East meets west gallery

Dmitriy Ikonnikov

Painting, drawing


Was born in 31 of January 1952 in Murmansk.
In 1969 he started his work for the Moscow region Arts center as a performing artist in the monumental shop.
He took evening courses of drawing at the State Moscow Surikov arts Institute at that time.
In 1972-76 he is a student of the faculty of artistic graphics of the Moscow Teachers Institute. Thanks to a famous Russian artist E.A. Kibrik in 1976 Dmitriy Ikonnikov was transferred to the second year of the State Moscow Surikov arts Institute.
He graduated from it in 1981.
In 1989 Dmitriy Ikonnikov took a sea trip on a fishing boat into the Berents and the White seas. His series of works ‘Life beyond the polar circle’ is full of his impressions about that trip Dmitriy Ikonnikov illustrated books of famous Russian and foreign authors.
Since 1974 Dmitriy Ikonnikov has taken part over 100 exhibitions in Russia and abroad; eleven of them were his personal exhibitions.

Dmitriy Ikonnikov’s works are in the collections of the Purchasing Commission of the Department of Culture of the Russian Federation, Russian Modern Art Museum, Korea National Gallery (Seoul, South Korea), SibEcoBank, as well as in private collections in Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, USA, Japan, South Korea and Italy.

Solo exhibitions

1974 – Moscow State Pedagogical Institute named after V. I. Lenin
1991 – Gallery “Arbat, 34”, Moscow
1993 – Gallery “Vaskerstua”, Stratsborg, Norway
1995 – Gallery “Tsariza”, Malmo, Sweden
1996 – Gallery “Zelenaya Piramida”, Novosibirsk
1999 – “Hyundai Center”, Seoul, South Korea
1999 – “San-Sege Center”, Kwandgju, South Korea
2001 – “Dmitriy Ikonnikov and Sergei Bychkov”, East Meets West Gallery. Moscow
2002 – Gallery “Ars Longa”, Manege, Moscow
2003 – Gallery “Ars Longa”, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow
2003 – East Meets West Gallery, Moscow
2004 – Gallery “Ars Longa”, “Arbat, 21”, Cultural and entertainment center “Arbat”, Moscow
2005 – “Paris Stories (In the Artist’s Studio)”, Gallery “Ars Longa”, InfoSpace. Moscow
2007 – Gallery “Art re. Flex”. Saint Petersburg
2008 – Moscow State Exhibition Center “New Manege”, Gallery “Ars Longa”, Moscow
2009 — “Walking around Paris”. Gallery “Kultproekt”, Moscow
2010 — Gallery “Heritage”, Moscow
2011 — “Seamstress. Tapestry of Time”, The Museum of Modern Art, Moscow; “Two Masters” (together with sculptor Mikhail Dronov). Gallery “Na Chistyh Prudah”, Moscow
2013 — Gallery “Skolkovo”, Moscow; “Ruins of the Old Metropolis”, Gallery MASTartgallery, Moscow; “Space. Time. Myths”, Gallery Volkhonka Fine Art`s Centre, Moscow; “Art Museum named after V. S. Sorokin — House Master”, Lipetsk
2017 — “Flight Rising”, Gallery ARTSTORY, Moscow

Selected group exhibitions

1980 — Winner of International Poster Competition «Olympics-80». Moscow
1981 — VI All-Union Exhibition Poster. Central House of Artists, Moscow
1982 — All-Union exhibition “Youth of country”, Manege, Moscow
1984 — XXI Exhibition of diploma works of Art Universities of the USSR. Tbilisi, Georgia
1986 — All-Union Exhibition, Manege, Moscow
1991 — Exhibition of the Association “Malaya Gruzinskaya, 28”. International Federation of artists. Manege, Moscow
1992 — “Transart”. Rottenburg on the Tauber, Germany
1994 — Exhibition at Sheraton Hotel. Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Winner of the Competition-Exhibition of Paintings and Graphics “Alternative”, Central House of Artists, Moscow
1995 — “My Moscow”, American Business Center at Redisson-Slavianskaya Hotel, Moscow; Gallery “Aquarius”, Caracas, Venezuela
1996-2010 — International Art Fair, “Art-Manege”, Manege, Moscow
1998 — “Contemporary Art of Russia”. Gallery “Korea”, Seoul, South Korea
2000 — Moscow Museum of Modern Art (on permanent display)
2002 — “Pavilion Pchelovodstvo”. Moscow Museum of Modern Art
2007 — Art project S. Karakash “ARTography”. New Manege, Moscow
2008 — “Graphic Works by Old and Modern Masters”. Kostroma State Museum Reserve, Russian Academy of Arts, Kostroma
2009 — “Zaripov and his Collection. ХХ century”. The State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg; International Art Salon, Grand Palais. Russian project of Serge Orzechowski. Paris, France. Second prize and a diploma; “In the Search of the Meaning of Life”. Moscow Museum of Modern Art
2010 — “Six masters”. Gallery “Na Chistyh Prudah”, Moscow
2012 — “Ivan-tea”. The Fund of support of Art and Culture “Красный угол” in the framework of the Grant of President of Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, Kaluga Regional Art Museum, Kaluga; “Cities, Faces, Destinies”. State Art-Industrial Academy named A. L. Stieglitz, Saint Petersberg; Central House of Artists, Moscow; Central Exhibition Hall Of Artists Union, Saint Petersberg; Moscow Union of Artists’ 80 th Anniversary, Central Exhibition Hall “Manege”, Moscow; “Against the Flow” Art project of the Union of Artists of Russia and the Russian Academy of Arts. Moscow-Saratov-Tolyatti-Kazan
2013 — “Moscow-Odessa. Art-Transit”. Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art, Odessa, Ukraine
2014 — “Paris Spring on Mohovaya”. State Geological Museum named after V. I. Vernadsky, Moscow
2015 — “Dialogues with the Great”. State Museum of arts named after A. Kostyaeva, Almaty, Kazakhstan; “Collection of Stories”. Anniversary Exhibition of the Gallery of Modern Art “Art Story”, Moscow
2016 — “Impressions at the Crossroads”. The Sergiev Posad State History and Art Museum-Reserve
2017 – “Merciless Exposure” from the series “Nude, Nudo, Nu, Desnudo”. East Meets West Gallery. Design Centre ARTPLAY, Moscow