Thesis in the CVC — "Lieutenant Schmidt", the evaluation — excellent. The training took place at the picturesque faculty, qualification of artist-painter, teacher.
People’s artist of Russia, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of arts, laureate of the State prize named after I. E. Repin.
Wide popularity and recognition brought the artist created large paintings of history and contemporary life of the Russian people, such as "the First anniversary of the October revolution", "V. I. Ulyanov. Novgorod", "Return", purchased by the Ministry of culture of the RSFSR, the cycle of paintings "We BAM", which sold to museums around the country.
In any work, whether landscape, still life, portrait, painting on the biblical story, the picture of Russian beauty Nude in the open air or in a bath, high academic skill of the artist gives the picture a strong, noble colors, a confident mA
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Was born in 1942. in Ulan Bator (Mongolia).
1956−1961gg. — studied in Irkutsk art school.
1961−1964гг. — service in the Soviet army.
1966−1972gg. — study at the faculty of painting of the Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture.And.E.Repin Academy of the USSR in Leningrad. Workshop Of E. E. Moiseenko
Since 1972. — lives and works in Gorky.
From 1973. — Member of the artists Union of the USSR.
1976. — elected Secretary of the Board of the Union of artists of the RSFSR and Deputy Chairman of GOSH.
1976. — awarded the diploma of OH, for the painting "Brigade Kuznetsov A. Ogneva". For creative success was repeatedly awarded with diplomas of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR.
1978−1981-elected Chairman of GOSH
1979. — awarded the title of Honored artist of the RSFSR.
1983.- awarded the State prize. I. E. Repin’s painting "the Return". Elected a corresponding member of the USSR Academy of arts.
1985. — awarded the title "people's artist of the RSFSR".
1993. — the constant participant of exhibitions in the gallery "Russian Century", including personal in 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002.