Sketches of the sailors of the Pacific Fleet.
Kamchatka, 1988

 



Kamchatka, 1988.

 



The artist in his studio, 1990.

 


 


 


 



V. Sokovninís costumes "Kin-dza-dza", 1985.

 

 

 

 

 



Russian Presidentís Prize in the mass media.
Designed by artist V. Sokovnin

 



Meeting President of the Russian Federation Boris Yeltsin.

 

 

 



At the opening of the solo exhibition at the Presidentís Administration in the Kremlin. The show is inaugurated by S.V. Yastrzhembsky, Press-Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, December 10,1998.

 



The Presidentís congratulations.

 

 

 

 

 



Presenting Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II with the painting "The Golden Gates of Jerusalem", March 11, 1998.

 



Reconstructing the Church of Christ the Savior, 1999.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Personal exhibition at Beijing Baoli Museum, 2008

 

 

 

 

 



Minister of Culture of China presents a diploma of emeritus professor of the China Academy of Art, 2011

 

 

 

 

 



Diploma of emeritus professor of the China Academy of Art

 

 

 

 

 



With Ambassador of China

1955

Born in Moscow

1973-1975

Service in the Soviet Army

1976-1982

•  Student of the Moscow Textile Institute, Faculty of Applied Arts
Art exhibitions:
•  Young Moscow Artists
•  "Russian Monuments", Moscow
•  Spring show of Moscow artists, Moscow
•  Moscow zone exhibition
•  Show of theater and cinema artists, Moscow
•  "Soviet Russia", Republican show, Moscow
•  Young artists exhibition, Moscow

1982-1983

•  working on the film "Magicians" ("Charodeyi"), Odessa Film Studio
•  Fall show, Moscow

1983-1985

full-time job at the studio "Screen" ("Ekran"), Central Television, Moscow

1984

Exhibitions:
•  "Our Contemporaries", Moscow
•  "Blue Roads of Russia", Leningrad

1985

•  creating costumes for G. Danelia's film "Kin-dza-dza" in collaboration with N. Zhuravleva, Mosfilm. (Moscow Film Studio), Moscow
•  one of the decorators of the Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow
Exhibitions:
•  "We Have Defended Peace — We Will Preserve It", Republican show, Manege, Moscow
•  "40th Anniversary of the Great Victory", All-Union show, Manege, Moscow
•  Moscow artists — in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Victory Day
•  Group exhibition of painting, Central Artist's House (TsDKh), Moscow
•  membership in the USSR Artists Union

1986

Exhibitions:
•  Young Moscow Artists
•  Zone show of Moscow artists, Central Artist's House, Moscow
•  Group exhibition of painting, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, visiting the Pacific Fleet, Far East, Kamchatka

1987

Exhibitions:
•  "Guarding Homeland", Republican show, Manege, Moscow
•  "The Youth of Russia", Republican show, Central Artist's House, Moscow

1988

Exhibitions:
•  "The Planet Earth and Its Inhabitants", Republican show, Moscow
•  "Still-life and Interior", Republican show, Leningrad

1989

•  trip to Angola with the show "The Painting of Russia", Luanda
•  solo exhibition, Paris, France

1990

•  participating in the Festival of Russian Art in Germany
•  solo exhibition in "Raum und Kunst" gallery, Hamburg, Germany
•  Fall show of Moscow artists, Moscow

1991

solo exhibition in "Raum und Kunst" gallery, Hamburg, Germany

1992

Exhibition "Golden Brush-92"

1993

Exhibition "Russian Realism", business center of the Radisson Slavjanskaya Hotel, Moscow

1994

•  solo exhibition in the National Museum of Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia
•  exhibition "50 Moscow Artists", Central Artist's House, Moscow

1995

•  creating the "Gazprom" portrait gallery
•  solo exhibition, Philadelphia, USA
•  Republican show "50th Anniversary of Victory Day", Central Artist's House, Moscow

1996

Exhibitions:
•  "Young Russia", Bratislava, Slovakia
•  Fall show of Moscow artists, Central Artist's House, Moscow

1997

•  working on cardboard paintings and sketches for the restoration of the paintings of the Church of Christ the Savior in Moscow
•  exhibition in the Russian Academy of Fine Arts devoted to the restoration of the Church of Christ the Savior
•  creating the idea of decoration for the ceremony of awarding prizes in the mass media by the President of Russia

1998

•  solo exhibition in the Kremlin, President's Administration, Moscow
•  working on cardboard paintings and sketches for the restoration of the paintings of the Church of Christ the Savior in Moscow
•  creating the idea of decoration for the ceremony of awarding prizes by the Academy of Free Press
•  trip to Jerusalem, working on a series of landscapes of the Holy Land
•  presenting the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II with the painting "The Golden Gates of Jerusalem"
•  exhibition "Portrait and Landscape", Central Artist's House, Moscow

1999

•  restoring the paintings of the Church of Christ the Savior in Moscow
•  solo exhibition, Bakhrushin State Theater Museum, Moscow
Exhibitions:
•  IX All-Russian Exhibition of Painting, Manege, Moscow
•  "Rebirth", All-Russian exhibition of painting

2000

•  restoration of the murals and paintings of the Church of the Resurrection of Saint Pokrov (the Virgin of Mercy) Convent in Moscow
•  trip to Indonesia with a group of artists
Exhibitions:
•  "Russian Collection", Jakarta, Indonesia
•  "Russia — Economy, Politics, Power", Maly Manege, Moscow

2001

•  order of "St. Sergy of Radonezh", received from Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II
•  All-Russian exhibition "To Thy Name…"

2002

•  title of "Honored Artist of Russia", received through the President's decree
•  solo exhibition in the National Art Museum of Moravia, Brno, Czech Republic
•  solo exhibition on the premises of the Moscow Branch of the Artists Union of Russia, 7 Begovaya, Moscow
•  trip to China at the invitation of the Chinese Artists Union with the exhibition "Collection of Russian Art", Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin
•  exhibition "70th Anniversary of the Moscow Artists Union", Manege, Moscow

2003

Exhibitions:
•  "Time of Change", Yaroslavl, Moscow

2004

Exhibitions:
•  Moscow Branch of the Artists Union of Russia, Maly Manege, Moscow
•  "Russia", All-Russian exhibition, Central Artist's House, Moscow
•  Exhibition of the Painters Association, 11 Kuznetsky Most, Moscow
•  Diploma of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts


 



In Kamchatka.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 



The shooting of "Magicians" ("Charodeyi"), 1981.

 



"Magicians" ("Charodeyi").
Costume designer ó
V. Sokovnin.

 

 

 

 



President of the Russian Federation Boris Yeltsin
awarding the mass media Prize.

 


Together with President of Indonesia Megawati Sukarno Putri at the opening of the show. Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

 

 


 


 


 



Presenting President Boris Yeltsin with his portrait.
The Kremlin.

 






Receiving the order of St. Sergy of Radonezh, 2001

 



Restoring the altar of the Saint Pokrov Convent, 2000.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Personal exhibition at Beijing Baoli Museum, 2008

 

 



Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Arts Exhibition. Beijing

 

 

 



At the exhibition at Mingzenghun. Beijing, 2009

 

 

 



Workshop for students of the China Academy of Arts, 2011

 

 

 



At the exhibition 'World of Painting'. Central House of Artist, Moscow, 2010