When I visited the Mount Iō in Hokkaido, Japan earlier this year I discovered an interesting phenomena. The area as you can see has evidence of a volcanic activity, there is hot bubbling water, steaming holes and yellow sulfur everywhere. Since it was in February, snow was covering the mountain, and what I saw at… Read More Ice near volcano.
“How did you find out about it?” they asked me. “We keep it a secret, there is even no website”. “My Irish artist friend told me about it” I replied. An art residency, located at the edge of the world – remote Ireland – is a big secret. I was lucky to be accepted. Out of… Read More That secret place at the edge of the world…
There are so many places in the world you’d like to visit, but there are only a few you truly like to come back to. To me – Vyt (Vytlacil) is one of them. I like to come here and create. Nothing else matters then. This charming art residency is a part of the Art… Read More I love Vyt. Art Residency in New York. 2016
My on-going interest: comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which has hosted for the 1st time in the human history a robotic probe on 12 November 2014. During the short period of time after the landing Philae ( a 100 kg (220 lb) robotic probe) has collected some data about the water on the comet, hoping to cast light on the mystery about how did water… Read More 67P: generating water for painting
What: Atmosphere, Solo show of Ekaterina Smirnova Where: Villa del Arte Galleries Barcelona Art galleries S.L, Calle Tapineria, 39, 08002, Barcelona PHONE: (34) 93-268.06.73 Dates: 26th April – 26th May 2013 Press-release: Exhibition Atmosphere by Ekaterina Smirnova Water, mist, watercolor about atmosphere… In a rainy day of April 26 Villa del Arte Gallery has opened my solo… Read More Atmosphere. Solo show in Barcelona. April 26 – May 26, 2013
Alleys instantly find a place in our memory, cities awaken with a spirit of adventure and invite us to dream, nearby landscapes expose us to new found nostalgia. These fleeting and unrepeatable moments are at the mercy of a brush; the brush of Ekaterina Smirnova. (Please see the original article in spanish at www.verbo10.com) – You started… Read More Interview of Ekaterina Smirnova by Verbo10 (Spain)
Dear friends, residents of Gloucester and art lovers! I would like to invite you all to the closing reception of my Goetemann artist residence which will take place on June 27th 2012 at 7pm at my studio on 51 A Rocky Neck Ave. I am having an absolutely wonderful time on the Rocky Neck and I… Read More Art Residency Closing Reception on June 27 at 7pm