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I am a painter, art educator and a founder of an art school. I was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, studied my craft in the US and Italy, and am now based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
My central preoccupation is turning white canvases into visual sensations, but my professional activity also encompasses lecturing and writing about art, teaching drawing and painting, and facilitating encounters between art and the community. For more information about my work as an art educator, you are welcome to visit the Visual Art Center website:

Painting, for me, is an essential activity of giving visual form to human experiences using the material language of line and color. The path of painting is inseparable from the human passage through life. The works are responses to what I see, feel, and remember. I want to visually communicate that which can be felt and seen by anyone, but often remains unnoticed beneath the surface of routine contact with reality.
I work in the media of oil-color and ink-wash. The paintings and works on paper have been exhibited and collected internationally.

My works are either available for sale or housed in private and public collections.

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