Pavel Ouporov



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 and his partner (1989-2017) have received national and international recog-
nition.Museum exhibitions include the LibraryofCongress and Smithsonian Institu-
tion, 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 col-
lections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harvard University Fogg Art Museum, the LibraryofCongress, New York
Public Library, NY, and The State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, among others. They are one of ten inter-
national 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 publi-
cation, As Above, So Below: Recent Work by Scherer & Ouporov, was released in conjunction with their solo exhi-
bition 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.