Based in: Germany
Galya Popova was born in 1978 in Moscow , Russia
Lives and works in Bonn, Germany.
Graduated from Moscow Academic Art School “In memory of 1905” in 1998, where she studied theatre costume, theatre decoration and scene design.
Graduated from Moscow State University of Service (faculty “Costume design”) in 2005, where she studied fashion design.
Since 2004 – work as the artist – illustrator with several publishing houses
Since 2007- freelance artist. Collaboration with several international galleries.
Her favourite mediums are oil colours on canvas. Most of the paintings made with small palette knife, using brushes only at the beginning of the work.
This technique is very various, gives to artist a lot of opportunities and ways to express yourself.
Galya likes to create paintings with a story behind. Her paintings are like a shots from a movie, which has beginning and prolongation. Memories of the soviet childhood, everyday situations, nature, people , animals and books are the key themes of Galya Popova´s art.
Memories of the childhood, everyday situations, nature, people , animals, books, music
poetic , evocative and deep
Balthus, Pierre Bonnard, Jan van Eyck, Rene Magritte, Vincent van Gogh
The biggest part of the painting I usually make with a small palette knife.
to museums, botanical gardens, to countryside or to a big city. Just to walk.
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