Artist EKATERINA ABRAMOVA specializes in painting and graphic arts in traditional technique using oil, acrylic, markers, etc.
She 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.
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 had completed in the end of 2016. In 2018, she has completed an Int’l Graphics Arts Festival-Residency, the University of Khairagarh, Chhattisgarh, India, and exclusive Art Residency at Central University of Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, Varanasi, India. She also taught Art Studies at Central University of Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, Varanasi, India.
Among her most recent exhibitions are: Exhibition “Abstract + Figurative” at Gallery 104, Soho, New York, USA (2018); Exhibition “Metallic” at TNC, East Village, New York, USA (2018); Exhibition The Windows, Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum, B.H. University, Varanasi, INDIA; Solo Exhibition “The Nature of Relationship” at 3Squared Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY, USA (2017); Solo Exhibition “Portrait of Dream” at Prak-Sis Gallery, Downtown Chicago, IL, USA (2017); Townley Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, USA (2017); Sitka Gallery, MA, USA (2017); RedDot Art Fair, Miami Beach, Florida, USA (2016); Miami River Art Fair, Miami, Florida, USA (2015); Artnado Art Fair, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA (2015); Solo Exhibition “Expressions of Color” at Gateway Arts Center, New York City, USA (2015); Calcutta-London Art Biennale, Calcutta, INDIA (2015); ArtExpo New York, New York, NY, USA (2015); Art India Festival, Mumbai, INDIA (2014); Exhibition “Golden Age” at Russian Cultural Centre, Berlin, GERMANY (2014); International Art Festival, Tumen, CHINA (2014); Exhibition “Innovation of Color” at Westside Park Art Gallery, New York, NY, USA (2014); Solo Exhibition at Woman’s Academy, Moscow, RUSSIA (2014); Exhibition “On The Right Way” at Central Artist’s House, Moscow, RUSSIA (2014); ArtExpo New York, New York, NY, USA (2014); Exhibition “Art Cocktail” at D.E.V.E. Gallery, Bruges, BELGIUM (2013).
She has also 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 museums and private collections in UK, France, Germany, Russia, Belgium, Finland, Italy, Switzerland, China, India, and USA.
She lives and works in the New York City Metropolitan area.