Potapov Vladimir 

Born on 26.01.1980, Volgograd, Russia

2000 - 2001 Institute of Arts. Serebryakov, Volgograd, Russia

2001-2008 Art Studio Machov B.I. Volzhsky, Russia

2009-2010 - Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2010-2011 - "Free Workshops" Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia

2013 - "The Open School MediaArtLab", Moscow, Russia


Course Teacher "Painting in Contemporary Art" in the "New creative workshops",

The State Tretyakov Gallery
Course Teacher "Contemporary Painting" in the School of Contemporary Art "Free

Workshops", Moscow Museum of Modern Art.






  • Audience Award Zverev Art Prize, Moscow, 2021

  • Zverev Art Prize shortlist, Moscow, 2021

  • Short-list Kuryokhin Award in the nomination "The best work of visual art", St. Petersburg, 2019

  • Forbes: rating of Russian contemporary artists 2017
  • Entered the top 49 ranking of outstanding contemporary artists under the age of 50, whose work has a high investment potential according to the version 49art: Russian Investment Art Rating, 2017

  • Entered the top 100 recognized authors list according to InArt, 2017

  • Short-list Kuryokhin Award in the nomination "The best work of visual art", St. Petersburg, 2016

  • Residence in BudapestArtFactory, Budapest, 2016

  • The exhibition "In memory" - best exhibition in 2015 according to artguide.com, Egor Koshelev

  • Kandinsky Prize nominees in the category "Young Artist of the Year", 2014

  • Exhibition "Manifestation" - the best exhibition of 2014 Readers' Choice portal www.aroundart.ru

  • Finalist competition "STARTINART", K35 Gallery, Moscow, 2014

  • Long-list competition for young curators MCA "Garage", 2014

  • 1st place in the competition "Monument Moscow kings», Colta.ru, 2013

  • Nominees STRABAG Art award International, Austria, 2013

  • 2nd place in the competition "Riot of colors" Fund Konstantin Smirnov and Vladimir Sorokin, 2013

  • The finalist of the international competition «Portret now» them. Jacob Christian Jacobsen, Denmark, 2013

  • The winner of the festival RUSSIAN ART WEEK 2009 International Painting Competition, Moscow House of Artists, 2009


Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow


Krakow Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK), Krakow

Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

Museum of Street Art, St. Petersburg

Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM, Perm

Museum of Modern Art. Sergey Kuryokhin, St. Petersburg

Contemporary art fund K. Sorokin and V. Smirnov, Moscow


AZ Museum, Moscow

Foundation for the support of contemporary art "Sphere"



Solo exhibitions:

"Chronicles of Isolation", PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, 2021

"Chronicles of Isolation", pop / off / art gallery, Moscow, 2021

"VOT", Samara Regional Art Museum, 2020

"Kirill Blagolepov, 32 years old, Moscow", pop/off/art gallery, Moscow, 2019

"All Palettes Go to Paradise", with Vladimir Dubossarsky, CCA WINZAVOD, 2018

"Only history lies ahead", Kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany, 2018

"View on painting", gallery VICTORIA, Samara, 2018

"Zeroing", the peak of Elbrus, 2017

"Forward history only", ARCADA GALLERY, Moscow, 2017
"ONE! TWO! THREE!", H'art Gallery, Bucharest, 2017
"Under the pretext of", Tipographia gallery, Krasnodar, 2016

"Inside", gallery Tengri Umai, Almaty, 2016

"In the Grass Grasshopper Sat", Budapest ART factory, Budapest, 2016

"Live", exhibition of one picture, gallery Belyayevo, Moscow, 2016
"Inside", gallery H.L.A.M, Voronezh, 2016

"In Memory", Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 2015"

"Speck of Sun", Gallery Triumph, Moscow, 2015

"Manifestation", Gallery Random, Moscow, 2014

"The Wall" project CCA WINZAVOD, created layer "Light", Moscow, 2013

“Transparent relations," gallery "Triumph", Moscow, Moscow, 2013 

"The moment of decay", Agency Art.ru, Moscow, Moscow, 2011



Curatorial projects:


"On the contrary," CCA "Vinzavod", "Workshop of the red." 14.10 - 28.11.2010

"Ni vozmis," film-interview, "Art and Reality" International Forum, St. Petersburg 2011. 25.11 - 27.11.2011

«Checkpoint», CTI Project Factory, "Shop Olivier", Moscow, 12.04 - 13.05.2012

«Courier», Alexey Vasilyev, gallery "Triumph", Moscow, 5.06 - 12/06/2012

«Blackout», Tkach Valentine gallery "Triumph", Moscow, 5.06 - 12/06/2012

«Checkpoint», festival "Live Perm 'Perm, 9.06 - 25.06.2012

"The constant presence," Blaznov Andrey, gallery "Triumph", Moscow, 11.07 - 18.07.2012

