Pasha Pasha Art

Pasha Pasha Art

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Russian-born Pavel Ouporov  study at the renowned Moscow Surikov State Academy Art Institute—one of Russia’s two institutions of higher arts education and part of the Russian Academy of Arts established in 1757 by Peter the Great.  

At the age of 11, Ouporov won admittance into the Moscow State Academy Art Lyceum, graduated at 18, and earned a Master of Fine Arts from the Moscow Surikov State Academy Art Institute.

 Ouporov have received national and international recognition . Museum exhibitions include the Library of Congress and Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC; Museum of Contemporary Art, Goldman Warehouse and Bass Museum, Miami; Historical Museum of the City of Vienna; World Financial Center, NY; Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow; Passage de Retz, Paris; Boston Center for the Arts; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City; and the Frye Art Museum, Seattle. Their works are in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harvard University Fogg Art Museum, the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, NY, and The State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, among others. They are one of ten international artists featured in Gustav Klimt: The Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky Collections monograph that explores Klimt’s influence among today’s leading contemporary artists. Their work has been reviewed extensively in many publications such as Art In America, ArtNews, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and featured on PBS and Public Affairs Television.  Awards include a NY Artist’s Fellowship, Mid-Atlantic Visual Arts Grant and a South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists. A comprehensive hard cover publication, As Above, So Below: Recent Work by Scherer & Ouporov, was released in conjunction with their solo exhibition at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University. The artists’ paintings are represented by ACA Galleries in New York and Arden Gallery in Boston.  Their original prints are represented by the Mezzanine Gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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  • Kathryn Dennison

    He's the best teacher/mentor I ever had, and I don't think I could ever work and learn from anyone better. He's taught me everything I know about oil painting, drawing, photography, engraving -- literally EVERYTHING. He's so inspiring and attentive; he knows how to create almost anything (very well-rounded instructor). I've known Mr. Ouporov for years, he taught me so much about art and gave me the ambition to pursue it as a career. I used to draw little cartoons and disproportionate anime drawings in my sketchbook, and now I'm doing 6ft tall classical oil paintings. There's always a mutual sense of intellectual/artistic engagement, where you always feel like you're being supported, not judged. He's very professional and always enthusiastic to work with students.

  • Alicia Wynn

    He examines my work and gives a critical review and explains where I need improvement by showing me on a separate paper exactly where I need to rework a section and how to do it. And he does it seconds , whereas I labored first hours over it.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

learn what is the level and go from theire

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

1993 MFA, Moscow Surikov State Academic Art Institute, Moscow (Russian Academy of Art)

1978-84 Graduated, Moscow Academic Art Lyceum of the Russian Art Academy, Moscow

Teaching Experience 

Figure drawing, oil painting, egg tempera painting, gilding, and print making taught at the following institutions:

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Art Instructor 2011 - present

Society of Four Arts, Egg Tempera and Gilding Instructor, West Palm Beach 2017 - 2019

Jamestown Art Center, Egg Tempera and Gilding Instructor, Jamestown, RI 2017 and 2018

Florida Atlantic University, Adjunct Professor in Visual Department 2005 -2010

School of Visual Art, Print Making Instructor, New York City 1998

Brooklyn College, Print Making Instructor, Brooklyn, NY 1999

Egg Tempera Workshop, Egg Tempera and Gilding Instructor, Cortona, Italy 2013

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

60-75 ph

How did you get started teaching?

just woned to sheare my expirience

What types of students have you worked with?

all levels and ages

Lessons offered

Painting Classes Drawing Lessons Photoshop Classes Acrylic Painting Lessons Oil Painting Classes Watercolor Painting Lessons