Ilyich Meshkov

Germany • born in 1919

Biography and information

Schedule. Honored. the artist Resp. Chuvashia. Nar. artist of the RSFSR. The Participant Of The Great Patriotic. war. He was elected Deputy of city Council of Achinsk and Krasnoyarsk. Born in the Chuvash village near Cheboksary. From 1935 he lived in Krasnoyarsk kr.

Spec. khudozh. education is not received. In 1939-1941 he worked as an artist-reporter and cartoonist in the circle. gas. "Evenk new life" (the Tour). Did knigi. graphics – illustrated children's stories, Khakas ABC, prod. Krasnoyarsk writers. Created CV. linocuts, internat. the stay of Lenin in Krasnoyarsk kr. Member (since 1935) of the all-Russian., regional, region., . exhibitions. Personal exhibitions in Krasnoyarsk, Abakan, Norilsk, Tura, abroad. – Cuba, Nigeria, Germany, France.

M. – in the Tretyakov gallery, Russian Museum, graphic. the Department of the Museum will depict. the claim is in them. Pushkin, art museums of Krasnoyarsk and Cheboksary, the agricultural Museum in the Cheboksary abroad in NAT. the Museum city of Cuba (Havana).

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Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. Schedule, honored artist of the RSFSR (1963), honored artist of the Chuvash ASSR (1976); people's artist of the RSFSR (1980); holder of the order "badge of Honor" (1974) and Friendship (1994)

He was born August 15, 1919 in the village of Ishaqi in the Cheboksary district of the Chuvash Republic.

Creative and started his career in 1935 in the Krasnoyarsk region. From 1941 to 1946: service in the red army; from 1948 to 1961 he was a member of the Union of artists of the USSR, work in the Krasnoyarsk branch of Union of artists; the Chairman of the Krasnoyarsk branch of Union of artists of the RSFSR; from 1967 - on creative work; from 1961 to 1964 - the Deputy of the Achinsk city Council; from 1965 to 1967 - Deputy Red-Yarskaya the city Council; author of albums Evenkiya (1961), Northern dawn (1966), Taimyr (1974), Yenisei North (1975). Illustrator of books by writers I. Rozhdestvensky, N. Uspensky, G. Fedoseev, K. Lisowski, the first primer in the Khakas language (1952); a Favorite technique works in easel graphics – linocut (created about 3 thousand prints). The main theme of the Yenisei North, Evenkia, Taimyr, and their nature and the lives of ordinary people.