Yelena Lezhen 2018-04-19T21:46:04+00:00

Yelena Lezhen

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Artist’s Statement: In my art, I try to find the bridge leading from dreams to reality, from the invisible to the visible.”

The artistic explorations by Yelena Lezhen immediately capture one’s attention due to her extraordinary gift for self-expression through synthesis. For the artist ─ Ukrainian by origin, American by adoption ─ the key moment in pictorial representation, aside from artistic details or virtuosity, is the special importance conferred to symbols.

During last several years Yelena has developed the mixed media technique, new for her using ink and acrylic on black paper.
Yelena Lezhen has participated in numerous art exhibitions and won a number of juried selection calls for art. Her paintings and drawings can be found in private collections around the world, including United States, Germany, Israel, Russia, and Ukraine. Yelena was named as a winner at the 2014 International Art Festival sponsored by the Museum of Russian Art (MORA).

Exhibitions (2014-2017):

Hot Art Chelsea, The Highline Loft Gallery, Chelsea NY, 2014

International Art Festival 2014, The Highline Loft Gallery, Chelsea NY, 2014

Art Supporting Ukraine Exhibition, The UC NYC, Manhattan NY, 2015

Solo Exhibition at the Getaway Art Center NYC, Manhattan NY, 2015

Solo Exhibition at the National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery, Manhattan NY, 2015

Barcelona in Arte 2015, International Art Exhibition, Barcelona Spain, July 2015

Contemporary Art Fair 2015, Reggio Emilia, Italy, September 2015

There’s No Place Like Home, ArtSceneToday Summer 2015 Online Exhibition

State of the Art 2016, Studio Montclair Gallery, January 27 – April 15, 2016

37th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, NJ, 01/16/2016 – 03/13/2016

ArtPeopleGallery.com, March 2016

Spring Exhibition at MoRA (Museum of Russian Art), April 9th – May 1st 2016, Jersey City, NJ

Art Hamptons 2016, Bridgehampton, NY, June 23-26, 2016

Salon International D’Art Contemporain, ART3F, Nice, France October 14-16, 2016

“Search for Imagination”, Museum of Russian Art (MORA), October 8 – 22, 2016, Jersey City, New Jersey

Summer 2016 finalist of the online juried exhibition “Bad Art” curated by artscenetoday.comhttp://artscenetoday.com/juried-exhibitions/bad-art/

“Spring Exhibition”, Museum of Russian Art (MORA), April 8 – 29, 2017, Jersey City, New Jersey

“The Ardor of Spring” by International Art Alliance, April 20th, 2017, Caelum Gallery, 508 W 26th St, NYC, NY

“Spring Extravaganza” by International Art Festival and Museum of Russian Art, April 27th, 2017, Caelum Gallery,    508 W 26th St, NYC, NY

“Amsterdam International Art Fair”, August 25 – 26, 2017, Beur Van Berlage, Amsterdam

Artist Residency on Governors Island, New York, the residency on August 28 – September 3, 2017,  public presentation on September 2nd and 3rd

Museum of Russian Art Group Exhibition, September 8-13, 2017, K&P Gallery, Chelsea, NY

“Art and Fashion Week” Exhibition by Elegant New York Magazine, September 15-21, 2017 MAD&F Gallery, New York

International Fall Exhibition at MoRA, October 7-21, 2017, Jersey City, NJ

Juried Exhibition Selection: Transformation 2017 curated by re:artiste, October 11-26, 2017, Gallery MC, New York

Exposure 2017, December 19 – 23, 2017, Ceres Gallery, New York

Juried Exhibition Selection: International Art Festival and Museum of Russian Art, November 2nd, 2017,  The Highline Loft Gallery, 508 W 26th St, NYC, NY

“One Hundred Years Later: Impressions” dedicated to 100 Years from 2017 October Revolution in Russia curated by nonprofit organization North Cross. Exhibitions take place:

Bulgarian Embassy, October 26th, 2017, 6-9pm, 121 East 62nd ST, New York, NY, 10065

The Plaxall Gallery, Art Center LIC-A,  November 4-12,  2017,  5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY

Russian Cultural Center, November 20 – December 1, 2017, 1825 Phelps Place, NW, Washington, DC,

Juried Exhibition Selection: “Hope for the Holiday”, November 19 – December 31, 2017, Monmouth Museum Main Gallery, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738

Pictures available for sale.

Contact artist by e-mail: lenazhen@gmail.com

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