elena gorbunova

1989 russia

education

2013 – 2015 master of fine arts, department of gemstone and jewellery design, Hochschule Trier, Idar-Oberstein, DE
2014 – 2015 exchange student, Haute École des Arts du Rhin, Strasbourg, FR
2006 – 2012 diploma of fine and applied arts, Sharonovs’ School, Togliatti State University, RU

exhibitions

since 2007

awards

2017 Second Prize 25th Legnica International Jewellery Competition, ‘Identity’, Legnica, PL
2016 First Prize 12th International Competition of Young Jewellery Designers ‘Image and Form’, St. Petersburg, RU
2012 First Prize ‘Virtuosos of jewelry’, International Exhibition-Competition of the Author’s Jewellery and Lapidary Art “Olympus Jewelry”, St. Petersburg, RU
2011 First Prize ‘Creation of artistic image’, 4th International Amber Biennial, Kaliningrad, RU
2010 Third Prize 9th International Competition of Young Jewellery Designers ‘Image and Form’, St. Petersburg, RU
2007 Third Prize International Exhibition & Competition of Contemporary Arts ‘Russian Art Week’, Moscow, RU

about the work

Cognitive processes in our heads every time create unique reality, and I believe that jewellery as a pure example of transition from non-material to material helps to share and exchange our thoughts and feelings.
elena gorbunova
2015

my grave good, 2012, necklace, silver, silver niello (antique), fungus, pigment - photo: tatjana giorgadse