Igor Primachenko

On the Adriatic sea Cities Crimean landscapes Trips to the distant lands Industrial rythms Russian motives Ships Still-life paintings


Primachenko Igor Vladimirovich

1941 – 2013

Was born in Moscow in 1941.

In 1964 Igor Primachenko graduated from Bauman Moscow State Technical University.

He had a number of certificates of authorship for inventions and the “Soviet Inventor” badge.

In 1971 he graduated from Moscow State Art - Industrial University named after Stroganov.

Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR and Russia since 1978.

Worked in easel painting and graphics.

He produced plenty of picturesque canvases for the public, industrial and cultural centers in cities of Russia.

A big part of his activity was connected with marine painting and plots of human life of a man living by the sea, and also with architecture of fine seaside cities.

Numerous trips to Kamchatka, Chukotka, Polar Region, North Sea Way and Mediterranean countries became the source of inspiration and creation of lots of themed paintings.

The artist took an active part in artistic and social life of Moscow and Russia. For many years he had been Chairman of Marine Painters Committee of the USSR Artists Union, member of Moscow House of Artists Board.

Igor Primachenko was a participant of more than 100 group exhibitions in Russia and aboard.

Personal exhibitions were held in Moscow, Tokyo, Niigata, Cologne , Belgrade, Zagreb and Budva (Montenegro). The artist was repeatedly awarded with diplomas for his participation in exhibitions.

Igor Primachenko's works are in museum collections of Russia, the CIS, the Ministry of Culture and Art Fund of Russia, in private collections of Russia, Germany, Japan, Italy, France, Brazil, Yugoslavia, the USA and other countries.