Arina Gordienko (Born 1961)
We've Been here Before
Oil on canvas
39 x 47 inches
BIOGRAPHY - Arina Gordienko (Born 1961)
Arina Gordienko is a contemporary realist artist best known for her large scale figurative works. She was born in the most north-easterly region of Russia, in a small gold-mining settlement in Chukotka, part of the polar Arctic desert ‘tundra’. Now she lives in the UK. She finished Art School in Russia with Distinction; later she studied at the famous Central Saint Martins College of Art having graduated with Masters Degree in Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts (University of the Arts London).
She is recognized as Associate Living Master at Art Renewal Center in USA and has received numerous international prizes and awards in the UK, USA and Europe. Her paintings featured at Saatchi Gallery in London (UK), Museum of Fantastic Art in Vienna (Austria), Museum of Modern Art Vittoria Colonna in Pescara (Italy), Europian Museum of Modern Art MEAM in Barcelona (Spain), Rehs Contemporary Galleries in New York (USA), Museum Complex of Dioscuri and Museum Sant’Oreste in Rome (Italy) and many others in the UK, USA, Australia, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Check Republic, Belgium and India.
Her paintings published in numerous art books, catalogs and magazines, including Reinhard Fuchs’ book ‘Masterpieces of Visual Arts - The Great Female Artists from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era’, ‘Masters of Contemporary Fine Art’ and ‘Masters of Painting’ in the UK, ‘Strokes of Genius’ (Edition 4 & 6) and in the 100th Special Issue of the PoetsArtists ‘Figurative Realism’ in the US.