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Michael Solovyev


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Spoken languages: English, Russian


Academic freehand drawing; Classical Russian/European Art education; Wide range of techniques.

More than 12 years of professional education in Russia.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: SCA(Society of Canadian Artists), elected member, OPA (Oil Painters of America), MAU (Moscow Artists Union) Moscow, Russia, elected member, UTF (Union of Theatrical Figures), Russia, elected member.


More than 12 years of professional education in Russia.

Post Graduate Course:
Theatrical Scenography, Training Certificates.
Academy for Retraining in Arts, Culture and Tourism, Moscow, Russia.
Gogol Drama Theatre, Moscow, Russia, 2001-2003.

Fashion Design, Arts and Design, Master of Arts
State Textile Academy, Ivanovo, Russia, 1991-1996.

Diploma of Collegial Studies, Design.
Ivanovo Regional Art School, Ivanovo, Russia, 1987-1991.


Professional Art Teacher: Urban Sketching in Perspective, Figure Painting and Foundations of Painting, Montreal, 2014-Present.

Private lessons: classical drawing courses, painting courses, water-colour courses, Montreal, 2011-Present.

Studio of Moscow Artists Union, Moscow, 2005-2010.
Hands setup, Development of individual programs for students of different ages.
Art materials and technology, Development of craft skills.

Workshop on painting.
L’Association des Artistes du Lakeshore, Beaconsfield , 2014.
Beaconsfield Artists Association, Centennial Hall, Beaconsfield, 2013.
Still life painting from nature, Oil painting techniques with a brush and palette knife, materials technology, Basics of painting composition.