Andrew Polushkin

Andrew Polushkin, photographer and artist from Russia who works in a combination of new digital technologies and traditional techniques of historical analogue printing. He has had 13 solo exhibitions, including international Month of Photography 2009, Bratislava, Slovakia, ChernihivPHOTOFest 2010, Ukraine and PHOTOVISA 2011, Krasnodar, Russia.

Andrew Polushkin was a participant of over 30 group exhibitions, including PHOTOGRAPHY BEHIND THE PHOTOGRAPHY, The Museum of Photography, Shaulay, Litva (2003), PETERSBURG STORIES. The second half of 20 - beginning of 21 century. La Halle des Chartrons. Bordeaux, France (2010), CROSSROADS: CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN PHOTOGRAPHY. Australian Centre for Photography (2011), CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN PHOTOGRAPHY 1950s - 2012 (Perestroika, Liberalization and Experimentation - The mid/late 1980s-2010s), FOTOFEST 2012 BIENNIAL, Houston, Texas and publications in EYEMAZING magazine (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Magazine Korean Monthly Photography, Magazine Il Fotografo, Italy.

His work is part of the collections of The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia, The State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSPHOTO, St.-Petersburg, Russia, The Museum of the History of Photography (MHP), St.-Petersburg, Russia.

 

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS:

2011 - ROADS MEMORY. PHOTOVISA 2011, Sevenarts Gallery, Krasnodar, Russia. Curator: Irina Tchmyreva.

2010 - TRAP of ILLUSUVE SENSATIONS The Museum Tsarskoselskaya Collection, St.-Petersburg, Pushkin, Russia. Curators: Vitaliy Smirnov, Andrey Kuznetsov

2010 - VAGUE TIME ChernihivPHOTOFest 2010, Gallery PlastART, Chernihiv, Ukraine.   Curators: Irina Ruzina, Michael Kalamkarov

2010 - VAGUE TIME A.Blok Apartment Museum, St.-Peterburg, RussiaCurator: Igor Lebedev

2009 - RECONSTRUCTION OF MEMORY
Month of Photography 2009, Bratislava, Slovakia, Galeria Univerzitnej kniznice.
Curators: Evgeny Berezner, Natalia Tarasova, Irina Tchmyreva.

2009 - 100 YEARS OF THEATRICAL LIFE. State Theatre NA LITEINOM, St.-Peterburg, Russia 

2009 - RECONSTRUCTION OF MEMORY. The Museum of the History of Photography (MHP), St.-Peterburg, Russia

2007 - THINGS THAT THINGS ARE DREAMING OF. Gallery ARS MAGNA, St.-Peterburg, Russia 

2006 - VIRUS DECORATIVE. The Museum of the History of Photography (MHP), St.-Peterburg, Russia. Curator: Nadja Kuznetsova

2005 - A PRIVATE LIFE NATURES (The joint project with Katya Belkina). DEART'2005. The higher school of the British design, Moscow, Russia 

2003 - LeVall Art Gallery, Novosibirsk, Russia. Curator: Andrey Martynov

1996 - The First Museum of Private Collections. St.-Peterburg, Russia 

1993 - Gallery 10X10 at the cultural center at Pushkinskaya, 10, St.-Peterburg, Russia

 

PARTICIPATION IN EXHIBITIONS:

2013 - TANGIBILITY OF THE PAST. Andrew Polushkin, Aleksey Savkin, Vitaly Smirnov. International visual culture festival VIZII. Kiev, Ukraine. Curators: Andrew Polushkin, Irina Ruzina.

2012 - ALTERNATIVE JOURNEYS IN TIME AND SPACE. Russian Geographical Society headquarters in St.Petersburg, Russia.

2012 - MUSEUM. VIEW OF A PHOTOGRAPHER. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia.

2012 - CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN PHOTOGRAPHY 1950s - 2012 (Perestroika, Liberalization and Experimentation - The mid/late 1980s-2010s), FOTOFEST 2012 BIENNIAL, Houston, Texas.

