Boris Tyomkin: Resume



1970 Born in Moscow, USSR
1980 Immigrated to Los Angeles, CA
1998 Moved to Santa Cruz, CA
2009 Moved to New York, NY


1983—1990 Brentwood Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
1988—1992 Received B.S. in Biology at UCLA
1994—1997 Studied with Leonid Steele, Soviet painter, professor of Russian realism and a follower of the tradition of the Russian Imperial Academy.
2009-2011 Studying for MFA at the New York Academy of Art
2009-2011 Studying with Sam Kudish at Bridgeview School, Queens, NY
2009-2011 Studying sculpture with Leonid Lerman and Leonid Brenner at Art Students League, NY, NY
1999—2001 Taught classes in still life and portrait oil painting at the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, Ben Lomond, CA
2000-2008 Taught private landscape oil painting classes.


1997 Jewish Community Center, Los Angeles, CA
1998—1999 Winter’s Art Gallery, Carmel, CA
1999 Atelier, Santa Cruz, CA
2000 Open Studios, Santa Cruz, CA
2000 Marty’s Magic, Santa Cruz, CA
2001 Private Show, Santa Monica, CA
2001 Rage Gallery, Oregon
2001 Government Center, Santa Cruz, CA
2002—2006 Eden Gallery, Davenport, CA
2002 Design Expo, Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
2002 ‘Nine Russian Artists” Group Show, Somarts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002 Atelier, Santa Cruz, CA
2002 Boulder Creek Library, Boulder Creek, CA
2002—2003 President of Atelier Artist Cooperative, Santa Cruz, CA
2003 Private Show, Santa Monica, CA
2003 Ehde Gallery, Escalon, CA
2004Ehde Gallery, Escalon, CA
2004 Eden Gallery, Davenport, CA
2005 Private Show, Santa Monica, CA
2005 Olitas Restaurant, Santa Cruz, CA
2005 “Santa Cruz Alternative Artists” Group Show Davenport, CA
2006 “Floral Show”, MichaelAngelo Studio, Santa Cruz, CA
2006 “Plein Air Affaire” Local Landscape Group Show, MAH, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA
2006 “Russian Symbolism”, JPB Studio, Santa Cruz, CA
2006 “Madness” Group Show, Hide Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
2007 Group Show, MichaelAngelo Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
2007 “Plein Air Affaire”, MAH, Museum of Art and History,Santa Cruz, CA
2007 Open Studios, Santa Cruz, CA
2008 Statewide Competition & Exhibit, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
2008 2nd place in the 78th Annual Landscape Competition,
Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
2008 Landscape Show, The Roadhouse, Davenport, CA
2008 Open Studios, Santa Cruz, CA
2009 Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY.
2011 Take Home a Nude, Art Auction, Sotheby’s, New York, NY.
2011 M.F.A. Thesis Show, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY.
2011 *Landscapes of Rowayton, Brandans101, Rowayton, CT.
2011 First Annual Plein Air Competition at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, NY.
2011 Townhouse Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY.
2011 Below Chambers, Group Show, New York, NY.
2011 Foolsgold Sanctuary, Group Show, 1Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY.
2012 Coffee and Tea Festival, Group Show, New York, NY
2012 The Ones, NYAA Reunion Exhibit, New York, NY