ABOUT KSENIA

Istomina Ksenia Alexandrovna. Born on 12 June 1991 in Leningrad. She studied at the Art School named after Sviridov, then in St. Petersburg Art College named after Roerich in the restoration department. She is finished Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, named after Ilya Repin, faculty of painting, studio of Yuri Kalyuta.

AWARDS

  • Awarded the 1st prize in the competition of “Academic Portrait Drawing” in 2014
    Participant in the exhibition “Лучшая композиция (Best Compositions)” in the Imperial
  • Awarded Honourable Mention in the &’Best Academic Drawing’ in 2014 and the Medal and Prize in 2015
  • Awarded a diploma of 1 degree for participation in the contest Igor Minakov ‘Family Values’ and 1 place in the nomination ‘Painting’ for the work ‘Waiting’ in 2018

EXHIBITIONS

  • Participated in the Artist’s Union youth exhibitions “Молодость Петербурга (Youth of St. Petersburg)” in 2012 and 2015
  • Participant in the first open city competition – Exhibition of photographs and paintings, “Дорога к звездам (The Way to the Stars)” in 2011
  • Participant in the exhibition “Первое впечатление (First Impression)” in Pushkin Mountains in 2013
  • Participant in the exhibitions of summer practice in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Exhibitor at the Artists’ Union in 2014
  • Participant in the exhibition “Лучшая композиция (Best Compositions)” in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in 2015
  • Participant in the exhibition “Best Academic Drawing“ in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in 2014 and in 2015
  • Participant in the exhibition-competition of sketches and drawings in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts 2015
  • Participant of the exhibition of contemporary art “Арт-базар (Art Bazaar)” Lenexpo 2015
  • Participant in the Creative Schools project “Мастерские искусств (Art workshops)” in Sevastopol in 2015
  • Participant in the exhibition “Академическая классика (Academic Classics)” in 2016
  • Participant in plein-air in Rostov the Great, within the framework of the project “Russian Atlantis” in 2016
  • Participant in the exhibition “Family – the soul of Russia” in Moscow in 2017
  • Participant of the XII competition of artists-students and lyceum students “HAPPINESS” in 2017
  • Participant in the exhibition “Victory” in the Union of Artists of St. Petersburg in 2017
  • Participated in the 22nd international plein air symposium in Bodrum, Turkey, in 2016
  • Participated in the contest “The best academic drawing” in 2017
  • Took part in the cultural and creative event the “Second Silk Road International Cultural Expo (Dun Juan) with UNESCO in 2017.
  • Participated in the exhibition “The best painting of the fund 2017” in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts 2018
    Participated in the exhibition “Zero’18” in 2018
  • Participation in the exhibition “Gansu. From Tibet to the Gobi ”in the St. Petersburg State Museum and Institute of the Roerichs in 2018
  • Participated in the exhibition of theses in the Museum of St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering in 2018
  • Laureate of the exhibition “Through the Pages of Memory” dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad from the blockade during the Great Patriotic War in 2019
  • Participated in the exhibition “Натурный класс” ( Nude Class) in the museum and exhibition center “St. Petersburg Artist” 2019
  • Participated in the exhibition “Касания” (“Touches”) in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts 2020
    Exhibition “Female Mastery” in the Bonnard Gallery in Netherlands 2020