Welcome to my website and thank you for visiting! I was born in Russia where I studied art from a very young age and completed my degree in architecture.  Portraiture, figure painting and landscapes are my favorite subjects with preference toward realism and traditional techniques. I work primarily in oil, but I also love painting with acrylic and watercolor. My hope is that my art will inspire others as I am inspired everyday by the beauty of the world created by God. I am currently an associate artist at the Backdoor Gallery  in Fredericksburg, VA.  Read more