«Checkpoint», Museum "Erarta", St. Petersburg, 12.07-30.07.2012

"Sopromat», Artplay, Moscow, 25.05 - 18.06.2013

"Nowhere", Gallery "New Space" within Shiryaevo VIII Biennial of Contemporary Art, Samara, Russia

"Archeology of Memory", Valentin Korzhov, "Gogol-Center", Moscow, 21.09.2013 - 21.10.2013

"Three Days in October," Museum of Contemporary History of Russia (together with Ilya Budraitskis, Ilya Bezrukov), Moscow, 03.10 - 20.11.2013

"Intersections", Maria Sharov and Dmitry Okruzshnov, the gallery "Triumph", 31.10 - 17.11.2013

"Internal Taiga", Oksana Simatova and Peter Goloshchapov (Group "CrocodilePOWER"), gallery "Triumph", 31.10 - 17.11.2013

"Total in particular," ARTBAT FEST, Almaty, 2015





Finalists exhibition Zverev Art Prize, Moscow, 2021

Biennale of Difficult Heritage, Volgograd

"Chronicles of Isolation", PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art

"Chronicles of Isolation", pop / off / art gallery, Moscow

"Vector Jack. 140 years of Ilya Mashkov", Volgograd Museum of Fine Arts, Volgograd

"Andy Warhol and Russian Art", Sevkabel, St. Petersburg

"Socialist Realism. Metamorphoses. Soviet Art 1927-87", New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

"Russian Textbook", Moscow Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

"Soft Homeland", RUART FOUNDATION, Moscow


First All-Russian Festival of Contemporary Art "MOST", Kaluga

"Nostalgia for the present", Artplay, Moscow

"Generation XXI", Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

"Chronicles of Isolation", online project

"VOT", exhibition of one painting in the hall of the Russian avant-garde, Samara Regional Art Museum, Samara


LANDSCAPE ETERNAL, LANDSCAPE CHANGING, MMCI collection in the Magadan Regional Museum of Local Lore

"Kirill Blagolepov, 32 years old, Moscow, pop / off / art gallery, Moscow"


"Russia. Timeless", DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague




"All Palettes Go to Paradise", with Vladimir Dubossarsky, CCA WINZAVOD

"Ball in art", park Zaryadye, Moscow

"Beware, children!", Museum of Art of St. Petersburg XX-XXI centuries

"Only history lies ahead", Kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany, 2018

"Aptekarsky garden", Moscow State University, Moscow

"View on painting", gallery VICTORIA, Samara


"Peter Brueghel. Inverted world", ARTPLAY

Cosmoscow artfair, pop/off/art gallery 

"Zeroing", the peak of Elbrus, 2017

"Street as a museum - a museum as a street", Samara

"All about Italy", K35 Gallery, Moscow
"Volgafest 2017", Samara

"There's only a story ahead", "ARCADA GALLERY, Gorky Park, Moscow

"The Right to a Mistake", performance in the  "Total Dictation", Art Center "Solntsevo", Moscow

"Dreams about something more", fond "ART IS", CCI "WINZAVOD"




Urban_Dawn, Almaty, 2016

"Baltic biennale", New Museum, Sankt-Peterburg

II decade of public art "(From) Finding public: void apologia", Volgograd

"The situation of art in the museum PERMM", Perm

"Blow", Volgafest, Samara

"Football-hockey", CCA "WINZAVOD", Moscow

"19/92. Begining", MMOMa, Moscow

"Always modern. Art of XX-XXI centuries.", gallery ROSIZO, Moscow
Kuryokhin's award exibition of nomenees, St. Petersburg
Exhibition of one picture, gallery Belyayevo, Moscow
Auction "Vladey. All 100", Moscow

"Reflection", museum of Moscow, Moscow

"Inside", gallery H.L.A.M, Voronezh





"In Memory", Moscow Museum of Modern Art

"Speck of Sun", Gallery Triumph, Moscow

Auction "Vladey. All 100", Moscow
Auction "Vladey. Autumn auction", Moscow

"Demotivatory" gallery IMHO, Samara

"Panopticon" Institute. Bauman Moscow
KIAF 2015, Korea International Art Fair, Seoul
"The expansion of space," GES-2, Moscow
"No time," SRC Winery, Moscow,

