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Ksenia
Alexandrovna Nikiforova

Biography and information

Ksenia Alexandrovna Nikiforova is an artist-restorer, art historian.

Education :

- St. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after I.E. Repin of the Russian Academy of Arts. (2009), art historian.
- St. Petersburg Art School named after N.K. Roerich. N.K. Roerich Art School. (2002), artist-restorer.

Specialization :
- Russian art of the late nineteenth-early twentieth century.
- Restorer (oil painting, tempera painting, artistic wood, gilded carvings, porcelain).
- Restorer-consultant (inspection of monument preservation, preparation of preservation documents for export-import, visual assessment of technical and technological features of the monument).
- ART manager (preparing materials, gathering information, compiling the exposition).

Place of employment, position :
- State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg), restorer, 2002-2008.
- LLC "Publishing House Albatross" (Moscow), art historian, 2009-2010.
- N.K. Roerich International Center-Museum (Moscow), artist-restorer, art historian, 2010-2011. N.K. Roerich International Center-Museum (Moscow), artist-restorer, art historian, 2010-2011.
- Antique - restoration workshop-gallery "Ceramic", artist-restorer, art historian, from 2011 to the present time.

Major curatorial projects, exhibitions :
- "Russian Folk Icon and Lubok", GRM. 2001 г.
- "Domestic and wild" (animalistics in Russian art of XVIII-XX centuries from the collection of the museum), GRM, 2004.
- "Religious Petersburg". GRM. 2004 - 2005.
- "To Dress a Painting" (Art Frames in Russia, 18th - early 20th century), GRM, 2005.
- "From Russia to the Himalayas" (exhibition of paintings by N.K. Roerich and S.N. Roerich), Museum of Children's Fine Arts of the Peoples of Siberia and the Far East, Yurga, 2011.
- "Tidings of Beauty" (exhibition of paintings by N.K. Roerich and S.N. Roerich), National Art Gallery "HAZINE", Kazan, 2011.
- "75 Years of the Roerich Pact" (anniversary exhibition of archival photographs and documents), National Art Gallery "KHAZINE", Kazan, 2011.
- "Bringing a Painting Back to Life: The Story of the Acquisition and Restoration of the Portrait of E.I. Roerich, by S.N. Roerich", N.K. Roerich International Center-Museum, Moscow, 2011. N.K. Roerich International Center-Museum, Moscow, 2011.

Major restoration and art history projects :
- International Center-Museum named after N.K. Roerich. N.K. Roerich International Center-Museum, restoration, preparation for exhibition, preparation of restoration and research documentation for more than 300 paintings by N.K. Roerich, S.N. Roerich and artists of the 20th century, as well as decorative and applied art objects from the museum collection.
- GRM, during his work at the museum more than 40 picture frames from the museum's collection were restored.
- Yaroslavl Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, restoration of 2 icons from the museum collection. 2000 г.
- Pskov-Pechersk Holy Assumption Monastery, restoration of the iconostasis of the Assumption Cave Church, 2008.
- St. Petersburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after M.P. Musorsky. Mikhailovsky Theater, restoration of the picturesque plafond of the auditorium, 2008.

Membership in other arts and community organizations :
- The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation awarded the qualification of restoration of easel oil painting of the third category.
- Member of the non-political, non-profit youth association "Austruvegr Center for Historical Reconstruction".
- Member of the Committee for Educational and Cultural Activities of the Interregional Association of Entrepreneurs.

Lives and works in Moscow.
nikiforova_ksyu@mail.ru