Petr Shvetsov

Born 1970; Leningrad , Russia

Lives & works in St. Petersburg

Studied: Leningrad Academy Art School

Member of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists since 1992


  Individual and Two-person Exhibitions



Twilight State, Gallery Anna Nova, St. Petersburg

Event Horizon , Maliy Manege, St. Petersburg


The War of the Worlds, Gallery Anna Nova, St. Petersburg


Apologia of Narcissism , Gallery Lyuda, St. Petersburg

Swamps , Gallery Anna Nova, St. Petersburg


The Women's Question. Selskaya Zhizn ' G allery, St. Petersburg Bird Haven . Gallery NOMI, St. Petersburg

The nightingale sings when he wants to , Open Space Gallery, St. Petersburg

The Poles of Sex, Main Street Museum, White River Junction, Vermont


New Paintings. In the Badger's Hole. Belka and Strelka Gallery, St. Petersburg

The Living and the Dead . Anna Nova Gallery, St. Petersburg The Fence , Navicula Artis, St. Petersburg


Tsusima , State History Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg (in collaboration with the National Center of Contemporary Art and Navicula Artis)

52 Minutes, Gallery project Neva Tower, St. Petersburg


Head of an Architect , Anna Nova Gallery, St. Petersburg


Shadow Spaces, State Hermitage Museum (in conjunction with the program Contemporary art in Petrograd, Leningrad , Petersburg in the 20 th Century )

Columbarium , State Geological Museum , St. Petersburg (as part of ProArte Institute's

Contemporary Art in Traditional Museums Festival )

Drawings , Gallery Mit'ki VKHUTEMAS, St. Petersburg


Airplanes , Navicula Artis Gallery, St. Petersburg


Avions , Le Garage, Lourges , France

Aeroplanes , Art Angar Center of Contemporary Art, Solovki , Russia


Abstract , British Council Russia , St. Petersburg


Mixed Fights (with M. Gavrichkov), National Centre Gallery, St. Petersburg


Petr Shvetsov and Petr Bely , Odense University, Odense, Denmark


Sherburne School , Sherburne , England


Selected Group Exhibitions


Black and White , Modernariat gallery, St. Petersburg


Nord Art , Installation Call Me and I'll Do Whatever You Want, Rendsburg , Germany


Nord Art , Installation My Grandmother Was Right, Rendsburg , Germany

Art Moscow , Moscow , Russia

200 Years of Lithography , Russian State Museum , St. Petersburg


New Prints 2006/Spring, Selected and Curated by Richard Tuttle, International Print Center New York , NY

Improvisation, The international exhibition of drawings, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia

Graphics Biennale , St. Petersburg Union of Artists, St. Petersburg


Collage in Russia , State Russian Museum , St. Petersburg

Forward/Backwards, Sevastopol State Art Museum, Ukraine


Art Manezh 2004 , Moscow

Ark , Manezh Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg

Flights , Club on Brestkoi, Moscow


Kharmsizdat Presents Artist's Books , State Russian Museum , St. Petersburg

Histoires Graves , Office de la Culture, Brignoles , France

Gardens of Paradise , Anna Akhmatova Museum , St. Petersburg ,


Black and White , Museum of the History of St. Petersburg

Sculpture and Recreation Garden , Anna Akhmatova Museum , St. Petersburg

First Graphics Biennale , St. Petersburg Union of Artists, St. Petersburg

Boucherie d`Art , Galerie IZBA, Novyi Sad, Yugoslavia


Desire and Pursuit of the Whole , Pro Arte Institute, St. Petersburg . Curated by Christopher Gordon

Brut Art Demobilization Albums , Anna Akhmatova Museum , St. Petersburg


Two Hundred Years of Lithography , State Russian Museum , St. Petersburg

BOOKCAMERA or The Book and the Elements , Anna Akhmatova Museum , St. Petersburg


Artgenda , Arts Festival of Baltic Countries as part of Copenhagen 's, Cultural Capital of Europe celebrations

Idaho State University at Boise , USA


Book Garden , Manchester Royal Exchange , England


Time of Transition , City Museum and Art Gallery , Bristol and travelling; Ferens Art Gallery , Hull ; The Library

Gallery, Ramsgate; Ceri Richards Gallery , University College , Swansea ; Flaxman Gallery, Staffordshire

Gallery, Stoke on Trent ; Bankside Gallery, London ; Royal Cornwall Museum , Truro


Selected Residencies


Tamarind Institute, Alburquerque , New Mexico


Jyväskylä Centre for Printmaking, Jyväskylä Art Museum , Jyväskylä , Finland


Jyväskylä Centre for Printmaking, Jyväskylä Art Museum , Jyväskylä , Finland


Printmaking Workshop, Odense , Denmark

Printmaking Workshop, New York , with Bob Blackburn


Printmaking Workshop, Odense , Denmark


Artist-in-Residence, Sherborne School , England


Public Collections


State Russian Museum

Russian National Library

New York Public Library

British Library

Sakson State Library, Dresden

City of Odense, Denmark

State Library, Berlin

Institute of Contemporary Russian Culture, Los Angeles

University of California Library, St. Barbara

The Lilly Library, University of Indiana at Bloomington

University of Iowa Library at Iowa City

Kohler Art Library, University of Wisconsin at Madison