Boris Gladchenko was born in 1929 in Leninsk, Volgorad region. The first art education the artist has had in art school in the town of Leninsk. He finished art school in 1945. In 1957 he finished the Savitsky art college in Penza.
Ulrich Gleiter was born in 1977 in (formerly Western-) Germany. After initial undergraduate studies at the Academy of Fine Art at Dresden, Germany, he transferred to the Saint Petersburg Repin Institute. In 2010, Ulrich made his first travels as an artist to the United States, participating in Plein Air exhibits, mostly in California and Colorado. In 2011, his work recieved recognition in a full-feature article in the first edition of PleinAirMagazine as well as in SouthwestArt later that year. In early 2013, StreamlineArtVideo released an instructional DVD. Recent shows include the Coors Western Art exhibit in 2012 (and 2013) and a solo-show at Gallery LEO.COPPI (2012) in Berlin, Germany. He is represented by Gallery 1261 in Denver, CO; Karen Hagan Gallery in Charleston, SC and Gallery LEO.COPPI, Berlin, Germany. www.ulrichgleiter.com
Kovalenko Sergey, was born in Konotop town, Ukraine in 1980. He graduated from the Kharkiv National Pedagogical University named after G. Skovoroda. At the present, he is studying in the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts at the Department of â€œEasel Paintingâ€?. His works are kept in private collections of Ukraine, Russia and USA.
Irina was born in Kommunarsk in 1963. She studied piano and violin as well as singing at the Music School in Bryansk, before being accepted into the Art School in Bryansk, from where she graduated in 1982. She entered the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg in 1989 and graduated in 1995.
Antonin was born in 1984 in Auxerre, France. He was raised and educated in France at the Beaux Art school of Auxerre. Antonin's impressionistic paintings reflect his artistic vision of the world around him. In his words, "its all about painting the light". Antonin prefers "plein air" painting on location. He likes to keep the tradition of the impressionists by painting common things and everyday life scenery. He is represented by Karen Hagan Gallery in Charleston, SC, LEE Gallery in Boise ID and Vanessa Rothe Gallery in Laguna Beach CA. www.antoninpassemard.com
Was born in Chernigov (Ukraine) in 1965. In 1989 finished Penza Art School headed by B. Borisov. In 1995 graduated from Kharkov Industrial Institute of Art with speciality â€“ easel painting, was taught by a national artist, professor A.Konstantinopolskii. Since 1996 he joined the faculty as one of the youngest professors at the Penza Art School. Since 1996 has been a member of the Union of Russian Artists a participant of the regional, area and republican
exhibitions. His works in the Penza Art Museum named after Savitski and also in many private collections in Russia and abroad.
Vanessa Françoise Rothe grew up in the artists colony of Laguna Beach, CA, the daughter of a well known German clothing designer Detlev Rothe, and her French mother Jacqueline Ricaud. She received fine art scholarships to study at the University of San Diego, Laguna College of Art and Design, and has had classical training with private instructor/workshops in the Ateliers of France and Italy. Vanessa has been honored to exhibit alongside some of the Nations most well known painters and has had many successful solo exhibitions at Wendt Gallery in Laguna Beach, along with a strong list of group shows including the prestigious "Artists for a New Century" at The Bennington Center for the Arts, the Annual American Impressionist Society Exhibition, Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction, and California Art Club exhibitions. A Signature member of the American Impressionist society, She is also honored to be the California Regional Editor of the Nationally acclaimed art collector magazine FINE ART CONNOISSEUR as well as a contributing writer for Plein Air magazine. Vanessa is proud to be the Author/Artist of a brand new series of art books produced by Walter Foster Publishing, the leader in art instructional books, "An Art School Approach to Oils" sold at book and art stores worldwide. www.vanessarothe.com
Denis Sarazhin was born in Nikopol, Ukraine in 1982 . He attended the Kharkov Art and Design Academy, graduating in 2008. He specialized in painting and was a pupil of Ganozkiy V. L., Chaus V. N., and Vintayev V. N. Sarazhin was awarded with the 1st Degree Diploma Award for Excellence in Painting from the Ukrainian Art Academy. This prestigious national award is only given to an elite group of graduating students from all the nations top artistic institutions. Since 2007 he has been a member of Kharkov’s section of the association of Ukraine’s Artists’ Alliance. Sarazhin’s work can be found in the Ukraine, Russia, China, Great Britain, and the United States.
Valery Shmatko was born in the industrial city of Kharkov, Ukraine in 1965. After finishing art college, he gained acceptance into Kharkov Art Institute and graduated in 1988 with degrees in painting and in painting restoration. As a student, the young artist participated in numerous exhibitions at the Institute. His first major show, however, was in 1991 when he participated in a group show at the Kharkov Museum of Art. Shmatko’s works have also been exhibited by the Donetsk Art Museum and in private galleries in Kharkov, Kiev and New York.
Artem was born in the Crimea (Ukraine) in 1981. He graduated from the famous Simferopol Art Institute named after A. Samokish. In 2006, he was accepted at the Kharkov Academy of Design and Arts, Restoration department. He graduated from the Academy in 2011. He is a member of the All-Ukrainian Young Artists Union since 2008. He participated in multiple Ukrainian exhibitions of young artists including the "Exhibition of Young Kharkov Artists″ in Gallery Maestro in 2011. Artem is one of the leaders of the association of young Kharkov artists ″Degrazh.″ Artem′s works can be found in private collections within Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France and the United States. He has made a series of murals and participated in the restoration of several churches in Ukraine and Russia.