A painting by Russian artist Ivan Zolotukhin was on display in the Judith Ruhe Diehl Entrance Hall at CMS during the donor reception that was held on Friday, November 10.  The 2020 oil on canvas piece, entitled “Piano and the Bouquet of Lilacs” (Пианино и букет сирени) was on loan from CMS parent, Liliana Judge (pictured here (left) with CMS Executive Director Jeff Reed.

Piano and the Bouquet of Lilacs (Пианино и букет сирени), 2020, oil on canvas,  23.6” by 27.5″. 

by Ivan Zolotukhin,  (1962 – present)

Ivan Zolotukhin is an accomplished, academically trained artist whose oil paintings have been showcased in numerous solo and group exhibitions across Europe, Asia, and the United States.  His works of art can be found in private collections worldwide, including in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Turkey, Eastern Europe, Japan, China, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.

Ivan A. Zolotukhin (Иван Алексеевич Золотухин) was born on December 11, 1962, in the city of Balakovo, located on the East bank of the Volga River.  The artist’s journey began in 1986 when he graduated from the Saratov Art College.  Ivan’s passion for art led him to further his education at the prestigious State Academic Art Institute, named after V. I. Surikov, located in Moscow.  Ivan had the honor of training in the renowned studio of academician artist Vyacheslav Zabelin.  Ivan was known to be Zabelin’s most talented student of his time. The artist’s work was recognized with a venerated award from the Ministry of Culture of Russia. Ivan has also earned a well-deserved admission into the Union of Artists, marking a significant milestone in his artistic career.

Ivan enjoys listening to and playing music. He also finds inspiration for his artwork in music. His wife, Rita, plays the piano, and his son, Anton, plays the violin. Currently, Ivan Zolotukhin lives and paints his captivating artwork in his hometown of Balakovo.

Ivan Zolotuhkin Art Exhibitions (partial list): 

1996  – Academy of Art of Russia in Saint Petersburg 

1997, 1998  – Contemporary European Oil Painting Exhibitions in Ноng Kong

1997, 1998, and 2000 – Solo Exhibitions in Zurich, Asocna, and Bern in Switzerland

2006 – to  present time  – artwork on display at Lazare Art Gallery in Virginia, USA 

Browse over 100 paintings available for purchase. Scan the QR code above with your telephone camera to see the online art portfolio. (Open your smartphone camera and point it at the QR code; the web link will take you to an online portfolio).

To view more artworks by appointment, contact: 

tel. (267) 416-0050, Liliana Judge, artist representative, located in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.

For inquiries, call or e-mail zolotartworks@gmail.com, follow Ivan on Instagram  #IvanZolotArt

“Arts is the language humans can comprehend and communicate through.”
    (L. Mazharova)