Tanya Shatseva is a traditional acrylic surrealist, born in Russia in 1990.
As a child Tanya has been moving around the country with her family a lot. It caused a borderline state and feeling detachment from everywhere but also freedom. She grew up being cared by a wise black cat and getting increasingly curious about the world and the human mind. Her enthusiasm for life mixed with deep love for beauty and with rage to relieve emotional tension and express herself. She was drawing all the time. However, instead of getting education in art she continued to explore the precious world and collect experiences.Tanya has been modeling internationally, performed as a show-girl in Turkey, was a stripper in US, learned Buddhism in Korean temple, got interpreter degree, was hopelessly in love with a girl, started a novel, suffocated in public, went into meditation and breathing practices.
In 2010 she met a true love and became a full time freelance self-educated painter. Now her works are held in private collections around the world in a number of cities across US, Canada, UK, Europe and Russia. She feels a huge enthusiasm to go further, to improve her skills, to discover new things and to tell her story.
- Into the Mind of Tanya Shatseva: Interview. BEAUTIFUL BIZARRE MAGAZINE, Natalia Fedoruk.
- Impressive Timelapse of Tanya Shatseva’s Large-Scale Piece, "Self-Crowned", Society6 Blog.
- Tanya Shatseva: Gorgeous Time-lapse Painting. NUVANGO, Daisy Qin.
- From Russia With Love: An Interview with Tanya Shatseva. Jason Markow, DERBBYART.
2018 (July) "Suggestivism" Show at Spoke Art Gallery New York.
2017 (November) Instagram Themed Exhibition at Geneyclee Gallery Hong Kong.
2017 (June) "Potions, Spells & Magic" at Penumbra Art Gallery.
2017 (March) "Wings of Lore" at Alexi Era Gallery.
2016 (September) "Just Carbon" at Sally Centigrade Galllery.
Paintings are held in private collections in Russia, United States, Germany, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and other.