Biography

Elena Timtschenko

1969 born in Donskoje, North Caucasus, Russia
1978-1981 Childhood in Siberia and central Asia
1981-1984 School for Fine Arts in Donskoje, majors in painting and graphics
1986-1991 Vacational College for Foreign Languages Education, Pjatorgorsk (later States Linguistic University). German studies, educational studies. Diploma in Pedagogy: Teaching Foreign Languages (English and German)
1988-1989 Maurice Torez Institute for Foreign Languages, Moscow, German and Linguistic studies
1991-1996 Interpreter
1998-2003 Bauhaus University Weimar, Faculty of Fine Arts, specializing in Painting, with Prof. Barbara Nemitz
2003+ independent artist
2003+ Teaching of painting and drawing in classes and workshops
2004+ Member of the Association of Artists Thuringia eV
2005 Founding of a family business in Erfurt, Germany
2009-2015 Manager and owner, family run business in Erfurt
2019 Artist Residency Malta

Personal Exhibitions

2002 „Seashells and Snails“, Municipal Utilities Building Exhibition Hall, Erfurt, Germany
2003 „Space capsules“ Museum of Natural History, Erfurt, Germany
2004 Personal Exhibition, City Hall Gallery, Erfurt, Germany
2017 „Attractions“, City Hall Gallery, Rastenberg, Germany

Group Exhibitions

Regular participation in thematic exhibitions in the Association of Artists Thuringia eV`s Gallery in Erfurt, Germany
2001 Chancellery, University of Weimar, Germany
2006 ArtThuer, Thueringian Art Fair in Erfurt, Germany
2017 „Haus. Bau. Ambiente“ Special Presentation of the Association of Artists Thuringia eV on the Architecture and construction trade fair in Erfurt, Germany
2017 „Spaces III“, Metternich House, Koblenz, Germany
2018 ArtThuer, Thueringian Art Fair in Erfurt, Germany
2019 „Haus. Bau. Ambiente“ Special Presentation of the Association of Artists Thuringia eV on the Architecture and construction trade fair in Erfurt, Germany

Awards

2018 Winner of the Audience Award for Favourite Artist. ArtThuer, Thueringian Art Fair in Erfurt, Germany