He was regarded as a representative of the Leningrad school of painting. Sergei Kuzmich Frolov was born September 26, 1924 in the village Baklanka, Vologda Province of the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, into a peasant family. He fought on the Central Front and the 1st Belorussian Front.
He was wounded and given military awards.
In 1947 Sergei Frolov entered the Leningrad Higher School of Industrial Art, where he studied with art educators Piotr Buchkin, Alexander Lubimov, Konstantin Belokurov, Ivan Stepashkin. In 1952 Sergei Frolov graduated from the Leningrad Higher School of Industrial Art named after Vera Mukhina, in Alexander Kazantsev workshop.
His graduation work was decorative panel "Aircraft model constructors". Since 1952 Sergei Frolov has participated in art exhibitions.
He painted landscapes, portraits, genre scenes, worked in techniques of oil painting, watercolors, and drawing.
His personal exhibitions were in Pushkin Museum-Reserve (1964) and in Leningrad (1972, 1987). Frolov most famous for the lyrical landscapes of Leningrad, its suburbs, and of ancient Russian towns. In 1952-1955 and in 1965-1975, Frolov taught painting and graphics at the Vera Mukhina Institute.
Sergei Kuzmich Frolov died on January 2, 1998 in Saint St. Petersburg at 73 years old.
His paintings and watercolors reside in State Russian Museum, in art museums and private collections in the Russia, Japan, Finland, France, and throughout the world.