29 May 2020
Press Office of the Amber Museum
Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum is expressing condolences to the husband Feliks Kuznetsov, relatives and close ones, as well as to the professional community of jewellers, artists of decorative and applied art, museum due to the fact that famous Russian jeweller, designer Olga Kuznetsova has passed away on the 76th year of her life.
Her works are in collections of many Russian museums, including the Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum.
Olga Kuznetsova was born in Moscow in 1944.
In 1969, she graduated from Moscow Academy of Industrial Arts (former Stroganov Academy). Since 1975 – member of the Union of Russian Artists. She began to work in the sphere of jewellery design in 1977. Since 1975 she was taking active part in exhibition. She started working with amber for the first time from 2004.
Among last exhibitions are::
2001 – "Diamonds of Russia. 20th century", State Historical and Art Museum-reserve "Moscow Kremlin", Moscow;
2002 – "Art Metal. Russia and Estonia", State Historical and Architectural, Art and Landscape Museum-Reserve "Tsaritsyno", Moscow;
2004 – "Two Capitals. Moscow – Washington", Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Ats, Moscow.
1987 – First prize of the International Seminar of Enamellers in Kecskemet, Hungary;
1987 – Medal of the International Jewellery and Bijouterie Contest "Jablonec", Czechoslovakia;
1988, 1991 – Diplomas of the International Biennial of Enamel Artists in Limoges, France.
Artworks by the artist are in collections of: the State Historical Museum, Moscow; Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Arts, Moscow; State historical and Art Museum-Reserve, Sergiev Posad; State Historical and Architectural, Art and Landscape Museum-Reserve "Tsaritsyno", Saint Petersburg; also in private collections in Russia, Hungary, France, Latvia.
On loving memory of Olga Kuznetsova!