OfelyArt

OfelyArt

About the Artist

Sergey Melnikov's (alias Vilgeny Melnikov or OfelyArt) interest in creative activity began in childhood.

In 28 years he has tried many different crafts and acquired various skills. He has engaged in design, stained glass, tattoo art, painting, hammering and welding metals.

Education:

• Rostov... Read More

OfelyArt

Sergey Melnikov's (alias Vilgeny Melnikov or OfelyArt) interest in creative activity began in childhood.

In 28 years he has tried many different crafts and acquired various skills. He has engaged in design, stained glass, tattoo art, painting, hammering and welding metals.

Education:

• Rostov Academy of Engineering - studied engineering in the field of technology and construction of machinery parts and mechanisms.

• After graduation he took up painting and drawing in the Myronenko studio in the city of Yessentuki

In 2009 he moved to Saint-Petersburg and opened the studio of experimental art and design OfelyArt.

OfelyArt is engaged in designing and building unique interior objects, experimental lightning, kinetic sculptures and art installations.
Since 2013 he is the professor of the discipline "Artistic processing of metal and free creativity" at Saint-Petersburg State Polar Academy at the Faculty of World Artistic Culture.

He arranges workshops and trainings on the unconscious creativity and creation of individual gifts (based on a psychological profile and archetypal images).

He is currently developing the theme of ecology in design and art.

Participation in various creative city events related to the environment, design and contemporary art:

- Music Festival "Sisto Solar 2012"- objects: "Big Fish", " Floating Gates" , " Crocodile Rastaman ", " Spider ", " Reeds "

- Eco- Art Festival in Kronstadt " Kronfest 2012" - a kinetic sculpture "Dialogue"

- Festival of Contemporary Art in Pushkin "SIL 2012"

- International Architectural Festival "Catastrophe 2012" - object "Time"

- Design Festival "Design Week 2013"

- International Festival of Landscape Design "Imperial Gardens of Russia 2013"

- Contemporary Art Festival "GEEK picnic 2013" - sculpture "The Awakening"

- International Short and Animation Film Festival "OPEN CINEMA 2013 " - a kinetic sculpture "Flight of Thought"

Group exhibitions in the art galleries of Saint-Petersburg:

2010 - Exhibition of light, Markov gallery

2012 - Exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculptures - "A week without internet"

Pushkinskaya 10

2012 - Sculpture, movement, light - exhibition "The Dream", Museum of Contemporary Art "Erarta"

2012 - Project "Social Networking" - installation "MAC's", Museum of Contemporary Art "Erarta"

31 January - 06 March 2013 - exhibition of kinetic sculptures "St. Petersburg", Gallery "Center of Arts Nevsky 8"

March 7-April 20, 2013 - the exhibition of experimental design "Light, image, form," Gallery "Center of Arts Nevsky 8"

April 2013 - Project "ZOOCULTURE", the Union of Artists of St. Petersburg

May - October 2013 - project "Children in Art" - installation "Wind", Mikhail Shemyakin Foundation

June-August 2013 - object "Eared in the Rye", Museum of Urban Sculpture

October 2013 - Project "Blurry image in art" - Sculpture "Don Quixote", Mikhail Shemyakin Foundation

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