Born 1949 / Klaipeda, Lithuania



1963 – 1966                Astrachan Children’s Art School

1966 – 1972                Moscow Pamyati Revolutsiyi 1905 Art School, Russia

1974 – 1980                Moscow Polygraphic College, Russia


1983                            International Federation of Artists and National Artist’s Union of Russia

2010                            Member, National Society of Ex libris and Graphic Lovers, Russia

2014                            Member, Academy of Folk Arts, Russia

Awards (selected)

2001                            Grand Prix, Ex libris and Miniprint, Issy les Moulineaux, France

2005                            Grand Prix, 4th Triennial Gallant and Erotic Creation in Ex libris and                                              Printmaking, Havířov, Czech Republic

2011                            1st Prize, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

1994, 2000               Honorable Mention, 15th, 18th International Biennale Exhibition of Ex libris, Malbork, Poland

1994                           2nd Prize, Francois Rabelais 500, Meudon, France

2010                            3rd Prize, Exhibition of FISAE Congress, Istanbul, Turkey

He has participated in more than 150 collective and 12 solo exhibitions.

Exhibitions (selected)

1989, 1991, 1994      Cuprum IV., V., VI., Lublin, Poland

1993                           3rd Annual International Exhibition Miniprint, California, USA

1st International Biennale of Printmaking, Maastricht, the Netherlands

1993, 1995                5th, 6th Biennale Exhibition of Small Form, Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland

1994, 2000               15th, 18 h International Biennale of Ex libris, Malbork, Poland

1994                            François Rabelais 500, Meudon, France

1995                            Contemporary Russian Printmaking, Soncino, Italy

1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011   Exhibition of FISAE Congress in Czech Republic, Russia, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, China, Turkey

2001, 2007, 2009, 2010   Exhibitions, Epreuve d’Artiste Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2001                            Ex libris and Miniprints, Issy les Moulineaux, France

2002                           1st Biennale of Printmaking, St. Petersburg, Russia

2003, 2005                Collage in Russia, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

2006                           Contemporary Russian Gravure, Washington, USA Exhibition of Ex libris, Shanghai, China

2010                            A Story in Pictures, Italy; Eros & Thanatos, Lausanne, Switzerland;

2011                            FEEST, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

2012                            Book Illustration and Ex libris from Russia, Bojnice, Slovakia

2013                            The First Book, Moscow, Russia

He has designed about 200 books and created more than 500 etchings and 260 Ex libris. He has created more than 100 manuscripts in limited editions, written and bound by him.  His artworks are displayed at the Hermitage, Russian Library, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and other museums of Russia, Europe and USA. His artworks are in private collections in Russia, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Spain, Japan, China, Poland, England and Denmark.

He lives in Moscow, Russia.

Contact: paradise-l@yandex.ru

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