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Valeriy Gridnev

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valeriygridnev_beforeaperformance

BEFORE A PERFORMANCE

Pastel 50cm x 26cm 2,600

valeriygridnev_practice

PRACTICE 14529

Oil 81cm x 127cm 11,500

valeriygridnev_fermata

FERMATA 15679

Pastel 97cm x 53cm 4,900

valeriygridnev_daffodils

DAFFODILS 15375

Oil 41cm x 60cm 3,500

valeriygridnev_yellowroses

YELLOW ROSES 15376

Oil 73cm x 89cm 5,200

valeriygridnev_relaxingonthesofa

RELAXING ON THE SOFA 14826

Oil 119cm x 79cm 8,200

valeriygridnev_springinbatterseapark

SPRING IN BATTERSEA PARK 15803

Oil 28cm x 35cm 1,200

valeriygridnev_albertbridge

ALBERT BRIDGE 15801

Oil 24cm x 30cm 1,100

valeriygridnev_poetry

POETRY 15373

Oil 80cm x 60cm 5,800

valeriygridnev_twoballerinas

TWO BALLERINAS 15380

Oil 60cm x 80cm 5,000

valeriygridnev_balletdancerintutu

BALLET DANCER IN TUTU

Pastel 50cm x 42cm 2,750

valeriygridnev_beforetherehearsal

BEFORE THE REHEARSAL 15680

Pastel 52cm x 39.5cm 2,800

valeriygridnev_ballet

BALLET 15386

Oil 147cm x 91cm 15,200

valeriygridnev_carmen

CARMEN 15382

Oil 93cm x 73cm 8,500

valeriygridnev_theblossomtree

THE BLOSSOM TREE 15802

Oil 25cm x 35cm 1,200

valeriygridnev_inthestudio

IN THE STUDIO 14490

Oil 80cm x 70cm 8,500

valeriygridnev_observingthestatue

OBSERVING THE STATUE 15682

Pastel 90cm x 60cm 4,900

valeriygridnev_treeinspringtimebattersea

TREE IN SPRINGTIME, BATTERSEA 15800

Watercolour 15cm x 23cm 450

valeriygridnev_lilies

LILLIES 15377

Oil 61cm x 81cm 4,950

valeriygridnev_twoyoungdancers

TWO YOUNG DANCERS 15379

Oil 81cm x 71cm 6,500

Valeriy Gridnev was born in Siberia in 1956. He graduated from the prestigious Academy of Fine Arts, St Petersburg in 1990, winning the highest award in Russia for a young artist, the prestigious Gold medal of the USSR Academy of Arts, for his graduation painting.

 

He was elected a member of the Union of Russian artists in 1991. In 1999 he moved with his family to Great Britain where he initially worked as an artist in residence at Highclere Castle where he painted Lord Caemarvon and members of hiis family. While Britain remains the main centre of his work, he continues to work in St Petersburg from where he can maintain his strong links to his Russian artistic roots.

 

While he still paints a broad range of subjects, the main thrust of his work has been figurative painting in both oils and pastels which are much sought after. His portrait paintings have earned him an international reputation.

 

The excellence of his work has gained him membership of three professional societies: he was elected a member of the Pastel Society UK in 2003, The Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 2006 and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 2011.