Olia Gorohova (born 1984) is a visual artist, who lives and works in Oslo. Originally from Belarus, she graduated in 2013 with a BA degree in ceramics from the Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague. Olia Gorohova is currently an MFA candidate at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts.
She works mainly with porcelain and textiles. Her interests revolve around the conditions of conflicting substances and their nature. The artist is attracted to contradictions in human behavior and complexity of the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected.
2015 - now Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (Oslo National Academy of the Arts), MA, Arts and Crafts, Norway.
2012 - 2013 Polytechnic University in Valencia, Internships, Visual Arts, Spain.
2010 - 2013 Academy of Arts and Design in Prague, BA, Visual Arts, Czech Republic.
08 / 2017: Solo Exhibition "Immersion", Oslo Prosjektrom, Norway
01 / 2017: Work presentation, curator Solveig Lønmo, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Trondheim, Norway
10 / 2016: Solo Exhibition “The bull that shaved his horns”, NOK Galleri, Bodø, Norway
09 / 2016: Opencall , Galleri Seilduken, Oslo, Norway
09 / 2016: Kunsthåndverk 201 , Hydrogenfabrikken, Fredrikstad, Norway
02 / 2016: Solo Exhibition “Shaking the Anthill” , Galleri Seilduken, Oslo, Norway
12 / 2015: Medium rare , Galleri Seilduken, Oslo, Norway
09 / 2014: Lodz Design Festival, Lodz, Poland.
05 / 2014: Anatomy of Europe, Poznan Design Days, Poznan, Poland.
03 / 2014: Crash test, Gallery Czechdesign, Prague, Czech Republic.
09 / 2013: Artsemestr, AAAD, Prague, Czech Republic.
05 / 2013: Jak? Jinak! Gallery Debut, Prague, Czech Republic.
01 / 2013: Design Block, Prague, Czech Republic.