Kirill Sheinkman

Born: 1935, Leningrad

Painter, graphic artist, applied artist. Born in the family of Rufim Sheinkman in Leningrad (1935). Studied under Yevsei Moiseyenko at the Ilya Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Leningrad (1957–63). Worked at the Igor Grabar Restoration Studios in Moscow (1963–68). Created three large cloisonné enamel icons for the Pskov Monastery of the Caves (1970) and copied the fifteenth-century iconostasis of the Dormition Cathedral of the St Cyril of Belozersk Monastery (1970s). Contributed to exhibitions, including All Creatures Great and Small: Russian Animal Art (18th to 21st Centuries) at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (2004) and a one-man show at the All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art in Moscow (2006).

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