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Dmitry Kaminker is St. Petersburg based sculptor.

Born -                     
1949, St. Petersburg, Russia

Education -            
1969-73, St. Petersburg State Academy of Art & Design
Architectural Decorative Sculpture Dept.- M.A. (Former V. Mukhina Art Institute)

Union of Artists of Russia
Chairman of “Ozerki – Artist’s Village” artistic society. St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg Academy of Contemporary Art
"A-Ya" Art Society, St. Petersburg
2009-present time, The State Hermitage contemporary art committee, Russia
2008-present time, The St. Petersburg State Academy of Art and Design certifying commission
2007-present time, The St. Petersburg Government (Culture committee) commission of experts
1995-99, National Art Prize Committee of the President of Russia


2011- Joseph Brodsky Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome

2007- Prize-winner of International Art Festival “Master-class” St. Petersburg
2005- Dyagelev Art Prize, St. Petersburg 
N. Punin Prize of Art Critics of St. Petersburg

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Ministry of Culture, Moscow, Russia
State Museum of St. Petersburg Sculpture, Russia
Elagin Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia
Art Foundation of the Soviet Union, Moscow, Russia
University of Central England Archives, Birmingham, UK
Grand Valley State University, USA
Museum of Art, Tumen, Russia
City Art Gallery of Wertingen, Germany
York University, Toronto, Canada
Wesleyan University, IL, USA
Private collections in Russia, UK, Germany, Canada, USA, Denmark, Sweden.

Public sculpture

2011- Thomas Moore monument, granite/bronze, St.Petersburg  
2009- “Sea Horse. The way from Vikings to Greeks” fountain, granite, St. Petersburg, Russia (together with Daniil Kaminker)
2007- “Ear-Shell” marble, Vladikavkaz, Russia
2005- “Monument to unknown Organizer” bronze, St. Petersburg, Russia
2005- “Blind man” bronze, St. Petersburg, Russia
2003- “Stone Oarsman” granite, St. Petersburg, Russia
1993-2002 Sculptures for International Culture and Congress Center, Holstebro, Denmark. (Together with KRUKAKO art group)
1991- Sculptures for the Royal Scandinavian Casino, Aarhus, Denmark
Also public sculptures in Aarhus (Denmark), Lake Virnwy Sculpture park (UK), Wertingen (Germany), Alma-Ata (Kazakhstan) 

Solo exhibitions-    
2004- Grand Valley State University, USA
2003- Maryland Institute College of Art, USA
2000- “Our heritage” gallery, Moscow, Russia
1999- State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg Russia
1995- "Ancient Mythology in Russian Village" State Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg.
1993- Illinois Wesleyan University, USA
1990- "Firebird -Beyond the Fence" Toronto Sculpture Garden, Canada 

Professional Activities/ selected group exhibitions-
2010- Exhibition, “Sky” State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2008- Exhibition “Power of water” State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2007- Invited artist, exhibition “Space Era” Popov Central Museum of Communications, St. Petersburg, Russia
2006- Artist, Festival of art “Lus over Lolland” Denmark    
2005- Exhibition “Collage in Russia. The 20th Century” State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2004- Visiting Artist, Grand Valley State University, MI (USA)
2004- Exhibition “Roads in Russian art” State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2003- Invited artist, Festival of St. Petersburg Art “Vivat St. Petersburg” and residency at Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore (USA)
2003- Exhibition “St. Petersburg. Portrait of the city and its citizens. From the collection of the Russian Museum” State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
1993-2002 – “Tobacco worker’s Dream” International project on Art, Architecture, Mythology and Aquabiology for the Holstebro Center for Culture And Congress, Denmark. KRUKAKO art group.
2000- Lake Vyrnwy Sculpture Symposium, Powys, Wales (UK)
1999- Lake Vyrnwy Sculpture Symposium, Powys, Wales (UK)
1995- Artist/organizer, “Dwelling of Spirits” Festival of Balinese Culture, Arhus (DK)
1995- Artist, Sculpture Symposium Albeck, Germany
1992- Artist, Art Omi Symposium N.Y. (USA)
1992- Residency, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington (USA)
1992- Residency, York University, Toronto, Canada
1991- Visiting Artist: Oslo University, Norway;  Stockholm University,
1990- Residency, Toronto Sculpture Garden and York University, Toronto, Canada.
1989- Residency, University of Central England, Birmingham (UK)
1989- Artist, 13th Biennale of Baltic Countries, Rostock, East Germany
1986- Artist, Stone Symposium, Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan
1982- Residency, Budapest, Hungary
1980- Artist, Sculpture Symposium, Pereslavl-Zalesski, Russia




© Дмитрий Каминкер 2011