"The models of his paintings don't sit still, but live. It seems like you just have finished an interesting conversation with a woman, and you still want to look over her eyes, arms, hands and to admire her vivid presence among audience".
Nikita Ivanov for Young Artist magazine ¹3, 2001
"His peonies are not a simple object of a still-life composition, a spectacular element on mise-en-scene, but a refined image of nature itself, a symbol of beauty and fascination of the vegetable kingdom".
Nikita Ivanov for Young Artist magazine ¹4, 2002
1963 — Born in Moscow
1987 — Graduated from the Fine Art Department of Gertsen Institute (Leningrad)
1988 — Started to participate in exhibitions
1998 — Became a member of the Moscow Artists Union; annual personal exhibitions in Moscow and abroad
2002-2003 — Europastel exibition (Italy, Russia)
2003 — Personal exhibitions in Vienna and Budapest
2003/2004/2006 — Salon international du Pastel (France), an award winner in 2004
2003 — Pastels of Europe 2003 New York Grand Gallery
2004/2006 — Personal exhibitions in Luxembourg
2005 — Participant and organizer of The First Moscow International Pastel exhibition
2006-2008 — IIIrd International Pastel biennale (Poland)
2006-2008 — Publications about pastel in Art Council magazine
Works of the artist are presented in private collections, galleries, museums in Russia and abroad.