International Art Fair

Congresium, Ankara, Turkey

March 9-12, 2023

Owner of Rumak Art Gallery

Svetlana Rumak is a professional artist and illustrator who currently lives and works in Istanbul.

Svetlana Rumak was born in 1969 in Poltava (Ukraine).
At 5 years old she moved to Russia with her family.

Svetlana graduated from the Arts Department of the Pedagogical Institute in Russia (1992).
She has been involved in exhibition activities since 1993.

Svetlana Rumak is a member of the National Professional Union of Artists of Russia (International Association of Art) and member of The Moscow Union of Artists «International Art Fond».

She has participated in more than 300 exhibitions in Russia and other countries.
Svetlana has had 10 solo exhibitions in Russia, the Czech Republic, Germany, the United States.
Svetlana has participated in 15 international art workshops and symposiums in different countries (Qatar, Turkey, Morocco, Bulgaria, Latvia, India, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Romania).

Svetlana Rumak’s works are in private and public collections in Russia and in more than 30 other countries.

Svetlana has developed more than 15 painting and mixed media techniques and has been giving more then 100 workshops in Russia and other countries since 2013.

Svetlana has illustrated two books by Lewis Carroll for the Publishing House «Arbor» (Moscow):
«Alice in Wonderland» (2009),
«Alice Through the Looking Glass» (2011).
Both books received praise among collectors and appraisers of limited edition books from different countries and were repeatedly published in Russian.

Since 2018, Svetlana has been a producer and a leading expert of her own international online art school, which has taught more than 5000 students from more than 40 countries.
Curator of Rumak Art Gallery

Born in 1977 in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan (Russian Federation). After graduating from the Academy of Arts in Perm, Russia, she worked as director of the photography department at the National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Since 2007 she has been living in Istanbul as a freelance artist and curator of art projects.
Since 2005, she has opened 14 solo exhibitions of painting and photography in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, Istanbul, Yelabuga.
Participant of more than 60 exhibitions in Russia, China, USA, Turkey, Bulgaria, France, Italy and Kazakhstan.

Paintings of the Museum of Islamic Culture (Kazan Kremlin, State Historical, Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve), Tatarstan; Bulgarian State Historical, Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve, Tatarstan;
It is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Yelabuga-Tatarstan.
Paintings are in private collections in Russia, Tatarstan, USA, Switzerland, Turkey, England, Czech Republic.
Member of the State Union of Photographers of the Russian Federation.

2004 Participation in the «International Meeting of Photographers» organized by TURKSOY — Cappadocia, Turkey
2009 Participation in the «International Meeting of Photographers» organized by TURKSOY — Cyprus, Samsun, Ağrı (Turkey)
2013. International Art Symposium «Legends of Love», Museum of Modern Art, Yelabuga, Russia.
2015. International Art Symposium «The Great Silk Road», Museum of Modern Art, Yelabuga, Russia.
2017. Participation in the contemporary art fair «Art-Ankara». Ankara, Turkey.
2017. Participation in the International Art Symposium «Contemporary Art» Traditions and Rituals, Museum of Contemporary Art, Yelabuga, Russia.
2019. Participation in the International Workshop of Traditional Art of Cappadocia. Ortahisar, Turkey.
2019. Participation in the international art fair in Italy.
2021. Participation in the international contemporary art fair «Art-Contact». Istanbul

2003 Special awards of the photo contest «Portrait of an era»: «Artistic taste» and «High culture»,
2006 «Portrait of the era» Special prize of the photo contest: «Lyrics of the female image» — Kazan, Russia.
Svetlana Rumak
  • Anna Silivonchik
    Anna was born in 1980 in Gomel, Belarus.
    In 1999 she graduated from Belarusian Republican College of Arts and in 2007 from
    Belarusian State Academy of Art of Painting Department.
    In 2020-2021 she studied in Art «Free Workshops» in MMOMA School of Contemporary Art.

    Since 2008 she is the member of Belarusian Artists Union. Currently Anna lives and works in Minsk, Belarus.
    Her artworks are in the collections of the National Art Museum of the of Belarus, the Museum of Modern Fine Art (Minsk, Belarus), Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble (Gomel, Belarus), Elabuga State History, Art and Architecture Museum (Elabuga, Russia), Museum of Contemporary Russian Art (Jersey City, USA) and also in private collections in Belarus, Russia, Poland, France, Italy, Germany, USA, Japan, Israel.
  • Irina Antonova
    Irina Antonova was born and lives in Kazan, Russia, Tatarstan republic.
    Irina graphic artist and painter and has title Merited Artist of Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan.

