Biography

Born in 1970 in Murino, Leningrad Oblast, Russia, Olga Tobreluts is an accomplished artist who works with photography, video, painting and sculpture. Olga is a pioneer of digital art movement in Russia and has belonged to the Neo-Academism group of artists, Olga Tobreluts explores adaptive evolution in human visual perception in the 21st century and offers new forms of visual expression that discuss the simulation of reality and “realness” in our advanced technological age. She now lives in St. Petersburg and also has studios in Berlin, Germany and San Tagliamento, Italy. Olga has had numerous solo museum exhibitions through out the world, including in Belgium, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Finland and has shown with American favorites like Tony Oursler and Cindy Sherman at the Tate Modern, as well as countless other well known international artists. Her works have also been exhibited at such prestigious institutions as the Tate Modern in London, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Modern Art in Moscow, as well as at the Ostende Museum in Belgium and the Modern Art Museum in Stockholm, among numerous others. Her works have been acquired by significant collections including at the MoMA, NY, the State Russian Museum, the Ludwig Musuem, the Baron von Stieglitz Museum, the Mario Testino Foundation, and the Wolfgang Joop Foundation. Two comprehensive books written on her work and have also been featured in most major international contemporary arts publications and her work has been included in such publications as Art Actuel, Flash Art, ArtReview, METROPOLISM, ART, and FOCUS. Her work as also been featured in premiere fashion publications such as W Magazine, Vanity Fair, Vogue Paris, Vogue Russia, and Vogue Germany and V Magazine.