About the Artist

• Vera DG • Official member of the Ukrainian Pavilion of the 58th Venice Biennale • Independent visual artist • Modern calligrapher • Portraitist • Figurative painter • Speaker of I’M Design Conference • 

Vera DG is the Ukrainian born multifaceted visual artist with 22 years of diverse experience in the art world, who knows for a fact that she dreamed of becoming an artist from early childhood and her very first personal exhibition took place when she was only six years old.

“Art is a way of expressing my experiences in the world. It is interesting to understand the world in different ways, and from different points of view.

That’s why I am a multi-disciplinary artist who is working with various techniques and style. Wall painting, calligraphy, graffiti, monumental graphics, aerography, body painting, illustration, comics are the areas I focus on.” 

Vera DG

 Unlike the usual norm, Vera proudly announced her way into the world of art with a giant leap. She was invited to decorate private apartments and houses of the most important people in her country, and for more than 5 years she collaborated with main architectural companies based in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Vera’s artworks were delighted with astonished customers like Ukraine’s Minister of Energy Stavitsky Eduard, a well-known Ukrainian politician Taruta Sergiy, general director of the ISIDA clinic Viktor Kozin & others.

In 2016 Vera started a solo career. The ongoing focus is all about the development of calligraffiti style, the combination of graffiti and calligraphy, which Vera connects with figurative and portrait painting.

Since 2016, Vera has been based in Istanbul. She came to study calligraphy within the ancient city which unites East and West. In the last few years, her genuine artwork witnessed so many influences and inspirations derived from the Middle Eastern calligraphy.

Besides, Vera connects in her artworks Oriental Ottoman and Arab calligraphy along with Western European styles. It is a mix of characters, symbols, which acquires a unique meaning and content.

Since 2019 Vera DG is working in AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality). She created first in the world the Calligraffiti AR Sculpture ‘Born of Calligraphy’ which was shown the first time in history during the opening of the exhibition ‘Reflections’ in Dubai at the AAAG 26th of October 2019.

Today, Vera’s artworks are in the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Macedonia, VR Museum Matadac, Spain, Metamuseum, Los Angeles, USA. Some of her artworks are also present in the collection of the Mayor of the city Ayvalik Mr. Rahmi Gencher, Turkey. Furthermore, artworks are in private collections in France, Italy, Israel, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, Mexico, Ukraine, USA, Spain.

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