I always strive for a childlike spontaneity, which resembles being Here and Now.
It is similar to Contemplation and Meditation. First of all, I always work with colors.
I pursue the purity of color. I always make sure nothing looks like devastation, because I consider it my duty to bring joy and positivity to make this life holiday,
I strive to be in a special State, and everything else will follow. I enjoy the creative process.
If I like it, other people will like it, too! What is in a picture by the artist is a state, which turns a picture into a work of art. That’s what the spectator feels.read more
Creative biography YURY KUZNETSOV
Year of birth: 1973.
Place of birth: Samara region, Stavropol district, Verkhniye Belozerkiy village.
After finishing secondary school in 1989, he entered the Togliatti Pedagogical University, Department of Graphic Art. In the second year of study, he began teaching in the Timofeevsky high school as a tutor of fine arts. After he successfully defended his thesis in easel painting (diploma supervisor was Korzh A.M.) soon he moved to the School of Arts in Timofeevka village, where he continues to teach nowadays. During his working, pupils have actively participated in all children’s exhibitions and competitions in Togliatti and Samara. So many times have they become the laureates and winners.
Bringing love for art to children, he has made his own efforts to express his vision of the world in creative work, taking part in collective exhibitions. The result of their exhibitions has been the establishment of the “Aarti” creative association that has brought together artists of different styles and trends who are all alike in spirit.
His most recent works (cycle “Contemplation of Reality”), along with the works of O. Mayorov, that created the exhibition “AARTS. Recent works (the series “Contemplation of Reality” and O. Mayorov’s exhibition “Aarti – The Art of Praise”) are inspired by a journey to India that considerably multiplied the experience of spiritual awareness of Being.
where art pieces are collected
Dozens of works are privately owned by citizens of Russia, Germany, Italy, USA and India. The painting “SHIVA” has been purchased by the organizers of the competition “Neftegorsk invites”.
participation in exhibitions, auctions
1994, Togliatti, Togliatti Art Gallery;
1994, Moscow, CSK Sports Complex;
1995, Togliatti, City Library, Museum of Regional Studies;
1995, Dimitrovgrad, Podium Theatre;
1996, Neftegorsk, Festival of Small Towns of Russia “Neftegorsk invites”. (The first prize in the nomination “Painting”). Organisers: City Administration with the support of the Governor of the Samara Region.
1998, Neftegorsk, Festival of Small Towns of Russia “Neftegorsk invites”. (The First Prize in the nomination “Painting”). Organizers: the city administration with the support of the governor of the Samara Region.
1998, Togliatti, Lyceum of Arts.
2005, Moscow, Exhibition Hall “Gallery on Peschanaya”.
2005, Togliatti, Final Exhibition “Work of the Year”.
2006, Zhigulyovsk, Cultural and Leisure Centre.
2006, Novokujbyshevsk, Museum of history of the city.
2006, Samara, Art salon “MARIA”.
2007, Kostroma, Museum of Nature.
2007, Ulyanovsk, Plastov Museum of Contemporary Art.
2007, Sochi, City Concert Hall of Chamber and Organ Music.
2008, city of Tarusa. Art Gallery.
2009, Kostroma, House of Arts
2010, Togliatti, Artplaza Gallery
2010, Togliatti, Komsomolsky District Library
2011, Voronezh, architect’s house
2012 г. Chelyabinsk. Museum of local lore.
2013, Togliatti Antikafé “Now”.
2014, Togliatti Antikafé “Now”.
organiser of exhibitions
2014, Volgograd DC “Rusinka”
2014, Voronezh Gallery “Nefta”
2014, N. Chelny DC “Neftyannikov”.
2016, Krasnodar Galleria Krasnnaya Exhibition Centre
2016, Anapa Bely Kvadrat Gallery
2016, Novorossiysk Children Art School