Irina Birula / Ирина Михайловна Бируля (1944)
She was born in Leningrad in 1944.
In 1968 she graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography. Has decorated more than a hundred performances in Russia and abroad.
Since 1971 - member of the Artists Union of Russia, since 1972 - member of the Artists International Federation (IFA).
In 1997 - Grand Prixof the exhibition-competition Window to the Netherlands.
The main solo exhibitions (more than 30 total):
1990 Finland, Turku. The Blue Hall
1991 Indonesia, Jakarta. The First Soviet-Indonesian Art Exhibition
1991 Italy, Padua. Padova Fiere
1992 Indonesia. Taman mini
1995 Denmark. Gallery Ertebaelgen
1996 Cyprus. Days of Russian Culture in Cyprus (Nicosia, Paphos)
1997 Russia, Moscow. Institute of Art Studies
1999 Russia, St. Petersburg. Gallery Palette
2000 United States of America, Boston. Center for European Design
Artworks are found in private collections in Russia, St. Petersburg, The State Russian Museum; The Ostrovsky State Theater Museum, Diaghilev Arts Center, at The Museum of Bread; at A. A. Akhmatova Museum, Bakhrushin Museum of Theater, at the Parliamentary Center, in Indonesia, at National Gallery, in Belgium: the European Parliament, Netherlands: collection of Prince Oransky; Gallery of L. Zakirowa, Heysden, Cyprus, Paphos: The Municipal Center. South Korea, Seoul: Jean Art Gallery. USA, Pennsylvania: Buccknell University; New York: Museum of Contemporary Russian Art. Armenia: Foundation for Spiritual Revival Gougark. Sweden, Stockholm: Gallery Terseus. Denmark: Gallery Ertebaekgen.