Biography and informationEdit
Born in 1933 in Ardatov (Mordovia).
In 1958 he graduated from the Sverdlovsk art College.
1970 - participant of city, regional, zonal, Republican, all-Union and international exhibitions.
Since 1980 - member of the Union of artists of Russia. Works in painting and graphics.
V. Koshelev belongs to that category of artists for whom every renewal of nature, the change of its conditions and time of year — sign, every time and disturbing and pleasing to the soul that fills life with meaning and creativity. Every time, regardless of geographical Givens and seasons, based on his watercolor landscapes are dictated by the originality of the look and romantic nature of the artist.
View this collects in a sheet, and means — into one, then harsh and cold, but sparkling all the fantastic colors, the spatial alienation of the North, the Baltic, and say, softly and gently dissolves seen in the midtones and light bursts out of reality weaves a legend. Well, all quite natural. After all, the watercolor technique a little to possess, you should be able to submit to life her poetic moments and innuendo, to be able to take in them. You have to love the very inner, pure asomeness nature of watercolour and to be faithful to her. Artist watercolor conquered it so good.
As for a common offset planes of color in its leaves, and sometimes emphasized dramatic compositional shifts in them, it should be noted that this reception is very typical for the creative manner V. Koshelev. He uses them for a long time, but only in recent years that brought him to a new level, a completely different artistic challenge, stimulating to compositions purely oswanski where the essence becomes the form of a landscape and its condition, mood or echo of the elements, which struck the artist.