Viktoria Ikonen
Viktoria Ikonen

Viktoria Ikonen was born in Leningrad in 1986.

She graduated The Russian State Academy of Art and Design in 2010 with master degree. During the education she attended painting and analitical drawing workshops by professors Mosevitch S.P. And Kazakov B.B.

Artist has participated in the shows in Russia and Europe since 2013, also visited art-residencies. The list included Haihatus art centre in Finland, Can Serrat art residency in Spain, Halka art residency in Turkey and GlogauAir in Germany. In 2014 she was a recipient of a monthly support stipend in Can Serrat art center in Barcelona, Spain.

 

Represented artist and member of the Berlin Istanbul Quarter (founded in Berlin, 2014), the collaboration organizes selective exhibitions by interconnected artists throughout the European continent. Priority themes are globalisation, borders, dissolution of boundaries, migration. In 2015 the organisation participated in Contemporary Istanbul art fair.

Exhibitions.

ArtHelsinki art fair, Artreflex gallery, Helsinki, Finland, September 2016 (upcoming)

"Start in art" group exhibition, K35 gallery, Moscow, Russia, July/September 2016

"Forest" group exhibition, Artreflex gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia, December/January 2016

Contemporary Istanbul art fair, Istanbul, Turkey, November 2015

Biq group exhibition, G-art gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2015

"Open studios" group exhibition, GlogauAir, Berlin, Germany, September 2015

"Borders and boundaries" biq group exhibition, Mixer gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, June/July 2015

"Something real" solo exhibition, Mart gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia, June 2015

"Vistavkom" juried group exhibition of young artists, Artists' Union Hall, St.Petersburg, Russia, November 2014

Rotterdam International art fair, Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, September 2014

"Paintings/maalauksia" hotel Aatto and Elli, Joutsa, Finland, July 2014

"Bonart painting exhibition" group exhibition, Bonart gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2014

"Haihatus international" group exhibition, Haihatus art centre and residence, Joutsa, Finland, April 2014

"Open studios" CanSerrat International art center, Barcelona, Spain, March 2014

"The sea inside is always deep blue" project/exhibition, Halka art gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, February 2014

"Hope" group exhibition, Holy cafe, Istanbul, Turkey, January 2014

"Vistavkom" juried group exhibition of young artists, Artists' Union Hall, St.Petersburg, Russia, November 2013

"Muu maa/Other country" Haihatus summer exhibition, Joutsa, Finland, 2013

"400th anniversary of Romanovs family" juried group exhibition, Artists' Union Hall, St.Petersburg, Russia, June 2013

 Selected group exhibitions in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2010-2012

Group exhibition of young artists, Mart gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia, June 2009

Residencies

RaumArs, Rauma, Finland, September/November 2017

GlogauAIR, Berlin, Germany, August/September 2015

Haihatus Art Center, Joutsa, Finland, June/July 2014

Recipient of a Support Stipend for a month residency in Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain, March 2014

Halka art residency, Istanbul, Turkey, February 2014

Haihatus Art Center, Joutsa, Finland, June 2013

Publications

Open studios catalogue, GlogauAir, Berlin 2015

"Mixer 11" exhibition catalogue, gallery Mixer, Istanbul 2015

"Vistavkom" Catalogue for group exhibition of young artists, St. Petersburg Artists' Union,

St. Petersburg 2014

Rotterdam International Art Fair 2014 Official Catalogue, Rotterdam 2014

"Vistavkom" Catalogue for group exhibition of young artists, St. Petersburg Artists' Union,

St. Petersburg 2013