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Multicultural and multitalented, intellectual and scientific oriented nature.
Hyeroglific addition to my art name came as a deep respect to amazing country after participating at exhibition there..
Reserved excellent traditional Fine Art education at the academic pure socialistic realism stagnation era in the Soviet Union (VInnitsa & Odessa).
Further education (Estonian Art Academy) continued in many different kind of design, aesthetic history of culture and Art in the more friendly and humanistic, less socialistic (ironic & soft version of Socialism) intellectual and cultural landscape in Estonia.
While living through different kind of Socialism, Perestroika, hyperinflation and all, what connects with collapse of social structure, surrounded books and thoughts(a lot of banned literature became available) aspirated to preserve bright sides of Realism (drawing and painting skills literacy) through creating system of effective and absorbing teaching method, adapted for modern life.
Since 2004 lives in Lancashire (United Kingdom),
Since 2006-creative work & exhibitions, full time artist and available for teaching and consulting (realism, realistic interpretation, painting, drawing practical skills -oil, watercolour, dry media, etc.)
Commissions of portraits, illustrations and bookplates are welcome.
Exhibitions and competition:
2014-invitation for participation X Florence Biennial as selected artist by international selection committee.
2012- May/June- Fifth International Printmaking Exhibit; Prints for Peace 2011 in Monterrey NL México.
2011-2012 Solo exhibitions "Realism"(Oil paintig,ongoing, Lerhtsekultuurimaja, Estonia)
2011-Siena Art Institute "Drawing Connections"
2010—2011(14 November 2010-17 February 2011)- “Waterfront Art Project” Southport –Public performance “Big Picture”
2011-“Ceramic studio open event Exhibition“(a group show, Southport, UK)
2011-“ Fantasy” (Group show, Southport, Waterfront Art Project)
2011- "Recicling" (Group show, Southport, Waterfront Art Project)
2011- "Winter white ”(Group show, Southport, Waterfront Art Project)
2010- "Russian Art Fair Prize". (oil still-life, short listed)
2010- “People, Places and Faces”(Group show, Southport, Waterfront Art Project)
2010-22.02-28.02 " Drawn from Life - Works from Life and Memory (a group show) Coach House Gallery, Calder stones Park. Menlove Avenue. Liverpool
2009- May-2nd International “Olive” Cartoon Contest 209 (Cyprus).
2009- May- " Environment"26th International Humor Exhibition of Piaui Brazil.
2009- May- "Passion" International Forum of Visual Humor
”Karikaturum 5” - (Surgut, Russia)
2009- May-"Freedom at risk"-Eco Portugal – Associação de Cartoonistas, Rua do Alto Vieiro, (Portugal, LEIRIA)
2009- May- XXVI. Aydin Dogan International Cartoon Competition (Turkey, Istambul)
2009- April-"Basic human needs" (food, drink, clothing, ***… )14th International Cartoon Exhibition (Zagreb, Croatia) The Croatian Cartoon Association.
2009- April-"Urban pollution"2nd Pátio Brazil International Showroom on Environmental Humor (Asa Sun, Brazil)
2009- April-"Financial Krisis".3rd Cyprus International Cartoon Contest. (Nicosia, Cyprus)
2009- April- "Snail' -2nd International Snail's Graphical Humor Contest 2009 (Lleida, Spain)
2009- April-"Dreams of Peace" (US, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia)
2009- April-"immigration and mutual enrichment "IV Cartoon Contest "Santomera
2009" (Santomera, Claustro de Caccagrande, Spain)
2009- March-"Eating Behavior Disorders"-IV Health and Graphic Humor Contest, on Eating Behavior Disorders (Lleida, Spain)
2009- March-"Krisis''- XIIIth 2003 PortoCartoon World Festival in the Portuguese Printing Museum (Porto, Portugal)
2008-First International Printmakers Biennale in Istanbul (Turkey)
2008- 32 International Exlibris Congress (Beijing, China)
2007- International mini-print exhibition “Small Print-Big Impression” (Leicester, UK)
2007- International Ex-Libris Exhibition “Bread-Culture Heritage”(Belgrade, Crbija)
2006- Solo Exhibition “Wall Art”(Oil & Acrylic painting, Ormskirk)
2006- Solo Exhibition “Rejected Works” (Textile, Watercolour, Drawing, Linocut & Screen print, -Skelmersdale.)
2005- Lancashire Annual Open Exhibition. Chapel Gallery. Ormskirk (Linocut).
Prints and graphic humour in museums and public places:
Siena Art Institute, Italy (one line drawing)
Asa Sun, (Brazil, International Showroom on Environmental Humor)
Beijing, (China National Museum) (silkscreen)
Belgrade, ( Crbija, Museum of Bread -bookplate)
Philadelphia (US, National Liberty Museum,cartoon)
Istanbul, Turkey, Aydin Dogan Foundation- (cartoon)
Istanbul (Turkey) Istanbul University Museum (Silkscreen)
Porto, (Portugal, Portuguese Printing Museum)
Surgut, (Russia, Museum of Graphic Humor)
Yaroslavl (Art Museum in Yaroslavl)
Zagreb (Croatia) The Croatian Cartoon Association.
Methodic foundation Government’s Art School in Odessa (n.Grekov)