Anatoly Kudryavtsev was born in Leningrad in 1958. Graduated from the Institute. I.E. Repin (Academy of Arts) in 1985, in the same place in 1996 he defended his Ph.D. thesis on the problems of the space of paintings "Linear Perspective in the Works of the Italian Renaissance Artists".
1985 - Personal exhibition. Leningrad. Palace of Youth. 1989 and 1991 - Personal exhibitions. West Berlin. Zehlendorf Community Center. 1999 - Personal exhibition. St. Petersburg. Museum of Political History (Kshesinskaya Palace). 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 - Personal exhibitions. USA. North Carolina. Winston-Salem.
Some of the artist's works are kept in the State Russian Museum of St. Petersburg, at the State Museum of Political History of Russia. And also in private collections in Russia, Germany and the USA.