Rodion Petroff (R. Petrov)  was born in 1985, in Klaipeda. In 2011, he gained a Master degree in Arts at Vilnius Academy of Arts (VDA KVDF). In 2006, the artist got to the final of Autoportray competition in Stalowa Wola museum in Poland, and since then he has been actively participating in group exhibitions in Lithuania and abroad. In 2012, the artist received the peoples prize in 2011/2013 biennale Jeune Création Européenne.

He held his first exhibition Rebranding in Klaipeda Cultural Communication Centre in 2012. In 2012-2013, participated in programme 3+3. Young Art from Three Countries. The finalist of the Young Painter Prize competition in 2012, 2013, and 2014. In 2017, the artist participated in a group exhibition in Beijing, China, in Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art gallery, and held a personal exhibition in Leger gallery in Malmo.

In autumn 2018, the artists personal exhibition will be held in Klaipeda Contemporary Art Centre (KKKC) He has organized 10 personal exhibitions and has participated in more than 30 group exhibitions in Lithuania, Germany, Poland, Holland, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Russia, Hungary, Slovakia and China. In years 2017/2018 R. Petroff has earned the scholarship of Klaipeda city municipality.Some of the newest works from the cycle „Noise” were exhibited at European Contemporary Artists Exhibition „Déjà vu” that took place in an art district 798 in Beijing (China)


Rodion Petroff  (Rodion Petrov)
Born in Klaipeda, Lithuania (1985)

Education: (2005-2011)
Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts / VDA KVDF
Master degree of art

Member of the Lithuanian Artists’ Association since 2013

JCE Biennale laureate 2011/2013

Solo exhibitions:

Group exhibition, Baroti gallery, Klaipėda, Lithuania

Noise, Arka gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
Baroti gallery, ArtVilnius2019, Vilnius, Lithuania

Noise, Klaipeda Culture Communication Center  (KCCC), Klaipeda, Lithuania
Agardh & Tornvall gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
In search of the past, Galerie Leger, Malmo, Sweden

Controversy and doubts, Pamėnkalnio gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

Light Perception, Galerie Rothamel, Frankfurt, Germany

Brösarps Konsthall, Brösarps, Sweden
Controversy and doubts, Baroti gallery, Klaipėda, Lithuania
Baroti gallery, ArtVilnius2015, Vilnius, Lithuania
Archetypal projections, Galerie Leger, Malmo, Sweden

Interference,  Kremlin Gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia

Rebranding, Klaipeda Culture Communication Center  (KCCC), Klaipeda, Lithuania

Art residencies:

Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany

Group exhibitions:

Nord Art 2021, Büdelsdorf, Germany
POSITIONS Artfair, Baroti gallery, Berlin, Germany
We turned 2.0, VCRB galerie, Antwerp, Belgium
Baroti gallery, Art Vilnius 2021, Vilnius, Lithuania
(IT)(BE)(LT), Galerie Van Campen & Rochtus, Antwerp, Belgium

POSITIONS Artfair, Baroti gallery, Berlin, Germany

Krapperups Konsthall, Nyhamnsläge,Sweden
Spring19, Galerie Van Campen & Rochtus, Antwerp, Belgium
Quadrennial 2019, –  Q19 Memorabilia, Vilnius, Lithuania

Nord Art 2018, Büdelsdorf, Germany
LT-100 Collection, European Commision BERLAYMONT,  Belgium, Brussels

Deja Vu Contemporary Art from Central and Eastern European Countries Part I,
Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Folk Art Inspirations, M.K.Čiurlionis Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

Galerie Leger, Malmo,  Sweden
Baroti gallery, Art Vilnius 2016, Vilnius, Lithuania
Nord Art 2016 Büdelsdorf, Germany
The Great Leap, Galerie Rothamel, Erfurt, Germany

Galleri Semmingsen, Oslo, Norway
Galerie Leger, Malmo, Sweden
Galerie Rothamel, Art Karlsruhe 2015, Karlsruhe, Germany

Galerie Leger, Malmo,  Sweden

Quadrennial 2014 – Art on a flagpole, Vilnius Bastion, Vilnius, Lithuania
Young Painter Prize 2014, Artists’ Association Gallery DSG,
Contemporary Art Centre  (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania
40 Dizaino kartų, Baroti gallery,  Klaipeda, Lithuania
Globalized Painting, Art Karlsruhe 2014, Galerie Rothamel, Karlsruhe, Germany
Globalized Painting, Galerie Rothamel, Frankfurt, Germany

Young Painter Prize 2013,  Contemporary Art Centre  (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania
Dollhouse, Galerie Rothamel, Erfurt, Germany
3+3 young art from three countries, (Germany, Sweden, Lithuania)
Neue Kunsthaus, Ahrenshoop, Germany
Meno kiemas gallery, Klaipeda, Lithuania
KKV Graficworkshop,  Malmo,  Sweden 
Arka Gallery,  Vilnius, Lithuania
Klaipeda Culture Communication Center  (KCCC), Klaipeda, Lithuania

Biennale Brabant, Tilburg Holland
Young Painter Prize 2012, A Gallery, Panevėžys, Lithuania
Contemporary Art Festival “VIRUS’15, Young Painter Prize 2012,
Šiauliai art gallery, Šiauliai, Lithuania
 Young Painter Prize 2012, Vilnius Academy of Arts – Exhibition hall Titanic, Vilnius,Lithuania
Gallery Van Loon & Simons,  Vught, Holland 

JCE Biennale 2011/2013
France, Lithuania, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary,  Austria, Italy, Spain, Portugal
Klaipeda Culture Communication Center  (KCCC), Klaipeda, Lithuania
La Fabrique, Paris, Montrouge, France
Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
GMB Bratislava City Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
Zsolnay Negyed, Pecs, Hungary
Galerie Im Traklhau, Salzburg, Austria
Museo Villa Croce and Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy  Centre cultural Tecla Sala, Barcelona, L’Hospitalet, Spain
Museu Amadeo-De Souza, Amarante, Portugal

Self-portrait retrospective, The regional museum in Stalowa Wola, Stalowa Wola, Poland
Fundación de las artes y los artistas, Thyssen Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain

Self-portrait exhibition, The regional museum in Stalowa Wola, Stalowa Wola, Poland