CURRICULUM VITAE

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019               Princesses and Horses, Gallery of Craft Council of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

                        Clay Dreams, Circle Craft Gallery, Vancouver, BC

                         Princesses and Monsters, Italian Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC

                         Anyuta's Dreamscape, Gallery at Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

2016                Functures, Functional Sculptures, Port Moody Arts Centre, Port Moody, BC

 

2014                The Taming of The Minotaur, Il Museo at the Italian Cultural Centre (curated by Angela Clarke, Ph.D.), Vancouver, BC

 

2014                Anyuta, multimedia exhibition, Tabula Rasa Gallery, Vancouver, BC

 

1995                Porcelain Miniature Sculpture, Sukhanov Historical Museum, Vladivostok, Russia

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

 

2019              ICAN Ceramic Arts Network, NCECA, Minneapolis, MN

2018              Finalist, 22nd National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, Texas                

 

2017               Unwedged,  Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA     

                        IDS Design Show, September, Vancouver, BC

                         Monsters Inc., two-artist show, Gallery of BC Ceramics, Vancouver, BC 

                         Search for Meaning exhibition, Seattle University, Seattle, WA

                         In Darkness, Lipont Art Place, Richmond, BC

 

2016                Sculptors’ Society of BC Group Show, North West Sculpture Gallery, Bellingham, WA

                         9th Annual Sculpture Show c/o the Sculptors’ Society of BC, VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC

 

2015                8th Annual Sculpture Show c/o the Sculptors’ Society of BC, VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC 

                         The Different Faces of Femininity, Britannia Art Gallery, BC

                          Art Beat, Harmony Arts Festival, West Vancouver, BC

                          Purely Paper, Cityscape Community Art Space, North Vancouver Arts Council

                          LabArtShow, Roundhouse, Vancouver, BC

 

2014                Bring-It-Together: With Sculpture, presented by the Burnaby and BC Art Councils, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, BC

 

2013                Derivatives of Figure, Basic Inquiry, Vancouver, BC

                         The Art of Motherhood, organized by Langley Centennial Museum and the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation, Langley

                         Centennial Museum & National Exhibition Center, Fort Langley, BC

 

2012                4th Annual Sculpture Show c/o the Sculptors’ Society of BC, VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC

 

                         Women Who Work With Metal, Maple Ridge Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, BC

           

                         The Circle, The Cultch, Vancouver, BC

 

2010                2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Urban Art Exhibition at Cypress Mountain, Vancouver, BC

 

2009                Living Between Two Cultures, CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver, BC

 

2006                Sculpture Show, Moscow House of Sculpture, Moscow, Russia

 

2005                Moscow Stone Sculpture Symposium, Muzeon Sculpture Park, Moscow, Russia

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS

2018-2020     Art Residency with Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

2017                Winner of the design competition to create the new national Canadian Legend Award initiated by the Canadian College of

                         Performing Arts. The first Award being granted to David Foster on June 30, 2017, Victoria BC

 

2016                DTES Small Arts Grant recipient, Vancouver, BC

 

                        Two paintings and two sculptures were featured in the movie  Fifty Shades Darker.

 

2013                Finalist, City of Vancouver’s IRONCLAD ART manhole cover design challenge, Vancouver, BC

 

2007                Finalist, Une Oeuvre de Faience, the 5th international sculpture competition, Musée Départemental Breton à Quimper,

                         Brest, France

 

 

SELECTED PRESS & REVIEWS

2017               Featured in interview, Harpreet Singh Show, Joy TV, August 2017

 

                        Featured in Malcolm Parry’s Town Talk, The Vancouver Sun, July 14, 2017.

 

2016               Featured in Heavens to Mergatroid. Stories and creativity galore inside unsuspecting building by Rebecca Blissett,                 

                        Vancouver Courier, Nov, Vancouver, BC

 

                        Featured in The Home Front: Six Design Studios Worth a Visit in Vancouver by Rebecca Keillor, the Vancouver Sun, 

                        Dec, Vancouver, BC

 

2015               Featured in Highlights from the 2015 Eastside Culture Crawl by Cristina Belmonte, The Westender, November 24,

                        Vancouver, BC 

                         Featured in Town Talk by Malcolm Parry, The Vancouver Sun, Aug 8, 2015

                         Interview, Arts Rational with  Gerry Kowalenko, Coop Radio, Vancouver, BC

                         Featured in article The Medium Tells the Message by Katy Thompson, The Source, Vancouver, BC

 

2014                 Featured in article Artist and Sculptor Anyuta Gusakova by Angela Fama, MonteCristo Magazine, Vancouver, BC

 

2014                 Featured in article East Vancouver Culture Crawl by Meredith Nicole, The Province, Vancouver, BC

 

2011                  Featured in article Walk of Artists by Noa Glouberman, Canadian Immigrant, Vancouver, BC

 

2010                  Featured in article Metal Sculpture Queens Get Tough at the Eastside Culture Crawl by Jessica Werb, Georgia Straight,

                          Vancouver, BC

 

2010                  TV spot on Teddy Bear Molecules sculptures with Jeffrey Boon, Global TV News, Vancouver, BC

 

1997                 Interview on Vladivostok Television, Canadaladivostok, Russia

 

1996                 Featured in article Mermaid Called Anya by Olga Maltseva, Vladivostok newspaper # 346, Vladivostok, Russia  

 

 

SELECTED COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

 

2016                Sponsor of Achieve and Lead Women’s Conference organized by Mompreneurs Organization (supplied award statuettes

                         for winners in diverse business categories) 

                        “Pacific Bear” sculpture donated to the Vancouver Children’s Hospital fundraiser

 

2015                Participant of the European Festival, Burnaby

 

2009– ongoing  Annual participant, Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver, BC

 

2014                Art Beat Project, a fundraiser for Little Footprints, Big Steps, Belkin House, Vancouver, BC

 

2013                Bikram’s Yoga Metrotown mural project, designer, project coordinator and artist, Burnaby, BC

 

2010                Kerrisdale Little League mural project at Elm Park, designer, artist and project coordinator, Vancouver, BC

 

2009                Vancouver Eastside mural project at the Russian Hall, contributing artist, under project coordination of Richard Tetrault,

                         Vancouver, BC

 

 

COMMISSIONS & FREELANCE

 

2001–08          Designer and sculptor for props, design and specialty houses in Moscow, Russia, including Moiseikin Jewelry House, Trulov

                          Props Studio, Krasny Okyabr Chocolate Factory, Rubezh Jewelry House and diverse architectural firms

 

1992–95          Designer and sculptor for Vladivostok Porcelain Factory, Vladivostok, Russia

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2006–ongoing   Private and group instructor for sculpture and drawing classes

 

2012–13          Drawing instructor, Capilano University Continuing Studies, North Vancouver, BC

 

2013                Drawing instructor, Carnegie Community Centre, Vancouver, BC

 

2010–11          Sculpture and clay animation volunteer instructor, Boys & Girls Club at Fraserview, Vancouver, BC

 

2010                Drawing instructor, The Art Studios run by Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC

 

  

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

 

2000–06          MFA equivalent diploma | Stroganov Academy of Art & Design, Moscow, Russia

  • Major in sculpture 

1984–88          Young Talents | Vladivostok, Russia

  • Four-year program for young artists with a focus on classical forms     

 

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