    In 1994 Irina graduated from the one of the most famous art institutes in Russia — the Repin Institute for Painting, Sculpture and Architecture at the Russian Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, the Graphics Department and after the Creative Studio of painting at the Russian Academy of Arts in Kazan. Irina is the member of the Union of Artists of Russia. In 2009 she was winner of the Baqi Urmanche Award of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan in the category «Painting» and got the also prizes of the Russian Academy of Arts and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. Irina’s artworks are in the collections of State Tatarstan Museum and private collections of Turkey and Russia.
  • Veronika Lobareva
    Veronika studied at the Irkutsk Art School, Russia.
    Since 2010 she is the member of the Union of Artists of Russia and the National Union of Pastelists of Russia since 2021.
    Veronika lives and works in Russia (Irkutsk, Saint Petersburg, Kaliningrad).
    The main directions of her art are impressionism and realism.
    She mainly paints in oils in the genre of urban landscape and still life.
    Veronika is the regular participant of Russian and foreign exhibitions.
    Veronika's artworks are in private collections in Russia, Germany, America, France, China, etc.
  • Alexander Votsmush
    Alexander graduated from Crimean Art College in 1987 and in 1989 — 1991 he studied at the Russian State University of Cinematography, Animation course. He lives and works in Crimea.
    Some of the exhibitions: «Autumn Watercolor Masterpieces, International Art Museum, Sado, Japan in 2020, group Exhibition «The Color Inside», the State Museum Tauric Chersonese, Sevastopol, Crimea in 2019, solo exhibition «My Stories», Sevastopol Art Museum, Sevastopol, Crimea in 2017, duo exhibition «Black And White» with D. Rybina, Sevastopol Art Museum, Sevastopol, Crimea in 2016, «Life Like This», Sevastopol Art Museum, Sevastopol, Crimea in 2012.

    The artworks of Alexander participated at Art Russia Fair, Moscow, Russia in 2021, at Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial, Shenzhen, China in 2015 −2016, at Masters of Watercolor Exhibition, Saint-Petersburg, Russia in 2015.
    In 2016 he was awarded with the Silver Medal at Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial (China).
    In 1998 Alexander Votsmush participated in Sotheby’s auction «Art Link», Tel-Aviv where all the exhibited works of the artist were sold.
    The artworks of Alexander are in private collections all over the world.
    Alexander Votsmush is the member of International Arts Foundation and International Association of Artists (UNESCO).
    His artistic activity outspreads also in the fields of music, cinema, poetry and literature.
    Alexander Votsmush is the author of illustrated books with stories.
    As a composer and singer, he has recorded several musical albums.
  • Katerina Kaya
    Katerina Kaya lives and works in İstanbul. Katerina was born in 1984 in Northern Kazakhstan.
    At the age of 7 she started the Children Fine Art school and later in 1996, when her family moved to Siberia (Russia) Katerina continued her art education.
    In 2010 she graduated the Nizhnevartovsk State University the Fine Arts and Design department. During her study, she took part in several local and all-Russian exhibitions. After graduation, she got married and has been living in Istanbul, Turkey since then. Katerina was influenced by Siberian motives at the beginning of her professional career and after she get inspired by Turkish culture. Katerina partisipated at the group Istanbul exhibition of Russian artists at 2013.

    Katerina’s paintings are made with different art techniques, she uses oil paint and acrylic paint.
    Some artworks are made in graphics techniques, also she draws Digital as well. For now, her artworks are of different series, such as still life, flowers, symbols of Istanbul but she has two the most favorite subjects: women characters and whirling dervishes. Katerina’s artworks are in private collections of Turkey and Russia.
  • Olga Sushkova-Hunyadi
    Olga was born in 1982 in Kazan, Russia and lives in USA now.

    In 2005 Olga graduated from Kazan Art School, Russia and in 2007 — High School of Arts in Dresden, Germany, class of Professor Ralf Kerbach.
    From 2010 Olga is a member of Russian Art Union and received a scholarship of Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation in support of young artists in 2013.
    Olga has been exhibiting her art for 14 years and she participated in art exhibitions in Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, USA and had a solo exhibition in Google offices in Cambridge, USA.

    Olga works are in private collections in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Estonia, China, Canada, USA.
  • Tatiana Kovaleva
    Tatiana was born and lives in Russia.
    In 1981-1985 she studed at the Children Art School, Tyumen, Russia and Tyumen College of Arts, Art and Design Department in 1985 −1989.
    In 1995 she graduated from Krasnoyarsk Institute of Arts and Ural State Conservatory Mussorgsky in 2000.

    Since 1995 she participated in Russian and international art exhibitions.
    From 2005 Tatiana was organizer of master classes in graphic techniques and art installations in of city and regional events, participated of plein-airs and painting symposiums.
    Tatiana’s works are in collections of Novokuznetsk Center for Contemporary Art, Museum Resource Center Noyabrsk, Museum of Fine Arts Nizhny Tagil, Yelabuga Art Museum and in private collections in Russia and abroad.
  • Dasha Rybina
    Dasha Rybina is a Ukrainian artist, born in 1983. She graduated from Donetsk Art School with distinction in 2004 and then studied at National academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, receiving a silver medal for her piece «Ordeals of Theophanes the Greek» (Kiev, 2010).
    Industrial aesthetics, images of mechanisms and architectural structures in the works of Dasha Rybina continue the theme of natural structures and systems, forming two poles of one whole and balance the interaction of these poles.

    The artworks of the Dasha were exhibited extensively, including International Watercolor Biennial, Peru (2019), Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial, China (2016), International Watercolor Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan (2016). Some of exhibitions: exhibition «Autumn Watercolor Masterpieces» at Sado International Art Museum, Sado, Japan in 2020, solo exhibition «My Inner Theater» at Sevastopol Art Museum, Crimea in 2021, «The Color Inside» in State Museum Tauric Chersonese, Sevastopol, Crimea in 2019, «Digit And Rose» in Museum of Non-Conformist Art, Saint -Petersburg, Russia in 2018, solo exhibition «Up», Sevastopol Art Museum, Crimea in 2016, solo exhibition «About Summer» in Sevastopol Art Museum, Crimea in 2012, group exhibition «Simple Things», Sevastopol Art Museum, Crimea in 2012.
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