Xenia Kravchenko is based in Rome and works with ceramics, painting and etching. 

Xenia Kravchenko was born in Moscow, in 1975 . She graduated from the Stroganov Academy of Applied Arts' Faculty of Ceramics in Moscow.  In 2001 she moved to an island in the Sea of Marmara and worked as a visiting artist at the Eczacibasi Vitra Ceramics Art Studio in Istanbul. In addition to producing ceramics inspired by medieval Turkish pottery she is also a portrait painter and graphic artist. She has also worked as an artist in residence at the Scuola Internazionale di Graphica in Venice, Italy. From 2016 till 2021 she was based in Oxford and was part of Magdalen Road Studio artists' collective.  In 2019 she became creative director of The Harlequin Guild, a group of artisans based in Venice creating hand made silk headpieces inspired by Commedia dell'Arte. 

 

Recent Exhibitions:

2002    “Alexei Kravchenko and his family” Moscow, Academy of Arts

2002    “Personal Traces 5″ Ataturk Kultur Merkezi, Istanbul

2005    “Hunters and Hunted” Solo Exhibition, Tolga Eti Gallery, Istanbul

2009   “Mixed Exhibition” Tolga Eti Gallery, Istanbul

2009    “Fragile Awareness” G-art gallery, Istanbul

2013    "IAP special collection" Istanbul Art Platform, Istanbul

2017     Oxford Art Weeks MRS  group exhibition

2018     Oxford Art Weeks MRS group exhibition  

2019     "Summer in the studio" Oxford, Art Studios gallery