Olga Nikitina

Olga Nikitina


Olga Nikitina is a Russian artist, designer, scuba diving instructor, lives and travel in African continent, draws her inspiration from the wild nature, underwater world, foreign culture and traditions. Reunion with the Universe, finding natural roots in the soul, transmit the energy of the Earth is the main focus at the moment for her art. Olga is one of the new pioneers in the growing field of underwater painting – new direction in modern art when the artist creates artpiece underwater during scuba diving. Olga has been doing underwater painting for 5 years and teaches her students how to do it since 2019.


2006 - Degree of Interior Design from Ulyanovsk State University
1995-2000 - School of Fine Arts, Ulyanovsk, Russia


12/2020 – Finalist Certificate, awarded by Artavita Art Contest, USA
10/2020 – Certificate of Excellence, Circle Foundation on-line contest, art in the time of Coronavirus and Social distancing.
09/2020 - Runner up Certificate awarded by Artavita Art Contest, USA
08/2020 - Personal Catalog with series "Underwater painting. The Red sea" art published by Artbox Gallery (Available on Amazon.de)
09/2019 - Approved distinctive specialty course "Underwater Artist" in PADI
12/2019 - Featured for Singulart Magazine "Meet Olga Nikitina, the Artist who Paints Underwater" https://blog.singulart.com/en/2019/12/18/meet-olga-nikitina-the-artist-who-paints-underwater/
2020 - Published in Tauchen Magazine "Malkurs für Taucher"
2019 - UNDERWASSERWELT.DE "Ein Meer aus Farben – Tauchlehrerin malt unter Wasser"
2019 - Published in TAUCHER.NET
2019 - Published in "LISA" Germany Magazine "Ein Meer aurs Farben"
2018 - Article published in "TOURIST", Russian magazine


2020 - Swiss Art Expo - ArtBox, Zurich Railway Station, Zurich, Switzerland
2019 - DEMA, Orlando,USA, presentation underwater painting course PADI
2018 - Moscow Dive Show, Moscow, Russia
2017 - First underwater exhibition in African continent, Egypt, Safaga.

Coral Reef Oil Painting

Whale Painting


Fish painting

Landscape of South Africa