Inna Kostina

Honored artist of Azerbaijan Born in Baku and had graduated Moscow Art College, painting department. She had studied at the State University of Cinematography. On the specialty, she is a production designer for film and television.

The artist works at Azerbaijan State Art Academy at the department of painting and cinema. Inna Kostina is a member of Artists’ Union and a member of Filmmakers’ Union of Azerbaijan. The artist is a laureate as well as of local and international competition. She is also a participant of more than 250 various exhibitions. Inna Kostina is famous as an original painter as well as one of the best silk painting specialist on the technique of “batik” in the world.

 Her works have been represented at the museums and galleries of more than 30 countries including Italy, Germany and Norway. The works of the artist are kept at Azerbaijan National Museum of Art, Azerbaijan Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Art of Tomsk, Museum Center of Karvasla in Georgia and Center of Art “II Leone” in Italy. A lot of works are kept in private collections in Azerbaijan and more than 25 countries of the world.

In the exhibition, you will observe the simurg. Simurg is a mythic bird in Persian mythology and literature, depicted as a winged creature in the shape of a bird. Simurg, by its nature, is favourable and unambiguously feminine.

Exhibition “Nesting in the Tree of Knowledge” in the Gulbene Municipality Museum of History and Arts is made with support of the Latvian Embassy in Azerbaijan.