Tania Rivilis (b. 1986)
In 2012 she moved from Russia to Germany, where she began painting at the age of 27. Only one year after she had her first solo show in Dortmund (Germany) and Bochum (Germany).
Tania’s works range from classical to modern expressive style, both in painting and graphics. For several years of working with painting and graphics Tania Rivilis held exhibitions in Germany, the Netherlands (the Art Gallery Rozendaal) and Russia.
In November 2017 Tania Rivilis had an exhibition of portraits of the royal Romanov family in Astoria Hotel, St. Petersburg, after which all works were purchased by the famous Russian jeweler Peter Aksenov and two state museums of St. Petersburg (Vladimirskiy Palace and Marble Palace, St. Petersburg).
Also her 6 portraits of Emperors of Russia can also be seen in the Ball Hall of Astoria Hotel (Rocco Forte Hotels) – they we purchased by the Astoria Hotel specially for this room.
Strating from 2017 Tania is specializing on Romanov family portraits. Her portrait of Nikolai Romanov is in possession of Bishop Seraphim – Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church, Bishop of Peterhof, Vicar of the St. Petersburg Diocese.
In October she finished a big portrait group commission of Romanov Family „The last Imperial Dynasty“ (graphite on transparent paper) for famous fashion designer Lee Paton (London, UK).
After she worked on monumental oil painting „Doctor Zhivago“ by Boris Pasternak Novel specially for traditional Axenoff Ball (Moscow, Russia) 2 m x 1,6 m and also on a privat commission for general director of Astoria Hotel (Sankt Petersburg) – portrait of Alexander the First.
Her two drawings based on „War and Piece“ novel by Leo Tolstoy are now at the State Historical Museum Moscow as a part of Axenoff Jewelery House exhibition (exhibition goes till September. After it can be seen at Saint Petersburg´s Museum).
Tania Rivilis currently works and resides in Aachen, Germany.