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                   Julia STANKOVA

                    24 March - 6 April 2015

Julia Stankova is a renown Bulgarian artist who exhibits internationally.  She describes her work as being strongly influenced by Orthodox iconography: “At a certain stage of my life,  I worked for a while in a restoration atelier run by friends of mine. There, I had the opportunity to closely observe and touch Bulgarian icons from the 18th and 19th c. painted by unknown iconographers with humility and faith.  The purity of the feeling radiating from these icons stimulated me to study the biblical texts and to develop a symbolic imagery using the traditional technique of painting on wood.”

 

            

Jacob Wrestles the Angel  Tempera on wood

Melchizedek

Having a background as a graffiti artist and an iconographer in Orthodox Christian churches, Fikos continues his developmental journey by painting murals in public places. The value of these works is exceptional, because it is the first time that the monumental byzantine technique meets a contemporary movement such as street art.



                             FIKOS


                CONTEMPORARY BYZANTINE PAINTING


                                     4 - 28 December 2013


                      Daniel Neculae

              Byzantine iconographer         
                  11 March - 4 April 2012

 

                           

Daniel Neculae completed his studies at the University of Bucharest and  obtained a BA in Byzantine Painting from the Faculty of Orthodox Theology. He was greatly influenced by his stay in Mount Athos at the Vatopedi Monastery, where he saw the work of  renown 13th c. iconographer Manuel Panselinos. His icons can be seen at the Romanian Patriarchate, Bucharest, in Romanian Orthodox churches and monasteries, as well as in private collections in Europe and the United States.

St George

The Fabric of Life. Vivo. Con fuoco. Etched, sandblasted mouth-blown glass

                 Oksana Kondattyeva

                          Concordenza

                    27 March - 15 April 2012


Oksana Kondratyeva is a painter and stained glass artist. Born in Ukraine, and she has lived and worked in London since 2004.  She graduated from the University of Bonn, Germany, with degree in economics and worked in the City before studying Glass and Architecture at post-graduate level at Central St Martins College of Art and Design, London.

Virgin Vladimirskaya - Ekaterina Vandromme

The Prosopon School of  Iconology

Russo-Byzantine style

14 - 28 April 2011


The Prosopon School of Iconology was founded by Vladislav Andrejev, a Russian born iconographer, approximately 15 years ago. The school has branches in Estonia, Russia and the USA. The Prosopon School received the blessing of the Archbishop of New York and New Jersey, Metropolitan of all America and Canada in 2000. Over the years Vladislav’s iconographic technique and teaching method have undergone development and refinement and as a result a distinct school of painting and interpretation of icons has evolved, which strives to be a continuation of the ancient Russian-Byzantine tradition as well as making a contemporary step in its development.

All the exhibitors studied at the Russian branch of Prosopon.

Katherine Worthington

Traditional Sculpture

5 March - 2 April 2011

Katherine is a London-based architectural stone carver/sculptor, letter cutter and mason specializing in this field for the last 15 years. Honing her 3-dimensional skills she learnt her trade at the Weymouth College, Dorset followed by a carving apprenticeship at York Minster.



Four Horsemen

Emily Young      

Paintings & Drawings

2 Dec 2010 - 2 Feb 2011

Emily was born into a family of writers, artists and politicians. She spent her youth in London, Rome, and Wiltshire attending many schools, including Chelsea School of Art, and St. Martins School of Art.  As a young woman, in the late sixties and early 70's, Emily travelled widely, living in the USA, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, France and Italy, and visiting Africa,  South America and the Middle East. It was in these years that her broad view of art was formed. In the 70's and 80's Emily  worked with the late Simon Jeffes of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra. She also worked and exhibited as a painter, until the 80's, when she began carving stone.  Since then, Emily Young has worked exclusively in stone, and has exhibited widely. Her work is in collections all over the world and she is widely acclaimed as one of Britain’s foremost female sculptors.


Russo-Byzantine icons by the Sisters of St Elisabeth Convent, Diocese of Belarus

          

                 16 - 30 November 2015

Saint Elisabeth Convent is a Christian Orthodox community named in honour of the Holy Martyr Grand Duchess Elisabeth. It was founded in Minsk, Belarus, in 1999 by a group of Sisters bearing the same name. The convent currently consists of over 100 nuns and 300 sisters of Mercy. Sisters from the Convent, located in the grounds of the National Psychiatric Hospital, have offered services and help to disabled people in Belarus for over fifteen years.  Their main spiritual obedience and social help are to the mentally disabled children and adults, alcoholics, drug addicts and other disadvantaged people who find no place in society.



                      

               

Our Lady of Kazan   egg tempera with gold leaf, semi precious stones and pearls