Sergey KONENKOV, USSR Sculptor, Popular Artist of USSR since 1958. Full member, USSR Academy, of Arts, since 1954; board member, USSR Union of Artists. Order of Lenin, 1956; Stalin Prizes 1951; Lenin Prize, 1957.
KONENKOV, Sergey was born in 1874 in Smolensk Guberniya.
1897 graduated Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. 1902 graduated St. Petersburg Academy, of Arts.
1905-1906 on foreign mission. 1912 trip to Egypt and Greece. 1916 elected full member, Petrograd Academy, of Arts.
1917-1924 member, Moscow Board,Department of Fine Arts, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Popular Commissariat of Education. 1924-1945 emigre in United States of America. Since 1945 has worked in USSR.