I, Valery Zaitsev A., born June 26, 1983 in Volgograd. In 2000, after graduating from high school, I enrolled at the Volgograd State Pedagogical University at the faculty of arts. She studied with enthusiasm, trying to become a worthy representative of his profession. In the third year, declared a major, choosing easel graphics.
My diploma work was a series of easel graphic works on the theme of "Seven deadly sins"
In 2005 he graduated from the University, receiving the qualification "visual art teacher". From that moment began my creative and pedagogical work.
On the first of September 2005 I began teaching art at Children's school of arts 2 Krasnoarmeyskiy district of Volgograd city where I work to this day for twelve years, and at the same time actively engaged in creative work, mainly in the genre of easel graphics, taking part in various exhibitions and projects.
I love to experiment with different materials and techniques to work on colored paper, using color and texture to create a certain mood of the whole work, finding interesting images and composite solutions, the hallmarks of his work I believe the use of the grotesque in the decision of a characteristic of the image, the attention to detail and the choice of nonstandard formats with image, recently I'm attracted to elongated formats, both vertically and horizontally. In addition to the subjects suggested by the literary sources, writing their own stories and their characters.
From 2008 to 2010 he studied in the master of IHO WGSU, defended thesis on "Illustration as a means of familiarizing of children of secondary school age to Russian culture (on the example of a series of copyright works to the tale of p. P. Yershov "the humpbacked Horse"), Director - Professor, Dr. PED. Sciences Nikolai Taranov.
Have the assets of more than eighty exhibition of graphic works, since 2005, has held five personal exhibitions in Volgograd.
In 2012 I made a video about his work, it can be seen online on YouTube, typing in the search: "artist Valeriya Zaytseva".
I am currently preparing a new solo exhibition, the theme of which are dreams and dreams, as well as all kinds of illusions, hoping to surprise and please the audience with a mysterious, but with good works, to having been in my dreams, they wanted to go back.
Zaitsev V. A.