2012 - THE FACE: EVOLUTION OF THE PORTRAIT IN PHOTOGRAPHY.Gallery Photohub Manometr, Moscow, Russia. Curator: Andrey Martynov

2012 - Silver City. St. Petersburg photo XX-XXI centuries. Center of Photography Lumiere Brothers, Moscow, Russia. Curators: Igor Lebedev and Olga Korsunova

2011 - HAND PRINT: ST. PETERSBURG PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOOL. Gallery.Photographer.Ru. Curators: Igor Lebedev and Olga Korsunova. Moscow, Russia

2011 - PICTORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF ST.PETERSBURG. Photographic Museum House of Metenkov, Ekaterinburg, Russia. Curator: Igor Lebedev

2011 - MYSTIC SANKT-PETERSBURG. Multimedia program. Necropolis of the Masters of Artists. Museum of City Sculpture. Sankt-Perersburg, Russia

2011 - CROSSROADS: CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN PHOTOGRAPHY. Australian Centre for Photography. Curators: Irina Tchmyreva and Evgeny Berezner.

2011 - THE FACE: EVOLUTION OF THE PORTRAIT IN PHOTOGRAPHY. Novosibirsk State Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia. Photographic Museum House of Metenkov, Ekaterinburg, Russia. State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSPHOTO, St.-Petersburg Curator: Andrey Martynov

2011 - CONTEMPORARY PICTORIALISM OF ST.PETERSBURG. State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSPHOTO, St.-Petersburg, Russia. Curator: Igor Lebedev

2010 - KUNSTKAMERA. Authentic photography. Gallery MEGLINSKAJA. Moskow, Russia

2010 - PETERSBURG STORIES. The second half of 20 - beginning of 21 century. Curators: Arkadiy Ippolitov, Olga Korsunova. La Halle des Chartrons. Bordeaux, France

2010 - Black and White St. Petersburg. Liepaja, Latvia

2010 - REFLECTION. Photographic Museum House of Metenkov, Ekaterinburg, Russia

2010 - PETERSBURG-2009. Project Reflection. Central Exhibit Hall MANEGE, St.Petersburg 

2009 - REFLECTION. Museum House of the Blackheads, Riga, Latvia
2007 - CHESHIRE LANDSCAPE
Gallery BOREY, St. Petersburg, Russia
2007 - MECHANICS OF DREAMS
The State Museum of the History of St.Petersburg, Russia
2007 - PHOTOGRAPHERS ARTINDEX 2006
Central Exhibit Hall «Manege» , St.Petersburg, Russia
2007 - PETERSBURG-2006. Project THE WARDROBE OF A LADY
Petersburg's Photo Workshops Fund, Central Exhibit Hall MANEGE, St.Petersburg
2006 - Project THE WARDROBE OF A LADY
Petersburg's Photo Workshops Fund, The State Museum of the History of St.Petersburg
2006 - MODERNISM OF LENINGRAD. A SIGHT FROM XXI CENTURY
Architect's House, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2006 - CHESHIRE LANDSCAPE
Photogallery RACHMANINOW GARDEN, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2006 - THE DECISIVE MOMENT
Petersburg's Photo Workshops fund,
Central Exhibit Hall MANEGE , St.Petersburg, Russia.
Photography Museum METENKOV'S HOUSE, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
2005 - HOMO PHOTOS
The State Centre of Photography, Museum of city sculpture, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2005 - ART-project ILLUSION
City Art Center of Rogal, Irkutsk, Russia.
2005 - THE MIDDLE OF THE EARTH
The international festival of the modern art, Irkutsk, Russia.
2005 - The video-project 54 CHARACTERS
The center of the modern art «MARS», Moscow, Russia.
ZERO CINEMA, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2005 - GUCHKIN, POLUSHKIN, DEMENKOVA. ST.PETERSBURG.
Photocafe BLOW UP, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2004 - BUDU ART 2004 - THE KEYS OF UNDERSTANDING.
The 2nd festival on contemporary art, Tomsk, Russia
2004 - IMPEROR PAVEL I: THE PRESENT IMAGE OF THE PAST
The State Russian Museum, Mikhailovsky Palace, St.Petersburg, Russia
2003 - The 6th open exhibition of photography STILL LIFE 2002,
dedicated to the memory of Alexander V. Khlebnikov.
Moscow Photoclub NOVATOR, Moscow, Russia
2003 - The annual international exhibition COMPART.
Toms Art Museum, Russia
2003 - PHOTOGRAPHY BEHIND THE PHOTOGRAPHY
The Museum of Photography, Shaulay, Litva.
2003 - ANIGMA
The 1st international festival of digital graphic arts and animations.
LEVALL Gallery, Club ROCK CITY, Novosibirsk, Russia.
2002 - International Digital Awards (IDAA) hard copy exhibition (Australia, Russia, US)
2000 - The 1st exhibition of digital art DIGITAL PODGALLERY (NY USA/Russia).
The Museum of Nonconformist Art, cultural center at Pushkinskaya, 10,
St.Petersburg, Russia
1991-1993 -Annual exhibitions of The Fund of Free Contemporary Russian Art at The First St.Petersburg Museum of Private Collections.

