Artist Yefim Zhelezov

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Born in Leningrad, Russia, studied painting in a Children's Art School.
Received the First Prize at the International Exhibition in Karachi, Pakistan.
Received Master Degree in Art and Design from the Leningrad Institute of Buildings and Architecture.
Worked as an architectural designer for 15 years.
Took advanced oil painting lessons from the art studio for two years.
Involved in the art movement «Comradeship of Experimental Art” at the 7o-th.
Participated as a member in numerous group shows of “Comradeship” in 1979-1985.
Leave in the USA from 1989.
Has been working as an artist and designer in the Boston area since 1990.
Started to participate in different juried art shows across the US.
Received a Second Place of NM Pastel Society exhibition in Albuquerque in 1994; Third Place in Dallas the same year; Honorable mention award in the Chicago Pastel Society Open Exhibition in 1995; Best of The Show prize for numerous local exhibitions ( Framingham, Ashland, Natick ), which took place from 1995 to 1999. Award for excellence at the International Art Expo by Floating Gallery in Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1997.
Participation in a thematic group show in the Agora Gallery in New York City in 1998.
Participant in the annual fundraiser shows in Boston to help Israel.
Was a participant of Art Shows as a member of Cambridge Art Association from 2005 to 2010.
Was a part of the Brookline Gallery 77 groups shows in 2007-2008.
Working in figurative compositions, landscapes, still lives, portraits, as a architectural and graphic designer.
Participation in a group show in the MORA in New York City in 2019 and in few local shows this year presenting new works in scratch board technique.
Working in oil, graphics and mix media.

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