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Artist Name

Galina Gataullina

Born: 1967

Hometown: Naberezhnye Chelny

Based in: Naberezhnye Chelny

I was 6 years old, I was sitting on the floor with colored crayons, and I drew and on TV there was a film about the artist and I couldn't get off the screen, and when the film ended I screamed at the whole house: Mother, when I grow up, I will be an artist! Since then I've been drawing every day, it's my life and my biggest love!
To come to my dream I studied for a long time, first at art school, then 5 years at art university, I tried to know the mystery of fine art and learn to transfer my feelings to canvas.
Painting for me is always an experiment, an experiment with color, form and texture. I get great pleasure from the search for color harmony, I am not afraid of bright colors and contrasting combinations, it gives joy to life, emotional heat.
We live in a complex, pragmatic world and painting helps me and my viewers to return to the present with feelings and experiences and that is my purpose!
My teachers I consider such classics as Chagall, Matisse,Cezanne, Kandinsky
I will be endlessly glad if my creativity brings someone a piece of happiness and beauty!

 



Galina Gataullina In The Studio

We have lost touch with Nature, we have forgotten that we are in a very close connection with her. We have forgotten that in prehistoric times we had deep intuition and could predict the future, read minds and even use the same language as animals. The purpose of my art is to remind of the close connection with nature, to feel its beauty.

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More About Galina Gataullina

Question IconWhat inspires you?

When I lack an inner resource, I go to the forest, to nature for inspiration. I am inspired by meeting new, creative people. This sets me up for creativity.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

I try to work in series, so I more fully reveal the topic that touched me. I adore the shapes of human bodies and animals, as well as the beauty of human souls. First, I work on the background, it can be chaotic and multi-layered, and then the figure of a person or an animal appears in the picture. The figures in my paintings are often stylized.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Emotion, sensuality and color

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

My teachers I consider such classics as Chagall, Matisse,Cezanne, Kandinsky

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

The main tool in work is the right mental attitude.

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

The main advice from my teachers is never to quit painting, to work constantly.

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

When I do not have enough inner resources, I go for inspiration to the forest, nature or a little trip. This sets me up for creativity.


Collections Featuring Galina Gataullina

5 Collections

Artworks to Welcome the Year of the Tiger in 2022

Artworks to Welcome the Year of the Tiger in 2022

25 Artists, 37 Products

Last updated: November 10, 2022

World Animal Day 2022

World Animal Day 2022

55 Artists, 74 Products

Last updated: October 7, 2022

Jungle Landscapes

Jungle Landscapes

22 Artists, 31 Products

Last updated: April 22, 2022


Credentials

Education

Graphic Arts Pedagogical Institute

Russia, 1998

Exhibitions

Personal exhibition, Naberezhnye Chelny

Russia, 2021

Group exhibition, "Painting in an interior", Moscow ARTPLAY

Russia, 2021

Group exhibition, "Abstraction", Moscow ARTPLAY

Russia, 2020

Group exhibition, Camevale Veneziano, Venezia

Italy, 2019

Personal exhibition, Art gallery, Naberezhnye Chelny

Russia, 2014

Group exhibition All-Russian exhibition "Big Volga," Saransk

Russia, 2012

Group exhibition International ART Preview project, Moscow

Russia, 2012

Group exhibition Regional exhibition "Prikamye," Kazan

Russia, 2011

Group exhibition High Water Project, Moscow, Vernadsky Museum

Russia, 2010

Press

Publication in the magazine "RUSSIAN GALLERY 21" promoting the development of national culture and art, Moscow

2013

Publication in the book International Contemporary. publisher WWAB USA

2011