The creative works of the St. Petersburg artist Anton Ovsyanikov are inextricably linked with the great traditions of late nineteenth century Russian Realism.
For Ovsyanikov, it is in landscape that his artistic talents show themselves most fully and brightly. In turning to the heritage of his great predecessors, the artist underscores the beauty and harmony of the world around him through his creative works.
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Anton Ovsyanikov was born in 1973 in the town of Kolomiya (Ivano-Frankovsk province, now western Ukraine).
In 1981, his family moved to Leningrad.
In 1992 he graduated from the I. E. Repin St. Petersburg State Academy for painting, sculpture, and architecture, in painting (V. V. Pimenov studio). His diploma piece, “Theophany” received institute acclaim. After graduating from his studies with a group of graduates he was sent for a copying internship in Florence (Italy). In 2005 he graduated with a masters degree from the Repin Academy. His dissertation exhibition received the highest marks from the commission.
He is member of the Russian artists’ Union since 2004.
His works can be found in many private collections in Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Germany, France, U.S.A, and other countries.
He lives and works in St. Petersburg.
From 2000 to 2017 he has participated in 24 exhibitions in Russia and abroad, and currently participates in exhibitions of the St. Petersburg artists’ union on a regular basis.
His official site: anton-ovsianikov.ru
Translation by OrthoChristian.com