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Eremina, Tatiana Alekseevna

Еремина, Татьяна Алексеевна

Born 1912, Moscow, Russian Empire; died 1995, Moscow, Russia

Tatiana Alekseevna Eremina was a Soviet graphic artist and children's book illustrator. Eremina studied from 1927 to 1931 at the Moscow Regional Art Pedagogical School of 1905 and from 1931 to 1938 she was enrolled at the Moscow Institute of Visual Art (a.k.a. Surikov Institute). At the Institute she studied under the tutelage of Sergei Gerasimov and Alexander Deineka, two noted Soviet artists of the period. For her thesis project, Tatiana Eremina created a series of posters highlighting the Soviet woman. By the mid-1930s, the artist embarked on her professional career in the field of poster design. By 1934, Eremina was creating illustrations for Soviet magazines. From the 1950s onward, she was engaged in book illustration for the publishing houses of Detsky Mir, Detgiz, and others. As an illustrator, Tatiana Eremina provided designs for the book titles: “The Skipping Rope” (Agnia Barto); "Disheveled Sparrow" (Konstantin Paustovskii) and for classic children’s titles such as "Thumbelina" (Hans Christian Andersen) and "Cinderella" (Charles Perrault). Eremina had solo exhibitions of her work take place in Moscow in 1939, 1953 and in 1971. She received a diploma at the All-Union Competition of Best Books of 1965. Tatiana Eremina was a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR, and in 1966 she was bestowed the title of Honored Artist of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.

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