Victor nizovtsev(1965) russian fantasy painter (a c ) (nx power lite)
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Victor Nizovtsev Biography Victor Nizovtsev is a masterful oil painter of theatrical figurative composition, fantasy, landscapes, and still life. While his professional art training occurred in Russia, as an artist Victor is a student of rich and diverse experiences. Inspiration for Victor’s art comes from all he sees and touches. It can be Greek mythology, Russian folklore, childhood memories, great Masters of the past, or routine daily life.Victor’s art can be highly symbolic with hidden clues to help decipher theimages. His work can also be humbly simple with images and subjects ofuniversal appeal. They can be equally viewed for their vibrant texturedcolors that fill the canvas and contrast with the translucent glazes thatmake the paintings dance with light and pull in those who view it. Victorbreathes life into each work inviting the viewer into the painting as aseparate universe, one filled with boldness, energy and rich hues.
Victor Nizovtsev was born in 1965 in Central Siberia, in the city of Ulan-Ude near Lake Baikal. When Victor was a little boy his family movedfrom the Russian Federation to the Republic of Moldova. Victor grew upin Kotovsk, a town located in the heart of the region’s wine country and30 miles southeast of the capital of Moldova, Chisinau.At age nine he entered Kotovsk’s Art School for Children where hestudied for four years. In the 9th grade, he left home to study at IliaRepin College for Art in Chisinau. He then studied at the prestigiousVera Muhina University for Industrial Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia.Upon graduation in 1993 Victor returned to Kotovsk where he beganpainting professionally. In 1997 Victor moved to the United States wherehe successfully continued pursuing his art career. In 2004 Victor movedfrom Washington, D.C. to Maryland where he resides with his wife andyoung daughter.In his short time in the United States Victor has enjoyed a high degree ofsuccess, exhibiting in numerous solo and group shows with collectorsexcited to find and acquire his unique and imaginative paintings.McBride Gallery is pleased to showcase the work of this talented Russian-American artist.