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Alexandrovich Godin

born in 1930

Biography and information


Painter, journalist, graphic.

Born in 1930 in the village Colossae Kurgan region. In 1948-1956 he studied at the Sverdlovsk art school.

Since 1956 works in Barrow in 1956.

Since 1965 – member of the Union of journalists since 1970 – member of the Union of artists, Delegate of the V Congress of the Union of artists of RSFSR.

N.. Godin his artistic career began as an artist–journalist in the regional youth newspaper (travel sketches, posters, headers). In the 1970s, he worked primarily in watercolors. In painting he prefers the traditional focus, addressing different genres: still life, historical painting, portraits. The subject of the native land and the man-worker goes through all his work. Landscapes are distinguished by the sonority of color, clarity of the composition.

In 1961 the party to all regional and local exhibitions, the participant of regional exhibitions (1964, 1967, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1985), regional (barrow, 1990; Ufa, 1998; Ekaterinburg, 2003), all-Union (Moscow, 1971; Moscow, 1975; Minsk, 1975; Moscow, 1977; Moscow, 1978; Moscow, 1981; Moscow, 1987), Republican (Moscow, 1975; Moscow, 1980), foreign (Hungary, 1975; Italy, 1989; France, 1992).

Solo exhibitions N. A. Godin was held in 1976 in Kurgan, 1979 in Moscow in the Central House of artists, in 1990 and 1996 in Kurgan.

Pictures are stored in the Kurgan regional art Museum, in the Tyumen art gallery, in the Museum of the city of Michurinsk, in the funds of the Union of artists in Moscow and in private collections of Russia and foreign countries (USA, France, Germany, Japan, Yugoslavia, Italy).

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