East meets west gallery

Elena Utenkova-Tihonova

Painting, drawing


Elena Utenkova-Tikhonova was born in Moscow.
She graduated from Moscow State Academic Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov.
Member of the Moscow Union of Artists.
She was awarded by the Honorary Diploma of Moscow Union of Artists.
Laureate of the Moscow International Exhibition-Competition “Golden Brush”.
Lives and works in Moscow and Tarusa.

Elena’s works are held in collections of: The Saratov State art museum after A. Radishchev, Russia; Museum Kuskovo, Russia; “Tarusa Art Gallery”, Russia; Art Gallery Ustyuzhna, Russia;; magazine “Our Heritage”: Museum Batyushkov, Dubrovitsy, Russia; Nizhny Tagil Fine Arts Museum, Russia; Pier Luigi collection Selma, Bologna, Italy; and in private collections in Russia, Europe, USA, Japan and other countries.

Solo exhibitions

1999 – “Window to the Park”. “Manege Gallery”, Moscow
2001 – “Landscape with staffage.” “Manege Gallery”, Moscow; Personal exhibition at the Greek-Latin Cabinet Yu. A. Shichalina, Moscow
2003 – “On the other side”. Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow
2006 – personal exhibition at the Exhibition Hall of the Moscow Union of Artists, Starosadskiy, 5, Moscow
2007 – “Tarusa’s landscape”. Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts,Memorial Apartment of Svyatoslav Richter, Moscow; “Childhood”, Exhibition Hall of the Magazine “Our Heritage”, Moscow
2009 – “Elena Utenkova-Tikhonova” from the series “Classics of the XXI century”, Cultural Center of Anton Chekhov, Moscow; “Elena Utenkova. Painting” and under the presentation of the book series” for the few. ” State Literary Museum, Moscow
2010 – “The two themes”. Exhibition Hall of the Moscow Union of Artists, Tverskaya 20, Moscow; Personal exhibition at the Greek-Latin Cabinet Yu. A. Shichalina, Moscow; “Just a day”. House NV Gogol – Memorial Museum and Scientific Library, Moscow

Group exhibitions

2004 – “The Inner Circle”. Center of Contemporary Arts M’ARS, Moscow
2005 – “Two lines” with M. Tikhonov. Theater “School of Dramatic Art”, Moscow; “Together”, with M. Tikhonov. Islington, London, UK; “Elena Utenkova. Mikhail Tikhonov” Cento, Italy.
2006 – “Art and Culture of Russia”. Viterbo, Italy
2007 – “Elena Utenkova-Tikhonova. Mikhail Tikhonov”. “Tarusa Art Gallery”, Tarusа
2008 – “Night at the Museum”. Moscow State Exhibition Hall “New Manege”, Moscow; “Art Manege 2008”. “Manege Gallery”. Moscow
2011 – “Russian Nile”. Theatre “School of Dramatic Art”, Moscow; “Paris is always with you”, with M. Tikhonov. Gallery “Expo-88”. Moscow
2012 – “Kamyshinsky rain”, with M. Tikhonov. Gallery “Expo-88”. Moscow
2013 – “Without the coasts ” with M. Tikhonov. Saratov State art museum after A. Radishchev, Saratov; “Tarusa in paintings and photographs from the family archive Utenkova family.”, Tarusa Regional Museum of Local Lore, Tarusa
“15 +”. Gallery “Open Club”, Moscow; “The Moscow World Fine Art Fair.” Gallery “Modern Fine Art”, Expocentre, Moscow; “25 to 25”. Gallery “Expo-88”, Moscow; “Parisian history”. Gallery “IZO”, Central House of Artists, Moscow; “Russian Nile”, as a part of “Big Water Festival”. Khanty-Mansiysk
2014 – “Russian Nile”. Contemporary art gallery “Siberian Crane”, Surgut; “Coasts”, with M.Tikhonov. Editorial office of the magazine “Dialogue of Arts”, Moscow; “Graphic dialogue”. Exhibition Hall of the Russian Union of Artists, Yaroslavl; “Everybody in the Garden!” Gallery “Kovcheg”, Moscow
2016 – “Color, Line and Sound”, East Meets West Gallery, The All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Arts, Moscow