Yanina Kushtevskaya was born in 1974.
In 1993 she graduated from Theatrical Artistic University, profession: artist for clothing.
In 1996 she became a member of Moscow Union of Artists.
In 2002 she graduated from Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS), the faculty of scenography (director S.M. Barhin), profession: artistic director. Diploma «Faust» Goethe was exhibited in 2002 in Germany in the Goethe Museum, Dusseldorf. The model of a scenography was bought by the Museum.
She lives and works in Moscow.
She directs performances as artistic director, takes part in exhibitions, illustrates books.
The works by Yanina Kushtevskaya are exhibited in the Goethe Museum, Dusseldorf, in the literary museum «Chechov’s Salon» in Badenwaler, in the center of Russian culture «MIR» in Munich, in many private collections in Russia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan.
The list of main exhibitions
This is not a full list of all exhibitions; all in all during the same years about 30 exhibitions took place in Germany and Russia.
1993 Solo exhibition of painting and graphic art in Germany – central city library Felbort.
1994 Solo exhibition of linocut (the same city).
1994 Participant of exhibition «Another voice». Germany, Felbort
1995 Solo exhibition of painting. Central library. Exhibition took place under the festival of Russian culture in Germany, Essen.
1996 Participant of seasonal exhibitions of painters in Krulatskoe, Moscow.
1999 Solo exhibition of graphic. Germany, Ratingen.
2002 «Strong as death, love». Solo exhibition of painting and graphics in the center «Arhaean», Germany, Solingen.
2002 Solo exhibitions «Fayst in Russian» (models, sketches) in Goethe Museum. Germany, Dusseldorf.
2003 Solo exhibitions of painting and graphics «Song of Songs» in High Catholic School. Germany, Wuppertal.
2003 Exhibition dedicated to the anniversary of F.I.Tutchev. Center of Russian Culture «MIR», Germany, Munich.
2003 Solo exhibition of painting in Dorper Kirche. Germany, Solingen.
2004 Exhibition of linocut from the book «Poetry of Russian cuisine», (publisher «Grupello»). Goethe Institute, Byelorussia, Minsk.
2004 Solo exhibition of painting and graphics «Biblical motives». Germany, Dortmund.
2004 Solo exhibition «Strong as death, love». Gallery «Laros», Germany, Felbort.
2005 Solo exhibition «A Picture as a text – a text as a picture» in center «Archaean». Germany, Solingen.
2006 Solo exhibition «Erl-King». Hotel «Essener – Hof», Germany,Essen.
2006 Solo exhibition «Erl-King». Germany, Duisburg.
2006 Solo exhibition «A Picture as a text – a text as a picture» and «Erl-King». Germany, the Haus Hek gallery. Verden.
2007 A number of photo and linocut exhibitions in Majersche book shops. Germany.
2008 Participant of the International Art Festival «Traditions and Contemporaneity» in Manezh. Russia, Moscow. http://artvera.ru/data.php?id=27
2008 Solo exhibition «Whether my angel you hear me?». Dort Church. Germany.