WINNERS OF THE XII COMPETITION ’HAPPINESS’ automatic translate
April 26 in the conference hall of the Museum of the Academy of Arts held a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the XII creative competition «HAPPINESS». In anticipation of the results in the main hall, the main participants of the celebration gathered: lyceum students, students and post-graduate students, teachers of the Academic Lyceum named after Johansson and the Repin Institute.
In the Titian Hall of the Academy of Arts, the work of the exhibition of the Prize of the patron of art Igor Minakova was completed. At the exhibition 264 works competed: paintings, graphics, sculptures and architectural projects. The jury evaluated the works in 5 creative nominations: «Painting», «Sculpture», «Graphics», «Architecture», «Young Artist». In the nomination «Painting» 75 paintings competed; In the «Graph» - 62; In «Sculpture» - 77, in «Architecture» - 30, in the nomination «Young Artist» - 20 school works.
At the awarding ceremony, the teachers and administration of the Ioganson Lyceum and the Repin Institute thanked the patron for organizing the contest, for supporting the creative development of students and the school of academic art in general. «The theme» Happiness «of the XII contest draws attention to the basic aspects of life. It is not ephemeral. Happiness in daily trivia, here and now «, - comments Andrey Sklyarenko, graphic artist, pro-rector for academic work. The director of the Lyceum, the artist Tatyana Mishchenko shared her opinion about the topic: «The theme for young artists is not simple. It is connected with the elusive and therefore difficult to convey feelings. In the subjects of the guys, we saw scenes of quiet family happiness, the end of the period of suffering. « Tatiana Mischenko also thanked the contest and the Repin Institute for the opportunity for young artists to exhibit at the Academy, to receive an assessment of masters of such a high level.
According to the decision of the jury of the first prize in the «Painting» nomination, the work «Kasha» by Elena Kondratova (5th year of painting) was awarded. In the nomination «Sculpture», the winner recognized the composition «The Holiday of New Bread» by Ksenia Kryazhova (5th year). In the nomination «Graphic» I prize on the results of voting of the jury was presented to the author of the triptych «Happiness in the struggle» Krushelnytsky Vasily (4th year of the graphic arts department). In the nomination «Architecture» I was awarded with the 1st prize for the restoration of the courtyards of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts of the 4th year students Luzganova Maria, Kurkheutova Alexander, Desert Sofia. The art object «Memory box» of the 4th year student of the graphic arts department of Khazankin Georgiy was awarded an additional first prize by the decision of the jury.
The jury XII was headed by the rector of Repin Institute Semyon Mikhailovsky. In the composition of experts traditionally there were deans of faculties, pro-rectors and, for the first time in the project, Cafe. Drawing Vladimir Mogilevtsev, heads of the workshops Alexander Zastavsky and Yuri Kalyuta.
In total this year 5 pupils of lyceum named after Johanson and 21 students of the Repin Institute received prizes and monetary awards from the patron of art. The premium fund of the XII contest exceeded 1, 7 million rubles. The first prize was 100 000 rubles, the second - 80 000 and the third - 60 000 rubles. The organization of a competitive exhibition and competition of artists is carried out from the personal funds of the patron of art Igor Minakova.
The purpose of the competition is to promote the development of state educational art institutions and to support the leading school of academic art in St. Petersburg and Russia. Over the years, the project has become a prestigious competition among the beginning artists of the Academic Art Schools of St. Petersburg and the program of targeted youth assistance. More than 270 students-students and lyceum students became laureates of the patron’s bonuses of Igor Minakov.
From May to June 2017 on the website of the patron http://igorminakov.ru/ there will be an online voting for two special awards «Internet recognition»: «Picture» and «Sculpture».