Art Workshops in Chicago June 2018

 Paint your dream if you want it comes true!

Workshop - Portrait Of Your Dream.  

THANKS to all of my friends in Chicago.

THANKS to all people who participated in our workshops.

THANKS to my lovely organizers.

THANKS to amazing musician Jeffrey Greene for this wonderful music.  

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Portrait of Your Dream - Master Class

EKATERINA ABRAMOVA’S MASTER CLASS

“PORTRAIT OF DREAM”

Master class Portrait of Dream is a unique opportunity to work with the subconscious using color and composition in order to find out one’s intentions and goals in life, and to realize them. The Master class helps to look inside yourself, express your thoughts and feelings through creativity. This is like a snapshot of your own Self. It’s coming face to face with yourself and helping yourself, discovering your creative potential, and changing with ease your today’s reality.


The basics of visual arts are akin to those, on which based psychology and process of harmonization of personality. Thus, the Master class becomes a powerful instrument of self-cognizance, self-awareness, and personal growth. It’s an amazing journey to one-self. We leave our dreams, intentions, hopes on a piece of paper using paints. We add to colors and forms enjoying creative freedom.


This Master class is for everyone, no matter if it’s a professional artist or the one who took up brushes for the first time. You will rediscover yourself and get a unique experience of communicating with yourself. During the Master class we will find our major intentions and problems, and will begin to solve them with the ease of an artist-improviser that lives in each of us. We paint harmony, and it stays with us. We recall a child-discoverer in ourselves, looking with trust at the world around us.


We work with different professional materials, get acquainted with improvisation in art, learn several methods working with paints, and create one or several sheets of paintings.

In the process, I come to each of you and explain the basics of painting. Color, spot, mass, tint, proportion, and combination of the whole.


With each new creation you will see your works become more harmonious and more professional. You will be able to paint at home and visualize your life as bright and happy.

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New interview for PIAZZA NAVONA. Italy. With Chiara Ricci

New interview for Art Factory Studios. Spring Art Walk

International Graphic Festival. 2018 Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalay, Khairagarh, Chhattisgarh, India

International Art Festival. Catalogue.

world Art Yearbook. 2017. Selected Artists. 

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Opening reception of my solo show JOURNEY at Museum of Russian Art.

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Article about me at ACS Magazine.

I did screenshots from the article and share it with you.

“Ekaterina Abramova shares “Life of an artist is an adventure; it’s unpredictable, unstable, and I love it! I love it because it keeps you focused on now, on this very moment. Full time artist means you are alive full time!".” Read Ekaterina’s story starting on page 154 in the ACS Magazine January/February 2018 Issue at acs-mag.com. Published by Renée LaVerné Rose (Publisher & Editor-in-Chief). “

 

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My Interview in Driftwood Press Magazin

New Year started with my interview in Driftwood Press Magazin. Here is the link for to 2018 issue.

I am sharing with you screenshots of my Intervew and you can also read entire issue using the link.

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/d32313_1a06f95dae6a42ea8184de3e5d2a2363.pdf

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Thanksgiving and Holiday Season with Love.

Русский ниже.

From Artist Ekaterina Abramova

with Love and Gratitude

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Happy Happy Thanksgiving Weekend, and Thank you for attending my event The Story Of One Painting.

As I promised I am sending you video/slideshow about our event:

https://youtu.be/RBWNc6SXHpM

It was amazing, a lot of presents and surprises, new and old friends, beautiful energy and happy time together))! Love Life!

Holyday Season is coming soon; and you don’t need to go looking for gifts for your friends and family)), — you can find them here. Find a zodiac picture or picture with symbol/helper for your loved ones, your family members, or colleagues at work. Each zodiac picture is unique, made in freehand style.

Free shipping for you!

Each zodiac is $100. Gold and silver ink on paper. 4x6” (10,16x15,24cm).

Order whichever is yours!


Love & joy,
Ekaterina
www.artabramova.info
www.artabramova.com
Instagram  artabramova
Twitter  @Ekateri22440439

От художника Екатерины Абрамовой

с Любовью и Благодарностью


Мои дорогие друзья!

Благодарю,  благодарю, благодарю!

Желаю счастливых выходных в День Благодарения, и спасибо за то, что были на моем вечере - История одной картины.

