Yelena Popova

 

Born in USSR, works in Nottingham, UK

 

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

 

2018

Her Name is Prometheus, Letranger, London

Настоящим Удостоверяется, Osnova, Moscow, Russia

Townlets, The Art House, Wakefield, UK

2017

This Certifies That, Philipp von Rosen, Cologne, Germany

Elements, Girton College, University of Cambridge

2016

After Image, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

2015

Unsensed, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle (curated by Madeleine Kennedy)

Recite a Painting, Upton House, National Trust, Warwickshire, UK

2014

A World to Gain, Figge von Rosen Gallery, Cologne

Drying Time, Paradise Row, London

2013

Unsoluble Moments, ‘Why Painting Now’, Cirated_by_Vienna, Austria (curated by Lina Dzuverovic)

Nameless Nobles, NN Gallery, Northampton (curated by Catherine Hemelryk)

The Portrait Gallery, Cole Gallery, London

2012

Portrait Gallery Withdrawn part of Abstract Possible, East Side Projects, Birmingham (curated by Maria Lind)

Olympic Throw, Zabludowicz Collection ‘Invites’, London

UNNAMED, Figge von Rosen Gallery, Berlin

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2018

Perpetual Uncertainty, group show curated by Ele Carpenter, Malmo Konst Museum,

Routines and Figures, 3 artist show, SEA Foundation, Tilburg, Netherlands.

Group Show, Deutsche Gesellschaft für christliche Kunst, Munich,

If You Can Stand The Heat, Roaming Gallery, London

2017

Blue. Seventeen (Grotova, Neelova, Popova), Osnova Gallery. Moscow

Drawing Biennale, Drawing Room, London

Seventeen. (Grotova, Neelova, Popova) Centrala, Birmingham

2016

EchtZEIT, The Art of Slowliness, group show, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany Jun-Sept 2016

Perpetual Uncertainty, curated by Ele Carpenter, Buildmeseet, Umea, Sweden

New Visions, Curated by Marial Lind, Tensta Kunsthalle, Stockholm, Sweden.

Now for Tomorrow from the Nottingham Castle collection, Nottingham, UK

2015

Dispaly Show, Temple Bar Callery, Dublin and Eastside Projects, Birmingham (curated by Gavin Wade)

Future Light, MAK, Vienna Biennale, (curated by Maria Lind)

The Decorator and the Thief, Nothern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, (curated by George Vasey)

30 Years of the Future, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

2014

The Other Side, Garage project space, Moscow (curated by Snejana Krasteva)

2013

Group show, Regina Gallery, Moscow

Infinite City, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA

The Futures of the Past, Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel, (curated by Heidi Brunschweiler)

Group show, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2012

Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union, Saatchi Gallery, London

Selma Parlour/ Yelena Popova, Horton Gallery, New York

Twofold: Gregor Hylla/ Yelena Popova, Outpost Gallery, Norfolk

The Red Mansion Art Prize Winners Exhibition, Royal Academy, London

Joyful Archipelago, Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Projects, London

2011

New Sensations, Victoria House, London

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, at Sheffield; and ICA, London

Keep Doors & Passages Clear, White Columns Gallery, New York, (curated by Tom Godfrey)

 

RESIDENCIES

 

The Art House, Wakefield, May 2018

CCA Andratx, Mallorca, October 2017

West Dean College, July, 2017

Girton College Cambridge October 2016-June 2017

Ciltivamos Cultura, Portugal, September, 2015

Upton House National Trust, 2014- 2015

Moks, Estonia, August, 2011

 

 

AWARDS

 

2013 Shortlisted for The Arts Foundation Awards: Painting

2011 The Outset Prize, The Parallel Prize and The Red Mansion Prize

2010 RCA Oberon Book Award / Second prize, judged by Peter Blake

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Arts Council Collection (London), Government Art Collection (London), RCA Collection (London), Saatchi Collection (London), Zabludowicz Collection (London), In4Art Collection (Netherlands), Jalima Collection (Dusseldorf), Nottingham Castle Collection, New Hall Art Collection (Cambridge), LWL Museum (Munster), CCA Andrax Collection (Mallorca, Spain), Sea Foundation (Netherlands) and various private collections.

 

EDUCATION

 

2009 - 11 MA Painting, Royal College of Art (RCA), London.

1995 - 00 Set Design and Construction, Moscow Art Theatre School (MHAT), Moscow