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.