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Oleg Nikolaevich Tselkov

artist

Oleg TSELKOV, artist. of Artists’ Union.

Background

Tselkov, Oleg was born in 1934 in Moscow, USSR.

Education

Moscow secondary school, Minsk Institute of Theatre Art and Leningrad Academy, of Art. From Leningrad Theatre Institute as stage-designer 1958.

Career

Moscow 1965, 1970, 1975, Austria 1975, Federation Germany, France 1976. Expelled from 2 art schools (Minsk and Leningrad) for refusing to follow the socialist realist method in his paintings. Active in unofficial artistic events in both capitals. Left the USSR, 1977. Lives in Paris, where he has exhibited on his own, and with other Russian artists.

Membership

Of Artists’ Union.