Natalia DikNATALIA DIK (Novoaltaïsk, Altai mountains, Siberia Russia, 1961)
Studied at I.E Repin Academy at St. Petersburg, Russia by Professor B.S. Ugarov and Victor Reichet. Received ‘Repin allowance’ and ‘Silver Nomination’ of the Soviet Ministry of Culture for her painting “Na Onega” (at the sea Onega). Worked 4 years as professional artist in studio of Ugarov. Since 2002 Member of the Russian Federation of Artists. She paints layer-over-layer: In light bathing still-lives; landscapes and scenes, but also assignments (usually portraits) in oilpaint and expressionistic realistic style.
Here loose hand of painting is directly recognisable.
Austria, Belgium, China, Finland Helsinki, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, Stockholm, UK and USA.
Plein-air festivals in France, Kenya, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Russia and USA,
Portrait at BP Portrait Award 2014 exhibition in National Portrait Gallery in Londen, Sunderland and Eddingburgh.
2007-2008 1st resp. 2nd price Plein Air Festival – Blaricum (NL)
2009 Rembrandt Painting Award Paintersfestival – Noordwijk“ (NL)
2012 Artists Award Art In Open Festival – Wexford (IRE)
2015 Artist in Residence Price Vincent’s Dream Festival – Zundert (NL)
2016 Best new artist Eaton plein-air Festival, Easton (USA)
2016 Artist Award Art In The Open Wexford (IRE)
Russia I.E. Repin Akademy Museum – Sint Petersburg
Plyos Museum – Plyos
Netherlands Museum van Bommel van Dam – Venlo? Katwijk Museum – Katwijk
And in many private collections in Belgium; Canada; China; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Ireland; Italy: Kenya; Mexico; Netherlands; Norway; Russia; Servia; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom and USA.