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Zhiryakov Alexey Yevgenievich (1974 - ...)  Click to play

Zhiryakov Alexey Yevgenievich was born 1974 in the village of Palekh, Ivanovo region, where he currently resides now.

In 1996 he graduated from the Palekh Art School, where he studied under talented Palekh masters Buldakov and Peskov.

At present Alexey Yevgenievich works at the Union of Palekh artists. His artworks are held in private collections all over the world.

The artist works in the traditions of Palekh School, using tempera paints.

The subjects of his pieces are various.

Alexey Yevgenievich thinks the most important stage in work is creation of characters' colorful image. Starting a new composition, he intents to express a theme and create beautiful color combinations. The choice of colors depends on the chosen theme. The time spent on painting a composition depends on a box's dimensions.

—haracteristic features of A.Y. Zhiryakov's artworks are fine brush mastery, precise painting, themes, color combinations and original execution.

The artist believes creative work of prominent Palekh minuturists Bazhenov and Golikov had influence on his painting style.

In his free time Alexey Yevgenievich likes to read.

He wishes admirers of his art happiness, health, and he also wants them to buy works by Palekh miniaturists.

Reference: page 306 of Feoktistova T.E., 1999, "OGI", Moscow, 5-900241-63-7 ,

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