Biography


Sergei Dmitrievich Vorzhev was born on the 21st of February 1950 in Varenikovskaya cossack village of Krasnodar Region. In 1972 he graduated from the Faculty of Art of Kuban state university.

He is a member of the Russia's Painters union since 1983. In 1997-1999 he gave lessons in his personal Art school. In the subjects of his works he falls back upon the history of Kuban, represents landscapes and wild nature of his smaller motherland, applying very often the ethnic surrealism style. One of his favorite motives is the marapatsutsa («my solar chariot»).

The warmest feelings are present in the paintings dedicated to the old buildings of Ekaterinodar. The most famous paintings are:

  • «House of antiquarian» (1980)
  • «Sign of the sea» (1986)
  • series «Marapatsutsa» (1984-1998)
  • series «UFO» (1984-2001)
  • series «Flown away bird Kuban» (1987-2000)
  • series «Kuban angels» (1996-2000)
  • series «Solyony farm-stead» (1990-2001)
  • «Year of the rooster» (1994)
  • «Inhabitants of cossack village» (1995)
  • series «Ekaterinodar» (1979-2001)
  • series «Coast of Aphrodite» (1996-2000)

A participant of more than 30 exhibitions of all levels, including 14 international, since 1977. More than 50 personal exhibitions.

His creations were bought by the Krasnodar Art museum, Maikop Art museum, Russian Ministry of Culture, some of them are now in private collections in USA, Japan, Singapore, New Zeeland, Canada, Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Russia.

Honored Painter of the Russian Federation since 1997. The member of the board of the Krasnodar Regional painters' union. The Gentleman of an award of Peter Great I degrees.