Nadia Gurkova

Joined Artfinder: Jan. 2016

Artworks for sale: 42

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Canada

About Nadia Gurkova

 
 
  • Biography

    I was drawn towards art as long as I can remember, but started perusing that passion after earning my Bachelor of Public Relations. Since then, I have attended several art schools, including: Academy of Art Canada (Toronto), Adult Art Program at Central Technical School (Toronto), Nik Balushev Art Studio (Russia). To this day, I continue to improve my skills by taking private workshops, online classes, and experimenting in my Toronto based studio.

    My style and technique are continuously evolving and are influenced by almost everything around me. Although I explore a wide variety of subjects, landscapes and florals are my main passion.

    In October 2014 I started teaching beginner painting workshops for adults. Now I teach, paint commissions, get involved in community engaged projects. My goal is to inspire others to create, believe in themselves, and experience the power of art.


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    Event: Scape

    Dates: Jan. 18, 2016 - March 4, 2016

    Venue: Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Outstanding curated exhibition of landscape and cityscape by Toronto artists. I was honored to be selected!

    Event: Inspired by animals

    Dates: Jan. 8, 2016 - Feb. 25, 2016

    Venue: Artisans at Work, 2071 Danforth ave, Toronto, ON, Canada

    Great show by local East York artist inspired by animals featured wide range of wild life and other animals.

    Event: In the round III

    Dates: Nov. 5, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2015

    Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

    Curated group show that featured variety of 2D work by artists from all over Ontario

    Event: Art at the Palais II: La Belle Epoque"

    Dates: Oct. 20, 2015 - Feb. 25, 2016

    Venue: Palais Royale, 1601 Lakeshore blvd, Toronto, ON, Canada

    80+ artist gathered to celebrate art at this amazing award night and exhibition.

    Event: Moments of this summer

    Dates: Oct. 1, 2015 - Oct. 30, 2015

    Venue: Grain, Bean and Curd, 1414, Dundas street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

    This exhibition was a reflection of all the inspiration I got in the summer 2015. Featured work included landscapes, seascapes, floral pieces.

    Event: Made here II

    Dates: Oct. 1, 2015 - Oct. 26, 2015

    Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

    This show featured work of two talented Toronto artist - Sarah Carlson and Nadia Gurkova

    Event: Queen West Art Crawl 2015

    Dates: Sept. 11, 2015 - Sept. 14, 2015

    Venue: Trinity-Bellwoods, Toronto, ON

    This is one of the biggest and the oldest juried outdoor exhibitions in Toronto

    Event: "My peace"

    Dates: Sept. 3, 2015 - Sept. 29, 2015

    Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

    Solo exhibition of new landscape series "My peace" created in 2015.

    Within each of us I believe there is a special place of peace and happiness. What would happen if we shared these places with each other? Could they fashion a shield to protect us from invasive stresses of today’s life?
    “My Peace” invites you to explore paintings of these special places and share your own, so that I may expand this landscape series in hopes of inspiring others to find peace and happiness within themselves.

    Event: The power of the ocean

    Dates: Aug. 3, 2015 - Aug. 28, 2015

    Venue: Grain, Bean and Curd, 1414, Dundas street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

    This show featured my most beautiful seascapes in oil.

    Event: Bees and the birds

    Dates: June 4, 2015 - June 29, 2015

    Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

    group show to raise awareness of the bees extinction due to use of chemical in agreeculture

    Event: Hop-up show

    Dates: April 10, 2015 - April 18, 2015

    Venue: Gallery on Wade, 87 Wade st, Toronto, ON, Canada

    Group show featuring bunnies and all spring and Easter elated subjects

    Event: The holiday show

    Dates: Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 21, 2014

    Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

    The holiday show!

    Event: In the round II

    Dates: Oct. 2, 2014 - Oct. 28, 2014

    Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

    Impressive by size and power group show, featuring 450 artworks by artist all over Ontario

    Event: Wychwood Barns Art Market

    Dates: Oct. 1, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014

    Venue: Wychwood Barns Art Assosiation, Toronto, ON, Canada

    Indoor art market

    Event: Summer juice

    Dates: July 3, 2014 - July 29, 2014

    Venue: Superjet Cafe, 346 Dupont St, Toronto, ON, Canada

    This show featured various work inspired by summer

    Event: Wychwood Barns Art Market

    Dates: July 1, 2014 - July 5, 2014

    Venue: Wychwood Barns Art Assosiation, Toronto, ON, Canada

    Wychwood barns art market

    Event: United colour of Scarborough

    Dates: May 29, 2014 - May 31, 2015

    Venue: Scarborough Art Centre, Scarborough, ON, Canada

    group art market featuring newcomer artist

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There are no upcoming events

Show previous eventsHide previous events

Previous events

Event: Scape

Dates: Jan. 18, 2016 - March 4, 2016

Venue: Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Outstanding curated exhibition of landscape and cityscape by Toronto artists. I was honored to be selected!

