Ekaterina Abramova is an artist, specializing in painting and graphic arts in mixed as well as traditional techniques using oil, acrylic, markers, etc.
Although being a multifaceted artist, her style could be described as going in two major directions: the 21st century Post-Expressionism, and Spiritual Ornamental paintings drawn on symbolic folk art of various peoples, most notably on Russian and Indian mythology. Born in 1979 in Moscow, she graduated from an art school with honors and continued her studies at the Vasnetsov College of Fine Arts, Moscow. In 2007 she received her MFA from the I.E. Repin State Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia. Her numerous awards include Gold Medal “250th anniversary of the Russian Academy of Arts,” Gold Medal “National Endowment for the Arts” of the International Charity Fund “Philanthropists of the Century”, citation from the Russian Academy of Fine Arts for the participation in the exhibition dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the Academy, the Peacekeeper Fund Medal, among others. She was nominated for the State Presidential Scholarship in the Arts. She is a member of the Union of Russian Artists, Art Fund International, Creative Union of Professional Artists, Art Indulge Foundation.
In 2014, she was awarded an International Artist Residency in Hyderabad, India, organized by the State Fine Art Gallery and Kalanirvana Foundation, to represent Russia among 20 other artists from all over the world; as well as similar artist residency in Goa Chitra Museum, Goa, India.
And in 2015, she has been awarded a 3-month International Artist Residency, curated by Eileen Kaminsky Foundation at Mana Contemporary Art Complex in Jersey City, NJ, during which she will make 10 paintings of her new series Placenta starting September 2016.
Among her most recent exhibitions are: Art Cocktail Exhibition at D.E.V.E. Gallery, Bruges, Belgium, 2013; Exhibition Artistry at Artery Fine Art Gallery, Chicago, USA, 2014; Exhibition ArtExpo New York, New York City, USA, 2014; Exhibition On The Right Way, Central Artist’s House, Moscow, 2014; Woman’s Academy, Moscow, 2014; Exhibition Art Through Light II at the State Gallery of Fine Art, Hyderabad, India, September 2014; Exhibition Innovation of Color, Westside Park Art Gallery, New York City, USA, October 2014; Exhibition Golden Age, Russian Cultural Centre, Berlin, Germany, November 2014; Art India Festival, Mumbai, India, November 2014; Kolkata Art Biennale, Kolkata, India, April 2015; Exhibition ArtExpo New York, New York City, USA, April 2015; Exhibition “Expressions” at Gateway Arts Center, New York City, USA, May 2015; Exhibition “Take Your Breath Away” at the Victoria Space, Art Factory, Paterson , NJ, USA, June 2015.
She has had numerous personal exhibitions of her art all over Europe, India, China, and USA.
Her works are in private collections in UK, France, Germany, Russia, Belgium, Finland, Italy, Switzerland, China, India, and USA.
She lives in USA (New York), India (Goa), and Russia (Moscow).