Gorshkov Ivan

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Biography

Ivan Gorshkov (b. 1986, Voronezh, Russia). Sculptor, painter, graphic artist. Co-founder of the Voronezh Center of Contemporary Art. His semi-abstract objects of wood, toys, cloth, enameled metal resemble monsters, mutated organic and deformed figures of people. These images are reflected in painting in an expressionistic manner. Combines installations with fictional subjects and characters. «Artist of the Year» of the Cosmoscow 2017 fair.

Awards

2017

  • Artist of the Year according to Cosmoscow Art Fair

2014

  • According to The Art Newspaper Russia, he is placed 20th out of 50 in their rating "The most perspective young artists of Russia" .
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Primary solo exhibitions

2017

  • "Hyperspace and the anteater", Marina Gisich Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2016

  • "A mirage of a funny matter", V. Smirnov and K. Sorokin Foundation, Moscow, Russia
  • "Field of miracles", Voronezh Contemporary Art Center, Voronezh, Russia

2015

  • "The way of king’s pie", Diehl Cube, Berlin, Germany
  • "Venevia", Venevitinov historical manor, Voronezh regio, Russia
  • "Chrystal boots", Marina Gisich Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
  • "The Swan Lake", Voronezh Contemporary Art Center, Voronezh, Russia
  • "Feast of improvements", Zarya Contemporary Art Center, Vladivostok, Russia

2014

  • "Instant bliss", Knoll galerie Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

2013

  • "Instant bliss", Knoll galerie Wien, Vienna, Austria

2012

  • "Golden Pavilion", H.L.A.M. gallery, Voronezh, Russia
  • King of the Forest, Peperworks gallery, Moscow, Russia
  • "The meeting of matter", Aa collections, Vienna, Austria

2011

  • "The boiling Point", Galerie l’Aleatoire, Paris
  • "The Comedy", H.L.A.M. gallery, Voronezh, Russia

2010

  • "Parkour", A platform of young art START, Moscow, Russia

2009

  • "Ice grounds", H.L.A.M. gallery, Voronezh, Russia
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Public exhibitions

2016

  • "The dog has buried a bone", Gogol’s house, Moscow, Russia
  • "In the glorious city of Voronezh", WINZAVOD Centre for contemporary art, Red Hall, Moscow, Russia

2015

  • "Provenance, Marina Gisich Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2014

  • "Last weekend at the Voronezh Sea", Makaronka, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
  • "Gaïa in Russian", UVKE, Tallinn, Estonia
  • "Catch up with the tortoise", Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art / KISI, Krasnodar, Russia
  • "Stone footsteps of a dawn", Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia

2013

  • "Space LAB", Leipzig, Germany
  • "Heavy metal", WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
  • "Folk motifs in the works of contemporary artists of Chernozemye", Voronezh, Russia
  • "Bestiary", Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia
  • "In the gardens", Gallery 21, Moscow, Russia
  • "Sopromat", Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia
  • "Revisiting the Space Voronezh", Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia
  • "The state order", Pechersky Gallery, Moscow, Russia
  • "The Rest Of Thr World", Ural Vision Gallery, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2012

  • "The space of expectations", Gallery 21, Moscow, Russia
  • "Art for Fake", K35, Moscow, Russia
  • "Counter-illusions", Gallery 21, Moscow, Russia

2011

  • "Forms of Mind", H.L.A.M. gallery, Voronezh, Russia
  • "Ruins of Utopia", H.L.A.M. gallery, Voronezh, Russia
  • "Employment book", The Center For Creativa Industries ( Moscow, Russia
  • "From the practical knowledge", GMG gallery, Fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
  • "Contra Mater", Fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
  • "Art against geography", Cultural Alliance, The Fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
  • "Choose by heart", IX Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2010

  • "Grounds", Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia
  • "The only difference", The Center For Creativa Industries ( Moscow, Russia
  • "Living museum of performance", Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia

2009

  • "We’ll continue to act", Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia
  • "Land Art Festival Care", Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art, Divnogorie Museum Reserve, Russia
  • "Care", Armenian Lane 13, Moscow, Russia
  • "Can’t take it anymore", Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia

2008

  • "Voronezh plein-air", H.L.A.M. gallery, Voronezh, Russia
  • "Nudo", H.L.A.M. gallery, Voronezh, Russia

2006

  • "Stop! Who goes there?", Moscow, Russia
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Education

2008

  • Graduated from the art department at VSPU (Voronezh State Pedagogical University)
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