Artist, curator based in London XAP Cross Arts Projects collective since 2012 ACAVA member since 2012
Education: 2015-2017 MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London 2008-2012 First Class Honours BA(Hons) Fine Art, Central Saint Martin’s UAL
Solo shows: 2017 Anthophobia, Formogramma Contemporary Art Gallery Samara, Russia 2015 Being, Hundred Years Gallery, London 2014 The Purple Gate, Rossotrudnichestvo in the UK, London 2013 Eaters&Eaten, Rossotrudnichestvo in the UK, London
Awards & Prizes: 2017 The Khojaly Peace Prize for Art, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London 2016 HIX ART AWARD, London 2016 Award & Prize by Collection Red in association with the Aitmatov's Academy, London 2008 Award & Prize by Browne Smith Baker, The Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
Curatorial Projects 2016 The Runaway Fingers, Pushkin House, London 2013 The Psychotropic House, co-curating XAP project, Yinka Shonibare's Project Space, London 2010 Subtle, The Wayward Gallery, London 2009 In the Raw, MillCo Project Space, London
Teaching & Other Practice 2018 Visiting Tutor PaintBox Art Studios, London 2017-2007 Juror member for the Open 2018, Apexart, New York City Visiting Tutor BA (Hons) Fine Art at Chelsea University of Arts, UAL; PaintBox Art Studios in London; Access to HE in Fine Art Hull College of Art and Design.
Talks, Seminars, Symposiums 2017 Discussion with Evgeniy Strelkov about geographical space and place in art, Pushkin House, London 2017 Lecture, Seminar on consumerism, 'The Eaters& the Eaten', Formogramma art gallery, Samara, Russia 2017 Artist's talk & Presentation, Royal College of Art, London 2016 Symposium and artist's talk , Krzhizhanovsky's writing, Pushkin House, London 2014 Seminar, talk ,West Ealing Projects, London 2013 Symposium on J J Ballard , Yinka Shonibare's Project Space, London
Residencies 2013-present: The Light-hearted Consumer, The San Juan Islands Washington DC (Orcas, Langley, Anacortes) , Monterey, California, USA 19-28 Sept 2017 Re-United at the Krutizkaya, Moscow, 20-28 Dec 2016 Playing RuссkYй', Lviv, Ternopil, Western Ukraine, June-July, 2015 The Intruder, series short performances, collaborative project with Oleg Davidoff, Zubovka Village, Volga region, Russia , August 2013 Psychotropic House, XAP group Guest Project at Yinka Shonibare’s Project Space, London , Jan 2014 Artist’s Zoo, LIVE PROJECT, West Ealing Art Centre, London May 2012
Collections: Formogramma Contemporary Art Gallery, Russia, Hundred Years Gallery London, Royal College of Art, Kensington, Rossotrudnichestvo in the UK, Factor-M, Browne Smith Baker, Private collections across the UK, Russia, Ukraine, Germany
Texts, Publications: #Supercommunity, texts for the project, published by Royal College of Art, 2017 "Ice Cream", my painting is featured in the art&literature magazine "Into the Void", ISSUE 6, 25.10.2017 'Anthophobia' review of the show in Samara, www.sobaka.ru 'Anthophobia' review of the solo show in Samara, VolgaNews, 14.08.2017 "Book of Abstract", 2014, ed.Anastasios Maragiannis, p.257 on Laura Dekker's interactive sofa collaborative project during the "Psychotropic House" XAP residency 2014 Interview with Yulia Chmelenko, "Runaway Fingers" newspaper "PULSE LONDON", 20.10.2016 http://pulse-uk.org.uk/exhibitions/sbezhavshie-paltsyi/ Interview "What is painting now?" as a BA Fine Art Alumni, published on Central Saint Martins UAL web http://www.arts.ac.uk/csm/people/csm-alumni/ba-fine-art-alumni-/anya-charikov-mickleburgh/ "Contemplation of The Deliverer", painting is featured in the art& poetry magazine "Into the Void", ISSUE 3, published 25.02.2017 http://intothevoidmagazine.bigcartel.com/product/issue-3-print-digital-copy My art project featured and published the “MAKE8ELIEVE” art magazine, Switzerland, issue 11, June, 2017 Catalogue of the show Biophilia II', Issue 1, Spring, 2017. KI Europe, London.
