Olga Karpacheva

1974 -

Born in Vologda, Russia Republic USSR

1991-1996 Studied at Suzdal Restoration school specializing in oil and tempura restorations. Graduated with highest honors.
Olga is highly respected nationally as a restorer and has been involved in several important restoration projects. These include painting restorations in the Assumption monastery of St Cyril (Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery), in the Russian town of Kirillov, one of the most famous monasteries in all of Russia. And performing Dionisius fresco restoration in the Ferapontov Monastery within the Vologda region of Russia.

Since 1996, Olga has worked for the Russian art center for scientific restoration.

1999-2004 Studied at Cherepovets State University obtaining a degree in art-graphics.

2001 Elected as a member of the Union of Russian Artists

2002 Awarded a coveted grant by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. This was based upon a recommendation by the Union of Russian Artists

2005 Selected as a finalist in the All Russian Young Artist competition (35 years or younger). Her selected painting was displayed in the National Gallery in Moscow (State Tretyakov Gallery)

Olga's paintings have been displayed in numerous exhibitions all over Russia and currently reside in 5 Russian museums.


Works by Olga Karpacheva

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TroutDomes of Ustyug GreatOn Vologda - the RiverVologda GoldRed Lane in UstyugIn Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery Evening in KislovodskShalyapin's Summer ResidenceWindow with ShuttersDomes of UstyugaRed Street in UstyugaChurch Bell Tower in TotmeWater LiliesSunny Court Yard in UstyugThe Sofia bellsOn Vologda - the RiverA Vologda Yard