
Exhibition Center Of Saint Petersburg Union of Artists, p.102
Catalogue. (2005). Philadelphia. The USA. Tyler School of Art,
Temple University Press, p.55

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Paintings, graphic works, tapestries and silk paintings are in private collections in Russia
(Saint Petersburg and Moscow), Sweden (Stockholm), Germany (Hamburg, Mannheim), France
(Paris, Bordeaux), Holland and the USA (Philadelphia and Swarthmore, PA, West Chester, NY, Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL).


PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER WORK RELATED EXPERIENCE

2007-2019
Designing and decorating residential interiors: development of interior concepts, all necessary layouts, colour schemes, lighting scenarios, material and furniture selection, textile ensembles and window treatment, unique interior murals. Series of commissions.

SELECTED PROJECTS

Creating a series of 10 tapestries History of David and Bathsheba for a tapestry home-office interior
at a residence in Razdory (a Moscow suburb). Development of the concepts for the interior
and the tapestry ensemble, creating designs for the tapestries, detailed development of the cartoons, actual handweaving, and supervision on weavers’ teamwork, management of the entire project and the final installation. Private commission. Moscow, Russia.

Interior design and decoration for a private residence with the accent on bedrooms and playrooms
for children. Included the interior mural Castle (20 square meters): development of the concept
and sketches and the actual wall painting.

Redesigning a private residence in a historical building on Fontanka embankment: detailed re-planning
and construction layouts, selection of decorative materials. Feng Shui consulting.

Decoration Igor Shadkhan’s residence on Vasilievsky Island with the main accent on the home-office. Designing and painting the interior mural Paradise Tree. Window treatment design for the entire apartment.

Silk paintings for elite apparel and for a private studio-office interior: development of the concepts
and designs and the actual silk paintings. Series of commissions.

Window treatment design and a textile ensemble for a residence
on Spiridonievskaya Street, Moscow. Russia.

Developing design for unique parquet for a private residence
in Razdory (a Moscow suburb). Private commission. Moscow, Russia.

Fiber objects created in a unique experimental open-structured weaving technique
for a residence on Frunzenskaya embankment and for The Decorative Art Gallery on Plushchikha. Moscow, Russia.

Designs for decorative jacquard fabrics for foreign and Russiam manufacturers.

Costume design for music band Andrew Maevsky’s Project.

1996-1999, 2001
Television Company Igor Shadkhan Creative Atelier. Artist, designer.
Development of concepts and creating sceneries, often utilizing mural painting and digital techniques; creating illustrative materials and digital rendering and costumes for television programs.
Digital design for television and graphic design for typography.
The list of completed projects includes the series of education videos For the Entire Family: Hello, English, Logorithmics, Music Lessons, Lessons of Playing the Guitar, Mathematics and Me, and others;
programme Television Law Club for TNT channel, Saint Petersburg; series of programmes for children Together with Phaphalya for Culture State TV channel.
Saint Petersburg, Russia.