Daniil Kaminker


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Born in 1977, Leningrad, Russia
Works both in St. Petersburg, Russia and (since 2011) in New York City, USA

1996 – 2002 - St. Petersburg State Academy of Art and Design, Sculpture department
1992 – 1996 - High Art School, Sculpture department, St. Petersburg.

Professional memberships
Member of the Union of Artists of Russia
Member of “Shuvalovo-Ozerki Artist’s Village”

International sculpture projects
2004 - Artist - curator of the Danish – Indonesian - Russian project and exhibition “Temples of Love” for Festival
Week in Aarhus, Denmark, and Bali, Indonesia
2002 - 2004 - Executive Secretary of the Competition for the design of a Monument to Joseph Brodsky in St.
1995 - 2002 - Art project on sculpture and mythology “Tobacco-worker’s dream,” Holstebro, Denmark.

Award of Russian Academy of Arts
Prize for St. Petrsburg artists “Muses of St. Petersburg”

Public sculptures
St. Petersburg (Russia); Novosibirsk (Russia); Barabinsk (Russia); Bran (Romania); Aarhus (Denmark); Holstebro (Denmark); Lake Vyrnwy Sculpture Park (Great Britain)

Sculptures in public collections of the State Russian Museum, the Royal Court of Denmark, Grand Valley State University (USA), and in private collections in Russia, Denmark, Germany, and the United States 

Selected exhibitions/art projects/sculpture symposia


2020 Daniil Kaminker is among the winners of International Media Art Festival CYFEST-13 open call (the festival will take place in November 2021)
2019 Daniil Kaminker's sculpture project "Autumn forest" won the 2nd Award at St.Peresburg city public art competition and will be realized in one of the new parks in the city
2019 Exhibition "Beauty Plus/Minus" Central Exhibition Hall St.Petersburg
2018 Exhibition "Ideas for the city" State Museum of St.Petersburg sculpture
2017 "THE KAMINKERS. SCULPTURES FOR CITIES, VILLAGES AND FORESTS" Dmitry Kaminker and Daniil Kaminker at the Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art. St. Petersburg
2017 Exhibition "85 years anniversary of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists" St. Petersburg
2015 Exhibition "Stone sculpture XX-XXI century" at the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
2014 Exhibition "Other capital city" St.Petersburg artist’s group show at the Museum of Moscow
2014 Exhibition "DINNER IS SERVED. THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM CULINARY COMPANION" State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2013 Exhibition at the State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg) - "Born to fly and crawl"
2013 “St. Petersburg. 20 years” anniversary show, St. Petersburg, Russia
2012 Art festival “Art on Rafts 5” (curator and participant) St. Petersburg, Russia
2012 Exhibiton “To dogs about dogs” State Museum of St. Petersburg's sculpture
2012 “All St. Petersburg 2011” Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
2011 Solo one-day show “Casual Friday Art” private space, New York City
2010 “St. Petersburg Artist’s Village 20th anniversary show” State Russian Museum collection, St. Petersburg
2009 “All St. Petersburg 2008” Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
2008 Art project for children “Museum of Museums” A. Akhmatova museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2008 Stone sculpture festival in Barabinsk, Siberia, Russia
2008 Exhibition “Babylon” Ground-Air gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
2007 “Art on Rafts-4” art festival, Shuvalovo-Ozerki Artist’s Village, St. Petersburg, Russia
2007 Exhibition “Почти взаправду (almost truth)” NoMi gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
2006 Culture Forum “Lys Over Lolland” Saxkobing, Denmark
2006 Exhibition “Inner Asia” Imatra, Finland
2005 Stone sculpture symposium, Bran, Romania
2005 Solo exhibition, “Palkin gallery” St. Petersburg
2004 Exhibition “Minimonumentalism, Dmitry and Daniil Kaminker” Grand Valley State University, MI, USA
2004 Exhibition “Temples of Love” Festival week in Aarhus, Denmark, Indonesia - Denmark
2004 Exhibition “Domestic and Wild Animals” State Russian Museum St. Petersburg, Russia
2003 International wooden sculpture symposium in Novosibirsk, Russia
2003 Art festival “Vivat, St. Petersburg!” Baltimore, USA
2003 Exhibition “Art-Salon” Moscow, Russia
2002 Prize for students and aspirants in city competition “Muses of St. Petersburg”
2002 Exhibition “The Zoo” Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
2002 Exhibition "In Search of the Missing Link" Artists’ Union, St. Petersburg, Russia
2001 First International Sculpture Symposium in Shuvalovo, St. Petersburg, Russia
2000 Lake Vyrnwy International Sculpture Symposium, Wales, Great Britain
1999 Lake Vyrnwy International Sculpture Symposium, Wales, Great Britain
1998 Sculpture Symposium “Chair” St. Petersburg, Russia
1998 “Sculptures on Rafts 2” Ozerki, Russia