2009 - 2011 MA Painting, Royal College of Art (RCA), London.
1995 - 2000 BA Set-design & Technology, Moscow Art Theatre School (MHAT), Moscow, Russia.
Solo Show at Jalima Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
‘Unsoluble Moments’, Knoll Gallery, part of ‘Why Painting Now’, Vienna, Austria
‘The Portrait Gallery’, Harley Gallery, Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire
‘Lobachevsky’s Dream’, Bureau Gallery, Manchester
‘Nameless Nobles’, NN Gallery, Northampton
New Positions, Art Cologne, with Figge von Rosen Gallery
‘The Portrait Gallery’, Cole Gallery, London
‘Portrait Gallery Withdrawn’ part of ‘Abstract Possible’, East Side Projects, Birmingham
‘Olympic Throw’, Zabludowicz Collection ‘Invites’, London
‘Unnamed’, Figge von Rosen Gallery, Berlin
Yelena Popova and Granddad Hill, Trade Gallery, Nottingham
Selected group exhibitions
‘Infinite City’ , Zabludowicz collection, London
‘The Other Side’, Garage project space, Moscow, curated by Snejana Krasteva
Group show, Regina Gallery, Moscow
‘Infinite City’, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
Exchange Project, APT Gallery, London; curated by Claire Undy
‘Like a Monkey with a Miniature Cymbal’, Aid & Abet , Cambridge,
‘The Futures of the Past’: Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel, Switzerland, curated by Heidi Brunschweiler
Group show, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
‘Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union,’ Saatchi Gallery, London
The Perfect Place To Grow: 175 Years of the Royal College of Art, RCA London
Selma Parlour/ Yelena Popova, Horton Gallery, New York
'Twofold': Gregor Hylla/ Yelena Popova, Outpost Gallery, Norfolk and Norwich Festival
The Red Mansion Art Prize Winners Exhibition 2011/2012, Royal Academy, London
‘Joyful Archipelago’, Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Projects, London
‘New Sensations’, Victoria House, London.
‘Bloomberg New Contemporaries’, at S1 Artspace & Site Gallery, Sheffield; and ICA, London.
‘The Bookmark Project’ The Study at Nottingham Contemporary, curated by Yelena Popova.
‘Keep Doors & Passages Clear’, White Columns Gallery, New York, curated by Tom Godfrey.
‘Tracing Shadows in the Dark’, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London.
‘Ztime’, Era Foundation, Young Artists Biennale Moscow, Russia, curated by Anna Buivid.
‘Oasis’, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Bury St Edmunds, curated by Catherine Hemelryk.
‘Indoor Life’, Walden Affairs, Den Haag, Holland, curated by Tom Godfrey.
‘Pan-Demonian’, Art Currencies Institute, New York, USA, curated by Gillian Whitely.
Shortlisted for The Arts Foundation Awards 2014: Painting
The Outset Prize, The Parallel Prize and The Red Mansion Prize
RCA Oberon Award / Second prize, judged by Peter Blake
RCA Collection, Saatchi Collection, Zabludowicz Collection, Nottingham Castle Collection