|Born||4 October 1900|
|Died||5 August 1973|
|Known for||Painter, puppeteer|
|Patron(s)||Konstantin Yuon, Konstantin Korovin|
She was a member of the Moscow Union of Artists.
Olga Zhekulina was born in 1900 in a noble family. Originally she received art education in the private studio of the famous Russian artist Konstantin Yuon, where she studied until 1917.
Serious creative activity of the artist began at the turn of the 1910s and 20s.
In the 20s Zhekulina participated in the life of the "Fire-color" Association, which also consisted of Arkhipov, Bogorodskiy, Dobuzhinsky, Petrov-Vodkin, Voloshin, and other major artists of the time. The main motives of the artist in painting during this period were - "hut buried in the snow, spring, silver gave summer".
After that, she worked for nearly twenty years as the puppet theater artist of the Moscow House of Pioneers.
In the 1950s, She became a member of the Moscow Union of Artists. In the late 1950s Zhekulina working on a major state order: a series of landscapes of the Red Presnya.
In the 1960s, the artist was working on a "Valdai cycle", dedicated to the Russian village.
The artist died in 1973. During her life, the artist created some 200 works.
- Т. Клюева. Ольга Анатольевна Жекулина, 1900-1973. Советский художник, 1977
- В.Г.Азаркович. Выставки советского изобразительного искусства: 1954-1958 гг. Сов. художник, 1981
- В.Д.Соловьëв. Русские художники XVIII-ХХ веков. Эксперт-Клуб, 2005
- Ольга Жекулина (1900-1970) / Антикварное обозрение, №1. Спб.: 2007
- "№39 (693) / Искусство и культура / Художественный дневник / Выставка / Куклы, приятные во всех отношениях". Itogi.ru. 2010-12-29. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
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- "АртРу.инфо - Персоны - Жекулина Ольга Анатольевна". Artru.info. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
- п⌡п╟я─п╦я│п╟ п═я┌п╦я┴п╣п╡п╟ п╦я│п╨я┐я│я│я┌п╡п╬п╡п╣п╢. "п≈п╬п╩п╬я┌п╟я▐ п÷п╟п╩п╦я┌я─п╟: "...п≤п╫я▀п╪ п╬я┌п╨я─я▀п╡п╟п╣я┌я│я▐ я┌п╟п╧п╫п╟, п╦ п©п╬я┤п╦п╣я┌ п╫п╟ п╫п╦я┘ я┌п╦я┬п╦п╫п╟Б─╕"". Zolotayapalitra.ru. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
- "Галерея Советского Искусства". Art-media.su. Archived from the original on 2013-05-17. Retrieved 2013-10-05.