Born in 1932 in the village of Lopatino, Penza Region. In 1953 - 1954 –x. studied at the Nizhny Tagil art - industrial school. In 1964 he graduated from the Moscow State Art Institute. IN AND. Surikov. Since 1967 - a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. Since 1967, participates in exhibitions both in the USSR and abroad. 1988 - the first trip to Paris. In 1989 he received a gold medal at the World Festival of the Arts in Baghdad. 1989 and 1990 - trips to Germany and Vienna. From 1990 to 1996 he lives and works in Paris. In 1996 he returned to Moscow.
Exhibitions (optional): House of Scientists of the Scientific Center of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Troitsk, Moscow Region. (1981). Gallery "Mars". Moscow (1989). Galerie la Chaulnes. Paris (1990). Galerie 1a Franse. Paris (1992). Trade Representation of the Russian Federation. Paris. (1993). Consul General of the Russian Federation in Marseilles. (1994). National Assembly. Paris (1995). Gallery "Union". Moscow (1996). Museum "New Jerusalem". Istra (1997). Moscow State Museum Vadim Sidur (1997).
Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. Corresponding Member of the Academy of Arts of the Russian Federation.
Winner of the International Arts Festival. Born in the village Lopatino Penza region. He studied at the Moscow State Art Institute. IN AND. Surikov at A.A. Deineki (1960-65).
Since 1965 - exhibitor.
Since 1967 - Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR.
In 1989, he was awarded the Gold Medal at the World Art Festival in Baghdad.
From 1990 to 1996 he lived and worked in Paris. During this period, about thirty solo exhibitions took place in France (Paris, Marseille, Lyon, etc.)
In 1992 joined the Maison des artistes, Paris
From 1996 to 2001 - more than 100 solo exhibitions in prestigious exhibition halls. The artist's works are in the State Tretyakov Gallery (Russia) and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin (Russia); State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg), art museums of Arkhangelsk, Istra; Piter Ludwig Museum (Germany), New Gallery - Ludwig Collection (Germany), in the National Gallery in Cologne; Zimmerly Art Museum (New Brunswick, USA); Kostaki Gallery (Greece); private collections of France, Germany, Russia, such well-known Western and European personalities as E. Ryazanov, M. Gorbachev, B. Yeltsin, Z. Tseritelli, as well as F. Mitterand etc.
Now the artist lives in Moscow, because of the stroke suffered does not work. Anatoly Stepanovich Slepyshev, an expressionist painter, develops his own coloristic and spatial concept, with which he reveals his concentrated, thoughtful, philosophical understanding of life.