in Omsk in 1959. He currently lives in Gatchina (St. Petersburg).
Education and work:
1980-1983 - Omsk State University, the graphic arts department.
1983 - entered the 3rd year of the Krasnoyarsk Institute of Arts, a specialty-painting.
1986 - studied at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named. Repin in Leningrad.
1988 - graduated from the Krasnoyarsk Institute of Arts with a degree - an academic painting.
Until 1999 he lived and worked in Siberia (Omsk, Krasnoyarsk, Tobolsk, Tara).
Worked several years in the Siberian taiga village. Drawing landscapes from nature, has developed technology letters in oils and watercolors at low temperatures - up to -40 Degrees Celsius.
1995 - painted icons for the iconostasis, the Savior Cathedral Tara in the north of Western Siberia.
From 1999 to 2008 he lived in Peterhof (near St. Petersburg).
From this period in the creation of new themes: parks royal residences in the suburbs of St. Petersburg, the ancient Russian city, fortresses and monasteries, the new series of still lifes.
2000-2002 was - several series of landscapes of parks in the suburbs of imperial residences of St. Petersburg (Peterhof, Oranienbaum, Pavlovsk, Tsarskoe Selo).
2000 Series - "Northern Landscape" (Lake Ladoga).
2001 - a series of paintings on ancient Russian cities (Novgorod, Pskov, Izborsk Pskov-Pechora monastery).
Participation in regional and international exhibitions:
1987 - USSR Ministry of Culture, Moscow;
1990 - Exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada (nude, portrait), Toronto;
1994 - International Folklore Festival (Zhdanov work served as the main prize), Moscow;
1995 - exhibition in the festival "Russian soul", Omsk, Moscow;
1996 - Personal exhibition in gallery "art world", Moscow;
1997 - Personal exhibition in Dresden (Germany);
1998 - Personal exhibition in Venice (Italy);
1998 - Exhibition "Wine, women and song", Moscow;
1999 - exhibition "10 Masterpieces of Painting Omsk", Omsk.
His works are in many private collections in Russia and abroad, in particular: the German foreign minister, the mayor of New York, the consul United States in St. Petersburg, at the American Embassy in Moscow. About the artist filmed two movies, one of which was presented at the All-Russian FestivalTV film in St. Petersburg in 1998.
In 2000, the chief researcher on the art of the twentieth century. Russian Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, DM Dmitrienko recommended purchase of contemporary art two works by the artist as having high artistic value.
About the artist:
Works in the equipment of oil, watercolor, pastel.
Theme of creativity: the Siberian landscape, the images of ancient Russian cities and royal residences, still life, female and children's portraits, nude model.
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