Plastic artist, who leads his artistic interest to the evocation of emotions, beyond creating an absolutely precise representation. Born in Russia in 1956, he studied at the Art College in Sverdlovsk and at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture of the St. Petersburg State Academy. His graduation project "The Early Years" won the Gold Medal of the Academy of Arts of the USSR.
Valeriy worked for 4 years in the "Postgraduate Creative Studio" of the St. Petersburg Academy of Art, has been a member of the Federation of Artists of Russia, The Pastel Society in 2003 (PS), the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 2006 (ROI) and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 2011 (RP).
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