Misha Levin



Born: Moscow 1986


2010-2011 Institute of Contemporary Art Moscow, The program "New Strategies in Contemporary Art"

2007-2009 Royal Drawing School, Postgraduate Diploma

2003-2007 Slade School of Fine Art, BA Fine Art, University College London  

2001-2003 Ruskin School of Art,  Life drawing course, Oxford University  

Prizes, Awards, Residences and Work experience: 

2017 Private artists residency with Cuban artist Italo Rene Exposito near the city of Liepaya in Latvia 

2016 became a programme director for the Continue Professional Development course in Contemporary Art 

2014 became a programme director of Pre-Foundation Diploma in Art and Design 

2013, March 8th At the Phillips auction in New York “Under the influence” the work ‘Board of honour’ was sold for more than three-times price of the auction high estimate. 

2013 Won the competition for creating a series of 14 paintings for calendar for Russian Jewish Congress. 

From 2011 working as a fine art tutor at the British Higher School of Art and Design, Moscow 

2010 became member of the Moscow Union of Artist 

2009 Awarded the diploma of the prizewinner and received a medal for contribution in art development at the First International Salon of art “Route of Unity” dedicated to 285 years of Russian Academy of Arts 

2007 Special Award (prize) ‘Young Artist’ of the 1st Moscow International Art Festival "Traditions and Modern Life" at the Manezh, Moscow 

1993 Laureate of the International Children’s Competition Christmas Card 93 in London 

1992 Prizewinner at the Children’s Art Work Festival in Moscow 1991 Painting “King Solomon and a Bee” based on the well-known biblical story formed the design for a greetings Card published in the USA 


Paintings were presented to the President of Russia Boris Eltsin, Her Majesty the Queen of Britain, Prince Charles of Wales, Prince Michael of Kent, the Princess of Thailand. Private collections: Georgi Hazinkov, Vladimir Spivakov, Aleksandr Smuzikov, Leonid Goldberg, Mikhail Baitin, Andrei Cheglakov, Mikhail Alshibaya, Mark Kurzer 

Museums: State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburgh, Russia Taft Museum in Cincinnati, USA Museum of contemporary russian art in Jersey City, USA 

Solo Exhibitions: 

April 2017 Solo exhibition ‘East-West: Further everywhere?’ Art-Constantis gallery, Red October, Moscow

February 2014 Solo exhibition at the residence of the ambassador of the European Union, Moscow

December 2013 Solo exhibition at the space ‘K136’, Berlin 

October 2013 Solo exhibition ‘Visions’, Film Museum, Frankfurt. 

March 2012 Solo exhibition “Faces”, Synagoge on Bronnay, Moscow 

Februrary 2011 Solo exhibition “The other side of the world”, culture centre ‘House on Patriarshi’, Moscow 

October 2008 Solo exhibition, Vavilon, Samara, Russia 

2006 Solo exhibition, Shepherd Market Gallery, London 

2003-2005 Permanent exhibition in the Gallery №1 on Smolenskaya Embankment, Moscow 

2002 Solo exhibition, Palace of Nations, Geneva September 

2001 Solo exhibition, Gallery 27, London July 

1998 Solo exhibition at Colmar (France) during the 10th International Music Festival of Vladimir Spivakov 

Group Exhibitions: 

December 2015, took part in the show ‘the Pushpin Museum’, at the Zverevski centre for contemporary art, Moscow 

July 2012, took part in International Art Festival "Traditions and Modern Life" in the 'Manezh', Moscow 

December 2011, took part in Art Manezh, project “Humans configuration”, Moscow 

Semtember 2011, took part in Fourth Moscow Bienalle of Contemprary Art, parallel programme, exhibition “Space not” 

July 2011, took part in “Today-Tomorrow” at the Museum of Modern Art, Moscow 

June 2011, took part in the exhibition “Cartography of possibility”, Central House of Artist, Moscow 

December 2010, one painting was exhibited as part of the collection of Mikhail Alshibaya at Art Manezh 

October 2010, exhibited with Timur Tsaku at the gallery Chiffre, Moscow January 2010, participated in the exhibition ‘World of painting and sculpture’ at the Central House of Artist’, Moscow 

December 2009, took part in Art Manezh, Moscow 

From April to May 2009, took part in the exhibition ‘Dialects’ part Two in Pushkin House, London 

December 2008-January 2009, participated in the First International Salon of art “Route of Unity” dedicated to 285 years of Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow 

November 2008, took part in “Injection of the Rip Off” at The Cobden Club, London 

March 2008, took part in “Dialects” at the Pushkin House in Bloomsbury, London 

March 2008, took part in the 2nd Moscow International Art Festival "Traditions and Modern Life" in the 'Manezh', Moscow 

October-November 2007, took part in “SaLon Art Fair 2007 Show”, an exhibition featuring the best of SaLon’s Summer & Autumn 

2007 Group Shows. SaLon Gallery, London 

January 2007, took part in the 1st Moscow International Art Festival "Traditions and Modern Life" in the Manezh, Moscow 

2003 Group exhibit at the Art Fair “Art-Moscow” in the Manezh, Moscow 

1999 Group exhibit at the USA Ambassadors residence house in Moscow 

1996 Group exhibit at the Taft Museum, Cincinnati 

1994 Group exhibit in the university gallery in Cincinnati, the USA 

1991 Group exhibit at the Central House of Artists, Jewish Children’s Artwork Festival, Moscow 

1991 Group exhibit of children’s artwork at the Central House of Writers, Moscow