DARIYA AFANASEVA (b.1982)
My main trends and styles are: Abstract Art, Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, Pop Art and Expressionism. And my own mix of these styles.
I work with the themes of the passing time, loneliness, mountain, peaks, birds, fish, drinks, industrial, sensual, refined, fleshly and erotic.
1999 - 2005 I graduated Rostov State Academy of Architecture and Art (Faculty of Arts)
2003 - 2006 Summer courses in Central Saint Martins - UAL - University of the Arts London (UK) such as: Mixed media painting, textile design, interior design and photography.
Selected group exhibitions:
2019 28 FEBRUARY-13 MARCH Stages of Life, Harrow Arts Centre, London, UK
2018 November 25 Creative evening "The Temptations" Beavers and Ducks · Moscow, Russia
INTROSPECTIVE - Exhibition ran: Tuesday 21st - Sunday 26th August 2018 (Bath, Somerset, UK)
INTROSPECTIVE is an exhibition arranged by Jimmy Galvin, Bristol based autodidact Artist, Composer and Curator, whose work has been exhibited alongside many leading artists including Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Julian Opie, Banksy and the Chapman Brothers.
Accompanied by Ryoko Minamatani from Japan and Dariya Afanaseva from Russia, this much anticipated free admission exhibition was open at 44AD artspace in central Bath from 21 - 26 August 2018.
13.06-10.09 2018 "Russian-Chinese seasons 2018" POPUPMUSEUM, the design business center Neo Geo.
2016 Art - festival "Art in the interior" Moscow, BoConcept Russia
2008 Agora Gallery, Chelsea, New York (США) - Altered States of Reality.
2009 V International Exhibition of Modern Art competition "RUSSIAN ART WEEK / ASSEMBLY OF ART" (Moscow, Russia)
Nomination «avant-garde painting»
2 nd place: Dariya P. Afanaseva, competitive work «Hand off»
3 rd place: Dariya Afanaseva (Moscow), the entries "At first i couldn` t remember ur name, and now i can `t forget it… "
Participation in the contest OPENARTMILANO Made in Russia 2011 (Milan, Italy).
2014 Online Competition: The Body Electric Showdown competition Saatchi Art, Los Angeles (USA).
My artworks are in private collections in UK, Europe, USA, Australia, Canada and Russia.