Anastasia Russa


Born in Moscow 

Based in London



2021-2022 - Painting Programme, Turps Banana, London.

2013-2015 - M.F.A. in Fine Arts, University of the Arts London, Wimbledon College of Art.

2001-2005 - Monumental Painting, the V.Surikov State Academy Art Institute, Moscow.


Winner of the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Portobello Wall Art Project 2018-19

Best Student Prize, EWAAC , London, 2014

Laureate of the XVIII Moscow International Art Contest "Golden Brush" 2008
Laureate of the Youth Premium “TRIUMPH”, Moscow, 2005

Solo shows:

2018 - Solo exhibition "Monsters in Your Garden" (16th November - 2nd December, RED DOOR Project Space, SW7 5PX, London)

2017 - Solo exhibition "Burning the Midnight Oil" ( 19th November - 6th January, St.Catherine's Church, Dollis Hill Lane, NW10 1QB, London) 

2016 - Solo exhibition "Per-Version of the Myth" (Gridchinhall, 9 - 28th of July, Moscow Region) 

2016 - Solo exhibition "Could a critique of contemporary consumerism also function as today’s History Painting?" (Gallery Belyaevo, 6 - 12th of April, Profsousnaya str., 100, Moscow)

2015 - Solo exhibition (2nd - 9th of May, Nude Tin Can gallery, 125 Hatfield Rd, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 4JS)

Group exhibitions:

2020 - SPRING - the first offline exhibition of the Best Russian contemporary artists (ARTEEX), Moscow

2020 - Jackson's Painting Prize, Long-listed

2019 - Young Talent Contemporary Purchase Prize (8-12 November, Cello Factory, London, SE1)

2019 - The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition (14-24 November, Mall Galleries, London, SW1)

2017 - Long-listed for Columbia Threadneedle Prize (Mall Galleries, London)

2017 - “As it stands: Unrefined, muted, abandoned”, Open Call (6th - 23th of July, Hundred Years Gallery, 13 Pearson Street, E2 8JD, London)

2017 - Pre-selected for Royal Society of Portrait Painters (Mall Galleries, London)

2016 - "Diffusion" (16th - 27th of November, Barge House, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse street, SE1 9PH, London)

2016 -"Alienation" (27th - 30th of October, 5th Base Gallery, 23 Heneage street, E1 5LG, London)

2016 - Russa, Wolny&Raspollini Art Exhibition (12 of August - 30 of September, Nude Tin Can gallery, 125 Hatfield Rd, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 4JS) 

2016 - RBA Rising Stars 2016 ( Gallery LR Lloyds Register, 11th of February - 11th of March, 71 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4BS) 


Social Discovery Ventures Collection 


Residency in Gridchinhall, Moscow Region, December 2015 - May 2016

Residency Grant at Valparaiso Foundation, Spain, October, 2008


Art Reveal Magazine, Issue #24, January 2017, 65-69 pages, interview and image of  painting "Michael and a Dragon" on the Cover Page,  ISBN: 9781366447302

Russian Gap Magazine, Issue #9, March 2017, 65-67 pages, image of painting "Michael portrait" is on the Cover page,  ISSN: 2058 - 1610

Russian Gap Magazine, Issue #1, March 2015, 20-25 pages, ISSN: 2058 - 1610


© Anastasia Russa 2021