Figurative Paintings By Russian Artist Vladimir Volegov
Vladimir Volegov (Владимир Волегов)
Vladimir Volegov was born in Chabarovsk, Russia. By the tender age 3, he was already experimenting with painting. His natural talent continued to be quite evident throughout his youth. Volegov attended Krivoj Roj for his art education, and after completing his military duty he was admitted into Lvov Polygraphic Institute in the former Soviet Union. By 1984, he was participating in International Competitions for poster art. He won many of the competitions he entered.
In 1988, Volegov moved to Moscow, and is career in commercial art was thriving. He began to be approached by prominent Russian publishing houses with job opportunities designing various media.
While this was officially what he did or employment, he continued to paint and participate in exhibitions. Vladimir started to travel throughout Europe in 1990. He made his living painting portraits on the streets of Barcelona, Berlin, Vienna, and many other European cities. Since that time, he has been mastering his skills painting human forms.
After having attended the art school, “Krivoj Rog” and having served in the army, Vladimir was admitted to the lvov Polygraphic institute in the former soviet union. Beginning in 1984 vladimir began participating in, and winning, international competitions for poster art.
Vladimir Volegov moved to Moscow in 1988 and before long Vladimir’s career in commercial art was in full swing. Notable Russian publishing houses sought his talents to design posters and cd and cassette covers for musical groups. While working with the publishing houses he continued to work on his paintings and participate in exhibitions.
In 1990 Vladimir began traveling to Europe where he earned money by painting portraits on the streets of Barcelona, berlin, Vienna and other European cities. It is with this experience he further honed his skills in depicting the human form. Over the past fourteen years, his art has evolved into the striking figurative work he creates today. Vladimir’s vibrant color palette and bold strokes coalesce to create evocative images that possess a timeless sensibility.
In February 2004 Vladimir has signed the long-term contract with American publishing house SOHO editions.
- Born: 19 December 1957; Khabarovsk, Russian Federation
- Nationality: Russian
- Art Movement: Kitsch
- Genre: genre painting
- Field: painting
Vladimir Volegov official website: volegov.com