AWARDS:

2011- A nominee of 6th Annual Black & White Spider Awards.                                                                                        2008 - IPA competition. Professional Honorable Mention in category Fine Art.
2008 - First Prize in category Fine Art Nudes. PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS (Px3).Paris, France
2007 - Honorable Mention Award DIGITAL CREATION AWARDS (DCA) 2006, Japan
2007 - A nominee of ARINDEX 2006 PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARD in FINE ART category.
2003 - Excellence Award DIGITAL CREATION AWARDS (DCA) 2003, Japan
2002 - Grand Prize PHOTOGRAPHER.RU competition NONSTOP PHOTOS 2002

PUBLICATIONS:

2012 - CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN PHOTOGRAPHY 1950s - 2012, FOTOFEST 2012 BIENNIAL, Houston. Catalogue.

2012 - EYEMAZING magazine (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

2011 - The PHOTO Paper, digital edition.

2011 - Crossroads: Contemporary Russian Photography. Catalogue.

2011 - EYEMAZING magazine (Amsterdam, Netherlands). Portfolio

2011 - Magazine Korean Monthly Photography. Portfolio and cover.

2010 - Catalogue ChernihivPHOTOFest 2010

2010 - KUNSTKAMERA. Authentic photography. Catalogue.

2009 - Catalogue Month of Photography 2009, Bratislava, Slovakia
2007 - Magazine Il Fotografo, Portfolio, Italy
2007 - THE WARDROBE OF A LADY. Catalogue.
2006 - Magazine FOTOMASTERSKAYA. Portfolio, Russia
2006 - IMPERIA N. NABOKOFF AND THE INHERITORS collection of articles, Russia
2006 - Magazine THE LOMOND REVIEW, Russia
2006 - Magazine R.I.P., Russia
2006 - Magazine AFISHA, Russia
2006 - Magazine ADRESA, Russia
2006 - Magazine NA NEVSKOM, Russia
2006 - Magazine CIFROVIK, Russia
2005 - Exhibition catalogue A PRIVATE LIFE NATURES, Russia
2005 - Magazine PHOTOMAGAZINE. Portfolio, Russia
2003-2004 - Magazine AFISHA. Illustrations, Russia
2003 - HIERO calendar, Russia
2002 - Magazine DIGITAL, Portfolio, Australia
2002 - Magazine VODKA, Russia
2002 - Magazine E-PHOTO, Portfolio, Russia
2001 - Magazine COMPUART, Portfolio, Russia



Artworks in collections:

The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia.

The State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSPHOTO, St.-Petersburg, Russia

The State Russian Museum, St.-Petersburg, Russia

Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia

The Museum of the History of Photography (MHP), St.-Petersburg, Russia

The Museum Tsarskoselskaya Collection, Pushkin, St.-Petrsburg, Russia

The First St.Petersburg Museum of Private Collections, St.-Petersburg, Russia