A collection of artwork by Alexander Shadrin was recently gathered and presented to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.
The gift was collected from the Museum of Kazan, the state historical and architectural and art memorial estate, and the Museum of Izhevsk.
Shadrin’s artwork will be on display in Yekaterinburg from Dec. 10-15. Exhibit hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 10-14, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 15. Admission is free.
As an artist, Shadrin is known for the thoughtfulness, sincerity and professionalism of his artwork.
Shadrin graduated from art school at the Faculty of Arts at the State University of Arts in Izhevsk city. There he experimented with different picturesque styles. He focused on understanding art and a broad range of artistic styles, from avant-garde to ancient petroglyphs. He has been greatly influenced by Russian paintings from the 19th century.
He has won both Russian and international competitions for modern art. He regularly participates in the all-Russian fair in Moscow and St. Petersburg as well as the international art salons in Moscow.
Shadrin’s work has a unique impressionistic quality. He has said that he does not have a social message hidden in his pieces.
Shadrin has painted more than 1,500 pieces of art. He has 20 exhibitions on display, and he travels to all of them on a regular basis so that he can arrange them to his exact specifications. He travels to Izhevsk, Kazan, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow, New York, Perm and Tyumen.