“When the morning comes” – Exhibition of jewelry by Maya Kotelnitskaya. 2016.08.30 – 09.18.
We always pay so much attention to dreams. In the early 20th century dreams turned into art.
Freudians interpreted them as a reflection of subconscious, and Surrealists adored them because from the dreams come creative ideas that are not related to rational thinking.
Lviv artist – jeweler Maya Kotelnytskaya introduces to us her dreams which she created by her own hand.
Already eight years Maya is developing jewelry in “natural” style. First of all, in her design traced the influence of modernism, and then, as appropriate for the plants which present in her works, they grew up and grew up Maya Kotelnytskaya. She is becoming more daring in her experiments and searching.
Perhaps Maya had a dreams about birds and tulips, leaves and fossilized branches of trees, amazing space stones… and when the morning comes – the artist creates from them the fantastic avant-garde jewelry from metal, wood, ceramics, glass, coral, pearls and crystals.
At the exhibition ”When the morning comes” will be presented about 20 items, including necklaces, earrings, rings and brooches.
Maya Kotelnytskaya works in own studio, conducts active exhibition activity in Ukraine and abroad. In addition Maya Kotelnitskaya is commercially successful brand which is sold in galleries and designer shops in Lviv, Kyiv, Odessa, Dniepro, Kharkov, St. Petersburg and Moscow. About jeweler Maya Kotelnytskaya you can read on fashion websites and in magazines, including www.wonderzine.com and Harper`s Bazaar (Ukraine).
Maya was born in Lviv in 1984
1999-2004, studies in Lviv college of Applied and Decorative Art namad after Ivan Trush (Department of Interior Design)
2004 – 2010 years studies in Lviv National Art Academy (department of artistic metal)
2006 – participated in a group exhibition, gallery “OM”, Lviv.
2008 – Art Festival ” Be2gether “, Vilnius, Lithuania. The creation and exhibition of sculptural objects.
2011 – personal exhibition “Silver lace”, gallery “Lviv Art”
2012 – personal exhibition “Lost memories”, gallery “Art Center of Baltic Amber”, c. Vilnius, Lithuania
2015 – personal exhibition “Untitled”, Gallery “Melanka Art”, Lviv