About

Alexandra Mazur-Knyazeva is a visual artist exploring elusive transformation of objects and spaces working with various materials and combining a range of disciplines.
The constant dynamic of being, and total uniqueness of the present moment are initial stages for her art works that vary from small objects to large scale installations.

Qualifications and Training

2009 – 2011

MA Design. Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

2002 – 2008

MA and BA Applied Arts. Moscow State Artistic and Industrial University named after Stroganov, Moscow

Exhibitions

2015

 Passion For Freedom, The Mall Galleries, London, UK

 Group exhibition supported by Russian Embassy, Rossotrudnichestvo, London, UK

 Exhibition and charity auction Follow Us at SANDERSONS, London, UK

 Video installation for Bermondsey ArtTrail, London, UK

 Group exhibition SW7 StratUp, London, UK

2014

 Installation at TheStoneSpace gallery, London, UK

 Duo exhibition at ARTHOUSE1 gallery, London, UK

 AAF, New York, USA. Blue Tomato gallery

2013

 AAF, London, UK. Blue Tomato gallery

2012

AAF, London,UK. Chemistry gallery

 Milan Furniture Fair, Museum of Science and Technology. Milan, Italy
(Funded by the UK Trade & Investment and SEE&DO).

2011

“DesignersBlock” as a part of London Design Festival. London

 «Material Matters» Exhibition and talk at the Victoria & Albert Museum

2010

“Qui Vive?” Biennial of young art, Moscow, Russia

Experience

2011 Central Saint Martins Material Explorations exhibition and talk at the Victoria & Albert Museum

2010 Palladium Alliance Jewellery design competition for Vivienne Westwood

Commissions

2016 Niche project (private residency)  (current)

2015 Unique Refraction# prints for private residency 

2011 Designing and making window display for Adler as a part of “Street Lights” project organised by Carol Woolton – Jewellery editor of Vogue, London

2010 Designing luxury tableware for special occasions

Residencies

2016 Artist Residency in Motherhood, TheMotherHouse, London.

2010 MA Research Residency, Victoria & Albert Museum, Ceramics Studio 6th floor.

Publications

New Style magazine, June 2015, issue 142

The Workshop Guide to Ceramics, Duncan Hooson and Anthony Quinn, Thames and Hudson published 2012

VOGUE about Street Lights Project. 2011

Prizes, Awards and Fundings

Russian Art Week.
First prize in the section “Ceramics”, 2009.

Funded by UK Trade and Investment, 2012

Funded by “SEE&DO”, 2012