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About

  • Award winning Fashion and Lifestyle illustrator and artist of modern urban aesthetics

  • Master of the signature style

  • Creates minimalist portraits

  • Works with the theme of aesthetics of urban life, showing in her works the philosophy of arte di vivere (art of living)

  • Source of inspiration: fashion, social events, beau monde and stylish urban characters

  • Works with Fashion brands, Fashion and Lifestyle magazines, celebrities, TV and fashion shows and book publishers 

  • Track record of 30+ exhibitions and art integrations across 9 countries

  • 10+ publications in Fashion and Lifestyle premium and elite magazines worldwide, incl. 2 covers, 1 published illustrated fiction book

  • Irina Uva's artworks can be found in private collections around the world

  • Included in the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Art. 100 masters of the XXI century by Sergei Ivanov, Valentina Vaganova, published by LitRes 

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AWARDS & PRIZES

International Awards:

  • 7th FIDA Award-2023 Commendation artist, 9th FIDA Award-2024 shortlisted (top Fashion illustration awards)

  • Hiii Illustration-2022 finalist (top commercial illustration awards)

  • 1st Prize winner in nomination Quick outline of silhouette, Art of silhouette International competition of contemporary art (2024)

  • Women's International Art Award-2023, Digital Art category, shortlisted

  • III Prize winner in illustration nomination of International Craphics Competition, Art Without Barriers (2023)

 

National Awards:

  • 1st Prize winner in Poster and Caricature nomination of Graphics Contest, Russian Art Week (2023)

  • II Prize winner of Veranda Fiction Book Illustration Contest (2023)

  • II Prize winner in Digital Art & Animation nomination, Art Cosmogony Contest (2023)

  • Red Square Cup Art winner in Merch nomination, StreetBasket Russia (2023)

  • All About Emotions Art Contest finalist, Art Nagrada (2023)

  • Arny Praht Fashion Brand Bags Collection Illustration сontest, finalist (2021)

  • Numerous winner of Sketchers Club Contests (Male Portrait, Female Portrait, Retro Drawing, Elizabeth II Portrait, City Residents)

ARTIST MEMBERSHIPS

  • Eurasian Art Union

  • Union of Russian Artists

  • We Draw Fashion & Beauty International Art Community

JURY MEMBERSHIP 

  • Female image in art, Art Nagrada Art Contest, 2024

  • Through the eyes of the city, Art Nagrada Art Contest, 2023

  • Free Flight, Art Nagrada Art Contest, 2023

PORTFOLIO & ARTIST STATEMENT 

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