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Katja Viventsova (Kat Viva) studied fine art in Russia at the Art School in Komsomolsk-na-Amure, in Alexander Tereschuk's art studio in Apatity, and in the art studios of several other artists.
Kat presented her work at fine art exhibits in Russia, Norway, Finland and Sweden. Her sketches were published in the exhibit catalogue "Vdohnovenie - Herkkyyksi - Sensitivities" in Finland in 1996. One of her watercolours, "Winter-Korkalovaara" ("After skiing") was used as a cover image for the Canadian journal, The Northern Review, in 1999. Kat illustrated the book of poetry, "Two Roses", by R. Muller-Wille (1997). Her funny sketches also appeared in the Norwegian sport journal of Fjellsportgruppa, KVEITA (Nr 6, 1993).
Her sketches, watercolours
and oil paintings are permanently displayed at the Kola Science Centre in
Russia, the Arctic Centre in Finland, and Lulea University of Technology
in Sweden. Kat have taught art on an individual and group basis in Apatity,
Russia, in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada and in Marathon, Ontario, Canada.
She is giving Art Activities in Cancer Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario.