Irina Eldarova

B. 1955, Moscow

Lives and works in Baku and London

Irina Eldarova – artist, illustrator, graduate of Saint-Petersburg State Academy after Repin (1975-79) and Moscow State Institute after V.I.Surikov (1980-82), where she was studying at the course of Boris Deksterev. Irina's creative work includes not only painting and graphic design, but development of a large scale publishing projects in Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. In 2007 the artist has been awarded with the prize for the Best Media Project, granted by the Kazakhstan Journalists Union. Irina Eldarova is the author of monumental marble panel fixed at Khalglar Dostlugu metro station in Baku. The sphere of artist's professional interests covers photography, video art and journalism. She developed a design project that included monumental marble reliefs for the underground station Halglar Dostlugu in Baku. Eldarova also works with photography, video art, journalism and teaches photo design at Western University in Baku.

Solo exhibitions

2014

"Girls prever Oilman", solo exhibition, YAY Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

2012

"Vertical" (Art is not belong to the people), artist's studio, Baku, Azerbaijan

2010

"Hello! This is me", Museum Centre, Baku

2007

"Fire Worshippers", Baku Centre of Arts, Baku

1998

"Aggressive Still-Life", Humay Gallery, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013-2012

"Fly to Baku. Contemporary art from Azerbaijan", Kunsthistorisches museum, Vienna, Austria; National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy; Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia; me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany; Hotel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris, France; Phillips de Pury& Company, London, UK

2013

"Yarat's First Contemporary Art Exhibition",

ART GANJA-2013: CONTEMPORARY ART FESTIVAL, Ganja, Azerbaijan

“2013

GABALA ART -PALAIS” III International Art Exhibition, Gabala, Azerbaijan

“Eco Art”, contemporary art exhibition, Museum Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

“Home Sweet Home“, Contemporary art exhibition, Azerbaijani Cultural Center, Paris, France

2012

“Aluminium” V International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Art-Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

“Mystery of Venetian Masks”, Museum Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

P articipation in exhibition dedicate to the 20th anniversary of SOCAR, Baku, Azerbaijan

”Sport - art”, Museum center, Baku, Azerbaijan

“Maiden Tower” III International Art Festival, Baku, Azerbaijan

2010

''Philosophy of Spring'', Museum Centre, Baku

''Summer Vernissage'', Museum Centre, Baku

''Azerbaijani Art on the Cusp of the Centuries'', Museum Centre, Baku

2009

'Black and White'', Museum Centre, Baku

''To be a Woman'', International Exhibition-Forum, Contemporary Art Centre, Baku

2007

'Craft as Art and Art as Craft'', XII International Art Symposium, Shaki,Azerbaijan

Aluminium 3'', International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Baku

2006

'Visual Arts'', First Ganja International Festival, Khan's Garden, Ganja,Azerbaijan

2001

Humay Gallery, London (the first exhibition of Azerbaijani and Kazakhstani artistsin London)

5 Kichik Qala Street, Icheri Sheher Baku

Azerbaijan, AZ 1000

+99412 505 23 23

E-mail info@yaygallery.com

Opening hours

12:00 — 20:00 (except Monday)