|Diana Vouba - International Abkhazian Artist||| Print ||
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|Monday, 20 October 2008 19:54|
Diana Vouba was born in Tqvarchal, Abkhazia on January 5, 1958.
At the age of 14 she started to study painting at Sukhum (Akua) Art College and later perfected her painting technique at Repin Institute in St. Petersburg.
After graduating in 1986 from Tbilisi Arts Academy, she was invited to work for the USSR Academy of Arts, where she experimented with almost all existing graphic arts techinques. She was admitted to the USSR Artists Union in 1988.
Vouba participated in a number of exhibitions. She had a personal exhibition in the Central House of Artists in Moscow in March of 1992. Since 1991 she has participated in over 40 exhibitions in Russia and abroad, 12 of which were author's exhibitions.
Her favourite genre is portraiture, but she sees portraiture not as a genre but rather as a method of the creative process: portrait of a man, of a flower, of a stone...
1958 Born in Abkhazia
Her works are in numerous museums and private collections, including State Russian Museum, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow Museum of Modern art, Gallery of Royal Family Ludovizi in Rome, private galleries and collections in CIS countries, Russia, USA, Austria, Italy, France, Tunisia, Egypt, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Belgium, Switzerland, Malta, Greece, Egypt, Australia, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Philippine.
1992 The Central House of Artists, Moscow
1993 Golden Brush, Central House of Artists, Moscow