(Andrew's first US Show. LaMantia Gallery, Spring 2006)
ANDREW ATROSHENKO — Andrew Atroshenko was born in 1965 in the city of Pokrovsk, Russia. Accepted as a gifted child in 1977 into the Children’s Art School, Andrew graduated with honors in 1981. Two years later, Andrew entered Bryansk Art College, and in 1991 was accepted at one of the most prestigious art schools in the world, the St. Petersburg Academy of Art.
In 1994, Andrew began taking part in exhibitions such as St. Petersburg Artists in Reutlingen, Germany, the exhibition of a group “Academy” in St. Petersburg (1996), and “Teacher’s memory” (1997). After graduation from St. Petersburg Academy of Art in 1999, Andrew was invited by a New England, US based art group “Bay Arts” to take part in their exhibitions and activities, spending that entire year in the United States into the Millennium.
Local demand a lot of detailed work background, apply a thin layer of gray and cooked brown, thin to as if in watercolours. In background and there are many detailed items in detail, but it doesn't need much more special color. Just continue to use the gray and brown. Placed in the second day after painting. The second local demand about four hours.
There is no complete dry due to the character and background, I start the third local still life. In puts full color palette, using a get worked up a time to draw the fruit. Green, black and ivory, light chrome yellow out, or with a blue and yellow, white color. In the same way to complete the scenery outside the window. The third local needs about 3 hours.