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Alexandrovich Kanashin

born in 1939

Biography and information


He was born on 27 September 1939 at the station Rachejjka Syzran district of Nizhny Novgorod region. In 1962 he graduated from Art school. Repin (now the -- art Lyceum im. A. Plamadeala) Chinese, Department of sculpture. In 1968 he graduated from MVHPU, the former Stroganovsky.

Nachna 1962 — the constant participant of Republican, all-Union and foreign exhibitions of fine art. 1974-1979 Director of the Republican art College named.Repin. In these years aktuna participated in five international symposiums on sculpture (Yugoslavia, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova) and won several national and international prizes for sculpture. In 1981 Y. A. Cansino awarded the title of laureate of the Komsomol of Moldova them. B. Glavan.

In 1985 he was awarded a silver medal. M. Grekov, Ministry of culture of the USSR and Union of artists of the USSR.

In 1978 the Secretariat of the USSR Union awards Yu Kanashina diploma. In 1987 he was elected Secretary of the Board of the artists ' Union of Moldova. In 1990, the Board CX Moldova nominates Yu Kanashina on the honorary title "Honored art worker". The sculptor has participated in international exhibitions in Romania, Yugoslavia, Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, India, Mongolia and other countries. Has held three solo exhibitions-in India and in Moldova. The master's works are in public and private collections in Moldova, Ukraine, Russia, Romania, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Israel, England, India, Italy, Japan, the U.S. and other countries.

A member of the Presidential Council of the R. of Moldova 1997-2001;

Professor at the Academy of music, theatre and fine arts of Moldova since 2004.

A member of the artists Union since 1969

Creative works in easel and monumental sculpture (romanticism / fireclay, bronze).



1975 — Yugoslavia. 1979 " Hungary. 1972,1986, 1990 - Latvia. 1992 — Moldova. First prize.


1969-1971-Moldova, Chisinau.

1972 - Latvia, Riga. 1982 — Moldova, Chisinau.

1986 — all-Union competition for the best monument to the victims of Chernobyl.


1973 — Republican exhibition of young artists in Chisinau, the second prize.

1979 — the Republican contest in Cnsnews.

1985 — Exhibition "Sculpture in the open air", Chisinau. II prize.

1987 — the Republican contest for the best monument to D. Cantemir for Kisileva, the second prize.

1988 — competition for the best monument to M. Eminescu Chisinau. First Prize.

Main exhibitions:


Of Moldova, Romania, France, Turkey, Yugoslavia, Gcrmany, Spain, Hungary, Estonia, Lithuania and in other countries (more than 27 exhibitions).


Participant of the annual exhibitions of the artists ' Union of Moldova, as well as the exhibition "Russian branch of pictorial tree of Moldova" organized by Association of Russian artists of Moldova "M-ART" dedicated to the Day of Russia in the exhibition hall skhm them. K. Brancusi. Chisinau,06 2005.

Characteristic works:

CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI. Fireclay, 60 x 60 x 30,1987 G.

THE KHOTYN UPRISING. Plaster, 136 x 77 x 201, 1974

LITTLE AMADEUS. Fireclay, 1993


The ROAR of SILENCE (M. Eminescu). Fireclay,1991

LUCEAFARUL. Fireclay (prize of the Republican. competition), 1990.

The CRUCIFIXION. Gypsum tint., 145х45х45, 1995

PORTRAIT of A. BURAK. Gypsum, 45х30х25, 2003;

PORTRAIT OF MARINA. Gypsum, 138х29х30, 2005;

THE GOOD SHEPHERD. Bronze. (I Christian Church of the world in Jerusalem, Israel and Kiev, Ukraine.), 2001


- V. Plyusnin, N. Greenwald. "Fine arts of the MSSR" catalogue of the exhibition in Yerevan (Armenia). // Kishinev, 1971.

- "Fine arts of the Soviet Moldova". Ed. Timpul, Kish., 1976.

- L. S. Sytnik. Masters of culture for peace. Exhibition catalogue CX, 09.1986 // Ed. Timpul, Kish. 1988.

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