Aug 25th 2017

Prak-sis invites Artist EKATERINA ABRAMOVA who specializes in painting and graphic arts in traditional technique using oil, acrylic, markers, etc. Abramova is a multifaceted artist; her style could be described as going in two major directions: the 21st century Neo-Expressionism, and Spiritual Ornamental paintings drawn on symbolic folk art of various peoples, most notably on Russian and Indian mythology. Born in 1979 in Moscow, she graduated from an art school with honors and continued her studies at the Vasnetsov College of Fine Arts, Moscow. In 2007 she received her MFA from the I.E. Repin State Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia. Her numerous awards include Gold Medal “250th anniversary of the Russian Academy of Arts,” Gold Medal “National Treasure” of the International Charity Fund “Philanthropists of the Century”, citation from the Russian Academy of Fine Arts for the participation in the exhibition dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the Academy, the Peacekeeper Fund Medal, and AVISKAR – 2016 international VAN GOGH AWARD, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, CALCUTTA-LONDON, UK, among others. She was nominated for the State Presidential Scholarship in the Arts. She is a member of the Union of Russian Artists, Art Fund International, Creative Union of Professional Artists, Art Indulge Foundation.

In 2014, Abraboma was awarded an International Artist Residency in Hyderabad, India, organized by the State Fine Art Gallery and Kalanirvana Foundation, to represent Russia among 20 other artists from all over the world; as well as similar artist residency in Goa Chitra Museum, Goa, India.

In 2015, she has been awarded a 3-month International Artist Residency, at the Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation located in Mana Contemporary Art Complex in Jersey City, NJ, which she completed in November 2016.

Among Abaramova’s most recent exhibitions are: Townley Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, USA (2017); Sitka Gallery, MA, USA (2017); RedDot Art Fair, Miami Beach, Florida, USA, December 2016 Miami River Art Fair, Miami, Florida, December 2015; Artnado Art Fair, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, November 2015; Exhibition “Expressions of Color” at Gateway Arts Center, New York City, USA, May 2015; Exhibition “Take Your Breath Away” at the Victoria Space, Art Factory, Paterson , NJ, USA, June 2015; Kolkata Art Biennale, Kolkata, India, April 2015; Exhibition ArtExpo New York, New York City, USA, April 2015; Art India Festival, Mumbai, India, November 2014; Exhibition Golden Age, Russian Cultural Centre, Berlin, Germany, November 2014; Exhibition Innovation of Color, Westside Park Art Gallery, New York City, USA, October 2014; Woman’s Academy, Moscow, September 2014; Exhibition Art Through Light II at the State Gallery of Fine Art, Hyderabad, India, September 2014; Exhibition On The Right Way, Central Artist’s House, Moscow, September 2014; Exhibition ArtExpo New York, New York City, USA, April 2014; Exhibition Artistry at Artery Fine Art Gallery, Chicago, USA, February 2014; Art Cocktail Exhibition at D.E.V.E. Gallery, Bruges, Belgium, November 2013.

She has had numerous personal exhibitions of her art all over Europe, India, China, and USA.

Her works are in the Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation Permanent Collection, New York, NY, USA; as well as in private collections in UK, France, Germany, Russia, Belgium, Finland, Italy, Switzerland, China, India, and USA.

Abaramova lives and works in New York City area.

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