Ovchinnikov, Vladimir Afanasyevich
Born October 4, 1941 at Shchuchye Ozero, Perm oblast.
Worked as a scene painter at the Kirov Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and as a scaffolder
at the Hermitage. He has no professional art education.
One of the most outstanding representatives of "informal" art in Leningrad, participated
in the "underground" exhibitions. Recently his personal exhibitions have been organised
in Berlin, New York at the "Manezh" Central Show room and at the Hermitage.
His works are exhibited at the Russian Museum, the Museum of St.Petersburg History and
in private collections in Russia and abroad.