Original Russian Art Collection - Scottsdale, AZ

Russian Impressionism in original oil paintings brought to Scottsdale Arizona.

Classic Russian Artists - 1940 - 1960


Chernoskutov, Grigor

(1926 -      )


Chernoskutov was born in Mikhailovka near Novosibirsk.  He began exhibiting in Moscow in 1947 prior to his studies at V. Mukheni University in Leningrad where he graduated in 1959.  When he was a senior at the University he won first place in the All University Show.  After graduation in 1959, he was invited o become the Honorary Artist of Vladimir Region.  From 1960 on he became a major exhibitor around the communist world and won many prizes and awards.  In 1964 he moved to Volshki where he painted mainly portraits and landscapes.  Earlier in his career (40s late 60s ) he focused on common people in everyday life as well as the beauty of country life.  He relocated again in 1970 to Volgograd.  In 1982  he was elected as Honorary Artist of Russia.