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Leonid
Nikolaevich Shchetnev

Russia 
born in 1942
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Member of the Union of artists of Russia since 1982

Born in the city of Sokol, Vologda region. In 1981 graduated from the graphic Department of the Kostroma pedagogical Institute. The diploma was devoted to the bookplate craze which began in 1967. In the same year, – the participant of numerous domestic and foreign exhibitions. Held about 10 solo exhibitions, the latest in Vologda (1997), in the Museum of bookplate in Moscow (1999). Member of the International exlibris congresses in Linz (Austria) – 1980 in Saint-Petersburg, 1998

The artist created more than 300 book marks, about 50 easel engravings, more than 30 greeting cards, with a number of books. All work is performed in the technique of engraving on plastic – high print.

Now lives and works in Vologda.

May 15, 2003 in the exhibition hall of Sokol history Museum opened a personal exhibition of the artist "Leonid shchetneov. Graphics".

Was born in the town of Sokol in the Vologda region. Studied at art and graphic faculty of the Kostroma state pedagogical Institute (1969-1981). Member of the Union of artists of Russia since 1982.

Hudojestvennyh participant of exhibitions since 1967. The artist's works are exhibited at the all-Russian, interregional, regional, international exhibitions. Solo exhibition of prints was held in Moscow (1999), Vologda (1972, 1981, 1987, 1997), Leningrad (1984), Ulyanovsk (1976), Cegled (Hungary) (1979).

Lives and works in Vologda since 1972. The artist's works are in the Museum-reserves and museums of local lore of the Vologda region, private collections in Russia and abroad. The main collection of the artist's work is in the Vologda regional picture gallery.

The artist works in the technique of engraving on plastics in the field of easel engravings (landscape genre), book illustration, book mark, adverbial graphics; individual prints made in the technique of linocut and etching. Major works: book of signs (all made more than 300 bookplates), a series of engravings with views of architectural monuments of the Vologda region (1980-1990-ies), a series of engravings with motifs of the Northern village (1980-1990-ies).

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