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.
At this moment she works on big portrait group of Romanov Family „The last Imperial Dynasty“ (graphite on transparent paper) for famous fashion designer Lee Paton (London, UK).
Tania Rivilis currently works and resides in Aachen, Germany.
2012 – moved to Germany from Moscow, Russia
2014 – first attempts to paint and draw
2015 – solo exhibition in gallery „Alt Wien“ Dortmund, Germany
2015 – took part in David Gray 10 days workshop (classical portrait). Brugge, Belgien.
2015 – solo art exhibition „Back to Classics“ in gallery „Gruppe 11“ Bochum, Germany
2016 – started collaboration projects with russian jeweler Petr Axenov (Axenoff Jewelry House)
2016 – group art exhibition at Galerie Bücken, Herzogenrath.
2016 – Offene Ateliers Kohlscheid
2017 – 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
2017 – took part in Roberts Liberace´two weeks workshop (classical portrait and figure). Brugge, Belgien.
2017 – group art exhibition in Urmond Church, Urmond, Holland.
2017 – portrait of Vladimir Romanov is in Vladimirskiy Palace State museum (St. Petersburg, Russia)
2017 – 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.
2018 – group art exhibition at Art Gallery Rozendaal (Montfort, Holland)
2018 – 6 portraits of the royal Romanov family were purchased by the Astoria Hotel St. Petersburg for their main Ballroom.
2018 – private workshop with russian artist Ivan Loginov at Royal Art Academy St. Petersburg
2018 – collaboration with russian jeweler Petr Axenov. Made an artwork specially for Axenoff House new collection presentation „Sleeping Beauty“
2018 – special project with Lee Paton Atelier, London. Made a group portrait drawing of Royal Romanov Family for Lee Paton´s new collection.
2018 – currently works on monumental oil painting „Doctor Zhivago“ by Boris Pasternak Novel specially for traditional Axenoff Ball (Moscow, Russia). 2 m x 1,6 m