Lydia Kirillova

Born: 1931, Chita

Painter, graphic artist. Born in the family of Alexei Kirillov in Chita (1931). Moved to Moscow (1949). Graduated from the Moscow Textile Institute (1954). Worked as a designer at textile factories and the Scientific Research Institute of the Textile Industry (1954–89). Member of the Union of Artists (1960) and Ely Belyutin’s New Reality studio (from 1964). Took up abstract painting (mid-1980s). Lives and works in Moscow. Contributed to exhibitions in Russia (from 1964) and abroad (from late 1980s).

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