Troy was born on March 2, 2000. He made his first drawings and photos at the age of three and five. He started started experimenting with digital imaging encouraged by his architect father, since early teenage years. He studied drawing with the artist Vladimir Kireev and photography at the Rodchenko Photography School in Moscow; practiced painting in the Moscow studio of Vladimir Nasedkin, and mixed media art in the Parisian atelier of Takesada Matsutani. Having graduated from Kingsworth International School in France in 2018 he received a scholarship to attend Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) in Portland, OR. He has an impressive track record of group and solo exhibits.
Troy’s works can be seen in numerous art collections such as: Gallery Margo (New York, NY); the MoRA museum (Jersey City, NJ); the International Children’s Art Museum and the Russian Geographic Society (Moscow, Russia); the Benetton Foundation (Italy), as well as in the galleries and private collections in Paris (France), Moscow (Russia), Venice (Italy), and New York (NY).
2020 – SOLAR GEOMETRY, multimedia art exhibition, at Gallery Margo (New York, NY) and MoRA Museum of Russian Art (Jersey City, NJ).
2017 – CITY HW DuoC, Art Studio Gallery (Paris, France)
2015 – CiCOL, Hotel Al Sole (Venice, Italy). The exhibition took place during the Venice Art Biennale
2015 – 153, Krokin Gallery (Moscow, Russia)
2015 – Photo exhibition at the Long Lake Camp for the Arts (Long Lake, NY)
2015 – SNAP, an exhibition of the graduates of the Rodchenko Photo School (Moscow). A photo made by Troy has been chosen for the exhibition’s poster. The exhibition was presented in two locations: The Rodchenko School exhibition space, and the ZIL ART cultural cluster.
2014 – Photo exhibition at the Long Lake Camp for the Arts (Long Lake, NY)
2018 – Participated in the production of the documentary film featuring the artist Tobias Gremmler. The film ‘Tobias Gremmler. Digital Demons’ (Synchronicity Films) premiered in September 2018 at the Guggenheim Museum, New York City.
2017 – Participated in an expedition to the Commander Islands as a photographer. Photos were published in the book ‘A Journey to the Commander Islands’.
2015 – Worked for Alexander Ponomaryov’s exhibition at the Moscow Architecture Museum (Moscow).
2015 – Worked for the Antarctic Pavilion during the Venice International Art Biennale (Venice).
2014 – Participated in setting up the ‘Paper Sculptures’ exhibition by artists Tatiana Badanina and Vladimir Nasedkin at the State Russian Museum (St Petersburg).
2014 – Helped the artist Gene Kiegel in producing an installation (New York).
2014 – Worked for the Antarctic Pavilion during the Venice International Architecture Biennale (Venice).
2013 – Helped to build an art installation for Alexander Ponomaryov’s exhibition at the Multimedia Art Museum (Moscow). Called ‘Icebeg’, the installation acted as the exhibition’s opening piece and consisted of half a million LEGO items. For this installation, Troy was challenged to design and build a ship out of LEGO pieces.
2013 – Participated in the workshop organized by the artist Takesada Matsutani in connection with the Gutai movement exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum (NY).
Photography published in books:
A Journey to the Commander Islands, 2018
Garden City / Villes Jardins / De Groene Stad (combined print run 15,000+ copies):
- Thames & Hudson, UK and US editions 2017;
- Ulmer, French edition 2018;
- Terra, Dutch edition 2018;
- Flag, Taiwanese edition 2019.
Tanya Badanina. White Clothes (exhibition catalogue, 2017)
Tanya Badanina. Projects 1999-2014 (Tatlin, 2015)
SOLAR GEOMETRY featured in New York Artscape
CiCOL featured in Büro24/7