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Alexandrovich Petunin

born in 1959

Biography and information


Born in 1959 in the city of Yoshkar-Ola, capital of Mari Republic. In the family of workers. He started drawing in his 11 years. Mostly pencil, sometimes watercolor. In the 14-15 years appear first success in the contests of drawings in school and pionerlagerja. In 18 years, was the first serious success: took third place at the exhibition of Amateur artists of the Mari El Republic. Received a cash prize and was filmed in a local television Studio. Then I served in the army. One year of life in Siberia. In 1982, a fellow artist invited me to Leningrad. Got a job as a Turner at the plant "Lenin" and finally decided to devote himself to fine art. From 1982 to 1984 went to the art room DK Kapranov, zakonchil courses graphic designer at the Palace Kirova and draws in his spare time.

In 1988, bade farewell to the factory, makes a living from the sale of paintings to this day.

Personal exhibitions:

1984 - the Petersburg Abrasive factory "Ilyich"

1986 - the Petersburg Abrasive factory "Ilyich"

1993 - Saint-Petersburg, Museum Of Kirov

1996 - Yoshkar-Ola Museum Of Modern Art

1997 - Yoshkar-Ola, MRMT (mariyskoe radio engineering school)

2001 - New York City, Museum Of History

2001 - Saint-Petersburg, Children's Central library

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