Andrey Vladislavovich Bogachev (1951–2009), painter, member of the Union of Artists (1989), Honored Artist of Russia (2002), professor at the Voronezh Academy of Arts. The author of plot paintings, portraits, still lifes, landscapes. Personal creative experience, rich erudition, and teaching talent allowed him to bring up more than one generation of excellent artists and teachers. He created wonderful canvases dedicated to the history of Russia and the life of famous figures. The works of Bogachev are distinguished by their inner integrity, philosophical orientation, unique poetry, and originality of the world view.
Andrey Shirokov (b.1960) is an artist with exemplary talent. His interpretation of the spirit of the art saturates his paintings with a unique expressive richness.In the course of establishing his own “artistic roots”, Shirokov was influenced by the Russian Artists, Repin, Serov, Nicolai Feshin.He found additional inspiration in the works of John Singer Sargent, Anders Zorn, and Joaquin Sorola. Much of his subject matter is strongly influenced by, but not limited to, his native Russia. He enjoys capturing the charm and authenticity of old Russian villages as well as their habitants.
Russian realist painter Denis Zelaev was born in 1972 in Kirov, Russia. In 1990−1993 he studied at the Vyatka’s artist Nina Goloviznina. The artist is a member of the Association of Russian Art since 2002 and a regular participant of multiple exhibitions in Russia and beyond. He loves capturing nature at home and when ever he travels. We can enjoy landscapes from Russia, Europe and USA.
Russian artist Natalia Milashevich was born in 1967 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. She graduated from Dushanbe art college in 1989, then continued her studies at the St. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin, in the studio of professor of painting known artist V.V. Sokolov. The artist is a member of the Association of Russian art. Russian realist painter Natalia Milashevich is known not only in Russia, her work has been exhibited in the U.S., Holland, France, Chile, Kazahstan. Natalya Milashevich works traditionally, oil on canvas. Her work attracts the eye with vivid colors, romantic mood and undisputed mastery of Russian art school.
Nikolai Blokhin was born in 1968 in Saint Petersburg, Russia, this young master has emerged as one of the most important artists of his time. Trained first at the district art school before entering the Repin Institute, Blokhin attained a solid academic foundation in art which can be traced, admired and interpreted today in some of Russia’s famous masters from the turn of the 20th century. His ability has not gone unnoticed including the Grand Prize at the American Society of Portrait Artists 2002 competition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and Grand Prize from the Portrait Society of America, Boston, in 2004. Nikolai Blokhin’s art work exhibit in numerous museums of Russia, China, Czech Republic, Finland and in galleries and private collections all over the world.
STANISLAVAS SUGINTAS was born in 1969 in Vilnius (Lithuania) 1980-1984-Vilnius Middle Art School (Lithuania) 1986-1993-Minsk Academy of Art (Belarus) member of the "Maison des Artists" (France) member of the Union of Designers (Belarus).