Mikhailovich Ananyin

Russia • 1918−1998

Biography and information

Member of the Union of artists of the USSR (Russia) since the 1960s. Honored artist of the RSFSR (1980), people's artist of the RSFSR (1986) Schedule. Painter.

Studied in Leninsk-Kuznetsky mining College, he simultaneously attended art Studio (1935-1936). He served in the Soviet army (1939-1946.). He studied at the art Studio in Vladivostok (1945-1948). Lived and worked in Primorye (1949), Kamchatka (1949-1953), Ukraine (1954). Back in Kuzbass in 1954, lived in the city of Novokuznetsk, in 1960 – in Kemerovo.

In 1956 he made his first trip to the Mountain Altai since traveled there annually until 1995, In 1964, donated 150 works to the Museum in the village of Ust-Kan the Gorno-Altai Autonomous region. He was elected Chairman of the Kemerovo branch of the Union of artists of the RSFSR (1960-1965; 1975-1977). Since 1995 lived in America. Creative journeys : Gornaya Shoriya (1955), Mountain Altay (1956-1995), the Republic of Tuva (1974), Central Asia (1975), Kuzbass (1977, 1981, 1983, 1984).