Ya. Oyunchimeg

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Yadamsurengiin OYUNCHIMEG /Born in 1950/

Meritorious Artist of Mongolia, Honorary Artist of UMA

Education:

1962-1968 Fine Art College, Ulaanbaatar
1970-1977 Repin Academy, St. Petersburg
 
 Meritorious Artist of Mongolia, Oyunchimeg is a one of Mongolia's finest painters and defining figure of the contemporary art of Mongolia.
 Oyunchimeg Yadamsuren`s delicate and intimate portraits the viewer finds themselves getting a glimpse, not just at the beautiful women of Mongolia, but also a reflection of one of Mongolia`s finest artists. Oyunchimeg`s works have been exhibited in galleries worldwide bringing her many awards. She is far from being lost amidst her talented family, and as she is receiving more and more attention, she is recognized as a defining figure of contemporary Mongolian art.
 The subject matter of her work, female portraiture, landscapes, and still life, where in less skilled artists hand these subjects could become tired and cliched, Oyunchimeg is able to produce moving and powerful works. In a recent series entitled Colors of Autumn, still lives defy their name as soft pinks, magentas, lilacs, and lemony yellows explode across the canvas in quick thick strokes. Her use of the same energetic pastels and expressive brushwork creates similar innovation in her landscapes. The artists`s true strength, however, lies in her realistic portraiture. Oyunchimeg modestly says that they are merely expressing a love of feminine beauty, yet it is instantly clear that they are so much more. The subjects are all women that Oyunchimeg knows personally and they look out from the canvas with shining eyes and silent smiles.
 

Exhibitions:

1992 Exhibition of Mongolian Painters, Rennes
1994 Joint exhibition, Italy
1995 "Creation" group exhibition, American Embassy, Ub
1997 International exhibition of women artists, Bonn, Germany
1997 Triennial, New Delhi, India
1998 Solo exhibition, Ulaanbaatar
1998 Joint exhibition, Makao
1999 "Women and Society" international exhibition, Ulaanbaatar
2000 Solo exhibition, Ulaanbaatar
2001 Mongolian exhibition of women artists, Bonn, Germany
2002 Exhibition of Mongolian women painters, San-Francisco, USA
2003, 2004 Asian Art Now in Las Vegas
2004 " Gobi of Dream" family exhibition, Art gallery of the UMA,
         Inos gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Joint exhibition “Mongolian Highlights” Vilnius, Lithuania
2004 "Mongolia and Tamna", Sympathetic exhibition of continent and island, Jeju, Korea
2005 Korean-Mongolian exchange exhibition, Ulaanbaatar
2006 Joint exhibition on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Institute of Fine Arts
2007 "Art of Mongolia" family exhibition at Time gallery, Vienna, Ausrtia
2007 " Wien-Venezia" exhibition at Xanadu gallery, Ulaanbaatar
2008 " The Stars of Far East" joint exhibition of russian, mongolian and korean artists, Korea
2008 "Claasmates" joint exhibition, Art gallery of UMA, Ulaanbaatar
2009 Art Fair, Korea
2009 "Mongolian Art in Vienna" family exhibition Vienna, Austria
2011 "STUDIO 10" joint exhibition at UMA, Ulaanbaatar
2013 "Delights of the World" women artists exhibition at 976 Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar
2013 "To My Lady" joint exhibition at Tsagaandarium Art Museum&Gallery

Awards:

1989 "Leading worker" prize of the Union of Mongolian Artists
1990 "Leading worker" prize of the Ministry of Culture
1995 "Silver Belt" prize, "Oron zai" art association
1998 First prize, "Autumn 98" UMA exhibition
2000 Prize of the Union of Mongolian Artists
2003 "North Star" Order of Mongolia
2012 Meritorious Artist of Mongolia