Maria Arendt

Born in Moscow, 1968.
Until the age of 17 lived in the "Artists' Village" in Maslovka, Moscow.
First participated in an'appartment exhibition' of Moscow avant-garde artists
at age six, in the appartment of Nicolai Andryevich.
1980s. Tutored in the fine arts by grandmother Ariadna Arendt, famous
animalist sculptor.
1988. Graduated from M.I. Kalinin Russian applied arts polytechnic
1989-1994. Worked as artist-designer
First experiments in the fields of graphic art and collage, studies of
1989 onwards. Constant participation in art exhibitions.
1997. Becomes a member of the Moscow Union of Artists (monumental department)
1998. Becomes a member of the International Federation of Artists UNESCO
(Moscow department).
Lives and works in Moscow and Koktebel

Works are in the collections of the museums: Russian Museum ( SPb), Tretyakov State
Gallery, Schusev,State Museum of architecture (Moscow), National Picture Gallery of
I.Ajvazovsky (Theodosia; Ukraina) Alberto Sandretti collection; ( Italy)
and private collections in France (Toulouse), England (the collection of Brian
Eno), Alexander Glezer Collection (New Jersey, USA), Canada (Toronto)

2008 Personal exhibition "Two sisters", with Natalya Arendt Museum of
architecture, the ruin.
Roza Azora gallery
Exhibition celebrating Moscow artists' union 75th anniversary, Central House
of Artists Moscow
" Pic & Stitch" with Natalia Arendt and Evgeni Gabriel. Russian ACT
festival, London HMS President
2009 Personal exhibition "Eternal values", with Natalya Arendt
S.Eufemia gallery. Venezia. Giudecca.
Personal exhibition "All suwn up" 3 Moscow biennale of contemporary art,
parallel program.
Roza Azora gallery. Curator Lubov Shaks
The State Literary museum
"Vulnerability", Special project for the parallel programme of the 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art.
RGGU Museum Centre.
Chaos-Space, AIRCRAFT Gallery, Bratislava. A joint exhibition of Russian and Slovakian artists

2010 "White Ship" Solo exhibition, "Roza Azora»Gallery
"Russia! Memory. Mystification. Imagination" Exhibition, Ca' Foscari University Venice
"Arts Sanatorium" Project, Museums at Night, The State Tretyakov Gallery.

"Air" Project, Museums at Night, State Darwin Museum.
"Balaklava Odyssey" Festival, Sevastopol.
"ŽEN d'ART. The Gender History of Art in the Post-Soviet Space: 1989-2009" Moscow MMOMA
Art Moscow 2010 "The fabric of the city" Roza-Azora Gallery
"Dormitory suburb: School station" Part of Art-Moscow parallel program.

2011 "Sons of the Great Bear" Project_Fabrika
"Dormitory suburb: School station. Open lesson", School № 210
NCCA Project
Solo exhibition «Tissus urbain» Gallery L'Aleatoire, Paris.
«Khlebnikov and the province" Tula Oblast, Kropyvny village. NCCA Project“Pushkin is our Everything” with Maria Arendt , curated by L.Shaks “Roza Azora Gallery”.London
4th Biennial of Contemporary Art. Special project.
The Outer Space State of Transcendental Turnover
Proekt _Fabrika
4th Bienniale of Contemporary Art. Special project.
"Women's nano" RSUS Museum Center
4th Bienniale of contemporary art Parallel Program
"The 1st Bienniale of sandwich art" gallery "Rose-Azora"
4th Bienniale of Contemporary Art. Special project.
“South Butovo/Dormitory district” House of Artists
“Club of lonely socks” NCCA project
2012 L’AIR. Personal exhibition with Aga Ousseinov.
Gallery Frangulyan. Paris
Viennafair. Parallel program. SUBJECTS with Maria Brockstedt
Art re.FLEX gallery Viva Venecia. St. Peterburg

2013 Art –Paris Art Fair Gallery L'Aleatoire
Artbosphorus Istanbul. Gallery Frangulyan. Paris
The 5th Moscow Biennale. Special project. "New Time of Biopolitics" Artpley.
The 5th Moscow Biennale. Special project. "The Department of Labor and Employment" State Tryetyakov Gallery
The 5th Moscow Biennale. Special project. MediaDvor "Higher School of Economics.
The 5th Moscow Biennale. Special "Art Book Botany" Darwin Museum.
Art Moscow 2013
State Russian Musium “Invitation to the dinner”
State Russian Museum “The actual drawing”