Alexandrovna Volkova

Russia • 1943−1992

The poster. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

1943 Born in Moscow.

1970 Graduated from the Moscow state art Institute. V. I. Surikov, workshop poster N. A. Ponomarev, M. O. Savostyuka, B. A. Uspensky, J. P. Rayner. Engaged in social-political poster, mostly on the theme of the struggle for peace, the peaceful exploration of outer space, the role of science and culture; doing theatrical posters. Many posters created in collaboration with M. Avvakumov. Worked at the publishing house "art", "Poster"-"Panorama".

1970s Worked in "Agitplakat".

1979 II and III prize of the International poster competition "Olympics 80" (co-authored with M. Avvakumov).

1980-1987 winner of the annual awards of the Union of artists of the RSFSR "For the best work of the year" (co-authored with M. Avvakumov).

1982 second prize of the International competition "Poster in the struggle for peace, security and cooperation" (co-authored with M. Avvakumov).

1984 first prize in the international poster competition "For peace, humanism, against threat of nuclear war" (co-authored with M. Avvakumov).

1989 Silver medal of the USSR Academy of arts.

Died 1993 in Moscow.

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