Sergei Isupov

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Sergei Isupov (born August 17, 1963) is a ceramic artist born in Stavropol, Russia now living in Cummington, Massachusetts, United States and Tallinn, Estonia. He is represented by Ferrin Contemporary.[1] He was educated at the Ukrainian State Art School in Kiev and went on to graduate in 1990 from the Art Institute of Tallinn in Estonia with Bachelor of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees in ceramic art. He has since exhibited widely in both solo and group exhibitions, received numerous awards and widely collected by museums and private collectors.[2]

Isupov's parents are both artists, his father, Vladimir, a painter and his mother, Nelli, a sculptor working in ceramics. His brother, Ilya, is a painter.[3] Sergei emigrated to the United States in 1993.

Solo exhibitions[edit]

Selected group exhibitions[edit]

Selected residencies, workshops and lectures[edit]

  • 2009: Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Workshop, Mesa, AZ[36]
  • 2008:James Renwick Alliance Distinguished Lecture, Renwick Museum of the Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC[37]
  • 2008: James Renwick Alliance Distinguished Workshop: Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC[36]
  • 2008: Metropolitan State College of Denver, Workshop and Lecture[37]
  • 2007: International Ceramics Studio, Artist Residency, Kecskemet, Hungary[37]
  • 2006: Jam Factory, Adelaide, South Australia, Artist in Residence[2]
  • 2006: Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT, Artist in Residence, International Symposium[17]
  • 2005: California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Guest Artist, Lecture & Workshop Presentation[38]
  • 2005: Yixing Conference, Yixing, China, Guest Artist[39]
  • 2001: NCECA; Charlotte, NC; Demonstrating Artist[40]
  • 2000: Carnegie Museum of Art and Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA, lecture[1]
  • 1997: SOFA Miami 1997, Miami, FL, slide presentation[41]

Awards[edit]

  • 2001: Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award[42]
  • 1996: Smithsonian Craft Show Top Award for Excellence, Washington, DC[43]
  • 1993: Director’s Scholarship, six-week residency, International Ceramics Center, Kecskemet, Hungary[43]
  • 1991: “Best Young Estonian Artist” (under age 30) by the Union of Artists of Estonia Prize of the Ministry of Culture of Estonia[43]

Museum collections[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "Sergei Isupov and Kadri Parnamets at Ferrin Gallery". Berkshire Fine Arts. September 12, 2008. Retrieved June 3, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Androgyny: New Work by Sergei Isupov". Daum Museum of Contemporary Art. October 3, 2009. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Openings & events" (fee required). The Berkshire Eagle. September 10, 2008. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Fragile". AmericanStyle. Winter 2002–2003. Retrieved June 3, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Sergei Isupov: "It All Started With Tea"". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. December 1, 1995. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
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  12. ^ "http://www.uky.edu/FineArts/Art/TCCA/index.php?f=figuration_2009". University of Kentucky. 2009.  External link in |title= (help);
  13. ^ "Medfield artist to exhibit at Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton". Medfield Press. May 15, 2009. Retrieved June 3, 2009. 
  14. ^ Thomas, Mary (June 4, 2008). "Clay continues to resonate in exhibits here". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
  15. ^ "MFA's craft show lacks a coherent concept". The Boston Globe. October 2, 2007. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
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  19. ^ "Singing Classes for all Skill Levels". Lexington Herald-Leader. January 11, 2006. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
  20. ^ a b "Crafted to provoke: Hot-button issues explode at two exhibits". The Providence Journal. March 23, 2006. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
  21. ^ Daniels, Mary (November 5, 2006). "Art show a study in body language". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
  22. ^ "Ceramics that are over-the-top, understated and somewhere happily in the middle". Philadelphia City Paper. February 10–16, 2005. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
  23. ^ "Best Bets". The Washington Post. February 17, 2005. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
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