Valeria Koshkina

Valeria Koshkina

Prague , Prague 5, Czech Republic

About Valeria Koshkina

Valeria Koshkina was born in 1961 in Moscow.
In 1984 she graduated from the Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry, and since 1992 she has lived in Prague, where she specialises in cabinet sculpting and medal-making.

Valeria is a member of both the Czech Association of Art Medalists AUM (since 1994) and the International Art Medal Federation (FIDEM - Fédération Internationale de la Médailles d'Art) .

Valeria as a designer of figural and decorative porcelain cooperates with several well-known Czech manufacturers as a designer of figural and decorative porcelain. Rudolf Kampf, Royal Dux Bohemia and Haas and Czjzek are among them.
Valeria Koshkina regularly takes part in exhibitions and symposia focusing on the production of medals and cabinet sculptures.

Valeria Koshkina is married and she is the mother of two children – a son and a daughter.


The official website of Valeria Koshkina is www.koshka.cz.

Education

The Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry

Exhibitions

Exhibition highlights:

1989 – «Exhibition of the Young Artists», Moscow, Russia;
1990 – «The World on the Hand Palm» in the Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia;
1994 – «The Act in the Medal», Brno, Czech Republic;
1996 – «Contemporary Czech Medals, Plaques and Coins» at the Old Royal Palace in Prague Castle, Czech Republic;
2002 – «FIDEM-2002», Paris, France;
2003/2004 – «The 4th Salon of the Czech Association of Art Medalists», Jablonec nad Nisou, Plzen, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic;
2004 – «FIDEM-2004», Seixal, Portugal;
2007 – «Contemporary Czech Medal Art» at the National Museum in Prague, Czech Republic;
2007 – «FIDEM-2007», Colorado Springs, USA;
2009/2010 – «The 5th Salon of the Czech Association of Art Medalists», Jablonec nad Nisou, Plzen, Czech Republic;
2010 – «FIDEM-2010», Tampere, Finland;
2011 – «The 16th ART MANEGE 2011 Contemporary art Fair», Moscow, Russia;
2012 – «FIDEM-2012», Glasgow, Scotland;
2013 – «The 6th Salon of the Czech Association of Art Medalists», Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic;
2013 – «Beijing International Coin Exposition 2013», Beijing, China;
2013 – «2013. China Personal Exhibition Tour», Beijing, Shenyang, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shanghai, China;
2014 – «My John Paul II» in Senatorial Hall of the Royal Palace, Warsaw, Poland;
2015 – Personal exhibition in Galleria d'Arte Mentana, Florence, Italy;
2016 – «FIDEM-2016», Namur, Ghent, Belgium;
2017/2018 – «Medal making production – Art and Craft. Contemporary Art of Czech medal making production 2008-2017» at the National Technical Museum in Prague, Czech Republic;
2018 – «The Art of interplay», personal exhibition in Czech Photo Centre, Prague, Czech Republic;
2018 – «The 13th International Glass Symposium» at the Museum of Glass in Novy Bor, Czech Republic;
2019 – «The 13th International Glass Symposium» at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague , Czech Republic;
2019 – «Colours of emotions», personal exhibition in exhibition hall Portheimka, Prague, Czech Republic.

Symposia:

2002 – «The 7th International Symposium of the Cast Medals, Metal Plates and Small-Form Sculpture», Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic;
2003 – «The 1st International Symposium of Bronze Cast Cups», Hodonin, Czech Republic;
2011 – «The 11th International Symposium of Medals», Kremnica, Slovakia;
2018 – «The 13th International Glass Symposium»,
Novy Bor, Czech Republic.