Art group "SOAP"

Art group

Art group "SOAP"

Semen Motolyanets, Dmitry Petuhov
Group was founded in 2007.
S.Motolyanets graduated from Saint-Petersburg State Art Academy A.L. Shtiglic, specialization «Monumental painting»
D.Petuhov graduated from Saint-Petersburg Theatre Academy, specialization «Production designer» 


2009 Nominee, All-Russian Contemporary Visual Art Competition INNOVATION, «New Generation»
2011 Grant. The PRO ARTE Foundation. Installation in Museum of Hygiene
2012 Grant. Residence ART-Kommunalka, Kolomna, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Selected exhibitions

2012 "Rejection". Anna Nova Art Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2012 "State of things". Residence ART-Kommunalka, Kolomna, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2011 "Nordic Art Today". Loft Project Etagi, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2011 "Contemporary Art in Traditional Museum". The PRO ARTE Foundation, Museum of Hygiene, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2011 "Russian Povera". Milan, Italy
2011 Media Night "Parents and Children". The Anna Akhmatova Museum at The Fountain House, Saint-Petersburg, Russia 
2011 "Housing Question". Modernariat Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2010 The 1st Ural Indastrial Biennial of Contemporary Art. Performance "Workweek". Special programm. Factory URALMASH. Yekaterinburg, Russia
2010 Installation "Amber room". Museum “PERMM”. Perm, Russia
2010 "Gold fro People". Samara Art-Center. Performance "Figure skating". Samara, Russia
2010 Festival “Zhivaya PERM”. "Hydroponics" exhibition of Young Artists from Saint-Petersburg. Installation "Amder room". Perm, Russia
2010 Installation "Happiness is the way between work and home". The Museum and Galleries of Contemporary Art "Erarta", Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2010 Exhibition of Nominees for the  All-Russian Contemporary Visual Art Competition INNOVATION. Performance "Figure skating on the soap". Moscow Exhibition Hall NCCA, Moscow, Russia 
2010 "Penetration" V GALLERY. Object "Ablution". Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2010 “Chinese Pavillion". Borey Gallery. Object "Olympic Gold". Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2009 “HOME, SWEET HOME”. Exhibition Hall. Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2009 "Gold for people". Russian Pavillion in International Biennale "Dialogues". Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2009 "Museum Project". LUDA Gallery. Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2008 Performance "Sopa Monument". Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2008 "Eluding Russian Literature. Soap Pieces". Gallery"10 x 15", Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Museum “PERMM”
Private collections