Malvine Tcherniack was a French/Russian Decorator. She was born in Smolenks, Russia, in 1894. She left her native country in 1911
She studied painting and sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux and Paris.
In the 1920s, she designed ceramics, textiles and wallpaper and domestic items for the Primavera department store of the Au Printemps department store, Paris. It was in Paris, between 1922 and 1930, that Malvine participated with great success and gained renown in the exhibitions of the Salon d’Automne, rubbing shoulders with celebrities such as Vlamink, Miró and Zadkine.
Exhibited paintings and sculpture. Designed a country dining room for La Maîtrise pavilion at 1925 Paris ‘Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes.
- National Society of Fine Arts, Grand Palais, Paris, France (1922 and 1924).
- Grosse Berliner Kunstausstellung, Berlin, Germany (1923).
- Salon d’Autonne, Paris, France (1925 1926, 1927,1929).
- Triennial Hall, Antwerp, Belgium (1926, 1930).
- Society of Independent Artists, Paris, France (1925).
- Salon des Tuileries, Paris, France (1926, 1927, 1928, 1932).
- Gallery of Contemporary Art of France, Paris (1927).
- Salon of the Paris School, Ostend, Belgium (1931).
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