Contemporary Russian Art


Valery was born in the city of Nikolaevsk-on-Amur in the Russian Far East in 1947. In 1966, he entered the Khabarovsk Teaching Institute to study painting and graphics. After graduation in 1971, he stayed in the Institute to teach drawing and painting. In 1982, Valery joined the Union of Artists of the USSR and moved to Moscow.

Valery's personal exhibits include those in the Russian Cultural Center in Otaru, Japan, in 1989, in the Dusseldorf University, Germany, in 1990 and 1994, in the Bulgarian Cultural Center in Moscow in 1991, in the M. Schpiller Gallery in Hagen, Germany, in 1994, in the Central House of Artists in Moscow in 1999 and 2003 and a few others.

Among his most notable groups exhibits are the Perth International Arts Festival in Perth, Australia, in 1991, annual exhibits Grosse Kunstausstellung in Dusseldorf, Germany, in which he participates from 1992, the Russian Gallery exhibit in Oakland, New Zealand, in 1993, the Russian and South Korean Artists in the Korea Society in New York, USA, in 1994, and Moscow Abstraction: Second Half of the 20th Century in the Tretyakov Gallery in 2003.

Valery's works are found in museum and private collections in Russia, Germany, Austria, France, USA, Canada, Italy, South Korea, Israel, Belgium, Switzerland, Japan and other countries.

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