CV

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ELENA ABESSINOVA

BIOGRAPHY & CV

1959 Born in Kiev, Ukraine
1974-1978
Industrial Design School, Kiev
1978-1988
Work in industrial design
1986-2000
Work as a graphic artist for Ukrainian publishing companies
1991
Beginning of Swiss Period/ work for Swiss publisher
1992-1995
Illustrations for two children’s books published by Speer Verlag, Switzerland: The Fox and Hare by A. Afanasjev and How Much Land a Man Needs by Lev Tolstoy. The later book was re-printed in Germany, Taiwan, United States and Korea

1992 Beginning graphic series The Bird as Symbol
1995-1997
Graphic series Medieval Russian Motives
1999-2000
Took an etching and engraving course in Basel Art School
2001
Beginning graphic series The Portraits of the Feathers
2001
Beginning of the Oriental Cycle
2003
Two decorative panels on commission from a Swiss firm. The fruits and vegetables theme later inspired the artist for a series of Naturalistic Still-Life’s.
2005
Seven weeks of the creative work on by count Jiovanny & Marina Capnist family in Vicenza/ Arcungano (Italy)
2008 Moved to Norway
2010-2012
The work on oriental triptych Saga about Peaceful Eas
2013
Beginning series Norwegian Night Dreams
2013-2015
Consentrate on acrylic panting
2017  Begining of the series of work that dedicated to the history of Kongsvinger / Norway

GRUPPE UTSTILLINGER

2022 «JEG KALLER DET KUNST» / NYE NASJONAL MUSEUM

2019/20/21 KUNSTBUTIKKEN / Kunstbanken, Hamar

2016’17’18’19’20’21 JULEUTSTILLING / Aamodtgården Galleri, Kongsvinger

2015 JULEUTSTILLING / Tegneforbundet Galleri, Oslo

2014 MARZIA FROZEN GALLERY, Berlin

2013 GALLERY SULT / Stavanger,

2012 HØY KVALITET KUNSTTEKNIKK /Kunstnersenter, Kristiansand

2010 JULEUTSTILLING /Kunstnersenter, Kristiansand

2010 FIGURATIV KUNST / Beitostølen, SAS Radisson Blue

2013/14 VÅRUTSTILLING / Kunstnersenter, Kristiansand

 2008 KULTURDAGENE / Kulturhuset, Sirdal

2003/2005 BIENNALE OF UKRAINE GRAPHIC ART / Central House of Artists, Kiev

1998 KIEV’S MOSAICSK / gallery LAVRA, Kiev

1993 GRAPHIC ART / Gallery Zigert, Basel

 

SOLO UTSTILLING

2022 Visning av kunst i KUNSTHJØRNE / Kunstbanken, Hamar

2019 ASBJØRN GALLERY / Kongsvinger, Norge

2019 SOMMERUTSTILLING I AAMODTGÅRDEN GALLERY / Kongsvinger, Norge

2019 JESHEIM GALLERY / Jessheim, Norge

2018 GRAND HOTEL OSLO / september – en dag presentasjon

2018 AAMODTGÅRDEN GALLERY / Kongsvinger, Norge

2017 ASBJØRN GALLERY / Kongsvinger, Norge

2016 ÅPNE DAGER I MITT STUDIO / Kongsvinger, Norge

2009 KVINESDAL BANK / Kvinesdal, Norge

2006 ORT MUSEUM TROTTE / Arlesheim, Sveits

2006 SPIRITUAL TREASURE OF UKRAINE – MUSEUM / Kiev, Ukraina

2003 RAMSEIER + PARTNER AG / GALLERY / Ukrainian Culture days in Bern, Sveits

2002 / 1997 NIKLAUS GALLERY / Basel, Sveits

1998 KUNSTGEVERBE SHOLE / Basel, Sveits

1997 LAVRA MUNICIPAL GALLERY / Kiev, Ukraina

1995/1996 KINDER MUSEUM / Baden, Sveits

 

INTERNASJONAL UTSTILLING

2016 ARTEXPO NEW YORK / USA

2015 ROYAL OPERA ARKADE GALLERY / London

2015 12th PARALLAX ART FAIR / London

2014 16th ZURICH ART FAIR / Sveits

2014 SPIRIT OF ART / Vienna Vant førstepris for beste maleri og tegning

2013 IX th FLORENCRE BIENNALE OF THE CONTEMPORARY ART / Florence, Italia

1995 BIBIANA BOOK ILLUSTRATION SHOW / Bratislava

1993 BOOK ARTWORK / Tokyo, Japan

1991/93/95 CHILDREN BOOK’S ILLUSTRATORS / Bologna, Italia

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