Biography - Yulia Tulupova
Early years, education, and creativity
Yulia Tulupova was born in 1986 in the city of Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky, Kiev region, Ukraine. In 2002, having moved to the city of Bakhchisarai, she entered Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University, the Faculty of Arts, the Department of Fine and Decorative-Applied Arts. In 2009 she defended her diploma in the specialty "Art embroidery and weaving", received a specialist degree. Thanks to the famous Crimean Tatar artist, the head of the project "Crimean Style" Mamut Churlu, she plunged into the world of Crimean Tatar decorative art and began to study ornamentation and embroidery of this people on a professional level, which is what she is doing today.
“Having come in touch with Crimean Tatar art, I never cease to be amazed at its sophistication, grace, subtle aroma, amazing designs, colors and sewing techniques,” says Yulia about her work.
Since 2011 she has been working at the Department of Fine and Decorative-Applied Arts of Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University. She is a member of the creative association “Chatyr-Dag”, a participant in the seminars of the project “Crimean Style”, creates artworks using traditional techniques of Crimean embroidery as well as large decorative panel paintings using the Kaplama technique - a combination of applique and embroidery. She is also engaged in the production of ceramics. Yulia's works have been presented at numerous exhibitions of the project “Crimean Style” and national (all-Ukrainian) exhibitions of decorative art in Bakhchisarai, Simferopol, Kiev, Lvov, Ankara.