Nikolay Oleynikov

assorted artworks {since 2010 'till present}


Nikolay OLEYNIKOV (1976) is a St. Petersburg based artist, member of Chto Delat?, editor for Chto Delat? newspaper, member of editorial board of Moscow Art Magazine (2011), co-founder of the Learning Film Group, and May Congress of Creative Workers, member of the Arkady Kots band. Since 2013 Oleynikov is proud to be a tutor at The School of Rose (School of Engaged Art Chto Delat) and to get engaged to the board of ROSA’S House of  Culture, a multidisciplinary hub for new practices of engaged culture in St.-Petersburg (since 2015). He received Henkel Art Award in 2011. Since 2016 Oleynikov is an author and editor for

Known for his didactic murals and graphic works within the tradition of the Soviet monumental school, comics, surrealist-like imaginary and punk culture. Represented worldwide by his solo projects as well as with number of collective activities, Oleynikov has had numerous international shows including Fargfabriken, Stockholm; Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris – MAM/ARC, Paris; Serralves Museum, Porto; Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella; Museo dell Arte Contemporaneo Luiggi Pecci, Prato; Ammirato Culture House, Lecce; Lungomare, Bolzano; KOMPLOT, Bruxelles; X BALTIC TRIENNALE in Vilnius; KIBLA, Maribor; <rotor>, Graz; Galerija NOVA and Gotovac Institut, Zagreb.

In Russia his works have been shown at MMOMA; State Tretyakov Gallery and Paperworks Gallery in Moscow; Center for Contemporary Art in Voronezh, and NNCA in Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod.

Oleynikov is an author of a book SEX of the OPPRESSED, FreeMarxistPress, Moscow, 2013-14, and PS-Guelph, 2016

2 comments on “bio

  1. art_leaks
    November 18, 2012

    Great stuff, congrats! Nice to see all your works in one place – Corina

    • nikolayoleynikov
      November 18, 2012

      thanks corina, thanks everyone, who helped during all the period

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