Yelena Popova, Drying Time, installation detail, Paradise Row, London, 2014.

Yelena Popova

Resident Artist
STUDIO B6
www.yelenapopova.co.uk

Yelena Popova (b. 1978, Urals, Russia) graduated from MA Painting at the Royal College of Art in 2011; she lives and works in Nottingham. In 2014 Popova was shortlisted for the Arts Foundation Award in Painting and was included in ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’ published by Thames and Hudson. Popova’s practice negotiates physical, spatial and economical articulations of painting today. Popova’s work is in Arts Council England Permanent Collection, Royal College of Art Collection, Saatchi Collection, Zabludowicz Collection, Nottingham Castle Collection and in various private collections.

Solo Exhibitions [Selected]
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- Portrait Gallery Withdrawn part of Abstract Possible, East Side Projects, Birmingham (curated by Maria Lind)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

 

Group Exhibitions [Selected]
2019
- What branches grow out of this stony rubbish? Letrangere, London
- Estragon, Belmacz, London
- Subversive Stitch, group show, curated by Hannah Watson, TJ Boulting, London
- P for Portrait, group show, curated by Nat Pitt Division of Labour, THE ART HOUSE, University of Worcester

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
- 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
- Display Show, Temple Bar Gallery, 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)

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