Olga Ornata

Born in Moscow.
Graduated from MTLP (artist-fashion designer, 1999) and continued studying painting and graphics over different periods with select masters.
Graduated from the psychology faculty of MEGU.
Graduated from the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow (ICA Moscow, the educational program «New Artistic Strategies»).
Participated in international exchange programs, sharing experience in the fields of art and art therapy in Europe, specifically in the Netherlands (HAN University, Nijmegen, 2012)
Since 2007, has been the founder and leader of art groups in Russia and abroad.
Created her own art school.
Since 2013, has been running touring lend-art groups. Teacher at the British Higher School of Design.
Member of the International Art Therapy Association, member of the International Art Fund. 

 

Fairs and projects

 

  • «Art-Moscow» A special project of ICA «Fwd:Re:Form?» (Moscow, 2006)
  • Graphics «Pechatniki» gallery (Moscow, 2007)
  • «Art-Moscow» A special project of ICA. A series titled «List of dangerous substances and objects passengers and members of the crew are banned from taking on civilian airplanes» (Moscow 2007)
  • Konstmaraton «My turn». Gallery Cinnamoni (Sweden, 2012)
  • «10 letters for artist» in collaboration with Marina Skepner (Germany) Moscow, The 4th International Conference on Expressive Arts Therapy (Moscow, 2013)
  • Leader of the lend-art group. Objects and installations (Gostilovo village, Pskov Oblast, 2013)
  • «Congratulations cards for nonexistent celebrations for my friends», International Art-Therapy Conference (Moscow, 2014)
  • Videoart «Rafail Buinitsky» Leader of the lend-art group. Objects and installations (Gostilovo village, Pskov Oblast, 2015)
  • A personal «Exhibition which would have been titled «Defragmentation» if that title hadn't already been used», CCI «FABRIKA» (Moscow, 2016)
  • A personal exhibition «9386 fragments», G8 gallery (Moscow, Gorky-8, 2016-17)

 

Publications

 

«Photostudio» magazine (Photomasterskaya), May 2013 - Interview

«Art & Therapy» magazine, June 2013 - artwork on the cover

«Art & Therapy» magazine, October 2013 - artwork on the cover

«Art & Therapy» magazine, February 2014 - artwork on the cover

«Art & Therapy» magazine, April 2014 - artwork on the cover

«Eclectic» magazine, January 2017 - Interview