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Artist Name

Lena Kolambet

Born: 1962

Hometown: Seville

Based in: c.Electra 1 p 09 1

Lena Kolambet was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. Currently. she lives and works in Seville, Spain.
In 1985, Lena graduated from Lviv Polytechnic University.
She studied painting under the supervision of Valentin Barskov, a talented artist and a teacher of the Odesa Grekov Art School. Additionally, Lena completed the course “Design-methodology. Inspiration Management” taught by Saint Petersburg State University online.
In her works, Lena depicts an inner world of a person, his hopes, and thoughts in the context of all humankind's problems. Her paintings present a unique combination of abstract, figurative forms and drawing with elements of surrealism. She uses a mixed painting technique with acrylic, pastel, ink, charcoal, and oil for greater expressiveness.
2013 - Lena became the laureate in the nomination of fine art at the international contest "Music of the sunny city" held in Odesa, Ukraine.
2016 - She took 1st prize at the All-Ukrainian Art Contest in the "Experimental Painting" nomination held in Kyiv, Ukraine.
2017 - Lena participated in the international art symposium “World Federation of Zervas Art” held in Mykonos, Greece.
2010-2023- She has held 10 solo exhibitions in Ukraine. She participated in numerous art group exhibitions in Ukraine, Greece, Italy, France, Spain, and Canada.
Last group exhibitions:
2023- Belonging, Uxval Gochez Gallery, Barcelona, Spain,
2023- Arte de Nobleza, Galeria Gaudi, Madrid, Spain,
2022- Brussels EXPO, Palais 1, Brussels, Belgian,
2022- Artbox Project, Casa del Arte, Palma, Spain,
2022 - Art gallery “ArtOdesa” Odesa, Ukraine.
2022-Art Gallery “Dialogs”, Odesa, Ukraine
2021--Museum of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
2021-Grey Cube Gallery, Texas, USA
2021- Art Room Gallery Online, Sarajevo, Serbia

 



Lena Kolambet In The Studio

I think Art changes mindsets as much as traveling.

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More About Lena Kolambet

Question IconWhat inspires you?

My art is a reflection of my emotions and thoughts on events in people's lives.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

I always start “painting” in my thoughts. I try to write down a thought or an idea in a workbook right away. Sometimes, I sketch. Then I think about details, colors, and so on. Chores can definitely distract me from the creative process, but music always helps to lift my spirits. I choose a tune that sounds good at that particular moment and it puts me in the right state of mind. Sometimes, I just need to sit in silence and listen to my inner voice.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

emotions, thoughts, expression

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Piet Mondriaan, Egon Schiele, Mikhail Vrubel. Vasiliy Kandinskiy at cetera

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

The hardest part of making art is coming up with a concept for a future project

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

My art teacher always told me: 5% is the spark of God, the rest is work. I also like to think that I need to start working so my muse comes to me.

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

I also love to travel. I am always inspired by new places and the beauty of nature. Nature is an inexhaustible source of inspiration!


Credentials

Exhibitions

Arte de Nobleza, Galeria Gaudi

Spain, 2023

Artbox Project, Casa del Arte

Spain, 2022

Artbox Project, Casa del Arte

Belgium, 2022