Mixed-Media, Painting, Watercolor
Born in Baku, Azerbaidzhan, in 1950. He graduated from Art Institute of St. Petersburg (former Leningrad, Russia) in 1974. He immigrated to America in 1980. Since that time he has been working and exhibiting in New York, throughout the United States and Overseas. The Artist works in a wide variety of media’s, from monumental oil paintings, acrylics, both abstract and figurative, portraits, still lifes and his very original abstract watercolors. His numerous exhibitions included: - Penson Gallery in Soho, NYC; - Podval Gallery in Queens; - Jewish Fine Art festival in Atlantic City, NJ; - Lori Gallery, CN; - Gallery International in NYC, - Kazuka Hiller Gallery in NYC; - Rage Gallery in East Village, NYC; - Case Museum in Jersey City, NJ; - Gallery 13 Hours in East Village, NYC; - Museum of Modern Art in Montgeroe, France, - Maurice Pine Public Library, Fair Lawn, NJ; - ARTYAMA Gallery @ Ground Zero, NYC, - AMERAND Gallery Show room, Upper Saddle River, NJ, - ATRIUM Gallery of Bergen “Y”, Upper Saddle River, NJ. Through the years a large number of his oil paintings and watercolors, as well as acrylics were acquired by several private collections, including Norton Dodge Collection, Washington, DC; Merrill Lynch in NYC; Sonia Melnikova-Levine, San Francisco, CA; Mr. & Mrs. Rosenberg in Connecticut; Fanya Sverdlov & Eliott Levine in Boston, MA; Anna & Michael Krayn in Paramus, NJ; “A.I.D.-Interior Architecture & Design” in Fair Lawn, NJ; Gregory and Lucy Ludkovsky in Beverly Shores, IN etc. Now he resides and works in Peekskill, New York.