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About Galina...

Galina is a Brazilian artist who works in watercolors and oils. She has sold more than five thousand paintings during her long career. Over 80 pieces of her work have been reproduced commercially. She conducts regular workshops in own studio in São Paulo, and has participated in more than 270 individual and collective art exhibits.

Professional activities:

  • Paintings permanently displayed at own private gallery Gali-galerie

  • Saatchi Online Gallery

  • Martin Lerman Gallery

  • Krishna Simonetti

  • Watercolor workshops conducted in Brazil and worldwide by arrangement

  • Complete instruction courses in the art and techniques of watercolor painting, at own studio in São Paulo

  • Shows and Awards

    1987 Circulo de Bellas Artes - Palma de Mallorca, Spain (individual art show)
    1988 Salon International Arts et Couleurs - Thionville, France (collective exhibition - awards: Grand Prix (2) from the public)
    Fundação Mokiti Okada - São Paulo, Brazil (individual art show)
    1989 Salon Internazzionale - Rome, Italy (collective exhibition - award: Medaglia Aurea)
    100ème Exposition Indépendents - Grand Palais, Paris, France
    1991 Centre Culturel Jacques Brel - Thionville, France (individual art show)
    Kunst Kulturzentrum Turicum - Uster, Switzerland (individual art show)
    1992 1er Salon de l'Aquarelle - Uckange, France (collective exhibition - guest of honour)
    Centre Culturel Jacques Brel - Thionville, France (workshop)
    Kunst Kulturzentrum Turicum - Uster, Switzerland (workshop)
    Salon International Arts et Couleurs - Thionville, France (collective exhibition - guest of honour)
    1993Faculdade Santa Marcelina - São Paulo, Brazil (workshop)
    1994IX Mostra Arte dos Palmares - Londrina, Brazil (collective exhibition - award: gold medal)
    Individual art shows in São Carlos and Piracicaba - Brazil
    1995Galeria Sonia A. Gabriele - Baurú, Brazil (individual art show and workshop)
    1996Amthof Galerie - Bad Camberg, Germany (individual art show)
    Aquarela Brasil-Museu Nacional Acuarela,Mexico City, Mexico (collective exhibit- invited artist)
    II International Watercolor Biennial - Museu Nacional, Mexico (collective exhibit - painting acquired by Museum)
    1998Centre Culturel Jacques Brel - Thionville, France (individual art show and workshop)
    2000IV International Watercolour Biennial - MuseuAcuarela,Mexico
    2001I Salão Brasil folclore / APBA - São Paulo, Brazil (prize award)
    Canadian International Women's Society - São Paulo, Brazil (individual exhibit and watercolour painting demonstration)
    2002Museu Antonio Parreiras / FASM – Niteroi, RJ - Brazil
    2003I Quadrienal de Aquarelas / FASM – São Paulo, Brazil (invited)
    Salão Paulista Belas Artes – Secretaria de Cultura, São Paulo
    2004Art shows in Franca, Sao Carlos, Sorocaba, Jacarei and Curitiba. Brasil.
    2005 Banco Central do Brasil - individual exhibit - Sao Paulo
      Open Gallery, Northport, NY, individual exhibit
    International Watercolor Art Show, St. Petersburg, Russia
    I Salao Aguas, Naval Ministry of Brazil, Gold Medal Award
    Greifensee Castle, individual exhibit, Zurich, Switzerland
    2006 Trienal Internacional de la Acuarela, Sta. Marta, colombia
    World Watercolor Day (23 of November), Sao Paulo, BR
    2007 Biennale Internationale Aquarelles, Guest of Honor, Revin, FR. Best Choice Award.
    2008 Art-Trium Gallery, Awakening Exhibition, hosted by Huntington Arts Council, Huntington, NY, USA
    Martin Lerman Gallery, Collective Exibition, Huntington, NY, USA.
    2009 Chashama Gallery, First Bahian Week Exhibition. 25th Brazilian Day Celebration in New York, USA.