NIKOLAY KUZNETSOV (Tolyatti) – artist, resident of Art-Office gallery FEDINI


Nikolai worked as a designer at a car factory in Tolyatti as a head of the design Department,  managed a design Studio, headed the Design Department at the University. Nikolay is a free artist, lives and works in Tolyatti.

Member of the Creative Union of artists of Russia, Member of the Union of designers of Russia, Professor.




  • Awarded the SILVER and GOLD MEDAL “for contribution to the national culture” of the Creative Union of artists of Russia.
  • Nominee of the Russian President’s prize in literature and art in 1992.
  • Awarded the honorary badge of the Union of designers of Russia “for merits in development of design”.




  • Participant of the Russian Academy of Arts exhibitions as a part of the project “Red Gate. Against the current.” in 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018.
  • Finalist of the international competition “Portrait ” of the Carlsberg Foundation (Carlsberg) Denmark 2019 with the art work “good Morning”.
  • Winner of the 2018 Repin academic prize in the project “Red Gates. Against the current».
  • Member of the art project “La bellezza del tempo” in Nervi-Genoa. 2018 – creating a series of Genoese portraits.
  • Winner of the exhibition-competition “Genre in development” of the Museum of contemporary realism on the topic: Still life 2016.
  • Participant of the exhibition “Artist and time” of the Museum of contemporary realism. Triptych “Leaders of epochs”. Tolyatti 2020.


The artist’s works are in many private collections.