biographie

Julia Smolenkova was born in Moscow in the family of artists in 1986.

Graduated from the Moscow State Stroganov University of Arts and Industry. Department of Monumental Painting.
Ph.D. in History of Arts.
Assistant Professor of the Department of Monumental and Decorative Sculpture at the Moscow State Stroganov
University of Arts and Industry.

Awarded with:
• the Praiseworthy Medal of the Russian Academy of Arts
• Gold Medal of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia for Contribution to the Russian Culture
• Saint Michael Gold Medal for New York Realism
• Diploma of the Russian Academy of Arts
• Laureate of the Young Talents of Russia Competition of the State Tretyakov Gallery
• Laureate of the V. Popkov Prize of the International Arts Fund
• Laureate of Moscow — the City of the World International Contest
• an honorary diploma of the Ministry of education and sciences of the Russian Federation “for merits in the field of education and long-term conscientious work”

Member of the Artists Union of Russia
Member of the Moscow Union of Artists
Member of the International Arts Fund
Member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia

Organizer of international symposia, art festivals,
conferences, exhibitions.

The art works are kept in public and private collections in
Russia, France, Belgium, UAE, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Holland, the USA,
as well as in the United Nations collection (Geneva).

Main exhibitions:

2018
• Personal exhibition Space of cities. Julia Smolenkova.
The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Travel notes. Carrousel du Louvre. Paris, France
• Exhibition Cities. World Art Dubai. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
• Personal exhibition Graphic Art.
The official program of the Days of Moscow Historical And Cultural Heritage. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition Villes.
The official program of the International art event Night of Museums. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition Travelling notes. Galerie d’art Art Espaces. Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium
• International exhibition Muse. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Personal project Cities’ light. Gallery Romanov Dvor. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition La Tete d’or. Galerie d’art Art Espaces. Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium
• Exhibition Light and Stone Carrousel du Louvre. Paris, France

2017
• Exhibition E’CARTA mini carte contemporanee. La Forza del Segno. Milan, Italy
• Personal exhibition Les toits du monde. Julia Smolenkova.
The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Italy. Carrousel du Louvre. Paris, France
• Personal exhibition Arts of Mosaic.
The official program of the Days of Moscow Historical And Cultural Heritage. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition Julia Smolenkova. Villes.
The official program of the International art event “Night of Museums”. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition Lights. Galerie d’art Art Espaces. Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium
• International exhibition Abstraction. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Villes. Carrousel du Louvre. Paris, France
• Exhibition La Tete d’or. Galerie d’art Art Espaces. Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

2016
• Exhibition Les toits du monde. ExpoCenter Cannes Mandelieu. Cannes, France
• Exhibition E’CARTA mini carte contemporanee. La Forza del Segno. Milan, Italy
• Exhibition Space of Colour. Louvre. Paris, France
• Exhibition La Tete d’or. Galerie d’art Art Espaces. Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium
• Personal exhibition Space of Colour. Galerie d’art Maison Burganov. Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium
• Personal exhibition Polyphonic Abstractions. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition Julia Smolenkova. Graphic Arts.
The official program of the Days of Moscow Historical And Cultural Heritage. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Moscow and Muscovites in the 20–21 Сenturies. Moscow City Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition Les toits du monde. Galerie d’art Maison Burganov. Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

2015
• Personal exhibition Julia Smolenkova. Planes of Colour.
The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition The Air. Galerie d’art Maison Burganov. Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium
• Exhibition Dynasty. Russian Academy of Arts. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition The Art of Sculpture: Modern Format. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia

2014
• Exhibition Innovation of Colour. West Park Gallery. New York, USA
• V International Russian-Chinese Art Festival. Blagoveshchensk, Russia
• Exhibition In Search of National Style. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition Julia Smolenkova. Graphic Arts. Official program of the Night of Museums
International Cultural Action. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum, Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Images of Crimea. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Personal exhibition Forme et Couleur. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Muses of Surrealism. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Muses of Surrealism. Sergei Konenkov State Museum Memorial Studio-Museum. Moscow, Russia

2013
• Personal exhibition Couleur et Forme. Galerie d’art Maison Burganov. Grand Place, Bruxelles, Belgium
• Exhibition Saint-Petersburg Secession. Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of St. Petersburg.
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
• Exhibition Experience of Minimalism. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Parallels of Preferences. Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
• Personal exhibition Julia Smolenkova. Mosaic. Clouds. Official program of the Night of Museums International
Cultural Action. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition The Planet of Vernadsky. The Vernadsky State Geological Museum. Moscow, Russia

2012
• Exhibition Colour and Shape. Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition The Art of Sculpture. Creation of the Myth. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition The Creative Union of Artists of Russia. Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of Russia. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition 80 Years of the Union of Artists of Russia. Central Manege Exhibition Hall. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition 20 Years of the International Arts Fund. International Arts Fund. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Experience of Minimalism. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition The 125th Anniversary of Marc Chagall’s Birth. Vitebsk Art Museum. Vitebsk, Belarus
• Exhibition Memory of Marc Chagall. Residence of the Russian ambassador in Paris. Paris, France
• Exhibition Art Prom. Artplay Design Center. Moscow, Russia

2011
• Exhibition-international competition Moscow— the Capital of the World.
The Nashchokin House Gallery. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Surrealism. The Moscow Circle. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Art. Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of Russia. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Young Moscow Artists. Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of Russia. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition The Union of Artists of Russia. New Manege Exhibition Hall. Moscow, Russia

2010
• Exhibition The Art of Sculpture. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia
• National Exhibition of Russia Inconnect. Grand Palais. Paris, France
• Exhibition Young Artists of Russia. Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia

2009
• Exhibition Muses. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia

2008
• Exhibition A Portrait. Central Manege Exhibition Hall. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Moscow Family. New Manege Exhibition Hall. Moscow, Russia

2007
• Exhibition The Burganov House Congratulates the State Tretyakov Gallery on its 150th Anniversary.
The State Tretyakov Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2006
• Exhibition Self-portrait. Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of Russia. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition The Popkov Competition. International Arts Foundation. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Young talents. The State Tretyakov Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2005
• Exhibition Sculpture and the City. Central Manege Exhibition Hall. Moscow, Russia

2004
• Exhibition Moscow Through the Eyes of Muscovites. Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of Russia. Moscow, Russia

2003
• Exhibition Jeunes Talents. United Nations Headquarters. Geneva, Switzerland

2002
• Exhibition Cherry Orchard. The Burganov House Moscow State Museum. Moscow, Russia

2000
• Personal exhibition Poet. Residence of the Russian Ambassador in Washington. Washington, USA

1999
• Exhibition Nature. Residence of the President of Russia. Moscow, Russia
• Exhibition Dynasty. All-Russian Exhibition Center. Moscow, Russia