Born in 1946 in the village of Tallinn, Estonian SSR. He graduated from the workshop of the poster of the Moscow state art Institute. V. I. Surikov (1975). Studied at N.. Ponomareva, M. O. Savostyuka, B. A. Uspensky. The participant of Republican and all-Union exhibitions. Also deals with graphics. Awarded second prize for poster "towards the Dawn" at the national competition of posters "Soviet man — the active Builder of Communist society" (1974). Member of USSR Union of artists since 1977.
Major works: "Forward, toward the dawn" (1975), "To labour with the Lord of the world became..." (1975), "We — the young guard" (1976), "Victory!" (1976), "is not listed..." (1976), "Hear, time is buzzing — BAM" (1979), "And a large taiga submits to us" (1979).
Born in Estonia on September 13, 1946. Since 1948 lives in Moscow. In 13 years began to study drawing at the art Studio of the Moscow Palace of pioneers at the teacher A. V. Voronin. In 1964 he graduated from art school №1. In the same year passed the entrance exams at the Moscow art school "memory 1905" pedagogical Department, from which he graduated in 1969 with a diploma of the artist-teacher.
From 1969 to 1975 he studied at the Moscow art Institute. V. I. Surikov in the graphics Department. He graduated from the poster Department prof.. Ponomareva with honors, completing a series of theater posters: "Eurydice", "not listed", "Comedian of the seventeenth century" and political posters: "Forward, towards the dawn" and "may 9".
Since 1969, regularly participates in Moscow, all-Russian, all-Union and International exhibitions of paintings (oil, tempera), graphics (lithographs, pencil drawings) and posters. In 1975 a diploma for the poster "Forward, toward the dawn" won the second prize at the national competition of the poster and in the same year a poster was presented at the exhibition in Finland and the poster "Eurydice" with the all-Union youth exhibition was acquired by the Union of artists of the USSR. Double-Leonid Petrushin received the first prize of the Komsomol Central Committee for the posters exhibited at the all-Russian and all-Union exhibitions. In 1978 he was awarded the diploma of the Academy of arts for the best poster of the year. International poster competition in Warsaw in 1980 he won first prize. In 1976 he began to work in publishing houses, illustrating the works of famous authors and preparing for publishing catalogs and albums. This activity continues to this day. From 1989 to 1997 has created a series of triptychs (48 x 36 cm, boom., K.), paying tribute to kinetic art. This series has acquired a major French collector Jean Shirky. Today this collection includes 80 of the triptych.
Since 1977, Leonid Petrushin constantly participated at the exhibitions with a series of pencil portraits made treaties with the Union of artists of Russia and the Soviet Union.
(Source: author website)