Katya Gridneva is active/lives in United Kingdom, Russian Federation, Ukraine. Katya Gridneva is known for portrait painting-female ballet dancers.
Biography Katya Gridneva
Katya Gridneva was born in Chernigov, Ukraine. She was classically trained in St. Petersburg and studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts. Gridneva now lives in London and has exhibited at the London Pastel Society, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters.
Many of her subjects are the beautiful young women of the Kirov Ballet, renowned for its elegant performers, whom she often paints. These works are a contrast in that the subjects are feminine or 'soft', but there is nothing soft about her technique. Her draftsmanship is strong with bold lines and confident-appearing composition.
Gridneva's work can be found in major collections in the U.K., France,
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