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Bokovnya, Viktor Ivanovich

    Artist, illustrator, general Director of the "Avrora" publishing house.
    Born April 9, 1946 in Ukraine. Graduated from the Leningrad Mukhina High Art-Industrial School.
    Expert of Russian caricature. Worked for the "Crocodile" magazine for many years.
    Well-known Illustrator of books for children. Illustrated forty works of prose and poetry ("Princess on a bean" by Anderson G., "Telephone" by Chukovsky K. in the "USSR Artist" publishing house, "Gena Crocodile, Cheburashka and Others" in the "Kometa" publishing house). The book "Captain Vrungel's Adventures" by Nekrasov A. Brought him real recognition (Lenizdat, 1982). Participated in exhibitions in Russia and abroad.
    Professor of the St.Petersburg Art and Industry Academy.
    Honourary Worker of Arts of Russia.
    Member of the Artists' Union.
    Member of the Journalists' Union.

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