Born in 1976 in Russia.
Grew up in Saint-Peterbourg backyard being famous Hermitage. Soaked in classical influences that had become my core quest to create the mimesis of beauty in its core meaning. At a very early age attended drawing art school. Artistic curious nature expressed in many forms from lead singer in a pop rock band and performing theatre actor , jazz dancer to acting on film, studying languages , epistemology to art directing … [more]
Moved to London UK in 2001 working as a model.
Arrived to United States in 2003 to act in several films.
Moved to Miami Florida in 2005.
2006 marks the beginning of professional commercial photography career. Embraced fashion and erotic photography at first, while attending Miami Advertising school studying human behavior and trends in variety of subjects. Extensively Internationally published as a portrait and fashion photographer in the next 3 years amassing over 15 covers and over 450 published photo works.
Starred in three reality tv shows for Bravo TV, Playboy TV and third one is currently in post production.
Attended variety of medium exploratory art workshops at the art center of Florida in 2008-2009, seeking the right medium for an artistic conceptual idea of exploring pheromones influence on humans , to be executed in large scale plexiglass encased interactive art pieces consisting of black and white nude abstract photography & abstract action painting mixed with sex bodily fluids.
First group exhibit followed 6 months later in in 2009 with a solo exhibit only few months later.
Beginning of 2010 marks as a beginning of strong upswing in a career of art leasing and commissions for film & TV and Video.
First being a mixed media piece 8×8 feet created for Trey Songz music video LOVE FACES now viewed by over 20+ mil people.
2011 strong upswing in works acquired by photography art collectors along with sales of limited edition large scale modern fashion photography to architectural design professionals for both private and public spaces.
Fluidly transitioning from intuitive exploration of different forms of artistic expression as a way to analyze and become aware of world inside and out. Current focus on exploring variety of original art techniques in abstract and mixed media painting ( action, color field, subtracting, layering, condensed air explosion ) as means of manifestation of visceral and subconscious and studying eroticism in its core meaning using photography and media manipulation (lenticular printing, 3d printing) as communication and exploration medium while furthering art conscious education studying literary works on subject of interest.
Frequently blogging about my exploratory process in a life of a working artist, allows me to engage people from all walks of life and share my passion with others. While being a very private person I have curiously accepted very public shape my artistic creative life had taken, strengthened by adversity of my life Experiences, heavily translated into artistic expression you can observe, touch, adopt, analyze, get inspired and acquire.
I currently reside in Florida, planning to mix it up with residence in New York where my daughter is attending NYU and keep mastering art exploration and creation. [less]