• Yelena Popova

    1. 1978born in Urals, Russia
    2. lives and works in Nottingham, UK
    3. 2000BA degree in Set Design & Technology, Moscow Art Theatre School, Moscow
    4. 2007Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Byam Shaw at Central Saint Martins, London
    5. 2011MA degree in Painting, Royal College of Art, London
  • Soloshows

    1. 2014Drying Time, Paradise Row Gallery, London
    2. Yelena Popova. Works, Knoll Gallery, Budapest
    3. 2013Lobachevsky's Dream, JaLiMa Collection, Düsseldorf
    4. The Antenna Series Part II: Yelena Popova, Syson Gallery, Nottingham
    5. Yelena Popova curated by_Lina Dzuverovic, Galerie Knoll, Vienna
    6. Lobachevsky's Dream, Bureau, Manchester
    7. The Futures of the Past: Annette Amberg, Asier Mendizabal and Yelena Popova (curated by Heidi Brunschweiler), Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel
    8. The Portrait Gallery, Cole, London
    9. 2012Viennafair 2012, presented by Figge von Rosen Galerie, Vienna
    10. Zabludowicz Collection Invites: Yelena Popova, Zabludowicz Collection, London
    11. TWOFOLD (with Gregor Hylla), Outpost / Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Norwich
    12. Unnamed, Figge von Rosen Galerie Berlin
    13. Yelena Popova (with Granddad Hill), Trade Gallery, Nottingham
    14. Solo show, NN Gallery, Northampton
    15. 2010Unnamed, Wallner Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
    16. 2009Josto Flowers (curated by Dmitry Zimin), 40 Kvadratov Gallery, Smolensk, Russia
    17. Martian Gardener, Hand & Heart Gallery, Nottingham
    18. 2008Clamour, Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey
  • Groupshows

    1. 2014The Other Side, Garage Project Space, Moscow 
    2. Dance Manual, Regina Gallery, Moscow (upcoming)
    3. 2013Exchange Project: Overt Exchange, APT, London
    4. CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
    5. Like a Monkey with a Miniature Cymbal, Aid and Abet, Cambridge
    7. Nuclear Culture on Film - Mark Aerial Waller / Isao Hashimoto / Sandra Lahire / Otolith Group / Eva & Franco Mattes / Chris Oakley / Yelena Popova, The Arts Catalyst, London
    8. Michiel Ceulers, Oliver Osborne, Yelena Popova and Stefan Sandner, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
    9. 2012Gaiety is the most outstanding feauture of the Soviet Union, Saatchi Gallery, London
    10. Abstract Possible, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
    11. OPEM2, The Collection Museum, Lincoln
    12. An_Eignungen, Kunstverein Langenhagen
    13. Red Mansion Prize Winners Show, Royal Academy Schools, London
    14. A Joyful Archipelago, Guest Projects, London 
    15. Unterm Strich, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
    16. East Meets West, Quad, Derby
    17. 2011New Sensations 2011, Victoria House, London
    18. Bloomberg New Contemporaries, at S1 Artspace and Site Gallery, Sheffield; and ICA, London
    19. RCA MA Show 2011, Battersea, London
    20. The Bookmark Project, The Study at Nottingham Contemporary
    21. Never Let Me Go, Project space, Quad, Derby
    22. E=MC2 at The Toilet Gallery, Kingston, London, curated by Kate Renwick
    23. Keep Doors & Passages Clear (curated by Tom Godfrey), White Columns Gallery, New York
    24. Tracing Shadows in the Dark, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
    25. 2010Salt, RU Arts Gallery (curated by Anna Buivid), Young Artists Biennale Moscow
    26. Ztime, Era Foundation (curated by Anna Buivid), Young Artists Biennale Moscow
    27. Oasis (curated by Catherine Hemelryk), Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Bury St Edmunds
    28. Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London
    29. Ztime (curated by Mindy Lee & Yelena Popova), Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
    30. Goshka Macuga’s cabinet installation, Star City Show, Nottingham Contemporary
    31. Memory & Migration (curated by Saira Lloyd), DEDA, Derby
    32. 2009Indoor Life (curated by Tom Godfrey), Walden Affairs, Den Haag
    33. Pan-Demonium (curated by Gillian Whiteley), Art Currencies Institute, New York
    34. VI International Biennial of Contemporary Graphic Arts, Novosibirsk
    35. Laika Sam und Felix, Carolyn Heinz Galerie, Hamburg
    36. Free Wi-Fi (curated by Andrey Bartenev), Zurab Tsereteli Gallery of Arts, Moscow
    37. Glitch, Zverevsky Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow
    38. Drawing with Dolphins (curated by Marcus Cope), Crimes Town Gallery, London
    39. 2008Gold Soundz (curated by Geoffrey Litherland), at Southwell Artspace, Nottingham
    40. UFO, Moscow Young Artist Biennale (curated by Andrey Bartenev), Moscow
    41. Homoludens Festival, Warsaw
    42. 2007Chichester Open Art Exhibition, Chichester


  • Works in public collections

    1. Saatchi Gallery, London
    2. Zabludowicz Collection, London
    3. Louise Clarke, London
    4. Outset Purchase Prize, RCA Permanent Art Collection, London
    5. Parallel Media Group Collection, London
    6. RU Arts Gallery, Moscow
    7. Elke and Harold Einsmann, London