Artist:Oleg Smotrov, Russian
He was born on May 29, 1961 in Kislovodsk, in the North Caucasus, in the south of Russia.
He began painting as a child, thanks to his father-artist and retouching photographer.
In school years, he
visited an art studio in the Pioneer Palace in Pyatigorsk.
After graduation, he entered Z.N.U.I. in Moscow at the Faculty of Painting and Graphics, where he graduated in 1979. Then he worked in the art fund of the suit at the Department of Culture, executed
orders for monumental painting, posters , wood carvings, hunting and design.
2005 went to Paris to study the art of French impressionist artists and worked on a new direction in the modern style. Participated in some exhibitions during the USSR.
And still many exhibitions in Russia and abroad, France, the Principality of Monaco, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Spain, Finland, Switzerland, Croatia and South Korea. I have many awards and diplomas. Those who are particularly valuable;
Silver plaque "GUEST OF HONOR" by Princess Leia Belge at the Frank Castle exhibition in Belgium. Gold medal and certificate of the winner "COLOR OF ART" Vevey, Switzerland.
Gold medal and certificate "EUROPEAN ART MUSEUM" Denmark.
"HONORABLE MENTIO" for the silver medal at the Embassy of Brazil in Oslo, Norway. 22 bronze medals for 2 paintings in Nordfjordeid, Norway.
Bronze medal and "SHOPING ART" certificate at the Louvre, Paris, France.
In the award ceremony, the International
Award of Excellence of the Conservatives Italy, Silver Plaque "ANDREA MANTEGNA", Mantua.
Silver plate "LEONARDO DA VINCHI", Florence.
Precious customized sculpted trophy "RAFAELLO", Bologna.
Precious customized sculpted trophy " GIULIO CESARE",
He is a member of the Norwegian, Belgian, Italian, French and Russian exhibition organizations. Member of the House of Artists Union in Paris,member of the International Art Fund, Russia, member Academic Knight of Mondial Art Academia, France.
My works are in the museum and in private collections.