Olga Nazarkina “Past, Present, Future”

 

Feburary 14-26 2011 

Biography of Olga Nazarkina

Olga Nazarkina was born in 1981 in Kharkov, Ukraine.  In 1999, at the young age of 12, she was admitted to the Kharkov Art School where she studied for four years.  One of Olga’s accomplishments during this time was her participation in 2001 in the Charity Auction led by Michael Gorbachev to benefit the victims of 9/11.  For three consecutive years, Olga received theFond of Rising Talented Youthscholarship, in Kharkov.  During this time, she won First Prize in the young artists’ contest.

From January 2004 to May 2006, Olga studied art at Darton College (GA) after which she completed four more years of art study at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta campus.The years spent studying art have provided Olga with invaluable knowledge and experience in her field.

Olga has exhibited charcoal and gouache drawings as well as canvases and tapestries.  A solo exhibition of her work was exhibited in the Albany Art Museum, GA and she has held numerous exhibitions in various cities from Kiev to New York City.

Her experience as an artist includes several exhibitions in Ukraine, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Paris, and Barcelona as well as in the United States, particularly in the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Jersey City and Manchester, and the States of Georgia and Florida.  Her works have been exhibited in Moscow and Barcelona alongside the works of widely known avant-garde artists such as Malevich, Tatlin, Popova and others
In 2003 one of her works was bought by a famous collector, the Director of Rutgers University Zimmerli Art Museum.  His collection consists of about 12,000 works by non-conformist artists.
In 2004 Olga won first prize in the Spring into Art Exhibition in Valdosta, GA.During the past 5 years Olga Nazarkina has participated in numerous exhibitions in the company of such renowned Russian artists as Ilya Kabakov, Erik Bulatov, Komar and Melamid, Oleg Scelkov and many others.

USA Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2009: Small Works, Savannah, GA
  • 2009: Fresh Paint, Savannah, GA
  • 2008: Contemporary Still Life, Madison, WI
  • 2008: Open Studio Night, Atlanta, GA
  • 2006: Annual Art Show in Art Council, Albany, GA
  • 2006: Conteporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2005: Personal Exhibition in Albany Museum of Art, Albany, GA
  • 2005: 2005:25th Anniversary of the museum of Contemporary Art, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2005: Malevich and his heredity, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2005: Moscow-New York, USA
  • 2005: The 18th Annual Spring Into Art Exhibition, Valdosta, GA
  • 2004: Annual Art Show in Art Council, Albany, GA
  • 2004: The 17th Annual Spring Into Art Exhibition, Valdosta, GA
  • 2004: Russian Landscape, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2004: Heart of Russia, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2004: 3 Biennal of Contemporary Russian graphic and Sculpture, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2003: Volga-Gudzon, jersey City, NJ
  • 2003: Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
  • 2003: From 20to 40(Young Russian Painters)
  • 2003: Ironical Surrealism. New York. NY
  • 2003: 1 Biennial of Contemporary Russian Painting. Jersey City. NJ
  • 2002: Heart of Russia. Wilburton Art Gallery and Museum. Manchester. Vermont
  • 2002: Solo Show. Wilburton Art Gallery and Museum. Manchester. Vermont
  • 2002: Charity Auction to Aid the Victims of the Terrorist onslaught in New York and Washington, September 11. New York. NY
  • 2002: 2 Biennial of Contemporary Russian Graphic and Sculpture. Jersey City. NJ
  • 2001: Personal Exhibition. Museum of Contemporary Russian Art. Jersey City. NJ
  • 2001: Unknown Russia 4, C.A.S.E. Museum of Contemporary Russian Art. Jersey City. NJ

Canada

  •  2010: Valley Art, Pembroke, ON

Ukraine Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2005: Annual group exhibition in the State Museum of Art, Kharkiv
  • 2003: Volga-Gudzon, Kharkiv
  • 2003: Solo Show in Museum of Art. Kharkiv
  • 2003: Heart of Russia. Zaporozhie
  • 2002: 2 Biennial of Contemporary Russian Graphic andSculpture
  • 2001: Solo Show in Museum of Art. Kharkiv
  • 2000: Solo Show in Art Club. Kharkiv

Russia Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2005: 25th Anniversary of the museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
  • 2005: Malevich and his heredity, Moscow
  • 2004: 3 Biennal of Contemporary Russian graphic and Sculpture, Moscow
  • 2004: Russian ladscape, Moscow
  • 2003: Volga-Gudzon, Moscow
  • 2003: Solo Show in the Gallery Novy Hermitage (New Hermitage). Moscow
  • 2002: Ukraine in Moscow
  • 2002: From 20 to 40(Young Russian Painters)
  • 2002: Kharkiv in Moscow
  • 2002: Heart of Russia. Moscow
  • 2002: Golden Brush. Moscow
  • 2002: 1 Biennial of Contemporary Russian Painting. Moscow
  • 2002: 2 Biennial of Contemporary Russian Graphic and Sculpture. Moscow
  • Solo Exhibition in Museum of Art. Kharkiv

France Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2005: 25th Anniversary of Contemporary Art museum in NJ, “Stella” Galery, Paris
  • 2004: Contemporary Art, “Stella” Galery, Paris

Spain Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2005: Malevich and his heredity, Barcelona
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