Kolya Sadovnick is a Petersburg multimedia artist Born in 1984 in Peno, Tver region, first higher education — engineering in the petrochemical complex, secondary professional — music. 

Graduate of the Paideia School of Contemporary Art Interpretation.

Student of the Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia (Sergey Bratkov’s studio).

Develops a mythological language that answers questions of personal metaphysics, eschatology, religion; a language that simultaneously interacts with and uses the reality of the Present. At the moment you can talk about the artist’s search for means, a method to reflect the inner apocalyptic romanticism.

Became one of the winners of the competition New Names 2020 Museum of Nonconformist Art St. Petersburg.

He is a member of the St. Petersburg Creative Union of Artists (IFA).

He has been a member of art group PARAZIT.  

He is also the founder of Terra Somnambula band, which has been playing no wave for over 10 years on the St. Petersburg underground scene.

Russian artist Kolya Sadovnick

EXHIBITIONS

Personal:

2021

• “Roots”, Museum of Nonconformist Art, St. Petersburg

• “Snow white Z37”, Door gallery, St. Petersburg 

• “Interfluve of oblivion”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg

• “SR 5”, Kerka gallery, St. Petersburg   

2020

• “Lower gardening. Hydrocarbon alleys”, art space Krupskaya, St. Petersburg 

• “Lower gardening. Introduction. Entry 2”, KPD, Sevkabel, St. Petersburg

2019

• “Lower gardening. Introduction”, art space mArs IA Rosbalt, St. Petersburg

• “Flowers of Metaphysical Expressionism”, Library of the Kirov Islands, St. Petersburg 

2018

• “Every Day of Kolya Sadovnick” Dordor Gallery, Moscow

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Together:

2022

• “COMMUNICATION”. Joint project of the Swedish group STUDIO 44 and the Russian association PARAZIT, Studio44 gallery, Стокгольм, Швеция, Studio44 gallery, Stockholm, Sweden  

• “COMMUNICATION”. Joint project of the Swedish group STUDIO 44 and the Russian association PARAZIT, art center Borey,
St. Petersburg  

• “Four squared” — the 16th anniversary of the gallery “Door”, Museum of Nonconformist Art, St. Petersburg

• “Meeting Place”, Bogorodskoye Gallery, Moscow  

• “Imitating monsters”, exhibition hall MAMM, Moscow  

• “day 80”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg    

• “Shelter”, exhibition hall MAMM, Moscow   

• “day 10”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg  

• “In Search of a Prepared Spectator”, Marina Gisich Gallery, St. Petersburg  

• “The scent of a woman”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg  

• “SHOP TOP”, exhibition hall MAMM, Moscow 

• “Nothing new”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg  

• “From the train station by tram to the volcano”, cultural center “Rails”, Tver

2021

• “Sol Exhaustion”, exhibition hall MAMM, Moscow

• “Garbage exhibition”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg   

• “Beyond the Event Horizon”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg   

• “Rubber time”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg  

• “Dedication”,  Rodchenko Art School of Photography and Multimedia, Moscow 

• “Anthropophagy Cultural”, Kerka gallery — Alserkal Arts foundation,  St. Petersburg — Dubai 

• “Compensation portraits”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg  

• Glenmorangie X Bar Biennale, Dead Poets bar, St. Petersburg 

• The 8th Art Prospect International Public Art Festival”, the Ivan Gaza House of Culture, St. Petersburg     

• “Fear over the city — New fear”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg  

• “Krasnenkaja Biennale 2021”, the area of ​​the Krasnenkaja River, St. Petersburg  

• “Catastrophe Museum”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg

• “The severity of the blue”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg

• “Picture in the album”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg 

• “Kerim Ragimov”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg  

• “I don’t know what to call it”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg

• “Art of 60-year-olds”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg

• “The Last Blow”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg 

• “Application for”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg

• “A theme full of hatred”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg

• “Side project of residents of Pushkinskaya 10”, Museum of Contemporary Art Atrmuza, St. Petersburg

• “Green Frame”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg

• “Enough to endure it!”, PARAZIT gallery, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg  

2020

• “Works of the Year”, IFA, St. Petersburg

• international competition “PEOPLE and FEELINGS: ON-SHE-THEY”, Union of artists, St. Petersburg

• Festival “Green”, Wonderland, St. Petersburg

• “Designer of new thinking”, loft project Floors, St. Petersburg

• “Labor” Gallery Master, St. Petersburg

• Yellow October Festival, Wonderland, St. Petersburg

• “New Names”, Museum of Nonconformist Art, St. Petersburg

• GOLOVA place of power, technical opening gallery, dk Gaza, St. Petersburg

2019

• Mystical India Festival, St. Petersburg

• Fine art, Molbert Gallery, St. Petersburg

2017

• “Green Room” at the Museum of Street Art, Building Х-1, St. Petersburg (it was exhibited from 2017 to 2020)  

Web: 

2021

• Depressed Fest (ART-ANTHROPOLOGY FESTIVAL) in the “V Glavnom” Gallery at the Tomsk Institute of Arts and Culture

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• “There are no miracles to come”, Wall-online, curator Ekaterina Vasilyeva (wall-online.ru/there-are-no-miracles-to-come-11-01-11-02-2021? fbclid=IwAR1NqBCSLosW2rigUyfpMO3yO-JaVYt6f_GXLuO93_oW6u1sW3aFtKc6S_c)  

2020

• “Inside and Outside”, VART Museum and High Art Gallery 

• “Upper gardening. Introduction”, instagram channel StayHomeArt, curated by Evgeniya Lyubova

Аuctions, Fairs, Markets and other: 

2022

• VLADEY. “X”, Moscow  

• VLADEY. “ARTPROM”, Moscow

2021

•  fair “This is our Country, grandma!”, Sevkabel, St. Petersburg

• Printmarket “To Take Away”, Kerka gallery, St. Petersburg

Russian artist Kolya Sadovnick