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Serge Marshennikov, 1971 | Realistic figurative painter

Cергей Маршенников was born in Ufa, Bashkiria, Russia. His grandfather was the general manager of a horse breeding company, his father, an electrical engineer and his mother was in pre-school education.
As long as he can remember, Serge was drawing, painting and sculpting from any material he could lay his hands on. His mother encouraged Serge to study and from early childhood he studied with private teachers and attended art studios.
After receiving several awards🎨 for his children’s watercolor and pastel paintings, Serge decided to become a professional painter.
In 1995 he finished the Ufa Art College and then continued education at one of the most prestigious art academies in the world, The Repin Academy of Fine Art in St. Petersburg, Russia.

As one of the most talented graduates of the academy, Serge was made the offer to stay for the post-graduate studies at the studio of an Academician, Rector of the Academy, Professor Milnikov. Serge’s first solo exhibition was in the gallery “Sangat” of his native UFA in 1995, the year of his graduation from the college.
The show was a success and Serge was invited to exhibit at the Artists’ Union gallery.
Since that time Serge exhibits on a semi-annual basis, showing his works to his collectors and peers in both St Petersburg and Ufa. Serge’s graduation work caught the eye of faculty members at a University in Brownwood, Texas and Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene.
During his post-graduate years Serge exhibited during summers in the art departments of both Universities.

He was awarded🎨Chairman’s Choice Award” at the 2008/2009 International Art Renewal Center’s salon, and received Certificate of Excellence for his outstanding achievement in art.

He was chosen as “Top 30” in 2008 by the Portrait Society of America.
Serge’s paintings are successfully sold through important art auctions, including Christie’s of London and Bonham's in Knightsbridge.
His work is in much demand and his prices are constantly rising. Serge’s paintings are held in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (El Paso), in The Grace Museum (Abilene), and in many important private collections in Russia, England, Denmark, France and Japan. Serge’s biggest influences are Andrew Wyeth and Lucian Freud. Serge is married, and has a 7 year old daughter.

Serge Marshennikov è un pittore Russo🎨, nato nel 1971 ad Ufa (Bashkiria, URSS). Sin da piccolo è stato incoraggiato dalla madre a studiare ed ha avuto degli insegnanti privati, frequentando anche svariati studi d’arte. Dopo aver ricevuto un gran numero di premi per i dipinti di acquerello e pastello, Serge decise di diventare un pittore professionista.
I suoi dipinti, realizzati con colori ad olio su tela, mostrano una femminilità delicata e sensuale.
Le sue opere sono state esposte in varie e importanti gallerie d’arte, ed hanno catturato l’attenzione e il cuore di molti collezionisti. I suoi quadri sono in mostra permanente nel Museo d’arte moderna (El Paso), in The Grace Museum (Abilene), così come in molte collezioni private in Russia, Inghilterra, Danimarca, Francia e Giappone.
Più di recente, i dipinti di Serge Marshennikov sono stati venduti tramite case d’aste, compresa la famosa Christie di Londra e Bonham in Knightsbridge.