An internationally recognized fine artist, Yelena Tylkina was born in Belarus, Eastern Europe.
Her wide range of work inclues style as diverse as Figurative Symbolism, Surrealism, Imaginary Realism, Graffiti, Spiritual Erotism.
Now she lives and works in New York City.
Yelena Tylkina work has won several awards and honors for her contribution to the art world both nationally and internationally and her work is included in many private and corporate collections all over the globe.
To date, Yelena Tylkina has had a dozen solo exhibitions, sixteen museum exhibitions, including:
The Evora Museum, Evora, Portugal
The Belarus Museum, Brooklyn, New York
The C.A.S.E. Museum of Contemporary Russian Art, Jersey City, New Jersey;
The City University of New York, Queens Borough College Art Museum, Queens, New York
Northwest Museum of Art and Culture, Spokane, Washington;
Jemison- Carnegie Heritage Hall Museum, Talladega, Alabama;
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Baltimore, Maryland;
The Coral Springs Museum of Arts, Coral Spring City Center, Florida;
The Ann Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Florida,
The Jane Voorheer Zemmerli Art Museum, New Jersey
The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Orsha School of Fine Arts, Orsha, Belarus
Historical Museum of City Orsha, Orsha, Belarus
over fifty group exhibitions, including:
The traveling group exhibition: Show Europe- Show Belarus, Artistic Exchanges between Sweden, Germany, Estonia, Lithuania, Portugal and Belarus
2009 -Art Against Dictatorship,
the traveling exhibition of Belarusian Artists,
The US Congress, The House of Representatives, in the Rayburn office building, Washington DC,
Oslo City Hall, Oslo, Norway,
The Belarus Museum, NYC,
The Fund for American Studies, Washington D.C
The German Marshal Fund of the United States, Washington D.C.
Estonian Parliament, Tallinn, Estonia.
She has also appeared on several television and radio programs in the United States and Europe, and her work has been the subject of focus in over twenty art magazines and newspapers articles, such as the Noticias de Arte Spanish , Manhattan Art International magazine, Russian Bazaar, Metro, Forward, Evening New York, Hellas News, El Mundo, Vanity Fair, NY1 and others on YouTube.
September 12, 2010: ARU TV- Culture - Portraits: Yelena Tylkina, a popular Belarusian-American Artist is talking about herself and her art, New York City, USA.
www.aru.tv/note/72 (In RUSSIAN)
www.aru1.tv/note/72 (In ENGLISH)- Youtube
Phillips de Pury, NYC, 2012
Phillips de Pury, NYC, 2008
Sotheby's on Line, NYC, 2000
Countries of exhibitions:
Yelena Tylkina is also a writer in the genre of fiction and creative realism and has been published in English in the literary journal Mimaamakim, Wide Angle, and in art publications from the Woman�s Studio Center and The New York Society for Arts of the Imagination.