Ekaterina Vanovskaya




Ekaterina Vanovskaya was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. She received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009 and an MFA from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2015. Ekaterina has exhibited nationally including New York City and Chicago. She completed the Artist in the Marketplace Program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and recently participated in the Governors Island Art Fair, New York and the AIM Biennial at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Ekaterina has received the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in 2017 and 2018. 





 



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EDUCATION
2015
MFA in Painting
Indiana University School of Art + Design, Bloomington, IN


2009
BFA in Painting and Drawing
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL



EXHIBITIONS
(solo exhibitions indicated with *)
2022
*Paintings by Ekaterina Vanovskaya, Pennswood Art Gallery, Newtown, PA
Drexel University Provost’s Office, selection of paintings on view
2019
Transient Brevity, The Gallery at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ 
HARP 2019 Horse and Art Research Program Exhibition, Barnag, Hungary
Drexel University Proving Ground Spring Pop-Up, Pearlstein Building, Philadelphia
“Things We Made in the Kitchen” Ekaterina Vanovskaya and Josey Seung-Ah Lee, Philadelphia, PA 
2018
Dynamic Intimacy, Howe Gallery, Kean University, NJ
19th Annual POST Philadelphia Open Studios, Herman St Studios, Philadelphia, PA
HARP 2018 Group Exhibition, Barnag, Hungary
Annual Faculty Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
“Art in the Apartment”, New Work from Ekaterina Vanovskaya and Josey Seung-Ah Lee, Philadelphia, PA
IMMIGRATION NOW, Penn State Abington College Art Gallery, Abington, PA 
Drawing from Perception VIII, Wright State University Creative Arts Center, Fairborn, OH (Juror Catherine Kehoe)  
2017
Blurring the Lines: CCCA Art Faculty Exhibition, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ
18th Annual POST Philadelphia Open Studios, Herman St Studios, Philadelphia, PA
10th Annual Governors Island Art Fair 2017, Governors Island, New York, NY
Bronx Calling! The Fourth AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY (catalog)
Small Works: Harper College 40th Annual National Art Exhibition, Palatine, IL
WE CREATE: Artists @ Rowan University, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Loveladies, NJ
The Portal Show in SOHO NYC, New York, NY 
2016
17th Annual POST Philadelphia Open Studio Tour, Herman Street Studios, Philadelphia, PA
9th Annual Governors Island Art Fair 2016, Governors Island, New York, NY
Summer Exhibition, Elizabeth V. Sullivan Gallery at Vytlacil, Orangeburg, NY
NJ Arts Annual, Noyes Arts Garage Stockton University, Atlantic City, NJ
The Sketchbook Show 2016, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
Young Talent Exhibition, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT  
2015
Strange Paradise, 2015 National Juried Exhibition, First Street Gallery, NY (Juror Steven Harvey)
Misconnections, The Painting Center, New York, NY
*Things That Were, MFA Thesis Show, IU Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
IU Painters Group Show, Blueline Gallery, Bloomington, IN
National Society of Arts and Letters Bloomington, Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN  
2014
Inside and Out, The Painting Center, New York NY
Non-Graduating MFA Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington IN  
2012
Winter Benefit Art Sale, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn NY
Small Works, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn NY
More Art on Found Objects, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft NJ
Meetup HQ Gallery Show, Meetup Headquarters, Manhattan NY
Monmouth Festival of the Arts, Tinton Falls NJ
Annual Juried Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft NJ
Annual Juried Show, Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury NJ  
2011
Defining a Likeness, Brooklyn NY
Figuratively Speaking, Brooklyn NY
Red Stock, Butterfly Fine Arts, Red Bank NJ
Annual Juried Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft NJ
2010
Via 45, 45 Broad St, Red Bank NJ
Inspired by Nature, CVA Gallery, Lincroft NJ
Student Show, CVA Gallery, Lincroft NJ
Making Marks, CVA Gallery, Lincroft NJ
Annual Juried Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft NJ  
2009
Holiday Show, Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury NJ
BFA Undergraduate Show, Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, Chicago IL
AWARDS
2019
Drexel University Adjunct Faculty Development Grant
Barnes Foundation Education Scholarship
2018
Second Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
Drexel University Adjunct Faculty Development Grant
Barnes Foundation Education Scholarship
2017
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
2014
Ruth Katzman Scholarship, The League Residency at VYT
2012
Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant
2010
Annual Exhibition Honorable Mention, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
2005-09
Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

