Savkuyev, Khamid

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Khamid Savkvev was born in 1960 in the region of the Republic Caburdin-Balkar in the Caucasus Mountains in the former Soviet Union. His art training began at an early age, and after four years of art college he took the nine tests required to enter the Repin Institute of Art Sculpture, and Architecture in St. Petersburg, passed them, and soon became one of the most outstanding students at the Institute. He graduated from the Repin Academy in 1995, whe he began his post-graduate studies in the studios of Professor and Academician A. Mylnikov.

In 1996 he became a member of the Artists’ Union of Russia. In 1998 he began teaching in the painting department of the Repin Academy. In 1999 he participated in the reconstruction of the decoration of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, where he painted frescos of the Christianization of Kiev and the transfer of remains of St. Nikolas. Since 2000 he has taught in the department of Historical Religious Decoration at the Repin Academy.

For one so young, Savkvev has experienced unusual success. He has participated in numerous personal and group exhibitions all over the world. His works can be found in collections in Russia, Japan, China, Germany, Italy, and the United States. His works have been exhibited in several of those countries as well.

Savkvev is very fond of Michaelangelo’s work and likes working with monumental canvases.

Art:

Old Kazakh Woman

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Old Kazakh Woman
Medium
Drawing: Pen and Ink
Size
11″ × 7 3/4″
Year
1992

Persecution

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Persecution
Medium
Drawing: Pen and Ink
Size
13 1/2″ × 8 1/2″
Year
1992

The Old Fisherman

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The Old Fisherman
Medium
Drawing: Pen and Ink
Size
11 1/2″ × 9″
Year
1992

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