Yelena Epstein-Orlova

Author works

Prayer of the Optina Hermitage Elders

Prayer of the Optina Hermitage Elders

Coloured paper, ink, tempera, acryl, sharp-pointed nib pen, 24.7x50 cm, 2010
Tallinn, a font composition.

Tallinn, a font composition.

Paper, ink, cartographic film, pen, 28x31 cm, 1984
Book design of the In The Far Off Lands by I. Skarbek.

Book design of the In The Far Off Lands by I. Skarbek.

Paper, ink, pen, air brush, 34x24 cm, 1986
Book design of the In The Far Off Lands by I. Skarbek.

Book design of the In The Far Off Lands by I. Skarbek.

Paper, ink, pen, air brush, 14.5x21 cm, 1986
Book design of the In The Far Off Lands by I. Skarbek. Initial caps.

Book design of the In The Far Off Lands by I. Skarbek. Initial caps.

Paper, ink, pen, air brush, 20x20 cm, 1986
Ye. Orlova. There is Point in Fortunetelling.

Ye. Orlova. There is Point in Fortunetelling.

Coloured paper, tempera, pen, 15x35 cm, 2007
Ye. Orlova. In the Dusk

Ye. Orlova. In the Dusk

Coloured paper, tempera, pen, brush, 24x30 cm, 1998
Basho. A Letter to the North.  Leaves on the Snow series.

Basho. A Letter to the North. Leaves on the Snow series.

Decorative paper, ink, pen, 24x27 cm, 2007
Basho. Moon, or the Morning Snow. The Leaves on Snow series.

Basho. Moon, or the Morning Snow. The Leaves on Snow series.

Decorative paper, ink, pen, 24x27 cm, 2007
A. Joffe. For the Last Time.

A. Joffe. For the Last Time.

Coloured paper, tempera, pen, 15x35 cm, 1997
In the beginning was the Word

In the beginning was the Word

Coloured paper, ink, tempera, acryl, broad-nib and sharp-pointed nib pens, brush, 49x64 cm, 2010
Commandments

Commandments

Coloured paper, ink, gouache, acryl, pen, rapidograph, brush, 25x38 cm, 1998 – 2009
Application to become a member of the National Union of Calligraphers

Application to become a member of the National Union of Calligraphers

Coloured paper, ink, gouache, acryl, pen, rapidograph, brush, 21x29 cm, 2009
Glory to God in the highest...

Glory to God in the highest...

Ink, acryl, broad-nib pen, brush, 29x42 cm, 2009
I will be missing you

I will be missing you

G. Epstein. Paper, ink, pen, 21x29.7 cm, 2007
Basho. "Willow swung its threads..."

Basho. "Willow swung its threads..."

The left part of the triptych "Poets of Medieval Japan".
Coloured paper, broad nib, ink, gel pen, 20x32 cm, 2012
Chiyo. "Fishing rods in the Waves"

Chiyo. "Fishing rods in the Waves"

The central part of the triptych "Poets of Medieval Japan"
Coloured paper, broad nib, ink, gel pen, 20x32 cm, 2012
Issa. "Oh, cicada!"

Issa. "Oh, cicada!"

The right part of the triptych “Poets of Medieval Japan”
Coloured paper, broad nib pen, ink, gel pen, 20x32 cm, 2012
Chistoprudny Boulevard

Chistoprudny Boulevard

Coloured paper, ink, broad pen, 34.7x49.9cm , 2014.

Biography

Yelena Epstein-Orlova

Born in Moscow in 1957.

In 1974 she left school and entered the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute, the Department of Art and Graphics.

In 1979 she graduated from the university and took up courses of advanced studies for publisher artists, the studio of art font under the Moscow City Committee of Graphic artists.

In 1980 she started her studies in Irina Guseva’s studio.

Since 1985 she has worked as the leading artist in the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Science.

1978 — she participated in the exhibition of Soviet and American student artists.

1985 — solo exhibition in Moscow.

1985 — solo exhibition in Tallinn.

1996 — solo exhibition in Scryabin Museum, Moscow.