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.


EDUCATION

 

 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.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

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.