Biography of Alexander Oligerov
Alexander Oligerov was born in 1965. In 1985 he graduated from Donetsk State Art Institute with honors, faculty of design. In 1993 he graduated from Russian State Pedagogical University in St. Petersburg, faculty of Graphical Art.
Since 1992 he has been the member of the International Federation of Artists attached to UNESCO.
Since 2000 he has been the member of the Russian Union of Artists.
Since 2009 he has been the member of Paris Union of Artist “Les Seize Anges”
He teaches painting in Novgorod State University, he is the associate professor of faculty of the Fine arts. He has worked abroad, speaks English.
In 2004 at the international festival of arts "Master-class" in St.-Petersburg (president of festival was director of State Hermitage Dr. Mikhail Piatrovsky), Alexander Oligerov has won the first prize "Cap of the professional " in "The best painting" nomination.
At the international Art-Fair «Open Art. Five Continents Artists Meeting» (Paris, 2007), of works of Alexander Oligerov represented art of Europe among 100 artists from the all world.
In 2006 Russian State Academy of Art has awarded him the silver medal of Academy (for his pictures on the exhibition "250 years of Russian State Academy of Art).
In 2011 at the international web competition of contemporary Russian artists in Italy "Made in Russia" (in the Russian year in Italy), Alexander Oligerov has won the first prize and then works of Alexander Oligerov represented contemporary Russian art on the exhibition in Milan (in gallery "Open Art Milan")
In 2011 at the Moscow international competition "Art-Preview" Alexander Oligerov has won a prize of magazine “Russian art”.
In 2016 year at the biggest international competition of arts in Asia "Art Revolution Taipei" Alexander Oligerov has won the Grand prize and Prize of Chairman of Jury (all prizes of the competition).
“What really wins over in the works of Alexander Oligerov – that is the fact that he does not dresses up in anything. Because of wit brains or simple-heartedness he happily and seriously makes a declaration of love to the subject. A Man surpassed modernism. He could go further by the crooked and smooth path of contemporary Art, but thought it out and stayed in bounders oil Painting. His choice (I hope, deliberate). His right.”
Marina Koldobskaya, “The New World of Art” journal 4 (1999), Saint-Petersburg.
Oligerov’s pictures are in a collections of the state museum of the Russian Academy of arts (Moscow); of the Museum of nonconformist’s art of Art-center “Pushkinskaya 10” (St. Petersburg); of the State regional Novgorod’s museum of art (Veliky Novgorod), of the State regional Pskov’s museum of art (Pskov),
In private collections, greatest of which is the collection of vice-president of corporation “Samsung " Mr. Li Gil Han (more than 40 pictures)
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
1997-1999 — exhibitions in «Stallen Gallery» Fredrikstad, Norway;
2000 — exhibition in «Crosna Gallery», Moscow;
2000 — exhibition in grand-hotel «Europe», St. Petersburg;
2001 — exhibition at university of Strasbourg, France;
2002 – exhibition in Russian Art Centre of Helsinki, Finland
2002 – exhibition in “Paradise Gallery”, Moscow.
2003 – exhibition in gallery “EXPO-88”, Moscow.
2007 – exhibition in gallery “BBK” Bielefeld, Germany
2008 –2009 exhibitions in gallery “Gavart” Paris
2009 – exhibition in international movie-festival “Cinema about the sea” in Sankt-Petersburg
2010 –exhibition in hotel “Ritz” (Moscow)
2010 —exhibition in Krouvi exhibition halls in Lappeenranta /Finland/
2010 – exhibition in gallery “Villa des tourelles”, (Nanterre, France)
2012 — solo exhibition in Museum of nonconformism art, Art-center «Pushkinskaya 10», Sankt-Petersburg, Russia;
2012 – solo exhibition in “Nest Pop Up gallery” (Geneva, Switzerland)
2013 — «Artistes Sentinelles»;International exhibition of Paris Union of artists "Les Seize Anges" Paris, France
2013 — solo exhibition in «Al gallery», St. Petersburg;
2014 — solo exhibition in «exhibition center ArtPlay», «East meets west Gallery» Moscow;
2015 – solo exhibition in exhibition hall of Moscow Artists Union, Moscow
2016 — solo exhibition in «Master Gallery», «38 steps to the White» St. Petersburg;
2016 — solo exhibition in «St.Petersburg Museum of Contemporary Art "Erarta"», «Color dreams» St. Petersburg;
2016 — solo exhibition in "Art Zone 798” («Zoya Art Gallery»), Beijing (China);