Maria Safronova

Maria Safronova was born in 1979 in the city of Rzhev, Tver region. In 2003 she graduated from the Surikov Moscow State Academic Art Institute, in 2011 — the Institute of Contemporary Art and the School of Contemporary Art "Free Workshops". She became the scholar of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation in 2003. Included in the Top 100 recognized artists of Russia according to InArt. In 2017, 2018 included in the Russian investment art rating 49ART, representing outstanding contemporary artists under the age of 50 years.


personal exhibitions:


What If? Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia


Experimental field (Gallery 21), WINZAVOD Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia 



Tour of Duty (VLADEY Space) WINZAVOD Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia 

Past & Present Municipal Cultural Institution "Hall of Culture", Rzew, Russia



Total Private MMOMA / Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia



The Game of General View Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia

SUBTITRES Parallel program, The VI Moscow Biennale of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia



Daily Routine MMOMA, Moscow, Russia



Habitat Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia


group exhibitions:



R_E_Volution Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany

Russia. Realism. XXI century The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg / State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan, Russia

II Novosibirsk International Triennial of Graphics Novosibirsk Art Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia

The Noise of Time National Gallery of the Komi Republic, Syktyvkar, Russia

18 +/- voluntary self-discipline Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia

At the edges VDNKh, Pavilion "Optics", Moscow, Russia

Disciplinary spaces Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia

Carefully Kids! The Museum of St. Petersburg Art (20th–21st centuries), St. Petersburg, Russia

Perfect age Museum AZ and MOMMA, Moscow, Russia



Bruegel. Inverted world ARTPLAY Design Center, Moscow, Russia 

The satellite over Monchegorsk MOMMA, Moscow, Monchegorsk’s State Cultural Center, Monchegorsk, Russia



Curator’s Choice Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA

Look at this world Chinese Museum of Women and Children, Beijing, China

19/92 From the Beginning MMOMA, Moscow, Russia



New Narrators in Russian Art of the 20th – 21st century The State Russian Museum St. Petersburg, Russia


Don’t you know who I am? Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium

Exhibition of the Nominees for Kandinsky Prize "Udarnik" cinema house Moscow, Russia



The Study of Researches MMOMA Moscow, Russia



The Rejected Reality Parallel project, The III Biennale of Young Art Moscow, ARTPLAY Design Center, Moscow, Russia

Unfinished Analysis Parallel project, The III Biennale of Young Art Moscow, National Centre foe Contemporary Arts / MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

The Rejected Reality Parallel project, the III Youth Biennale, ARTPLAY Design Center, Moscow, Russia

Inconclusive analysis Strategic project, the III of the Youth Biennale Moscow, Russia 

Friend or foe Parallel project, Project Factory, the III Youth Biennale Moscow, Russsia 

Student Art Promt ARTPLAY Design Center, Moscow, Russia

Today/Tomorrow MMOMA, Moscow, Russia



Mapping the possible Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia 

Impossible Community MMOMA, Moscow, Russia



On the contrary WINZAVOD Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia 





Finalist of Kandinsky Prize


Curator’s Choice at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts annual summer auction, Boston, MA, USA


Winner of Sergey Kurekhin Prize in the nomination "For the Best Work of Visual Art "


public collection:


MMOMA Moscow, Russia

Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art St. Petersburg, Russia

The Sergey Kuryokhin Modern Art Center St. Petersburg, Russia

The Museum of Chinese Women and Children Beijing, China

As well as in a variety of private collections in Russia and abroad

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