Event: Inspired by animals

Dates: Jan. 8, 2016 - Feb. 25, 2016

Venue: Artisans at Work, 2071 Danforth ave, Toronto, ON, Canada

Great show by local East York artist inspired by animals featured wide range of wild life and other animals.

Event: In the round III

Dates: Nov. 5, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2015

Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

Curated group show that featured variety of 2D work by artists from all over Ontario

Event: Art at the Palais II: La Belle Epoque"

Dates: Oct. 20, 2015 - Feb. 25, 2016

Venue: Palais Royale, 1601 Lakeshore blvd, Toronto, ON, Canada

80+ artist gathered to celebrate art at this amazing award night and exhibition.

Event: Moments of this summer

Dates: Oct. 1, 2015 - Oct. 30, 2015

Venue: Grain, Bean and Curd, 1414, Dundas street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

This exhibition was a reflection of all the inspiration I got in the summer 2015. Featured work included landscapes, seascapes, floral pieces.

Event: Made here II

Dates: Oct. 1, 2015 - Oct. 26, 2015

Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

This show featured work of two talented Toronto artist - Sarah Carlson and Nadia Gurkova

Event: Queen West Art Crawl 2015

Dates: Sept. 11, 2015 - Sept. 14, 2015

Venue: Trinity-Bellwoods, Toronto, ON

This is one of the biggest and the oldest juried outdoor exhibitions in Toronto

Event: "My peace"

Dates: Sept. 3, 2015 - Sept. 29, 2015

Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

Solo exhibition of new landscape series "My peace" created in 2015.

Within each of us I believe there is a special place of peace and happiness. What would happen if we shared these places with each other? Could they fashion a shield to protect us from invasive stresses of today’s life?
“My Peace” invites you to explore paintings of these special places and share your own, so that I may expand this landscape series in hopes of inspiring others to find peace and happiness within themselves.

Event: The power of the ocean

Dates: Aug. 3, 2015 - Aug. 28, 2015

Venue: Grain, Bean and Curd, 1414, Dundas street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

This show featured my most beautiful seascapes in oil.

Event: Bees and the birds

Dates: June 4, 2015 - June 29, 2015

Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

group show to raise awareness of the bees extinction due to use of chemical in agreeculture

Event: Hop-up show

Dates: April 10, 2015 - April 18, 2015

Venue: Gallery on Wade, 87 Wade st, Toronto, ON, Canada

Group show featuring bunnies and all spring and Easter elated subjects

Event: The holiday show

Dates: Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 21, 2014

Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

The holiday show!

Event: In the round II

Dates: Oct. 2, 2014 - Oct. 28, 2014

Venue: Graven Feather Gallery, 906 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

Impressive by size and power group show, featuring 450 artworks by artist all over Ontario

Event: Wychwood Barns Art Market

Dates: Oct. 1, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014

Venue: Wychwood Barns Art Assosiation, Toronto, ON, Canada

Indoor art market

Event: Summer juice

Dates: July 3, 2014 - July 29, 2014

Venue: Superjet Cafe, 346 Dupont St, Toronto, ON, Canada

This show featured various work inspired by summer

Event: Wychwood Barns Art Market

Dates: July 1, 2014 - July 5, 2014

Venue: Wychwood Barns Art Assosiation, Toronto, ON, Canada

Wychwood barns art market

Event: United colour of Scarborough

Dates: May 29, 2014 - May 31, 2015

Venue: Scarborough Art Centre, Scarborough, ON, Canada

group art market featuring newcomer artist


 

Biography

I was drawn towards art as long as I can remember, but started perusing that passion after earning my Bachelor of Public Relations. Since then, I have attended several art schools, including: Academy of Art Canada (Toronto), Adult Art Program at Central Technical School (Toronto), Nik Balushev Art Studio (Russia). To this day, I continue to improve my skills by taking private workshops, online classes, and experimenting in my Toronto based studio.

My style and technique are continuously evolving and are influenced by almost everything around me. Although I explore a wide variety of subjects, landscapes and florals are my main passion.

In October 2014 I started teaching beginner painting workshops for adults. Now I teach, paint commissions, get involved in community engaged projects. My goal is to inspire others to create, believe in themselves, and experience the power of art.


 
 
 
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