Personal expositions

IGNATKINA MARINA

Marina Ignatkina was born in 1958 in Moscow. Member of Creative Union of Artists of Russia, «Ethnographic Art» department.
Since 1997, Marina Ignatkina has participated in Russian and international exhibitions, festivals and solo exhibitions. Published scientific works dedicated to education of children and teenagers using folk traditions in culture. She published the book «Russian Patchwork». Marina is also an author and a host of  «On the Russian land…»  radio broadcasts about Russian national traditions, RTV «Podmoskovye» (2005-2008).

Marina Ignatkina’s works are kept in private collections in Russia and other countries.

The author creates her artistic pieces based on ethnographic research work, according to traditional Russian patchwork, ornamental knitting, textile dolls, ancient double-stitch embroidery, preserving the authentic iconography. In patchwork Marina uses traditional approaches to composition, colors and symbols. She also uses traditional techniques.
Ritual towels are embroidered by double-stitches which create the same image on the front and the back sides of a towel. The dolls are created using traditional folk techniques, preserving traditional ideas about aesthetics and educational potential of the toy.

The patchwork bedspread «Russian Square»

Patchwork, 175x205 cm, 2020

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

The patchwork bedspread «Sweet fairy tale»

Patchwork, 145x205 cm, 2010

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

The kit «Lilac dream»

Patchwork, 175x205 cm, 60x60 sm, 2008

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

The patchwork bedspread «The wedges»

Patchwork, 145x205 cm, 2010

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

The patchwork blanket «The stripes»

Patchwork, 145x205 cm, 2020

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

The tablecloth «White garden»

Patchwork, 115x115 cm, 2019

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

The patchwork bedspread «The ocean»

Patchwork, 210x210 cm, 2015

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

Embroidered towel «Red sun»

Double-sided seam, knitted lace, 266х41 cm, 2020

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

Embroidered towel «Brace»

Double-sided seam, knitted lace, 266х41 cm,  2020

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

Embroidered towel  «Virgin-mother»

Double-sided seam, knitted lace,

242х37 cm,  2020

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

«The doll»

Textiles, sewing,

25 cm, 2010

Author

MARINA IGNATKINA

«The doll»

Textiles, sewing,

25 cm, 2010

Author

MARINA IGNATKINA

«The dolls»

Textiles, sewing, 25 cm, 2008-2010

Author MARINA IGNATKINA

«The doll»

Textiles, sewing,

25 cm, 2010

Author MARINA IGNATKINA