Pavel Nikolaev and Irina Maksakova are experienced artists based in Russia whose paintings have been exhibted nationally, as well as in the United States, South Africa, Switzerland, Germany, Czechia, Spain, Iceland, and Scotland. 

Through their works, they endeavor to convey symbolic connections, extolling the eternal values of love, friendship, devotion, and mutual understanding, linking the past with the present and the fiction with reality.

Vizit Pavel Nikolaev Gallery on Opensea.

« It all depends on the inner world and its charge: the stronger the fire of creativity burns, the greater the ability to create images and another world. »

Pavel Nikolaev

Residencies

  • 2021
    Machanents International Art Symposium 2021 POSTMAN OF ART - Ejmiatsin, Armenia
  • 2019
    Machanents International Art Symposium 2019 The kiss of brushes - Ejmiatsin, Armenia
  • 2017
    Festival International Art & Cultural Capsa - Gafsa, Tunisia
  • 2017
    The Tbilisi International Eti Art Symposium - Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 2015
    Art Camp & International workshop - Campulung, Romania
  • 2015
    Art Amalgamation - Bangalore, India
  • 2014
    Patras Art Fair - Patras, Greece




Group exhibitions

  • 2021
    Internacional exhibition "The art of dolls" / Gostiny Dvor - Moscow, Russia
  • 2020
    “Art Fair “ / Art Box Gallery - Moscow, Russia
  • 2017
    Art Fair Malaga / Trade Fairs and Congress Center - Malaga, Spain
  • 2013
    Festival International Art Festival in Marbella (FIAM) / Avenida del Mar - Marbella, Spain
  • 2012
    Internacional exhibition "The art of dolls" / Crocus Expo - Moscow, Russia
  • 2011
    Festival International Art Festival in Marbella (FIAM) / Avenida del Mar - Marbella, Spain
  • 2011
    Art Fair (FIAM) / Marbella Congress, Fairs and Exhibitions - Marbella, Spain
  • 2010
    Festival International Art Festival in Marbella (FIAM) / Avenida del Mar - Marbella, Spain
  • 2009
    1st Festival International Art Festival in Marbella (FIAM) / Avenida del Mar - Marbella, Spain
  • 2008
    Art Ireland Spring Collection / Main Hall of RDS - Dublin, Ireland
  • 2008
    2 International Festival of Art " Traditions and modernity" / Manege Moscow - Moscow, Russia
  • 2008
    Chelsea Art Fair, / Chelsea Old Town Hall, - London, United Kingdom
  • 2008
    Edinburgh Art Fair / Edinburgh Corn Exchange - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 2007
    Art Ireland Spring Collection 2007 / RDS Main Hall - Dublin, Ireland
  • 2007
    Art Ireland Winter 2007 / RDS Main Hall - Dublin, Ireland
  • 2007
    Chelsea Art Fair / Chelsea Old Town Hall - London, United Kingdom
  • 2006
    Dulwich Art Fair / Dulwich College - London, United Kingdom
  • 2006
    Art Ireland Spring Collection 2006 / RDS Main Hall - Dublin, Ireland
  • 2006
    Art Ireland Winter 2006 / RDS Main Hall - Dublin, Ireland
  • 2006
    Art Festival " Buyan-ostrov" / Radisson Slavyanskaya - Sochi, Russia
  • 2005
    Manchester Art Show / MICC G-MEX - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 2005
    Art Ireland Summer Collection 2005 / RDS Main Hall - Dublin, Ireland
  • 2005
    Art Ireland Winter 2005 / RDS Main Hall - Dublin, Ireland
  • 2004
    Art Ireland Winter 2004 / RDS Main Hall - Dublin, Ireland
  • 1992
    Art Myth / Manege - Moscow, Russia
  • 1990
    Group Exhibition / Palitra - Berlin, Germany


Solo exhibitions

  • 2021 «Duet» / Krasnodar Concert Hall - Krasnodar, Russia
  • 2021 «Home, sweet home» / Art gallery "White Square" - Anapa, Russia
  • 2018 "Tomorrow morning" / Art Museum - Krasnodar, Russia
  • 2017 "Stories on the boards" / Museum of russian splint and naive art - Moscow, Russia
  • 2015 "Peace be with you" / Casa museo de Mixas - Mixas, Spain
  • 2015 "Оnce upon a time" / Art Museum - Krasnodar, Russia
  • 2013 Personal exhibition / La Perla - Fuengirola, Spain
  • 2008 Personal exhibition / Espacio Tres - Malaga, Spain
  • 2001 Personal exhibition / Kauf Hof gallery - Berlin, Germany
  • 2000 Personal exhibition / Art Master Gallery - Praha, Czechia
  • 1998 Personal exhibition / Central House Of Artists - Moscow, Russia
  • 1996 Personal exhibion / Am Hafen gallery - Manheim, Germany
  • 1996 Personal exhibion / Aus dem rahmen gallery - Berlin, Germany
  • 1994 Personal exhibion / Deutsche Bank. - Manheim, Germany
  • 1994 Personal exhibion / Gallery "Sergey Popov" - Berlin, Germany
  • 1992 Personal exhibion / Wee Jeb gallery - Macon, Georgia, United States
  • 1992 Personal exhibion / Gallery " St. Petersburg" - Montreux, Switzerland
  • 1992 Personal exhibion / "Кnight" - Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1992 Personal exhibition / Cultural Center - Atlanta, United States
  • 1991 Personal exhibion / Soho gallery - New York, United States
  • 1990 Personal exhibion / Prince art gallery - New York, United States
  • 1990 Personal exhibition / Grimm Gallery - Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • 1990 Personal exhibition / Green Gallery - New York, United States

More works here.