(1926, Moscow - 1973, Moscow).
The Soviet painter, who became famous in the 1960s, thanks to his unique, vivid images of the Russian North. 1945 - 1951 he studied at the Moscow State Art Institute. IN AND. Surikov at the faculty of painting at Dmitry Mochalsky, Vasily Pochitalov. 1954 admitted to the MOSSH. A 1962 creative trip to the Arkhangelsk region along the Northern Dvina and Pinega suggested the main theme of the artist's work - the picturesque poetry of the Russian North. Stozharov creates colorful landscapes and portraits of Russian northerners - images of modern warriors who carry the features of the epic archaic. In 1967 he was awarded the silver medal of the USSR Academy of Arts for a number of works created during the period 1964-1967. Laureate of the State Prize of the RSFSR named after I.E. Repin (1968). Corresponding Member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1973). The works are stored in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, in a number of regional museums in Russia.
(1926, Moscow - 1973, ibid.)
Russian Soviet painter, member of the Moscow Union of Artists since 1954. Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1965). Corresponding Member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1973).
In 1945 - 1951 he studied at the painting faculty of Moscow State Institute. IN AND. Surikov at D.K. Mochalsky, G.K. Savitsky, V.V. Pochitalova.
He participated in exhibitions since 1954. He regularly made creative trips around the country (Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Arkhangelsk, Novgorod, Pskov and Vladimir regions, Komi Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Siberia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan). Since 1959, he repeatedly traveled
on creative business trips abroad (Italy, France, Romania, Great Britain). In 1966 he participated in the XXXIII International Exhibition "Venice Biennale", in 1971 - 1972 -
in the group exhibition of works by artists of the RSFSR "Russian North" in Romania.
In 1972 - 1974, a traveling personal exhibition of painting by Stozharov took place
in the cities of Syktyvkar, Arkhangelsk, Kirov, Izhevsk, Gorky, Kuibyshev, Ulyanovsk, Astrakhan, Kostroma, Ryazan, Bryansk, Kalinin, Tula, Kaluga, Smolensk.
The artist’s works are stored in many museums in Russia, including the Irkutsk Art Museum and the Samara Art Museum.