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Thinking About Future, pencil drawing, 2

About artist

Nina Tokhtaman Valetova is a New York based artist who holds a Master's degree in Art from the University BGPU in Ufa. She has been working as a painter since 1982. Nina's work explores the relationship between ancient cultures, mythologies, fantasy, metaphysics, and philosophy.
Her paintings and drawings cannot be classified within a particular framework of definitions or styles. In general, Nina's art defies categorization, and each piece is often created in several styles. Nina is constantly searching for new ways to create art, and as a result, she has established the Synthesis Art Style in contemporary art, which combines suprematism, surrealism, cubism, abstract, and figurative arts.


Galleria Balmain, London, UK, the online home for visual arts from all around the world.

Selected Exhibitions

2023 " Walking With Giants - 1st Edition" , Boomer Gallery, London, UK. Co-curator Anthony Fawcett

2023 World Art Dubai. Solo exhibition. Dubai, UAE

2022 "Vatican Artists of Fame", Chancellery Vatican Palace, Vatican

2021 " Art Bestseller! 2021" , Luigi Bellini Museum, Florence, Italy

2021 " Moscow - Turin Tour", Turin, Italy. Gefen Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2021 " The Best International Artists of International Art in Rome 2021", Rome, Italy. The International association Art Gallery IL Collezionista

2019 "Artexpo New York 2019", New York, NY. United States

2011  A. Jain Marunouchi Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.A.

2011  "Arte Pordenone", Artinvest SRL Torra della Filanda, Pordenone, Italy. Other artists of gallery: Vassily Kandinsky, Alexandra Exter

2011  "Arte Genova 2011", Artinvest SRL Torra della Filanda, Fiera di Genova, Genova (Genoa), Italy. Other artists of gallery: Vassily Kandinsky, Alexandra Exter
Exhibited together with Amedeo Modigliani, Andy Warhol, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Victor Vasarely

2011  Vernissage, Artinvest SRL Torra della Filanda, Rivoli, Torino (Turin), Italy

2010 2010 -2011  "From history to contemporary", jma Gallery / N Gallery / Euro-Asian Art and Culture Organization, Wien (Vienna), Austria
Group exhibition. Artists: Francisco Goya, Picasso, Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, Victor Vaserely & Lucas Cranach and contemporary artists from Paris and Vienna.

2009  "Metamorphosis", Agora Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.A.

2009  "Zolotoj Venec" ("Golden Tiara"), Chuvash State Art Museum, Cheboksary, Russia

2001  "ArtManege 2001", Manege, Moskva (Moscow), Russia

2001  "Zolotaja Kist' 2001" ("Golden Brush 2001"), New Manege, Moskva (Moscow), Russia

1990-1991  Boulevard Galerie, Kopnhagen (Copenhaven), Denmark

Public collections

Moscow Museum of Modern Art,  Moskva (Moscow), Russia

Chuvash State Art Museum,  Cheboksary, Russia

Novocheboksarsk Art Museum, Novocheboksarsk, Russia

Omsk Center of Contemporary Art, Omsk, Russia

Private collections

Paintings and drawings are in private collections in United States, Russia, Austria, Denmark, Dubai UAE

 Publications and interviews

* 2023 " Nina Tokhtaman Valetova" Review by Anthony Fawcett. London, UK,

*2022 "Art on World", international magazine of Art and Finance, Italy
*2021 Aesthetica Magazine,  The Aesthetica Artists’ Directory and print issue 100, UK sZGY5OTIzNjEzMTQ
* 2020" The Museum of Modern Art", MoMA issue, "World of Art", MoMA issue, contemporary art magazine, issue 9 volume1
* 2018 "Transformations", the official Tumblr page of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
* 2018 Heliopause Magazine, literary and arts journal, 2018,
* 2018 Appunti di Vita, Social Blog di Arte e Cultura, 2018,
* 2017 Nina Tokhtaman Valetova, Alberto Moioli - AICA International, 2017
* 2017 Interview with Nina Tokhtaman Valetova with Peter de Kuster, 2017
* 2017 Ampersand Literary, online platform for writers, painters , photographers, 2017,
* 2017 Not  Random Art,  art magazine, 2017
* 2017 Art People, website,
* 2017 Art Reveal Magazine 2017
* 2017 The Arthunters, website, article "A look at the Works of Nina Tokhtaman Valetova " 2017
* 2016 ART QA Magazine SPRING 2016,,  2016
* 2014 "Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Yearbook" UK, 2014


2023 2023 Award “ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2023” for the Best in Art &Creativity. World of Art, contemporary art magazine

2022 Diploma of merit " Vatican Artists of Fame", Chancellery Vatican Palace, Vatican

2021 Diploma with special mention for the creative skills and professionalism. The International Association Art Gallery ILCollezionista. Rome, Italy

2021 Diploma of merit for the demonstrated commitment and amazing artistic quality. The International Association Art Gallery IL Collezionista. Rome,  Italy

2018 American Art Award, category cubism, United States
2012 Diploma for high professionalism and personal contribution to development of modern art, International Art Academy, Moskva (Moscow), Russia.
2009 Premio ALBA 2009 Certificate and Medal, Casa Editrice Alba, Ferrara, Italy
1994 Honorable Mention, Unifem Art Exhibition, Dallas, TX, U.S.A


*2022 " Enciclopedia dei contemporanei dell'Arte", Associazione Culturale Ad-Art, Artists in the World, Italy

*2021 " Art Bestseller 2021", The Art Book,  Associazione Internazionale Galleria "IL Collezionista", Rome, Italy

*2019  "Frankfurt Artistic Portfolio", Palermo, Italy.

*2016 *Awarded Art, Art Book,, 2016

* 2016"HIMMELBLAU ArtCompass", Art Book, Art Domain Whois Publisher, Germany 2016

*2011  "Fantasy and Visionary Art of Nina Tokhtaman Valetova", Amasin Art Gallery, U.S.A.

*2011  "Colleción di obras Nina Tokhtaman Valetova", Suu Art Magazine, no.88 2011, Valencia, Spain

*2011  "Alternative worlds of Nina Valetova", Sergey Kuskov Memorial Website, Moskva (Moscow), Russia

*2011 "Catalogo Arte Genova 2011, ArtePadova, 2012,

*2011  "Artinvest s.r.l. Galleria d'Arte e casa d'aste", no.32 February-March 2011, p.154, Art&tra, Italy

*2011  2011 International Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art , Casa Editrice Alba, Ferrara, Italy

*2010  "Torra della Filanda", Immagina Arte in Fiera Catalog, Italy

*2009  Sourcebook to the Art World 2009 Guide, Art in America, U.S.A.

*2009  "Nina Valetova", ArtisSpectrum, vol. 21, New York, NY,

*2009  2009 International Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art, Casa Editrice Alba, Ferrara, Italy

*Annually since 2006  "Unified Artists Catalog", Professional Artists Union, Moskva (Moscow), Russia

*2002  Russian Artistic Guide 2002, London Contemporary Art, London, U.K.

*2001  "Zvezda ArtManega" ("Star of ArtManege"), Kultura (Culture), no.48 (7305) 20-26 December 2001, Moskva (Moscow), Russia

*2001  ArtManege Exhibition Center Catalog, ArtManege, Moskva (Moscow), Russia

*2001  "Nina Valetova: World From the Other Side”, ArtYarmarka Gallery, Moskva (Moscow), Russia

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