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Bio
Born: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Work/Live: Philadelphia, PA, USA


Education:
2008-2010
M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

1999-2004
B.F.A., Surikov Moscow State Fine Arts Institute, Moscow, Russia

1997-1999
B.F.A., Zhurgenov Kazakh National Fine Arts Academy
(transferred to Surikov Moscow State Fine Arts Institute in 1999), Almaty, Kazakhstan

1993-1997
Tansykbaev Almaty State Fine Arts Junior College, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2013
Subject Matters, Curators: Osvaldo Romberg and K. Malcolm Richards, The Studio Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012
Scale, Curators: Osvaldo Romberg and K. Malcolm Richards, The Studio Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Masks, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Portrait of 19 Million, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Art at the Bellevue Sporting Club, Bellevue Sporting Club, Philadelphia, PA
Art is Ageless, NewCourtland Education Center, Philadelphia, PA (collaborator)
The Provost's Art Collection 2010-2011, Paley Library, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2010
Art Process, Kazakh Artists Union Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan
MFA Thesis Show, Tower Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009
Dragnet, Sage Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Young Artists Exhibition, Central Artists House on Krymskii Val, Moscow, Russia

2006
The Currents, Kovcheg Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Young Artists Competition of Russia, the Tretyakov National Museum of Russian Fine Art, Moscow, Russia
Young Artists Exhibition, All-Russian Exhibition Center, Moscow, Russia
The World of Painting, Central Artists House on Krymskii Val, Moscow, Russia
29th Moscow Young Artists Exhibition, Artists House on Kuznetzkii Most, Moscow, Russia

2005
28th Moscow Young Artists Exhibition, Artists House on Kuznetzkii Most, Moscow, Russia 2004 Nauryz, Moscow House of Nationalities, Moscow, Russia

2003
26th Moscow Young Artists Exhibition, Artists House on Kuznetzkii Most, Moscow, Russia
Art-Manezh, Central Artists House on Krymskii Val, Moscow, Russia

Awards
2008-2010
Temple University Teaching Assistantship, Philadelphia, PA

2006
Third prize at the Young Artists Competition of Russia,
The Tretyakov National Museum of Russian Fine Art, Moscow, Russia

2005
Diploma for the excellent painting at the 28th Moscow Young Artists Exhibition at the Artists House on Kuznetzkii Most, Moscow, Russia


Work Experience
2011-present
Artist Assistant and Studio Manager for Osvaldo Romberg, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Production and Gallery Assistant, Miro Dance Theater, Philadelphia, PA

2008-2010
Teaching Assistant, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

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