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Margarita Soyfertis
ARTIST, ART INSTRUCTOR
www.tesserae.us
Tel: 650.215.0557
E-mail: art_start2002@yahoo.com

Education

BA (Fine Arts, Art Design) College of Industrial Arts, Kiev, Ukraine 1982
Course of History of 20th century European Sculpture, Stanford University 1994

Awards

National Award For The Best Stage and Costume Design in Ukrainian Theatre, 1991

Artwork

Windows Into Art
10'x4' wall mosaic installed for a student run fundraiser for the Art Department.
Los Altos High School, Los Altos, CA, 2011

Ever Vigilant
Public art project award. Sculpture and the Weathervane
Fire Station #5, City of Mountain View, CA, 2010
Participation on the design stage with Vadim Goretskiy
Budget: $67,000

Wall of Fame
Series of wall mosaics dedicated to retired teachers.
Santa Rita Elementary School, Los Altos CA, 2009

...And It Was Evening, And It Was Morning...
Public Art Commission, Shannon Community Center, City of Dublin, CA
Mosaic over a retaining wall and a fountain, 2009
Budget: $40,000

Set Design for the production of Tennessee Williams 'Out Cry'
International Theater Ensemble, San Francisco, CA, 2008

School Mascot Mosaic
Community project for the 6th grade class
Santa Rita Elementary School, Los Altos, CA, 2007

The Pig
8' Mosaic Sculpture for Pandemonium Aviaries,
Los Altos Hills, CA, 2006

River
Exterior Wall Mosaic for a private residency,
Los Altos CA , 2006

Set design for Anton Checkov's 'Cherry Orchard'
Shelton Theater, San Francisco, 2004

Set design for Nikolay Gogol's 'Marriage'
Shelton Theater, San Francisco, 2002

Me (Romantica) by M. Khvylovyi, dir. O. Liptsin,
Chicago Cultural Center, IL, 1999

Exhibitions

2010 - Showcasing Local Artists
Rengstorff House, Mountain View, CA

2007 - Spring Forward
Treasure Boutique, Los Altos, CA

2007 - Cultural Kaleidoscope Project Show
Palo Alto Art Center, CA

2006 - Open Studios
Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, CA

2005 - Open Studios
Women Club, Redwood City, CA

2005 - Member Art Show
Berkeley Art Center, CA

2004 - Community School of Music and Arts Silent Art Auction
Mountain View, CA

2003 - From Silk to Sandpaper
Plaza Art Gallery, Healdsburg, CA

Teaching Experience

West Valley College, Saratoga, CA
'College for Kids' program, grades 7-9
Fall and winter art classes for adults
2004-2006

Palo Alto Art Center, CA
2007- to present

Community School of Music and Art, Mountain View, CA
Arts in action program
Art camps for grades K-6
2001-2008

After School Art Classes
Mosaic class for adults and teenagers
1999-2001

Metropolitan Community Education District, San Jose, CA
Drawing, watercolor, and oil painting classes for adults
1999-2000

Languages

English, Russian, and Ukrainian.

 

Fountain Mosaic, Dublin, CA

The fountain mosaic for Shannon Community center in Dublin, CA is installed and officially open for public. See More Images ยป

   

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