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Julia Kostsova


Being an artist had been my dream since childhood. From this decision to this day, I never cease to admire everything that surrounds me.
My art and my creative world is tuned to reflect my inner reality, mood and thoughts. And this could be conveyed through the color, shape or vibration of the image surface.

I experience happiness in contemplation and work. Although may be I am more a workaholic:)
Plots in my paintings and sketches are taken from everything that resonates in my soul, from my

1999-2004 - Studied at the Ekaterinburg Art School named after I.D. Shadr (painting and pedagogical department).
2005-2011 - St. Petersburg State Academic Institute named I.E. Repin, the workshop of monumental painting of S.N. Repin, studied with Professor A.A. Mylnikov.
Since 2012 - a member of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists.
From 2014 to 2016 she taught at the University in Changsha (Hunan Woman's University), in 2015 she taught painting courses in Fort Myers (Florida, USA), and since 2015 has been collaborating with the Russian American Museum of Art (RAMA).
An active participant and author of regional, all-Russian and personal exhibitions, master classes, as well as creative competitions at international plein airs and exhibitions, youth festivals.
Works are in private and public collections in Russia, Ukraine, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Belgium, Czech Republic, China, England, France, Holland, Brazil and the USA.

Julia Kostsova



"Art Capital 2020" - international exhibition-competition, the painting "Flawless" was awarded by the grand jury of the Salon des Artistes Francais (Mention) in the painting section, Grand Palace, Paris, France.
"Espirit de renconte" - exhibition at the Russian Spiritual and Cultural Orthodox Center in Paris, France.
"Autumn 2020" - Exhibition Center CX .S.-Petersburg
"Young Artists of St. Petersburg", exhibition center CX .S.-Petersburg
"Picturesque Valaam" - Oryol Museum of Fine Arts

"On the Sunny Side-9" - Exhibition Center CX .S.-Petersburg
"Way" - art group AURORA, exhibition center CX .S.-Petersburg
"Where the Neva turns into the sea" - Current Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art
ArtMuse, St. Petersburg.
"Picturesque Valaam" - Moscow State Museum of S.A. Yesenin
"3rd Plein Air Festival in Normandy" - International Plein Air and Exhibition Petit Les Andelys, France

"Spring-2018" - Exhibition Center CX .S.-Petersburg
“On the sunny side-8” - Union of Artists, St. Petersburg.
"Coup d'oeil sur le Printemps" - solo exhibition, gallery ArtBourgonge, France
"Fortress of the Spirit, Solovki" - Yusupov Palace, St. Petersburg
"Quiet ringing of the surf" - EastWestFineArt Gallery, Florida, USA.
"Autumn-2018" - St. Petersburg Union of Artists
"Painting" - Aurora art group, the government of St. Petersburg, Smolny.
"The Muse Must Work" - Laureate of the "Special" Prize, Museum of Contemporary Art ArtMuza, St. Petersburg
"150th Anniversary of the Birth of Nicholas 2" - branch of the Hermitage Museum, Vyborg, Academic Chapel, St. Petersburg
"90th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov" - Tauride Palace, St. Petersburg

"Own City" - exhibition-competition, laureate (plein-air trip to France), IEC Petersburg Artist
“Muse must work” - winner of the competition exhibition, 1st place, art cluster “ART-MUZA”, St. Petersburg.
“85 years of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists” - Manege exhibition center, St. Petersburg.
“Promenade. France." - Museum-reserve "Staraya Ladoga", Len. region.
“Fortress of spirit. Solovki. ” - Yusupov Palace, St. Petersburg.
“On the sunny side-7” - Union of Artists, St. Petersburg.

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