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Ekaterina Vopiyashina

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Ekaterina Vopiyashina

Visual Arts

Ekaterina Vopiyashina was born and grew up in Russia, Volgograd. Vopiyashina studied academic drawing and painting at several art studios in Moscow. She moved to Calgary, Alberta in 2015 to pursue BFA degree from Alberta University of the Arts (formerly ACAD), and completed her studies in 2019 with major in Print Media. Ekaterina works in traditional printmaking techniques (etching, silkscreen, relief, lithography) but also interested in painting, drawing and illustration. Her fine arts prints were exhibited in Canada, USA, Germany and Serbia. Ekaterina currently exploring themes of femininity in contemporary society and relations between personality and appearance.
Education: BFA with Distinction, Alberta University of the Arts (formerly ACAD), major in Print Media, 01.2015-05.2019
Solo Exhibitions:
Hybridization, The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse, Edmonton, December 1, 2018 - February 3, 2019
It never ends, Galerie Gaulin, Calgary, November 3-16, 2018
Just some prints, Galerie Gaulin, Calgary, February 24 -March 9, 2018
Selected Group Exhibitions:
The 9th Annual President’s Student Art + Design Exhibition, AUArts, Calgary, February 2019-January 2020
Southern Graphics Conference, Dallas, USA, March 6-9, 2019 (New Impressions winners)
Sawtooth Gallery in Winston-Salem, NC, USA, Spring 2019 ((New Impressions winners)
The Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA, Print exchange Exhibition, January 2019
3rd Print Biennial Graphic CACAK (Serbia), October 11-November 05, 2018
Mini Prints Berlin 2018, Galleri Heike Arndt DK - Berlin (Germany), November 2018-March 2019
How to work a room, The Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts, RBC Emerging artists show, Edmonton, August 2018
Southern Graphics Conference, Las Vegas, USA, April 2018
Sawtooth Gallery in Winston-Salem, NC, USA, April 23-May 24, 2018
Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Print exchange Exhibition, January 2018
Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Print Department Exhibition, March 2017, 2018
Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Show and Sale ACADSA exhibitions, participating and volunteering 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Awards and Scholarships:
New Impressions Printmaking Competition 2018, 3rd place in the Screen Printing category;
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) 2018 Art Showcase, 1st place in Sculpture, Textile, Mixed Media, & Printmaking category;
New Impressions Printmaking Competition 2017, 2nd place in the Intaglio/Etching category;
Participant at 2018 RBC Emerging Artist Project at the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Art
Board of Governors graduating students scholarship, Print Media department, 2019

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