Worldwide represented, award-winning artists, and international open calls finalists, Irena Tone and Ros Kozhman are working together, creating art in the creative couple.
Previously having art practice and workshops in Israel and Ukraine, in 2020 artists got the Global Talent Visa UK in the field of Art and Culture and moved to England. They settled in London where continue to create arty products in their studio by brand name TONERA.
Irena and Ros often make a non-standard presentation of usual life in their work. By hyperbolizing, making simple or using metaphors they propose you take a fresh look at the nature of familiar things. The color and texture intuition helps Irena and Ros to create the right tone mood looks suitable for a modern interior. They primarily use pure and rich basic colors. They working on abstraction and minimalistic, with thematic series and middle formats.
Understanding the material's nature and physical processes helps them to use the different media types in the works. Creating handmade and hand-painted interior paintings, sculptures, planters, candleholders, artists are working with acrylic, textile, pigments, steel, metal, wood, and marble.
Artworks created by Irena and Ros are in the private home collections and presented in the interior shops and online platforms here, in England and Worldwide, in Europe, the USA, and Asia countries.
2020 - Award WOMAN'S ESSENCE, MUSA International art Space in collaboration with Center for UNESCO Bologna, Palazzo Velli, Rome, Italy
2020 - Special Recognition Award, "All Women" Art Exhibition 2020 – Painting & Other Media,
artwork "Pencils", USA
2020 - Solo Show 'Opacity', Direct Art Action UK, Birmingham
2018 - Solo show 'Dogs, art and event space 'TAILS', Haifa, Israel
2018 - Solo show 'Cities and Places', art and event space 'TAILS', Haifa, Israel
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:
2021 - Permanent Exposition in MANDARIN MAISON Art Space, Kyiv, Ukraine
2021 - Group Show ARTBOX.PROJECT Barcelona 1.0 2020, Barcelona, Spain
2020 - Sculptures Exposition in MANDARIN MAISON Art Space, Kyiv, Ukraine
2020 - POP-UP Exhibition and event dedicated to rewarding WOMAN ESSENCE 2020 in Spivakovska ART: EGO gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
2020 - 1 of 18 Finalists with sculpture 'Hashtag' for Group Show 'INNER WORLD', Boomer Gallery, London, the UK
2020 - 1 of 10 Finalists with sculpture 'Paper Pin' for Group Show ARTBOX.PROJECT Barcelona 1.0 2020, Barcelona, Spain
2020 - Finalist with paintings 'Iceberg' and 'Asphalt' for Group Show WOMAN'S ESSENCE 2020, MUSA International art Space in collaboration with Center for UNESCO Bologna, Palazzo Velli, Rome, Italy
2020 - Finalist with paintings 'Melted Ice-Cream' and 'Asphalt 2.0' for Group Show 'SANSARA', Modern Art Research Institute of Ukrainian Academy of Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine
2019 - Group Show 'Not all that...', Marina Tsvetaeva House Museum, Moscow, Russia
2020 - Online Group Exhibition ⚬Dot⚬Dot-Dash, SURFACE GALLERY, Nottingham, the UK
PUBLICATIONS & CRITICAL REVIEWS
2020 WOMAN'S ESSENCE THE WOMAN OF THE CONTEMPORARY ART ROME 2020 book, critic text by Laura Francesca Di Trapani, Art Critic and Art Historian, (54-59 pages), ISBN: 978-88-88891-36-1
2020 EscapeArt Magazine (the UK, Manchester) Critical Review (English-version) by the Gallarty gallery curator Leysan Sayfullina
2020 ARTNEWS.ONE Art Online Magazine Critical Review by the writer and gallery owner Lika Spivakovska
2020 artMUSE Art Magazine Critical Review by the editor-in-chief of the magazine Shevket Keshfidinov (55-63 pages)
2020 ARTMOSPHERE Art Magazine Number 24 Publication, 22-23 pages
2020 WOMAN'S ESSENCE THE WOMAN OF THE CONTEMPORARY ART ROME 2020 Catalogue, ISBN: 978-88-88891-36-1. Publisher: Officine Grafiche Soc.Coop.
2020 Irena Tone & Ros Kozhman Art Catalogue. Print: ARTBOX.PUBLISH Switzerland ISBN Nr. 978-3-03899-446-6. Publisher: ARTBOX.GROUPS GmbH
2020 Group Exhibition Catalogue 'Inner World', Boomer Gallery, London, the UK