Vladimir Potapov

potapovBorn on 1980 in Volgograd, Russia. 2000–2001 – studied in Serebryakov’s Institute of Arts, Volgograd. 2001–2008 – B.I. Makhov Art Studio, Volzhsky, Russia. 2009–2010 – Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow. 2010–2011 – “Free Workshops” of Moscow Museum of Modern Art. 2013 – “The Open School MediaArtLab”. 2013 – the teacher of the course “Self-promotion of artists and specificity of the interaction with the institutions of contemporary art”, «Free Workshops» of Moscow Museum of Modern Art.

 

 

Solo exhibitions

2014

– “Manifestation”, RANDOM gallery, Moscow, Russia

2013

– “The Wall”, CCA Winzavod, the Red hall, Moscow, Russia
– “Transparent relations”, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia

2011

– “The moment of decay”, The Agency Art.ru, Moscow, Russia

 
Recent group exhibitions

2013

– “Open Innovation”, Media Forum, Crocus City, Moscow, Russia
– “UCHRONIA”, special project of the 5th Moscow biennale for contemporary art, Museum of Schusev, outhouse “Ruin”, Moscow, Russia
– “Three Days in October”, Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow, Russia
– “Nothing like this”, special project of the 5th Moscow biennale for contemporary art, the Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia
– “Tradition and Modernity. The symbolic realism”, special project of the 5th Moscow biennale for contemporary art, Art Guslitsa, Moscow region, Russia
– Art Moscow, stand of Triumph gallery, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
– “Nowhere”, Shiryaevo Biennale for Contemporary Art, Samara, Russia
– “A riot of colors”, Konstantin Smirnov and Vladimir Sorokin Fund, Moscow, Russia
– “The study research”, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
– “Minimum distancing”, art-playground “Perimeter”, Moscow, Russia
– “Portret now!”, “Erarta” Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
– “How are you?”, East Gallery, Moscow, Russia
– “The other side of things”, art-playground “Perimeter”, Moscow
– “Street-Museum-Street-2013”, Samara, Russia 

2012

– ANONIMUS, Museum of Modern Art, Perm, Russia
– “Workshop 2012: The Rejected reality”, Artplay, Moscow, Russia
– “Checkpoint”, festival “Live Perm”, Perm, Russia
– “Checkpoint”, “Erarta” Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
– “Strabag award” prize, short-list, Vienna, Austria
– “Checkpoint”, CСI FABRIKA, Moscow, Russia
– Art Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
– “Artguslitsa”, Ilyinsky, Moscow region, Russia

2011

– “Dormitory area. Open lesson”, NCCA with the school № 109, Moscow, Russia
– “Distortion. Earth”, the Agency Art.ru, Moscow, Russia
– “Workshop 2011: Today and Tomorrow”, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
– “Shiryaevskaya Biennale”, Shiryaevo, Samara, Russia
– “Impossible Community”, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia
– 9th Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale “In Depth”, Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
– “Deformation”, East Gallery, Moscow, Russia
– Art Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
– “Art and Reality”, International Forum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2010

– “Not a step back”, gallery of Julia and Marat Gelman, Moscow, Russia
– “Archstoyanie 2010”, festival of landscape objects, Nicola Lenivec, Kaluga region, Russia
– Art Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
– “On the contrary”, CCA Winzavod, the Red hall, Moscow, Russia
–  “Dormitory area: the halt School”, school № 45, Lyubertsy, Russia
– Rostov Biennale for Contemporary Art, Rostov, Russia
– III Competition for Young Artists Gallery “Anna Nova”, short-list competition, project “One-way ticket”, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2009

– RUSSIAN ART WEEK 2009, International Painting Competition, the winner in “realist painting” category, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
– International Festival “Traditions and Modernity”, Manege, Moscow, Russia

Curatorial projects:

2013

– “SOPROMAT”, Artplay, Moscow, Russia (with Yana Smurova, Triumph gallery)
– “Nowhere”, “New Space” gallery, VIII Shiryaevo Biennale for Contemporary Art, Samara, Russia
– “Archeology of Memory”, Valentin Korzhov, “Gogol-Center”, Moscow, Russia
– “Three Days in October”, Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow, Russia (with Ilya Budraitskis, Ilya Bezrukov)
– “Intersections”, Maria Sharova and Dmitry Okruzhnov, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia
– “Inner Taiga”, Oksana Simatova and Peter Goloshchapov as CrocodilePOWER group, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia

2012

– “Checkpoint”, CCI FABRIKA, the Olivier hall, Moscow, Russia
– “Courier”, Alexey Vasiliev, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia
– “Blackout”, Valentin Tkach, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia
– “Checkpoint”, festival “Live Perm”, Perm, Russia
– “Permanent presence”, Andrey Blaznov, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia
– “Checkpoint”, “Erarta” museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2011

– “Ni vozmis”, film-interview, “Art and Reality” International Forum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2010

– “On the contrary”, CCA Winzavod, the Red hall, Moscow, Russia

Awards and fellowships

2013

– 2nd place in the competition “Riot of colors”, Konstantin Smirnov and Vladimir Sorokin Fund, Moscow, Russia
– The finalist of the Jacob Christian Jacobsen’s International competition “Portret now”, Denmark
– 1st place in the competition “Monument Moscow kings”, Colta.ru, Moscow, Russia

2009

– The winner of RUSSIAN ART WEEK 2009 festival, International Painting Competition in the category “Realistic painting”, “Surrealistic painting”, in the category of “professional”, picture “Against” and “Cocoon”, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

Awards:

Kandinsky Prize nominees in the category «Young Artist of the Year», 2014
Exhibition «Manifestation» – the best exhibition of 2014 Readers' Choice portal www.aroundart.ru
Finalist competition «STARTINART», K35 Gallery, Moscow, 2014
Long-list competition for young curators MCA «Garage», 2014
1st place in the competition "Monument Moscow kings», Colta.ru, 2013
2nd place in the competition «riot of colors» Fund Konstantin Smirnov and Vladimir Sorokin, 2013
The finalist of the international competition «Portret now» them. Jacob Christian Jacobsen, Denmark, 2013
The winner of the festival RUSSIAN ART WEEK 2009 International Painting Competition, Moscow House of Artists, 2009