Solo exhibition of Tamara Beletskaya
15 December 2014
Press Office of the Amber Museum
Solo exhibition of the fashion artist Tamara Beletskaya "A Winter Night's Dream" is opened on 26 December at 17.00 in Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum. There will be women's jewellery made of minerals and natural stones in the exposition, amber is naturally complemented with such gemstones as agate, jasper, topaz, nephrite, amethyst, charoite, turquoise, rock crystal, malachite.
Tamara Beletskaya "constructs" her works considering texture particularities of materials, plasticity of the stone, its color and form. She creates unique rhythmic combinations using familiar images and motives.
Works of this author are distinguished by harmony, delicacy and rich imagination. It seems like a magic thread is in her hands that fancily interlacing with metal. paper, leather, textile puts together placers of amber, other minerals and stones.
Tamara Beletskaya graduated from Minsk Institute of Technology in 1981 with specialty of fashion artist. In 2006 she graduated from Moscow Fashion Industry Institute and Moscow International Business and Management Academy. In the age of 23 years she became a head fashion designer of experimental shop of Kaliningrad Sewing Association "Silhouette". The first independent collection was created in 1980. 1988 she organized the fist private "Fashion Theater" in Kaliningrad, which grew to the "Fashion House" in 1996.
The new stage of artist’s creative activity was year 2010, when she appealed to jewellery art for the first time. Collection of adornments with natural stones was created. In this collection amber was combined with other gems. Since 2011 the artist has been working with Kaliningrad Amber Combine. Over ten works designed by her entered its production.
Tamara Beletskaya is participant of international competitions and festivals. In 2000 she was a Grand Prix winner of the All-Russian Competition "Woman – director of the year", in 2002 she became member of the Russian Professional Image-makers League, in 2013 – got the award of Kaliningrad Region "Recognition" for achievements in the sphere of culture, literature and art in the nomination "For the new approach in creation of works from amber and Russian gemstones".
The artist is an active participant of charitable actions, teaches classes for children with limited health abilities organized by the Kaliningrad charity fund "The coast of hope".
In the rich creative biography of the artist this exposition is the fourth solo exhibition in Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum.