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Arapova Natalya Nikolayevna (1961 - ...)  Click to play

Arapova Natalya Nikolaevna – lacquer miniature artist.
Born on December 19, 1961 in the town of Tuapse, Krasnodar Region.
Finished the Palekh Art School in 1983. Her teacher was B.M. Nemtinov.
Married to the Palekh artist A.V. Arapov.
Began exhibiting in 1983.
Her box “Meeting with the Sun” won the diploma of the IX All-Russia exhibition “Russia” (Moscow, 1999).
Worked in the Palekh studios of lacquer miniature painting in 1983-1989.
Themes of her works: folklore, genre scenes.
The most famous works:
- Box “Meeting with the Sun” (1998, the diploma of the IX All-Russia exhibition “Russia” ),
- Box “Sivka-Burka” (together with her husband A.V. Arapov),
- Box “Morning” (1987, the State Museum of Palekh Art),
- Box “Princess Frog” (together with her husband A.V. Arapov).
N.N. Arapova’s works are exhibited in the State Museum of Palekh Art.

Reference: page 291 of Feoktistova T.E., 1999, "OGI", Moscow, 5-900241-63-7 ,

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