Serge Marshennikov was born in
1971 in Ufa, Bashkiria, When he was young Serge was always drawing,
painting and sculpting from any material he could lay his hands
on. His Mother encouraged Serge to study and from early childhood
and he had a succession of private teachers and art studies he
Serge 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 did
his post graduate studies at the studio of the 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 has exhibited on a semi-annual basis, showing
his works to his collectors and piers in both St Petersburg and
Serge's graduation work caught the eye of a Brownwood University
faculty member as well as Hardin-Simmons University. Serge, during
his post-graduate years, also exhibited in the prestigious art
departments of those Universities.
More recently, Serge's paintings
have been sold through important art auctions, including famous
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 Museum of Modern Art (El Paso), in
The Grace Museum (Abilene), and in many important private collections
in Russia, England, Denmark, France and Japan.
Russian artist Serge Marshennikov's delicate original female
oil portraits capture the hearts of collectors all over the globe.