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Tatyana Shramko's work has been featured in news stories, exhibits, and competitions both domestic and international. Read and watch the stories here or visit her Instagram page.
Recent commission of Melvin Miller installed at ARHA
In addition to new lettering on the building with Miller’s name, a bust of Miller by Torpedo Factory artist Tatyana Shramko was unveiled in the building’s lobby. “My dad would be truly humbled by this,” said Marc Miller. “ARHA’s mission was the mission of my dad – helping people and giving them a hand up. I hope that everyone who works here or comes to this building will remember not only the work that my dad did but will also be inspired to pay it forward.” Recent commission unveiled and installed at Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority (ARA).
Read the full article from November 2022: Alexandria Gazette
Photo courtesy of Jeanne Theismann and the Alexandria Gazette
Art in colder climes: sculpting with Tatyana Shramko
Travel is a hot topic at the Torpedo Factory, but raise the subject during a February freeze and you may find yourself chatting with sculptor Tatyana Shramko. Last month, Shramko traveled to Harbin, China, to serve as a judge at the International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, where several previous years as a competitor gave her a true appreciation for the challenges of this most ephemeral medium.
Read the full article from February 2013 (opens a PDF archive): Torpedo Factory Artists' Association
Photo from The Patch (2013)
The Artistic Types: The Art of Tatyana Shramko
TheArtisticTypes filmed Tatyana Shramko at work in her studio at Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Decked out in full protective goggles, mask, and coveralls, we get a quick glimpse of Tatyana's artistic process.
Watch the video from January 2013 on Youtube (Note: There is no sound.)
Photo taken from video by TheArtisticTypes (2013)
Q&A with Award Winner Tatyana Shramko
If you’ve been to the Torpedo Factory, you probably remember seeing sculptures like the one above in the studio of sculptor Tatyana Shramko, towering over you at seven feet tall. Standing at a less formidable 14 inches and carved from maple, Shramko’s Sweet Vidalia won the Bertha G. Harrison Award for Figurative Sculpture in this month’s all-media show at The Art League, open through January 6.
For full article and interview from December 2013: The Art League
Photo from The Art League (2013)
The Crystalline World of Ice and Snow in Harbin, China
Monumental sculptures from eight feet to three stories high dazzle and delight visitors to the world's largest winter festival. Tatyana Shramko, Torpedo Factory Sculptor, has participated in this extravaganza for five consecutive years, winning multiple awards. This is a global event, attracting sculptors from such countries as Japan, South Korea, Russia, Thailand, Spain, Latvia, Finland, India, USA, Canada, and, of course, China - to name but a fraction of countries gathering for this event. This evening's presentation of the artist's photographs and videos will capture the mammoth undertaking by the city of Harbin in harnessing the energy to create this magnificent festival and world community of artists who return to compete each year.
Read the full article from March 2012: The Patch
Photo from The Patch (2012)