Как я и обещала, я посылаю вам ссылку на короткое видео/слайдшоу о нашем вечере:

https://youtu.be/RBWNc6SXHpM

Это было волшебно, множество подарков и сюрпризов, прекрасная энергия, счастливое время вместе))!

Любить Жизнь))!

Скоро рождественские и новогодние праздники и вам не придётся искать подарки для друзей и семьи)), - вы можете найти их здесь))! Выберите картинку с зодиаком или символом-помощником для ваших любимых, или для членов вашей семьи, или для коллег на работе. Каждая картинка зодиака уникальна, и выполнена в стиле живой рисунок.

Бесплатная доставка для вас!

Каждый зодиак или символ - $100. Бумага, золотые и серебряные чернила 10х15 см. 

Закажите себе))!


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The Story Of One Painting.

Don't be satisfied with stories,

how things have gone with others.

Unfold your own myth.” ~ Rumi

My dear friends we didn’t see each other for some time, and I missed you a lot.
So the time has come for us to meet again, and I am very happy to invite you to the Temple of My Art -- my studio, again))!
I want to share with you the story of one painting, which I finished recently.
The Story of one Painting is the same as the Story of one Life, except that it's on canvas.
It will be non-formal Event, almost home Event. I will prepare special tea for you, and my kids will bake their amazing muffins.
Feel free to bring sweets and snacks of your choice; and also feel free to bring your friends and a lot of smiles.

Those of you who are away and woudn't be aible to make, simply know that I remember you all, and that no distance will break our bonds. Love knows no borders, neither does Art.

After our gathering I will put the pictures and the story itself on my website and social media. 
The Event will take place at my studio at Mana Contemporary. Studio B68 (Basement).
Waiting for you there))!

Sunday, November 19, 2-6pm

at Studio B68, MANA Contemporary

Address and directions:
MANA Contemporary
Studio B68
888 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Tel.:201-238-0087

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Closing reception and presentation

 "If words come out of the heart,

they will enter the heart." - Rumy

Today - Monday August 21 from 6pm till 8pm.

Just after solar eclipse 2017))! This particular solar eclipse is all about creative energy and love! It's the time to think about your dreams and goals in life, and we will do it together during thus event.

Closing reception: party, artist talk, explanation of symbols, philosophy, love, wine and celebration of art and life))!

Invite your friends)) 🦋 Let's get together TODAYat the 3Squared Gallery, 157West 24th Street, Chelsea, NYC.

Closing Reception will take place TODAY, Monday,  August 21, 6pm--9pm.

Let's celebrate Art and Life together!)) Invite your friends, There'll be a lot of fun and surprises!

The Closing Reception will take place TODAY, Monday, August 21, 6-9pm

at 3Squared Gallery

Address and directions:
3Squared Gallery
157 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10011
Tel.: 201-238-0087

You can take F, C trains to 23rd Street Station.

I am looking forward to see you there!!
Love & joy,
Ekaterina

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Solo exhibition Portrait of Dream at Prak-Sis gallery Chicago

Dear friends I am very happy to invite you to my solo show at Prak-Sis gallery downtown Chicago August 25 from 5pm till 8 pm.

Location: 16W  Ontario St. 1st. Floor Chicago IL 60654

It will be my first exhibition in this amazing city.

I fell in love with Chicago at the first sight and am very excited to come back and show my art. Please invite your friends))! Let's celebrate Art and Life together!!! Will be Chicago music band and other surprises))! 🎨🎁💕🎊🎉😊

Here is FB link for the event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1386562821434582/?ti=icl


Love & joy. Ekaterina.
www.artabramova.info
www.artabramova.com
Instagram @artabramova
Cell: +1 201-238-0087
Mana Contemporary
888 Newark Ave
Studio B68

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Opening Reception at 3SQUARED gallery

invites you to her Solo Exhibition in NYC

“I dream of painting, and then I paint my dream.”
— Vincent Van Gogh

I welcome you to my Solo Exhibit at 3Squared Gallery in New York City -- 157 West 24th Street, btw 6th & 7th Avenues (please see the address below). I will be exhibiting my selected works from my very recent New York collection made at MANA Contemporary.

The exhibition runs from Monday, August 14 to Monday, August 21. Gallery opening hours 11AM--6PM.

