Welcome to my website I am Natalia Vidyakina, an artist and author, expressing my art in different forms.
There are paintings & drawings in various media, also a creation of art books and children's picture books.
I am a Russian-born New Zealander. My partner and I live in the Wairarapa, Wellington region, on a lifestyle block ( small farm). Surrounding us the beautiful nature, the wildlife and the farm pets are so inspiring!
I like travelling, always holding a notebook and camera, recording and sketching, impressions.
I have held five Solo Exhibitions in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2018, 2020 and also being in several group exhibitions in the great Wellington city and now in the beautiful Wairarapa region.
Some of my artworks have been sold to the people from New Zealand, Russia, Australia, United States of America.
The books are published in 2019:
1. The artbook about beautiful cats is "Cats, only Cats!", 44 pages ISBN 978-0-473-49166-6
2. The children's picture book "What Happened before Sunset?" is a fiction story about blue duckling Peter, his adventure with other rare New Zealand's natives. 40 pages ISBN 978-0-473-49167-3
3. The children's picture book "Janis-Pyjamas" is a fun fiction story about the girl, with her little troubles, overcoming them and the happy ending. 32 pages ISBN 978-0-473-49609-8
The book is published in 2020: 1. The children picture book "A Chicken Story" is a true story, inspired by our pets ;Leghorn-breed chickens and the dog. 24 pages ISBN 978-0-473-50964-4 My books are available in the several shops and libraries of the greater Wellington region. Also directly from me through this website or Facebook page Natalia Vidyakina Art
I am a member of: The NZ Academy of Fine Arts, The NZ Watercolour Organization. The NZ Society of Authors, as the published author Please, see and like my You Tube channel named "Natalia Vidyakina" !
I hope you like some of my artworks and books. Please, send a request for it. Thank you for your interest!