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Vyacheslav Shraga

From 23 January to 20 February



There are clouds, resembling the fish.
The smoke of flaming autumn.
The aging city.
Keeper of mysteries of night lanterns
and early morning streets.
There are houses, sheds,
rocking the doves and pairs in love.
Endlessness of time, sky and sea.
There are footprints on the sand.
The sunflower field.
Smell of rain and acacias.
Life, having flashed
From the last till the first sigh.

Grey angel quietly entered into the room.
He sat down on an edge of sofa.
He looked at me attentively.
- You came to take me? - I asked.
He smiled tiredly.
- No. I am angel-comforter.
He laid his hand on my shoulder.
It became warmly and calmly.
Where was smell of sky and sea from his hand.

Vyacheslav Shraga

1953 - Was born in Mariupol, USSR
1972 - Graduated from Krasnodar Art College, Krasnodar, USSR
Since 1974 has been living in Leningrad (now Saint-Petersburg)
1980 - Founded the art studio of contemporary art, started to teach art to young painters; this activity was awarded by state with:
- Jubilee medal from President of Russia and Governor of Saint-Petersburg, as regards of 300-years Anniversary of Saint-Petersburg
- Name of laureate in All-Russia Festival "Folk Art of Russia"
- "Best teacher art-studios and schools". Win of competition, received Diploma and "Chrystal Ball".

Member of Artists Union of Saint-Petersburg


  • Municipal Museum, Cologne, Germany
  • Municipal Museum, Rome, Italy
  • The Metropolitan Museum, New-York, USA
  • The George Pompidou Center, Paris, France


  • 1981 Nautical session of UNESCO, Exhibition Hall Harbor, Leningrad, USSR
  • 1983 INTER-CLUB, Leningrad, USSR
  • 1985 House of culture named after Kirov, Leningrad, USSR
  • 1987 Jacques-Pierre Simontaki Galler, Milan, Italy
  • 1989 Jazz-club, Leningrad, USSR
  • 1989 Irina Matisse Gallery, Paris, France
  • 1991 "S.P.A.S." Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 1994 Harry Blom Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1994 Appeldoorn, Holland
  • 1995 "S.P.A.S." Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 1996 "S.P.A.S." Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 1997 the State Museum of F. Dostoevsky, St. Petersburg
  • 1998 "S.P.A.S." Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 1999 "S.P.A.S." Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 1999 "Okhta" Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg
  • 1999 Business Center, St. Petersburg
  • 2000 "S.P.A.S." Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2000 "S.P.A.S." Gallery in De Wijk, Holland
  • 2000 "Art-city" Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2001 "S.P.A.S." Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2002 Ex ANIMO, S.P.A.S., Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2003 The Silence of Doctor Colognombus, S.P.A.S., Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2003 When the Summer smells the Winter, Matisse Club Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2004 "Provincial romance", S.P.A.S., Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2006-2007 "The Touch", Matisse Club Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2007 "Via Maria", S.P.A.S., Gallery, St. Petersburg


  • 1995 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery, Utrecht, Holland
  • 1995 Exhibition in Zutphen, Holland
  • 1996 Exhibition in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1996 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery in, the Russian Embassy, Washington, USA
  • 1996 Exhibition in Silver Spring, the USA
  • 1997 Exhibition in Huizen, Holland
  • 1998 "Ovadia" Gallery, Nancy, France
  • 1998 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery, Apeldoorn, Holland
  • 1999 The studio of V. Shraga, Cinema-center "Leningrad", St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2000 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery in De Wijk, Holland
  • 2000 Winter opening-day. "Art-city" Gallery. St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2001 International Art Fest. Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2001 Exhibition devoted to the Holocaust, Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2002 Exhibition of the St. Petersburg Artists Union
  • 2003 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery, DAR gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2003 Exhibition of three artists, Angleterre Hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2004 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery, in Apeldoorn, Holland
  • 2005 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery, in de Wijk, Holland
  • 2005 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery, Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2005 Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery in Turku, Finland
  • 2006 - Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery, Bordeaux, Cannes, France
  • 2006 - Exhibition of "S.P.A.S." Gallery, Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2006 - "Festival of galleries", Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", St. Petersbur