Opening Reception will take place on Monday,  August 14, 6pm--9pm.

Let's celebrate Art and Life together!)) Invite your friends, There'll be a lot of fun and surprises!

The Opening Reception will take place on Monday, August 14, 6-9pm

at 3Squared Gallery

Address and directions:
3Squared Gallery
157 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10011
Tel.: 201-238-0087

You can take F, C trains to 23rd Street Station.

I am looking forward to see you there!!
Love & joy,
Ekaterina

201-238-0087
www.artabramova.info
www.artabramova.com
Instagram  artabramova
Twitter  @Ekateri22440439

If you'd like to continue receiving my emails, please add this email address to you contacts artabramova@artabramova.info

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Portrait of Dream. Портрет Мечты.

Русский ниже.

“I dream of painting, and then I paint my dream.”
— Vincent Van Gogh

 

I devoted more than 6 years of my life to my unique project Portrait Of Dream. And when you do something successfully for a long time, you become an expert in it. I created a lot of different paintings for different people. I learned a lot from my clients, which wasn’t always easy, but it was worth it. And now I am ready to launch it again with the renewed concept and energy!

So — What is Portrait Of Dream?

To find what it is you are welcome to come to the Temple of my Art, at my studio B68 in MANA Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ, on Wed. July 26, at 7pm.

You can take a look at the slideshow and read the text below  

See the ditails below.

The event will take place on Wed., July 26, 7-10pm

at Studio B68, MANA Contemporary

Address and directions:
MANA Contemporary
Studio B68
888 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Tel.: 201-238-0087

The MANA Art Complex is located just 2 miles from Holland Tunnel, if you ‘re travelling by car; and an easy 8-min. walk from the Journal Square PATH Train Station, which you can reach from the World Trade Center (3rd stop) or the 33rd Street (last stop) PATH Train Stations.

I am looking forward to see you there!!
Love & joy,
Ekaterina

201-238-0087
www.artabramova.info
www.artabramova.com
Instagram  artabramova
Twitter  @Ekateri22440439

Я посвятила больше 6 лет жизни моему уникальному проекту Портрет Мечты. Был период, когда я настолько погрузилась в этот проект, что у меня не было времени ни на что другое. И конечно, когда делаешь что-то долго и успешно, то становишься экспертом в своём деле. За эти годы я написала большое количество совершенно разных Портретов Мечты и для совершено разных людей. Так как и люди все уникальны, так и картины для них создавались уникальные. Я многому научилась у своих клиентов, и это часто было не легко, но всегда стоило того. После этих лет концентрации на проекте, я дала себе перерыв в 2 года. Это было необходимо по многим причинам, главная — это продумать и прочувствовать все сделанное. И сейчас я готова продолжить проект Портрет Мечты с новой энергией и новым пониманием процесса.

Что же это такое  — Портрет Мечты?

Если Вы здесь, в Нью Йорке, пожалуйста, приходите на мой вечер посвященный этому проекту. Если нет, то пройдите по этой ссылке, посмотрите видео и прочитайте текст. Ссылка ниже  

 

English. Please read text.  

Русский. Пожалуйста, читайте текст.  

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Event about LOVE

Artist Ekaterina Abramova

invites you to her event The Temple of my Art

 

“Whatever you love - you are.” — Rumi

Life is beautiful. And it becomes even more beautiful when you do what you love to do. I have three very important things that I need to have all the time: Love, Art, Nature.

To be alive I need love, to express my love I need art, to create art I need Nature. I believe all of us need these things in our lives.

I was traveling for being more with nature, nature always showing the way to yourself. Nature is the best teacher.

What are your three important things in your life? Let's think and talk about it.

I would love to invite you again to the Temple of My Art, to my studio, on June 7, starting 7 pm.

And I believe for each of us Love will be one of the most important things in life. So let's talk about it, let's feel it and let's see it. Let's search for love. Let's share love and speak about love.

I will wait for you with all my love to discuss love. Let's share love, and not problems.

We can influence the world if we are in love with others and ourselves.

This event will be the first event as a discussion. Most of my works are dedicated to love and relationships. I am sending some of my new art works in this email.

Love comes first. And I would love to hear your ideas about the next topic. What can be the next event about?

