Marina Trushnikova artist

ABout artist

Marina was born on 03.09.1972 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk region.
In 1989 Marina Trushnikova entered and in 1994 she graduated from the Vladivostok Art College as a “painter-teacher”. She got higher education at Khabarovsk State Pedagogical University and graduated from the Art and Graphic Department in 2002. In 2011 she attended courses in Chinese painting and calligraphy at the University of Science and Technology, Liaoning, China.

From 1996 to 2021 worked as a teacher.

From 1996 to 2008, she was a teacher at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur City Art School.
2008-2012 – the founder and the teacher of Creative studio “Loriel” for adults, Vladivostok.

Since 2009 she is the author of an educational online project “Creative workshop with Marina Trushnikova”.

Marina has thousands of students around the world.

Marina Trushnikova began her exhibition activities in 1998, took part in Russian and international courses in fine arts, was their winner.

From 1999 to 2008 was chairman of the self-organized Association of Young Artists of Komsomolsk-on-Amur (TOMKA). During this time the association has organized 12 exhibitions and several city performances and art events.

Paintings of the artist are in private and museum collections in Russia, USA, China, Ukraine and many European countries.

Currently lives in Belgorod region.



2021, December – “Argentine Tango”, Bohemios club, Belgorod

2020, October – “Tango and Roses”, Museum of Fine Arts, Komsomolsk-on-Amur.

2003, April – “Dreams of something bigger…”, Exhibition Hall of the Artists Union of Russia, Komsomolsk-on-Amur.

International exhibitions and competitions:

2021, August – September – IWS International Watercolor Festival Exhibition “Watercolor with love”, St. Petersburg – Novosibirsk – Moscow.

2021, July – August – IWS exhibition tour “Our wonderful Word”, Ukraine – Poland. 

2020, October – IWS Art &Sante tour and exhibition in Albi (France).

2020 – International Watercolor Festival “AquaZoom”, Museum of Fine Arts, Komsomolsk-on-Amur

2019, December – 1st Olimpiart IWS India – International Watercolor Festival, Delhi, India

2019, July – 1st International Watercolor Exhibition and Festival IWS Finland, International Watercolor Festival, Helsinki, Finland

2016 – “XI Biennial of Chamber Watercolor of Crimea”, Simferopol Museum of Art, Simferopol


2022, November – Exhibition of 5 authors, IWS Sare Gallery, Moscow

2020, February – exhibition of Russian artists, IWS Sare Gallery Moscow

2014, July – “Life of a Modern City”, Hall of the International Art Fund, Moscow

2011, May – “Inspiration from the East”, Museum of them. Sukhanov Museum, Vladivostok

2010, February – “Dreams of Venice”, Museum of Fine Arts, Komsomolsk n/a

2009, December – “The Wheel of the Year”, Sukhanov Museum. Sukhanov Museum, Vladivostok

2008, February – “Dame Trinkets” Fine Arts Museum, Komsomolsk town n/a

2006, October – “Autumn Vernisage”, Museum of Fine Arts, Komsomolsk n/a

2005, December – “Spanish Suite”, exhibition of three artists, Museum of Fine Arts, Komsomolsk-on-Amur.

2003 – “Sphere”, Exhibition Hall CC of Russia, Komsomolsk-on-Amur 

2002 – “Young artists – to edge”, Khabarovsk organization AR of Russia, Picture gallery of them. Fedotov Picture Gallery, Khabarovsk

2001 – The regional exhibition of young artists “Spring opening day”, Khabarovsk organizations of the Union of Artists of Russia, Picture gallery of them. Khabarovsk Fedotov Art Gallery

2000 – “Reflection”, Museum of Fine Arts, Komsomolsk-on-Amur.


2011 – Residence «Atelier de la Rose», Montcabrier, France


2021 – Special Jury prize, IWS International Watercolor Festival, “Watercolor with love”, St. Petersburg – Novosibirsk – Moscow.

2019 – In the collection “50 best works of the world” Exhibition-competition “Genius of watercolor” IWS India, Delhi, India

2016 – Gold Laureate Badge “For Excellence in Fine Art” from the International Foundation “Cultural Heritage”.

2015 – 1st place in the International Abstract Art Competition +1st place in the International Graphics Competition, Russian Art Week, Moscow

2007 – Special Jury prize, Master Cup International Illustration, Beijin Cartoon and Illustration Centre, Beijing, China.

2005 – Special Jury prize, Bird 2005 International Art Award, Beijin National Culture Centre, Beijing, China.


    • “Falcon’s valley, Beijing Natural culture center, China, 2005.

    • “Flight of an eagle”, Beijing Natural culture center, Beijing, China, 2005.

    • “Ancient Street of Catalonia”, Komsomolsk-on-Amur Fine Arts Museum, 2005.

    • “The Breath of Milonga, Komsomolsk-on-Amur Fine Arts Museum, 2020.

    • “Pink Bouquet”, Komsomolsk-on-Amur Fine Arts Museum, 2020.


– International Art Foundation
– IWS Globe (International Watercolor Society)