Daria Kotlyarova works in the genre of easel painting. Born in Moscow, in the family of academic artists, she graduated from the Tomsky Moscow academic Lyceum of Russian Academy of Arts. After that, she studied at the Department of easel painting in the V. Surikov Moscow State Art Institute.
Daria’s works represent the search for fusion between realistic art language and convention of artistic image. Allegorical stories and encrypted statements has always attracted the artist. Daria has won the I prize contest of young artists named. P. M. Tretyakov (2006), she has been awarded the silver medal of the Russian Academy of arts (2014).
Kotlyarova’s works are in the collections of the Museum of Russian art TMORA (USA, Minneapolis), State art Museum of Kaluga, in private collections in Russia, Italy, the USA, France, Serbia and Croatia.
Daria has been participating in exhibitions since 2001.
- 'Golden Circle' (Moscow, Askeri Gallery)
- 'Memory: Artifacts' (NY, Want Art Gallery)
- Moscow International Art Salon, the project ‘Abstract Images of Emotions’. (Moscow, The Central House of Artists)
- Personal exhibition (Moscow, SCS RF)
- XVII Moscow International Art Salon, the project ‘Fathers and Sons’ (Moscow, The Central House of Artists)
- Exhibition-presentation of the painting ‘P.M. Tretyakov Gallery’, that has been gifted to The Russian Art Charity Foundation (Kostroma, The Kostroma Art Museum)
- ‘The Freedom of choice’ (Moscow, The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia)
- Curator and participant of I Moscow International Biennale for Young Art – The Special project of The State Trtyakov Gallery ‘Context’ (Moscow, State Tretyakov Gallery).
- ‘Moscow through the vision of youngsters’ (Moscow, The Central House of Artists)
- The All-Russian exhibition of young artists (Moscow, The Central House of Artists)
- The Youth (the 29th) (Moscow, Kuznetsky Most)
- ’75 years of Moscow Union of Artists’ ‘Moscow – Artists – Moscow’ (Moscow, Manege)
- The All-Russian P.M. Tretyakov Contest of young artists (Moscow, State Tretyakov Gallery)