The event will take place on Wed., June 7, 7-10pm

at Studio B68, MANA Contemporary

Address and directions:
MANA Contemporary
Studio B68
888 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Tel.: 201-238-0087

The MANA Art Complex is located just 2 miles from Holland Tunnel, if you ‘re travelling by car; and an easy 8-min. walk from the Journal Square PATH Train Station, which you can reach from the World Trade Center (3rd stop) or the 33rd Street (last stop) PATH Train Stations.

I am looking forward to see you there!!
Love & joy,
Ekaterina

201-238-0087
Instagram  artabramova

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New painting-transformer Triumvirate and new video.

Painting and music by me and video by Stass Klassen.  

PAINTING TRANSFORMER: TRIUMVIRATE. NINE PANELS

Acrylic, gold leaf, and markers on canvas

48x60 (101x153 cm), 2017

This interactive nine-panel piece could be interpreted and re-interpreted a zillion times over, always remaining the story of love, passion, and relationship.

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Master Class - Painting Your Dream.

Feedback from Ariel  Wang

https://www.facebook.com/arielzwang/posts/10154697418555889

https://www.facebook.com/arielzwang/posts/10154692855840889:1

I had an amazing spiritual painting session with the master teacher Ekaterina today. The lesson is completely different than those entertaining painting lessons, where one follows cookie cutter guidance to re-fabricate the same illustration. "Painting your dream" lesson gave us a chance to get in touch with our inner creativity, and let the forms to manifest itself. Ekaterina was very attentive and insightful in guiding students through the painting process. She also has a unique spiritual gift in interpreting visual symbols into life meanings. I would recommend the class to those who are curious about learning more about themselves or want to paint something original.

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My beautiful and talented student Samrat.

Feedback from his mother after our art class: 

I really appreciate her works and she is a great guidance during the workshop for kids...............  She is very inspiring to the kids. My son was very happy and comfortable attending the workshop with her. All the best Ekaterina.

 

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ArtSpeaks.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1314786135272442/permalink/1316417535109302/

 https://www.facebook.com/events/1314786135272442/permalink/1316403688444020/

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- People will soon be talking about visual art in a new way. Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) gets decidedly quirky on April 27th when this nonprofit and very eclectic arts organization debuts ARTSpeaks , a complete reimagining of the Artist Talk, which debuts on April 27th from 7:30pm -10:00pm at Merseles Studios in Jersey City, NJ.

ARTSpeaks profiles visual artists in a refreshingly fun and original format. Held in the intimate Black Box Theater at Merseles studios, ARTSpeaks features an interview with individual artists, accompanied by projections of their work. The profile segments are followed by an audience Q&A – but with a unique twist. Audience members are encouraged to write down on index cards “Quirky Questions”—basically anything – no matter how off-the-wall or inappropriate – they’ve always wanted to ask an artist. The index cards will read by an ARTSpeaks moderator, ensuring the anonymity of the person asking the question.By delving into craft, the ideas that inspire their work and their life as an artist, ARTSpeaks intends to create a conversation with artists about art that is more honest and wider ranging than what has become acceptable at the typical Artist Talk.

“This is not some dull art appreciation class, but genuine story-telling straight from the heart,” said Lucy Rovetto, Visual Arts Coordinator, JCTC and curator of ARTSPeaks. “We want to provide exposure to artists while promoting a fresh, and deeper dialogue between community and artists. We want to keep it real and more importantly, we want to discover something about art that we don’t already know.”

Both audiences are artists are advised to expected the unexpected. “The Quirky Questions will be fun and they are meant to have no boundaries,” Rovetto explained. “ARTSpeaks artists are those creative individuals willing to let us look up close and personal at their thought process, work process, life experience, philosophy and the honest, plain truth that goes into creating art.”

JCTC’s inaugural ARTSpeaks features Here & Now by Ekaterina Abramova, who explores spirituality by combining painting and graphic art, and You Make Me Feel by Luis Alves, a collage artist who assembles a diverse range of pop culture imagery to form thought-provoking commentary on contemporary society.

The two artists, both devoted to their craft but possessing contrasting sensibilities, work in entirely different mediums yet each have shown work in high-profile shows and galleries throughout the U.S. and elsewhere, attracting a growing following of art lovers, collectors and curators.

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