Artamonova Anzhelina Rustamovna was born in 1967 in the town of Kazan. Now she resides in the village of Palekh.
In 1987 the artist finished the Palekh Art School where she studied under E.N. Vikhrev, A.S. Peskov, B.M. Nemtinov. The graduation project of A.R. Artamonova was the box entitled “Sivka-Burka”.
Works by Artamonova are exhibited in the museums of Kazan and also they have been acquired by private collectors of the USA and Germany.
Now the artist works at the Palekh Creative Workshops and also at the Union of Palekh artists.
Anzhela paints her works in the traditions of Palekh lacquered miniature and uses tempera technique of art. Themes of her works are folklore, proverbs, lyrics, sayings, chastooshkas (folk verse, usually humorous and topical, sung in a lively manner), humorous catch-phrases.
The artist likes in her creation such traits as humor, satire and slight grotesque. Starting to paint a new miniature, she aspires to realize in it all her creative ideas and tasks.
Anzhela thinks that coloring of a miniature depends on a chosen theme; that is why working on her miniatures she tries use colors and tones that correspond to a theme’s mood and it’s main idea.
The artist uses in painting her personal art technique, which she would like to keep in secret, and also likes to apply in work the special art technique known as glaze.
Anzhela hopes that everyone can remembers in her works interesting themes and unique execution.
Painting of Italian artists of the Renaissance epoch, impressionists and also such Palekh arists as I. Golikov, V. Khodov and I. Livanova had a great influence on the artist’s creativity.
In her free time Anzhela likes to cook, read books and also she goes in for photography and dreams of shooting a film.
The artist wishes to admirers of her artworks happiness, good health, wealth, and optimism under any circumstances.