Russian Etchings presentation at MA-MAtryoshka Festival on Mother’s Day in Clinton

MA-MAtryoshka Festival poster

Colored etching by Honored Artist of Russia Alexander Vetrov

Colored etching by Honored Artist of Russia Alexander Vetrov

Please join us in celebrating Mother’s Day in Clinton, MA at the First Russian MA-MAtryoshka Festival. Doors of Clinton Town Hall will be open for guests and participants from noon- 5 PM. It will take place on Sunday May 8th at 242 Church Street, Clinton, MA, 01510. There will be a free same-day admission with the festival ticket to the Museum of Russian Icons.
Please refer to Poster and Festival Facebook page for more family-friendly activities and participants.

The exhibition & sale of fabulous Russian etchings, dry points and aquatints by Russian artists:

Stanislav Nikireyev ( 1932-2007)
Alexander Vetrov
Irena Makoveeva
Vladimir Vorobyev

Will take place at the Matryoshka Festival.

Olesya Koenig, the curator of the exhibit and the Vice-Chair of the Festival, will make a Russian etching presentation, from 2 30- 3 PM. She will talk about techniques of etching, dry point, aquatint and mezzo-tinto and what instruments and materials being used to produce incredibly detailed and delicately colored images. PowerPoint presentation will feature works by Honored artists of Russia Alexander Vetrov and Irena Makoveeva that are exclusively represented by From Russia with Art Gallery in the United States.

Artworks will be available for sale from noon- 5 PM.
The Festival is organized in cooperation with Russian-American Cultural Center of Boston and Russian Matryoshka Club and supported by Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Thank you very much!

Written by FromRussiaWithArt

Jerry and Olesya Koenig are long time fine art collectors. In 2010, when Jerry retired from his job as General Director of Tenneco Automotive-Volga in Russia, they moved from Moscow, Russia to Cambridge, MA and co-founded From Russia With Art Gallery in Cambridge. The gallery features paintings, etchings, mixed media and sculptures of great quality and detail by Russian-American and Ukrainian artists, such as: Stanislav Nikireyev ( 1932-2007,) People's Artist of Russia; Anatoly Dverin ( b. 1935) Signature Member of OPA and Master of Pastel Society of the United States, Honored Artists of Russia: Alexander Vetrov, Irena Makoveeva and Vladimir Vorobyev, painters George Lapchinsky, Alexander Korman, Jim Kociuba, Maria Bablyak and Misha Lenn, sculptors Masha Volkova and Oleg Kedrya and more. They all represent great Schools of Fine Art, such as St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Art, Surikov and Stroganov Institutes of Fine Art in Moscow, Kiev Academy of Fine Art, Rhode Island School of Design and more. During annual pop-up exhibitions in different towns of Massachusetts and Maine Russian-Ukrainian cultural, educational and music programs being offered to Gallery supporters and visitors. Art and culture has no borders and helps mutual understanding between American and Russian people.


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