Living in New York City for over 20 years, I never cease to be mesmerized by the juxtaposition between the peaceful sky and the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle below. The mirrored sky-scrapers scattered across the city reflect these two worlds, blending them together, creating a portal between the two. Through the medium of light, etching, drawing and mixed media I explore this synthesis.

SPACE BETWEEN
Living in New York City for over 20 years, I never cease to be mesmerized by the juxtaposition between the peaceful sky and the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle below. The mirrored sky-scrapers scattered across the city reflect these two worlds, blending them together, creating a portal between the two. Through the medium of light, etching, drawing and mixed media I explore this synthesis. I choose materials and subject matter that oppose each other, for example: Beauty - Danger; Geometric - Organic; Fantasy - Reality; Soft - Hard. What fascinated me is the conversation between these opposing forces, the space where interpretation can breath, shift and address the complexities of life.
In the "LIGHT SERIES", floating images are created by violently scratching and drilling each transparent sheet which is then stacked together. The light source of Led Lights set in the frame create a delicate floating image of refracted light, revealing themselves like veils. Without the light source the image cannot exist.

In "URBAN NATURE" I take mass-produced pieces of cardboard found discarded on the streets of New York and then proceed to burn, stitch and embellish them with re-appropriated materials. Urban Nature is an exploration between the intersection of commerce and culture, shifting back and forward between industrial and organic.
The repetitive pattern making is a meditative process, self-informing itself as the piece evolves. The geometric and circular patterns give rise to question whether they are something grown or man-made, exploring a universe in which forms continually verge on collapse and rearrangement, creating a constant flux. The work osculates between macro and micro cosmos, spiraling in and out of control, but at the heart of this disorienting movement lies stillness, the 'SPACE BETWEEN', where the spectator can slow down, catch their breath and reflect.

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Born in London, 1973.
Lives and works in New York.

Tatyana first arrived in New York City some sixteen years ago and was struck by the clear blue skies with its piercing light. Ever since that seminal moment luminosity and play on light has a significant role throughout the different mediums of her work.
The work has been exhibited in New York City, London, Paris, Vienna, Barcelona, Cannes, Venice, Bahamas, California and Hamptons.

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Showroom Lafayette
2016 GalleryNine 5
2013 Bosi Contemporary, NYC
2012 Zadok Gallery, Miami
2011 Jas Gallery, Paris
2010 Tripoli Gallery of Contemporary Art, Hamptons , NY
2009 National Arts Club, NY
2006 "Morphosis", Habres & Partner, Vienna, Austria
2004 "Drawings," JG | Contemporary / James Graham & Sons, NY
2002 "Transmutations," JG | Contemporary, NY
2002 "Transmutations" James Graham & Sons, NY
2001 "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," Blains Gallery, London
1999 "Random Grace," I-20 Gallery, NY

Group Exhibitions
2017 American Art Fair of Brussels, Belgium
2017 Seaman House, NYC
2017 Chefs Club, NYC
2017 Laura Korman Gallery, CA
2017 Untitled Gallery, NYC
2015 Untitled Gallery, NYC
2015 GalleryNine5, NYC
2015 Vohn Gallery, 'Nature", NY
2014 Faberger Public Art Commission, "Egg Hunt", NYC
2013 American Dreams, London
2013 Dirt Gallery, Hamptons
2013 Birnan Woods Gallery, Hamptons
2013 OK Harris, "Illuminators", NYC
2013 Birnam Woods Gallery, "3D", NYC
2011 Palais du Festival Cannes Film Festival, France
2010 Boltax Gallery; Shelter Island, NY
2010 Art & Guest / Grand Palais, A. Gallery, Paris, France
2010 Sotheby's, Tools for Thought, NYC
2009 Showtime House, MDA Studio, Californication, NYC
"The Common Mind" CuetoProject, NYC
2007 Bischoff / Weiss, Gallery, Zoo Art Fair, London
2004 "Wood Work," JG | Contemporary NYC
"Slice and Dice," curated by Alois Kronschläger, Visual Arts Gallery, NYC
"Colorscapes," Cooper Classic Collection, NYC
2003 "Uptown | Downtown," JG | Contemporary / James Graham & Sons, NYC
2002 "Concepts for New Sculpture," Venice Guggenheim, Italy
Traveled to Dortheum Gallery, Vienna
"Group Show," Linz Gallery, Austria
Commission, Goodwood Sculpture Park, England
"Art 2002," London Art Fair, London
"Supranatural," Canary Wharf, London
2001 "Art 2001," London Art Fair, London.
1999 "Group Show," Galleria Zero, Barcelona, Spain
"Group Show," Blains Fine Art, London
1998 "Group Show," Vibrant Gallery, NY
"Group Show," Soho 20, NY, curated by Leslie Jones
1997 "Group Show," Phoenix Gallery, NY, curated by Laura Hoptman

CRITICAL HIGHLIGHTS
- Connaissance des Arts
"The images float in the frames depending on the varying intensity of the neons, hesitating between appearing and disappearing…"

- Huffington Post
"As the viewer, you engage with Dystopia not just because you connect emotionally with the memories, the uncertainty, and the dreams and fantasies of childhood, but also because you are prompted to recognize that desperate and ceaseless search for truth, that existential anxiety that persists into our modern day adult lives."

- New York Times (Roberta Smith)
"To describe these works as visceral is an understatement, but the adjective would include the involuntary thrill at seeing something forbidden."

- La Gazette
"The beauty is fragile, somewhere between the traditional and the experimental…"

- Art News (Robert C. Morgan)
"… it offered a brilliant rhythmic glow produced entirely by light."

- Evening Standard
"… designed to resemble a childish fantasy, tempting the spectator to touch and taste as a young innocent would with a new toy or sweet."

- Surface Magazine
"…the pieces imply an irresistible cross pollination between plush fashion design and lush botanical growth."

OTHER REVIEWS
Contemporary France
Die Presse, Kunstmart Newspaper
New Yorker
The Wharf Newspaper
Art Newsletter
Independent on Sunday
Harper's & Queen
Tatler
Italian GQ
ID Magazine
Sunday Times, UK