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Articles and texts about Philip Davydov and Olga Shalamova.
Sacred Murals Studio

Art Critics and Media

  1. Elisabeth Kvernen (Collegeville Institute, MN) with Philip Davydov

  2. Irina Yazykova and Andrew Gould with Philip Davydov and Olga Shalamova

  1. "Andrei Davydov knew the risks of painting Jesus in the USSR. He did it anyway"Article featuring fr. Andrei Davydov (Philip Davydov's father) and Philip in ABC News by ALice Moldovan (02 February 2020)

  2. "Painting the Icon of Our Lady Igorevskaya." Article at News of Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne as a testimony about our first Iconography workshop in January 2020 by Melissa Parkinson. Published on 4th of February 2020

  3. Response of Rev. Cathy Abbott, Arlington District Superintendent, Virginia Conference, United Methodist Church on our Iconography Course in Wesley Seminary (June 2014)

  4. Art critic Irina Yazykova about icons of Philip Davydov and Olga Shalamova

  5. Article by Home News Tribune about fresco mural in St. John The Evangelist church in New Brunswick (NJ, USA)

  6. St. Petersburg Times about fresco mural in St. John The Evangelist church in New Brunswick (NJ, USA)


June 17 - September 19, 2014.
Exhibition "Living Tradition: Icons for the Liturgical Year by Philip Davydov & Olga Shalamova"
Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington DC, USA)

#1. Photographs and Press-release: (in english) -

#2. More photographs, press release and text at Orthodox Arts Journal: (in english) -

April 8 - 20, 2014.
Exhibition "Contemporary Icon. Philip Davydov and Olga Shalamova"
Book-house Glagol (St. Petersburg, Russia)

#1. Press-releases and tesimonials: (in russian) -

#2. TV "SOJUZ" (Orthodox TV CHANNEL) broadcast (in russian) -

#3. Saint Petersburg Diocese Moscow Patriarchate Official Magazine: (in russian)-

December 22nd, 2013 - January 19, 2014 . Exhibition "Gifts".
State Museum of Architecture (Moscow, Russia)

Location: State Museum of Architecture, Moscow, Russia

Theme: Actual Christian art, of contemporary icon painting.


#1. With text (in russian) -

#2. With photographs & text -

#3. Philip Davydov's work on the cover:

#4. Broadcast of TV Culture (Russia) (Post-exhibitional discussion):

#5. On our Flickr:

November 2012. Exhibition "Light of the Nativity".


#1. "Foma" ("Thomas") - one of Russian Orthodox church most popular official magazines published an article about 10 icons of Philip Davydov and Olga Shalamova-

#2. Russia-Culture, TV broadcast:,