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Apollinaria Mishina

Apollinaria Mishina

Apollinaria Mishina

St. Petersburg, Russia

Calligrapher, graphic artist

Biography

Born in Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk) in 1987.

2010 ― graduated with honors from the Institute of Decorative and Applied Arts (Saint-Petersburg), Department of Easel Graphics, department chair – O. Yakhnin, Honored Artist of Russia.
Graphic artist, calligrapher.

From 2010 ― member of the Creative Union of Artists of Saint-Petersburg.

2007 ― awarded a 3rd degree diploma at the 3rd International graphic festival in Saint-Petersburg.

2009 ― awarded a 2nd degree diploma in the Book in Moleskin contest, Saint-Petersburg.

2011 ― award in Calligraphy category at the 1st Graphics triennial in Saint-Petersburg.

2011 ― awarded a youth degree Saint Tatiana’s badge of honor for active educational and social work.

Works displayed in collections of: the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow; Irbit State Museum of Visual Art; National Ex-libris and Prints Museum, Saint Nicolas, Belgium; Forum Kultur Youth Graphic Foundation, Wrocław, Poland, and private collections.

Author works

Walking along Nevsky Prospekt

Paper, etching, crayons, sharp-pointed nib pen, Chinese ink, 70x24 cm, 2009

I Merged With The Sky

Paper, Chinese ink, broad-nib pen, brush, 50x60 cm, 2005

The Cross

Leather, calligraphy, etching, 35x55 cm, 2009

The Cross

Parchment, calligraphy, color etching, 35x35 cm, 2009

Reading

Paper, etching, calligraphy, watercolor, 28x19 cm, 2009

Secrets of Love

Paper, etching, calligraphy, water-colour, 14x19 cm, 2009

Rose

Paper, color etching, calligraphy, water-colour, 10x20 cm, 2009

Theft

Paper, etching, calligraphy, water-colour, 19x28 cm, 2009

Letters to a Roman friend. Joseph Brodsky

Unique book, etching, sharp-pointed nib pen 9x13 cm, 2007

The Archangel Gabriel

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 54x30 cm, 2010

The Archangel Gabriel, the black version

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 54x30 cm, 2010

The Archangel Michael

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 54x30 cm, 2010

The Archangel Michael; the black version

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 54x30 cm, 2010

Madonna with Child

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 74x54 cm, 2010

Madonna with Child, black version

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 74x54 cm, 2010

Cross, Circle, Square

Line “4 Gospels”, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 54x30 cm, 2010

Cross, Circle, Square, the black version

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 54x30 cm, 2010

Circle, Rhombus, Square

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 42x34 cm, 2010

Circle, Triangle, Line and Cross

“The 4 Gospels” series, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 54x30 cm, 2010

Circle, Triangle, Line and Cross, black version

Line “4 Gospels”, calligraphy in etching, hot stamping, paper, 54x30 cm, 2010

For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living

Paper, etching, calligraphy, watercolor and gilding, 23x32 cm, 2011

Christ Pantocrator

Paper, etching, calligraphy, watercolor and gilding, 23x32 cm, 2012

The Temple Doors. The left side

Author: sculptor Andrei Mishin. Background texts: calligraphy by Apollinaria Mishina.
Bronze, casting, patinating, calligraphy – etching on metal, 90x206x10 cm, 2010

Triptych ‘The Last Supper: Foot Washing, the Twelve, the Eucharist’

Author’s cast medal: bronze, casting, patina, metal etching, 68x36 cm, 2011-2014.

The Gospel According to Mark

A unique calligraphic book with miniature pictures performed with a colour etching technique. The ‘Vita Nova’ publishing house, St. Petersburg. 2014. Handmade binding, leather, tooling, calligraphy, metal etching. The book block: paper, calligraphy, colour etching, poliment gilding, 26x34.5x7 cm, 2010-2014.

The Virgin and Child

Calligraphic etching, gilding, 11х15,5 cm, 2014

The Gospel According to Mark

Printed book

Sketches to the Gospel of St. Mark

Paper, ink, pencil, acrylic  and tempera, gilding. Box 15х22х2.5 cm, 34 sheets of 14.5х21.5 cm, 2014

Sketches to the Gospel of St. Mark

Paper, ink, pencil, acrylic and tempera, gilding. Box 15х22х2.5 cm, 34 sheets of 14.5х21.5 cm, 2014

Sketches to the Gospel of St. Mark

Paper, ink, pencil, acrylic and tempera, gilding. Box 15х22х2.5 cm, 34 sheets of 14.5х21.5 cm, 2014

The Virgin Mary with the Child Jesus of Perivleptos

Gilded etching, 19х25.5 cm, 2014.

Application to the National Union of Calligraphers

Brush calligraphy, metal, etching, patinated  form, 14х15 cm, 2014.
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