PRESS
2019
“Brief Encounters With the Fleeting Await at MCCC Gallery Exhibit ‘Transient Brevity’ Through Dec.19” October 28th 2019 http://www.mccc.edu/news/2019/arts/Transient-Brevity.shtml
Create! Magazine, Studio Sunday: Ekaterina Vanovskaya, September 8th, 2019 createmagazine.com/read/2019/9/6/studio-sunday-ekaterina-vanovskaya
Faces & Figures, online show PxP Contemporary, pxpcontemporary.com/collections/faces-figures, September 2019
Lovas Nemzet (Horse Nation Hungary), September 2019, pg 13
2017
Dunes Review Literary Journal, Fall 2017, front and back cover image
Friend of the Artist Magazine, Summer 2017
Jillian Steinhauer, “Passing Through Portal, an Unpretentious Art Fair in Soho”, Hyperallergic, May 2nd, 2017
2016
Fields Magazine, Issue 6 Autumn/Winter 2016
KHN Residency Award, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Expose Art Magazine, Next Generation of Artists, Special Edition 2016
Paint Pulse Magazine, Issue 5, paintpulsemagazine.com/artists.html
Mist Gallery, Interview with Ekaterina Vanovskaya, Jan. 2016, mistgallery.com/blog/2016/1/26/interview-with-ekaterina-vanovskaya
Mist Gallery, In Good Company, mistgallery.com/ingoodcompany
Quantum Art Review, Digital Exhibition #2, quantumartreview.com/2016/01/04/digital-exhibition-2
Fresh Paint Magazine, International Issue 10, Dec. 2015, curated by Danielle Krysa (The Jealous Curator)
2015
Fresh Paint Magazine, International Issue 9, Oct. 2015
MFA Catalog 2015, Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, Indiana University
2014
Canvas Creative Arts Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Art at IU “IU Bloomington Graduate Painters Collaborate on New York City Exhibition”, viewpoints.iu.edu/art-at-iu/
2010
The Hub “Celebrating a Natural Local Treasure” February, pg 26

RESIDENCIES
2019
HARP Horse and Art Research Program, Barnag, Hungary
2018
HARP Horse and Art Research Program, Barnag, Hungary
2016
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE
Artist in the Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum of Art, New York, NY
2015
The League Residency at VYT, Sparkhill, NY
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, Umbria, Italy
2012
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2008
International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, Umbria, Italy
2010
Drawing Marathon, New York Studio School, New York, NY
2007
Ox-bow Summer Program, Saugatuck, MI
COLLECTIONS
Agnes Gund Collection, New York, NY 
Private Collections

ARTIST LECTURES
2022
Artist Lecture, Pennswood Art Gallery, Newtown, PA
2021
“Secret Geometry of Painting”, Fleisher Art Memorial, online
2020
Artist Lecture, the Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia, online
2019
“A Conversation With The Artists”, The Gallery at Mercer, West Windsor, NJ
2016
Artist Lecture and Student Critiques, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
2012
Lecture, “When is a Painting Finished?” Monmouth Festival of the Arts, Tinton Falls, NJ

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2022-present
Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
Color Theory 
2019-present
Instructor, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
Watercolor
2018-present
Instructor, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Watercolor, Drawing
2016-present
Adjunct Instructor, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Drawing, Figure Drawing
2019
Endless Arts in Eagles Mere, Eagles Mere, PA
Watercolor Workshop
Instructor, University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA
Watercolor
2016-2018
Adjunct Instructor, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
Painting, Art Appreciation
2014-15
Instructor of Record, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Drawing Fundamentals



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