Curriculum Vitae

Born in 1979 in Dzerzhinsk, USSR, Pavel Otdelnov graduated from the Moscow State Academic Art Institute named after Surikov and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Moscow. Since 2022, he has lived and worked in London. Since 1996, Otdelnov has exhibited extensively in both public and private contexts in Russia, Sweden, the UK, and other countries.

He was nominated for the Kandinsky Prize in 2015, 2017, and 2019, in the category of ‘Project of the Year,’ and became a finalist in this category in 2021. In 2017, he received a Special award at the Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Awards. He won the Artist of the Year Innovation State Prize in 2020 and was also named Artist of the Year by the Cosmoscow Foundation that same year.

His works are included in the collections of the Uppsala Art Museum and Kalmar Art Museum (Sweden), the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, and the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (Russia), as well as in private and corporate collections worldwide.

 

Education:

2013 — 2015 Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow

2005 — 2007 M.F.A. in Painting, Surikov Moscow State Academy Art Institute

1999 — 2005 B.F.A. in Painting, Surikov Moscow State Academy Art Institute

1995 — 1999 Nizhny Novgorod Art College  

 

Awards and Honors:

2021 Finalist of the Kandinsky Art Award with the project PROMZONA

2020 Winner of the Innovation Prize, Artist of the Year

2020 Artist of the Year by the International Cosmoscow Contemporary Art Fair

2019 Long list of the Kandinsky Art Award with the project Psychozoic era

2017 Long list of the Kandinsky Art Award with the project White Sea. Black hole

2017 The Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award, a Special award of the French Institute in St.Petersburg

2015 Long list of the Kandinsky Art Award with the project Inner Degunino

2015 Finalist of the international juried show Portrait Now, Juror: Jacob Christian Jacobsen, Denmark

2013 Nominee for the STRABAG Art Award International, Austria

 

Collections:

Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden

Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA),  Russia

The Institute of Russian Realist Art (IRRA), Moscow, Russia

Sergey Kuryokhin Modern Art Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Museum of Contemporary Art Erarta, St. Petersburg, Russia

Stavropol Region Museum of Fine Arts, Russia

Creative Industrial Cluster Oktava, Tula, Russia

Scientific and Technological Museum, Novokuznetsk, Russia

Dzerzhinsk Local Lore Museum, Dzerzhinsk, Russia

Gazprombank Corporate Art Collection, Moscow, Russia

STB Bank Corporate Art Collection, Moscow, Russia

The Foundation of Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin

Aksenov Family Foundation

Contemporary Art Gallery Victoria, Samara, Russia

Kovcheg Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Gorbachev Foundation, Moscow, Russia

Private and corporate collections worldwide

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