Team
Anastasia Kharchenko
Art Manager, Master of Arts. She was born in the city of Ryazan, works in Moscow and Paris. Received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Lomonosov Moscow State University and an MA from the University of Birmingham in England, studied at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). Worked as a Senior PR Manager at the National Center for Contemporary Art in Moscow, produced documentary films in Russia and the UK. She curated the discussion program of the DA!MOSCOW art fair, prepared artists for portfolio reviews with foreign curators. Guest lecturer at the Digital Arts Master's program at the Far Eastern Federal University.

"Patreart emerged as a grassroots initiative of three female art managers, guarding interests of fellow artists. We want authors from Russia to have more professional possibilities within and beyond our home country".


Nadia Gura
Culturologist, curator of the traveling inclusive project "Art of Being", art manager, producer. Works in Moscow. She was engaged in administrative processes at an art university, then at the National Center for Contemporary Art, and took part in organizing large festivals. Laureate of the Innovation Prize 2020 in the Educational Project nomination. Her interests include new museology, performative practices, modern theater, and art mediation.

"We are not a translation agency but we are able to adapt documents to different contexts.

We are not a law firm but we always stick to the artist's side and look for the most advantageous perspective for him or her.

We are not a tour operator but we want to open up new horizons.

We are not a marketing agency but we can teach you how to use market rules to your advantage.

We are not a public relations service but we help to establish connections.

We are not hr but we love to reach our potential.

We are not a dating service but we want more beautiful coincidences around".


Maria Litvinova
Art Manager, Master of Arts. Maria was born in the city of Nizhnevartovsk, Tyumen region, works in Moscow. She has a Master of Arts and Cultural Management degree from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of International Relations degree from the Moscow State Linguistic University. Maria worked as an art manager and fundraiser at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art. She co-curated the 3rd International conference State Archives of Contemporary Art in the framework of the Intermuseum Festival 2019 (Moscow, Russia); Act 1 exhibition as part of the British-Australian program ACP Projects. Maria worked as an art mediator at the Ian Potter Museum of Art (Melbourne, Australia), completed a six-month internship at the Melbourne Fashion Festival, where she researched audience development. She studied development strategies of the art clusters 798 in Beijing and M50 in Shanghai at the Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong. At the moment she curates Creative & Business Partnerships at the State Historical Museum in Moscow.

"Patreart is important and precious to me first of all because its mission has been formulated independently and openly by the team of three like-minded women, without any institutional pressure. We want to build a safe and welcoming platform that would help Russian contemporary artists find networking opportunities and have a say on an international level".