Andrei Atroshenko Biography

Andrei Atroshenko is a winner of a prestigious American Professional Artists League’s Frank C. Wright Medal of Honor, awarded at the Grand National Exhibition in New York in 2006, winner of “Public admiration” award at the Canada Portrait Society annual International competition in 2007.

Andrei Atroshenko was born in 1965. In 1991 he was accepted at one of the most prestigious art schools in the world, the St. Petersburg Academy of Art named after Repin (Repin School).  From  2000 Andrei worked with dealers from Western Europe and the US, exhibiting and selling his paintings in such US galleries as “Valentina” of Carmel, CA, “Elite” of Scottsdale, “Vendome Galleries” in Beverly Hills & Desert Springs, “Collectors Fine Art” in Las Vegas and Hawaii. Four of his images were published in 2004 by Vendome Editions of Beverly Hills as limited edition prints and sold out exclusively through Wentworth Galleries.  From 2005 till 2010 Andrei’s work was distributed worldwide by the largest US art publishing company, Collector’s Editions. His work has been featured in such publications such as Art World News, Art Business News, American Art Collector, Architectural Digest, Art Concierge and Western Art.

Andrei is inspired by ballet, flamenco dancers and jazz musicians. These main themes of his artwork influence his individual artistic style: a variety of bright colours, dynamic touches of the paint brush which transfer Andrei’s temperament and emotions and which create particular atmosphere in the background of artworks.