Prokofyeva Alyona

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Alyona Prokofyeva (1988)

From 2016 Galaktionova. Alyona graduated Riga art school, Latvian University, receiving

a visual arts teacher and householder teacher qualifications, as well

as master’s degree of Art Academy of Latvia, conceptual workshop Ivars

Heinrihsons lead. The artist participates in exhibitions since 2011.


Alyona like to exploring different materiality through painting, especially

glass and metal. The aim of the work is the realistic depiction of

materiality and textures.


Interest in textures author have found while exploring XVII century Dutch

artists paintings. These paintings inspired by realistic depiction of

materiality. Because of the realistic painting technique, each painted

object looks like a treasure, they enchant with their hyperrealism,

harmony, tremendous energy and strength. This is the main aim of Alyona

Prokofieva’s paintings – to fill each painting with energy and strength

using a realistic painting technique and making them look like a treasure.


Working process mainly consists of a detailed examination of natural

shapes, texture and materials, followed by it’s representation in painting

based on realism aesthetics and living truth. To depict items objectively,

naturally, with all facilities inherent characteristics, artistically true

is the essence of aesthetic realism.

Solo exhibitions:

• Exhibition "Shining" 03.03.2020 - 31.03.2020 at Culture house of Jelgava, Latvia
• Exhibition „Shine like a diamond” 22/10/2014 – 01/03/2015 Restaurant „Ostas Skati”
• Exhibition „Still life” 19/08/2013 – 01/09/2013 gallery „Bank of Art”
• Exhibition „Surfaces” Latvian Academy of Art, second floor 12/02/2013 – 22/02/2013

Group exhibitions:

• “Jelgava dominant” Jelgava Sv. Trinity Church 2.10-30.11.2020

• "Good life in Aizkalne" at Alunāns Museum and Jelgava Art School 26 / 08-05 / 10/20

• “Autumn 2016. Who is an artist?” LMS gallery 16/11/16 - 18/12/16

• Exhibition „Still life” 12/09/2013 – 10/11/2013 bar ALEhouse

• „SEB scholarship in painting” in the Latvian Academy of Arts 10/05/2013 – 30/05/2013

• "Hunt on Art" Kalnciema Quarter in Riga, student work exhibition and sale 9/03/2013 – 28/03/2013

• Exhibition „Autumn. The collection of 2012./2013” Latvian Artists' Union Gallery 1/02/2013 – 26/02/2013

• „Jarmarka” in the Latvian Academy of Arts, student work exhibition and sale 19/12/2012 - 29/12/2012

• Exhibition „Brederlo – von Sengbusch Art award 2012” 12/10/12 – 01/11/12

• Exhibition "Latvian Academy of Art painting workshops" Museum of Valmiera, Exhibition House 13/09/12 - 10/10/12

• Exhibition of paintings and graphics Kurmene`s White School showroom "Contemporary Landscape" 29/06/12 - 29/07/12

• Winning the contest "The Aviation Art Award" Organiser "KS Avia "in cooperation with the Latvian Academy 5/10/2012 - 5/06/2012

• Student Exhibition at the bar "Karakums" 19/05/2012/- 05/25/2012

• „SEB scholarship in painting” in the Latvian Academy of Arts 27/04/2012 – 24/05/2012

• "Hunt on Art" Kalnciema Quarter in Riga student work exhibition and sale 3/03/2012 – 31/03/2012

• „Jarmarka” in the Latvian Academy of Arts, student work exhibition and sale 14/12/2011-29/12/2011

• „SEB scholarship in painting” in the Latvian Academy of Arts 16/11/2011 – 7/12/2011