"ARTBAT FEST 2015", Almaty
"TRANSMISSION - Young Leipzig Artists in Moscow", gallery "Triumph", Moscow
"Bazaar Art Jakarta 2015", Jakarta
"Like Me! ... Or like the contemporary viewer" gallery Bogorodskoye, Moscow
"ART BUSAN 2015", South Korea
"Art Miami New York fair", New York

«Portret now!», Museum "Erarta", Saint-Petersburg, Russia

"The promise of the landscape", PERMM, museum of Contemporary Art

"Portret now", Erarta, St. Petersburg

"Earthing" Ground Project, Moscow





Vienna Art Fair, gallery "Triumph", Vienna, Austria

"Carlson", "Gallery Solianke", Moscow

"Magic" gallery "A3", Moscow

"Cates in the Manezh", New Manege, Moscow

Exhibition nominees Kandinsky, the cinema "Drummer", Moscow

"Artsloy" International Festival of Contemporary Art, Volgograd

"Burlaki: between Europe and Asia," the Factory kitchen, Samara

"Size Matters", Gallery on Peschennoy, Moscow 

Artissima Fair, gallery "Triumph", Torino, Italy

«Start in art», gallery K35, Moscow 

"Do not even dream", gallery RuArts, Moscow 

«HIGH-TOUCH», CCA "Falcon", Moscow 

"It is not a museum. Laboratory aesthetic suspicion "parallel program Manifesta 10, St. Petersburg 

"Casus Pacis," museum of street art, a parallel program of the Manifesta 10, St. Petersburg 

"Shumotron" museum "Erarta", Saint-Petersburg 

"Space Lucida», NCCA, Moscow 

"Last check", Gallery Z & L, Moscow




"Open Innovation", Media Forum, Crocus City, Moscow

«UCHRONIA», 5th special project of the Moscow Biennale, "Museum of Schuseva" outhouse "Ruin", Moscow

"Three Days in October," Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow

"Nothing like this", special 5th Moscow Biennale, "The Museum of Moscow", Moscow

"Tradition and Modernity. The symbolic realism ", special 5th Moscow Biennale Art Guslitsa, Moscow region

"Art Moscow", stand gallery "Triumph", Central House of Artists, Moscow

"Nowhere", Shiryaevo Biennale of Contemporary Art, Samara

"A riot of colors" Fund Konstantin Smirnov and Vladimir Sorokin, Moscow

"The study research", MMOMA, Moscow

"Transparent relations," gallery "Triumph", Moscow

"Minimum distancing" playground perimeter Art, Moscow

«Portret now!», Museum "Erarta", Saint-Petersburg, Russia

"How are you?" East Gallery, Moscow, Russia

"The other side of things," the site perimeter Art, Moscow

«Street-Museum-Street-2013», Samara





ANONIMUS, Museum of Modern Art, Perm, Russia

Workshop 2012, "The Rejected reality», Artplay, Moscow, Russia

«Checkpoint», festival "Live Perm ', Perm, Russia

«Checkpoint», Museum "Erarta", Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Prize «Strabag award», short-list, Vienna, Austria

«Checkpoint», CTI "Factory Project", Moscow, Russia

XVI International Contemporary Art Fair Art Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

"Artguslitsa" Ilyinsky, Moscow region, Russia





"The sleeping area. Open lesson "NCCA with the school № 109, Moscow, Russia

"Distortion. Land, "the agency Art.ru, Moscow, Russia

"The moment of decay", solo exhibition, the agency Art.ru, , Russia

"Workshop 2011: Today and Tomorrow" MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

"Shiryaevskaya Biennale", p. Shiryaevo Samara, Russia

"Impossible Community", MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

"9th Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale" In Depth ", Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

"Deformation", East Gallery, Moscow, Russia

XV International Contemporary Art Fair Art Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

"Art and Reality" International Forum, St. Petersburg, Russia





"Not a step back," gallery of Julia and Marat Gelman, Moscow 2010, Russia

"Archstoyanie 2010" (festival of landscape objects) on Nicola Lenivec, Kaluga region. , Russia

XIV International Contemporary Art Fair Art Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

"On the contrary," CSI "Vinzavod", the workshop "Red", Russia

"Sleeping area: Stopping School" School № 45, Lyubertsy, Russia

"Rostov Biennale of Contemporary Art", Rostov, Russia

III Competition for Young Artists Gallery «Anna Nova», short-list competition, the project "one-way ticket," St. Petersburg, Russia





RUSSIAN ART WEEK 2009, International Painting Competition, the winner in the "realist painting" Moscow House of Artists

International Festival "Traditions and Modernity", Manege, Moscow, 2009


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