Selected Group Shows:
2018 MA & Other Postgraduates group show, Atkinson Gallery, 19 February-17 March, Somerset NN Contemporary Art Biennial Exhibition 13 January-17 March, Northampton 20th Annual Postcards from The Edge, VISUAL AIDS, Gallery 524, 19-21 January, New York
2017 ALARM SALON Contemporary Art Auction, curated by Anya Mokhova, 19-25 Dec, Moscow ALARM SALON Contemporary Art Auction, curated by Anya Mokhova, L'Appartement, 27-30 Nov, Moscow Et, Tu, Arte Brute? Andrew Edlin Gallery, 17 Nov-28 Jan, New York City, USA Virtuality Mortality, XAP group show, Ugly Duck Project Gallery space, 14-15 October, London Imagining The Volga, a discussion with artist/curator Evgenyi Strelkov, 9 October, Pushkin House "A Light-Hearted Consumer", one evening performance, Monterey, California, USA Series of performances, 23-24 September, The San Juan Islands: Orcas, Langley, Anacortes (Washington DC) The Big Picture, Drawing Art Project, ongoing until December 2018,Vancouver, Canada Stewarts Art Law Secret 2017, Royal College of Art Seminar & Lecture, The Eaters& The Eaten, 21 August, Formogramma Art Gallery, Samara, Russia As It Stands: Unrefined, Muted, Abandoned, 6-23 July, Hundred Years Gallery RCA MA Degree Show, Dyson Building, Battersea, 23.06-02.07 #Supercommunity curated Mayra Ganzinotti, Natalia Skobeeva. Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art 19-22.05 'Surrogate Twins', RCA Kensington Painting Project space 31.03-10.04 'Biophilia II' , KI Europe 27 March-20 September, London 'Time Cures, Time Kills', collaboration with Eileen Theresia Anderson, #window187, London Khojaly Peace Prize for Art 2017, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London, 22 Feb The Green Week Morning Glory, collaboration with Greg Pepper, the RCA innovation design & the Imperial College, Installation, the RCA Kensington Art Bar space, 21 Feb-15 March Postcards from the Edge 2017, VISUAL AIDS, Metro Pictures, 13-15 January, New York
2016-2005 FRIEZE LONDON, Series performances activating Martha's Araujo series, L1 space Galeria pm8. 5-6 Oct THE RUNAWAY FINGERS, series events run at PUSHKIN HOUSE, London. 16, 25 Oct ART LICKS Weekend, Tied, live performance on Bank side , river Thames, XAP group, 1-2 October #THERUNAWAYFINGERS, a curatorial project, PUSHKIN HOUSE, London 28 September -13 Nov 2016 HIX AWARD 2016 Exhibition, UNITLondon gallery, Soho, London 25 August - 9 September 2016 MANIFESTA 11 - hydra-hands man, a non-singing-opera, performance, Cabaret VOLTAIRE, Zurich, 23 July Tied, live performance XAP group, Satellite programme at the Whitstable Biennale, 11 June 2016 Daylight Saving, Gedders Gallery, XAP group show, 25-29 May 2016 Stewart Law RCA Secret 2016, RCA London, 8-15 April 2016 Stewart Law RCA Secret 2016, ART DUBAI, 16-19 March 2016 WIP Painting Show, RCA Sackler Building An image for Aitmatov's stories, Collection Red in association with the Aitmatov's Academy, London CHEMCRAFT, for love of Chemistry, Espacio Gallery, London Places and Faces, Collection Red, London The Other Garden, Nancy Victor Gallery, London Best Of West, The London Collection. Westfield, London Painting Live, Windsor Music Festival, Windsor Psychotropic House, XAP group Guest Project at Yinka Shonibare's Project Space, London House Of Beauty, Salon Artistocrat, CNB Gallery, London Artists' Zoo, Live project West Ealing, London Dirty Linen, XAP group show, Curious Duke Gallery, London Museums At Night, London Canal Museum, London Summer show, Candid Art Trust, London There Is No Plan, BA Fine Art BA degree show CSM, London Politics and Power, London College of Communication, London In Response to Pino Pascali's work, CSM at the Camden Arts Centre, London Subtle, The Wayward Gallery, London In The RAW, The Mill Co Project, Viner street, London In response, Ealing Art centre, London People & Portraiture , Oxford House, London The 5th, CSM, Charring Cross Road, London Valentines Mansion, London Woman's Work, Lincoln University Figurative, Beverly Art Gallery, Beverly Open shows, The Ferens Art Gallery, East Riding Yorkshire Ten at RED, Red gallery, Hull