Denis Patrakeev
Was born in 1987 in St. Petersburg.
Education: 2004-2009 Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia. Faculty of Fine Arts.
Member of the Professional Union of Artists since 2008.
Works in following techniques: sculpture, installation, graphics, painting, video art.

In his art Denis reflects on the concepts of time and eternity, the symbol-image of nature, knowledge of God.  Classical techniques are intertwined with elemental materials such as water, salt, earth, fire. For Denis, spiritual sphere, minimalistic language, harmony are of key interest. 
His work is inspired by study of nature, connection of physical and spiritual processes, 
poetry of material and form. 


Personal Exhibitions

2018 SOTERIA/ Art4/ Moscow

2017 "World in flux"/Anna Nova Gallery/Saint-Petersburg

2016 "Weakening of a sing" Luda Gallery /  together with Ivan Karpov

2016 "Metanoia" , Luda gallery, Stockholm, Sweden 

2015 "DAY ONE", Nepokorennie 17, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2014- « Mustard seed», Anna Nova Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2014- "Sheba", Bobby Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2014- «361 degrees /2», Erarta Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2013- «Witness», OED Gallery, Kochi biennale, India
2012- «Reconstructor», Anna Nova Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2012- «361 degrees» , Erarta Gallery, London
2011- « Proections», Nepokorennie studio, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2011- «The Earth of plays», State Centre of Contemporary Arts, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2011- «Gastra OZ», The Door Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Group exhibitions

2018 Cosmoscow /Moscow

2018 River Name / museum PERMM / Perm

2018 7 independent art fair / Saint-Petersburg

2018 In search of a portrait / DKGromov/ Saint-Petersburg

2018 Family/0+/Saint-Petersburg

2018 Impossible is inevitable/Jewish Museum/Moscow

2018 Love I Create / DKGromov/ Saint-Petersburg

2017-18 The RAFT. Art is (not) lonely/Mu.Zee/Begium

2017 ARCAM/The Essence/ LAMO/Leh /India

2017 History of the present / VCSI / Voroneg

2017 It's time for me to decay and you to blossom 3Marina Gisich Gallery 

2017 It's time for me to decay and you to blossom 2/ Kunst House/ Tartu/ Estonia

2017 It's time for me to decay and you to blossom 1/Voronja Gallery/ Estonia

2017 Fractals and structures/ Cultproject Gallery/Moscow

2017 3x3/Belaivo Gallery/Moscow 

2017 Inner Manifesto/Graund/Moscow

2017 Takeoff!/VDNH/Moscow

2017 "Phantasy in everydaylife" Erarta Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2016 «Wave Theory. Production of of viewers» Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2016 "Cinema of Dreams" Gallery-Studio Ground, Moscow, Russia

2016 «Prototype # 2» Sergei Kuryokhin Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2016"The Secret Garden" Museum of Anna Akhmatova 

2016 "Simple name synonyms favorites" Parallel programs. Biennale of Young Art

V Moscow International Biennale for Young Art

2016 "5 rooms.", Loft Project Etagi, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2015 "We must cultivate our garden", Anna Nova Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2015 "Intertext",Erarta museum, Saint-Petersburg

2015 6 Moscow Biennal of Contemporary Art, Panopticym, Moscow, Russia

2015 OSTRALE, Drezden, Germany

2015 "Daha 409", Komarovo, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2015 independently/separately, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2014- Yougorgskiy period, Erarta museum, Saint-Petersburg
2014- Vienna Fair, Vienna, Austria
2014 "Interspace", Erarta Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2014- "RuArts", IV Moscow International Biennial for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
2014- "Signal", Signal factory, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2014- "Refugee Camp", Salon art-project, parallel program of Manifesta 10, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2013- Contemporary Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

2013- ArtSpace Event, ArtPlay, Moscow, Russia
2013- Volta9, Basel, Switzerland
2012- «Crosses», Erarta museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2012- «Social networks», Erarta museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2012- «New Ampire», Anglettere Hotel (Anna Nova Gallery project), Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2012- «Elastic arts», Erarta museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2012г. «Present, Past and Future», Erarta Gallery, London
2011г. «Peter and Wolf», Erarta gallery, London
2011г. «Autumn aggravation», Manege exhibition Hall, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2011- «Stability», Erarta museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2010г.- «21 gramm»- Art hall Poligraf. Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2010г. «Manipulations», Kitchen studio, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2010г. «Black gold ». Kitchen studio, SAint-Petesburg, Russia
2009г. «Childhood of our eyes.» , Markov Gallery. Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2008г. «Men and women legs in 21century » The Gallery of Chateuo the Rious Castle, France

2006г. «New names » , Museum of nonkonformism arts, Pushkinskaya 10, Saint- Petersburg, Russia