Born in the city of Kolomna in the family Turner for metal, got education in the Moscow school of painting, sculpture and architecture, from which he graduated in 1914, a Student of A. E. Arkhipov, S. V. Malyutin, Korovin.
During the civil war N. M. Seracin joined the ranks of the red Army. Demobilized in 1920, he worked in the Vologda teacher.
Since 1923 portraits and landscapes N. M. Serakina was exhibited at the regional, urban art exhibitions.
In 1940 in Moscow, exhibited his portrait of "Partisans E. S. Vinogradov," depicting the image of one of the commanders of the red partisans of the North.
In 1940, on the initiative of N. M. Serakina was organized by the Vologda branch of the Union of artists of the RSFSR, the first Chairman of which he became.
During the great Patriotic war N. M Chirakin participated in the device of traveling exhibitions in Vologda hospitals and barracks, and organized interviews for convalescent soldiers. In these years the artist created a gallery of portraits of soldiers and war workers: "hero of the Soviet Union Igor Kaberov", "Surgeon A. P. Tsvetkov," "Optometrist, E. A. A.".
Talent Serakina of the landscape revealed in the lyrical paintings reflecting the beauty of Northern nature with its sadness and a kind of palette. Landscapes N. M. Saracina located in the Vologda regional picture gallery.
Died N. M. Seracin in Vologda and is buried in River cemetery.
(V. S. Zheleznyak)
1.Zheleznyakov V. S., L. F. Diyakonichyn Artists of the Vologda region. L. 1964, pp. 17-19.
2.Munin, A. N. Portraits of working people. - In the book: Artists and people. Vologda, 1959, pp. 10-11.
3.Sokolnikov, M. P. Fine arts of the RSFSR. Moscow, 1957, p. 41.