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Biography

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1979 Born in Moscow on 11th March. Given the name of Semyon(Simon in English) after his great grandfather Semyon Mikhailovich Daishutov of Don Cossacks. The artists mother, Irina Kozhina (nee Daishutova) is a teacher of the English language. His father, Leonid Kozhin, is an engineer.
1986/88 Appeared in a few movies, some of which made at the Mosfilm Studios, as an extra.
1988/90 A student of the art school in Krasnaya Presnya district of Moscow.
1990/97 A student of Moscow Academic Art Lyceum attached to the Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow. In the course of the studies, he used to practise outdoor painting together with his Lyceum classmates travelling all over Russia (Veliki Luki, Solovki, Ryazan, Russias Golden Ring). His graduation drawings were illustrations for Academician Platonovs The Course of Russian History rated as excellent. As a result, Kozhin was attested as having finished a full course of general and professional education.
1997/03 A student of Ilya Glazunovs Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Moscow.
1998, 99 During his course of studies at the Academy Simon Kozhin travelled twice to St. Petersburg. In his first trip Kozhin copied Portrait of Thomas Chaloner by Anthony van Dyck at the Hermitage Museum. During his second trip to St. Petersburg Kozhin copied Village Postman by Gerard Ter Borch at the Hermitage museum and painted a copy of Naked Sitter by Andrei Ryabushkin at the museum of the Imperial Academy of Arts. During those trips Kozhin also painted some outdoor studies of St. Petersburgs views and got himself acquainted with the palaces and museums of the great city.
2000 In 15 30th June visited Alushta where Kozhin painted views of Crimea.
2001 Kozhin was given the assignment to paint a small-size picture to the theme Folk Festivals. He performed two variants of Pancake Week. Farewell to Winter. One of them became his successfully defended course painting. His first journey to the North of Russia, the Vologda area: Vologda, Veliky Ustyug, the Ferapontov and Kirillo- Belozersky Monasteries and Pinega came later that year. In July, on the invitation of his relative, Mike Barry, Kozhin vizited Britain. He painted in Haddenham, England. During
that trip, he visited museums of London and Oxford, painted outdoor some views. Later that year he had his first solo exhibition in Haddenham. He demonstrated 29 paintings. The exhibition was arranged with the help of Marina Barry, his aunt. The first solo exhibition of Simon Kozhin in Moscow was held in the Central House of Tourists on 1618 May. It coincided with the Christian Ecumenical Youth Conference: I am with you away, even unto the end of the world (Mt 28:20). Christianity in the Third Millennium. The artist took part in the conference. His first group exhibition was held in the Russian State Library in Moscow.
2002 His second trip to Haddenham, England. Meets his future wife Olga Zlatoverkhovnikova, a student of the Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architechture.
2003 His graduation work in the workshop of landscape: The Ferapontov Convent under supervision of Alexander Afonin, rated as good. On graduation Kozhin got the qualification of a professional painter. Collaborated with the PIART Artistic Agency as a book illustrator. Makes a series of drawings for the book about Luciano Pavarotti published by the Korean Montessori Publisher for children in 2005. Was married to Olga Zlatoverkhovnikova with whom has a daughter, Ustinia (b. 12.08.2003).
2004 Met art dealer Maria Sokolskaya at the Flower Power exhibition mounted at the Collyer-Bristow Gallery in London. On her invitation Kozhin visited Europe the next
year.
2005 On the invitation of the art dealer Maria Sokolskaya, Kozhin visited Ireland where, at that time, the Oriel Gallery in Dublin mounted an exhibition of Russian artists. Kozhin
also travelled in Russia including the towns of the Golden Ring: Plyos, Kostroma, Suzdal and Vladimir.
2006 On the invitation of the art dealer Maria Sokolskaya and supported financially by two Swiss banks, Kozhin together with the painter Andrey Demin travelled to St. Moritz, Switzerland, where they participated in the Russian art exhibition held at the Carlton Hotel that winter. Later Kozhin painted views of Oxted and its vicinities, as well as views of London.
2007 Kozhin created his personal website, started to work on his logo. Kozhin presents one of his paintings to Queen Elizabeth II: Birches (oil on cardboard, 30 x 25 cm, 2003), attaching a letter to the gift. Later he received a thank-you letter from Buckingham Palace.
2008 The artist gets a grant of the Cultural Heritage Foundation for mastership in painting.
2009 Kozhin became member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia. Presented his official logo based on the coat of arms
of the Kozhin Family. The artist joined the International Art Foundation.
He finished work on his official logo based on the Kozhins family coat-of-arms. Received a thank-you letter from Queen Elizabeth II for the monograph Simon Kozhin (the series of Masters of Painting. Russian Artists, published by the Beli Gorod Publisher).
2010 His first trip with the aim of painting outdoors in the vicinity of the Our Saviour Cloister near the town of Klykovo of Kozelsk district, Kaluga area. A trip to paint outdoors on
the Kolvitsa River, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Travelled to Odessa and the Crimea Peninsula. Kozhin worked as art-director for the Russian Estate Gallery.
2011 Kozhin became member of the Union of Translator-Writers. Opened Kozhin Fine Art, a permanent exposition in the building of the Central City Tower, Moscow.
Was awarded with the Anton Chekhov commemorative medal for high professional achievements and artistic individuality.
2012 The second trip to the Our Saviour Cloister near the town of Klykovo of Kozelsk district, Kaluga area. Kozhin joined the Union of Russian Artists. New Time.
2013 A trip with the purpose to work en plein air in Maloyaroslavets of Kaluga area. A voyage to Turkey (Belek), Spain (island
Tenerife), Greece (island Corfu) and Italy (Isle of Ischia) to practice sea plein air painting.
2014 Presented one of his paintings to President Vladimir Putin. A trip to the island of Rhodes (Greece), Marmaris (Turkey), and Sutomore (Montenegro), to practice sea plein
air painting.

g r o u p e x h i b i t i o n s

2001 Exhibition at the Russian State Library, Moscow
2003 Fresh Art, exhibition mounted at the Business Design Centre, London, UK
All of us are a bit of a horse, exhibition mounted at the On Staromonetny antiquity art gallery, Moscow
2004 Winter, winter, nothing but winter, exhibition mounted at the On Staromonetny antiquity art gallery, Moscow
Flower Power, exhibition at the Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London, UK
2005 Exhibition of the Primavera creative association at the Central House of Artists, Moscow Russian contemporary, exhibition at the Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London, UK Russian Traditions, exhibition held at the exhibition hall of the State Scientific Research Institute of Restoration, Moscow
Seasons, exhibition mounted at the On Staromonetny antiquity art gallery, Moscow Russian Traditions, exhibition held at the Russian Embassy in the USA, Washington
New Russian Painting, exhibition mounted at the Oriel Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2006 Contemporary Russian Painting, exhibition mounted at the Carlton Hotel, St. Moritz, Switzerland. LondonParisNew York, exhibition at the Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London, UK
2007 20th Anniversary of the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, exhibition at the Manezh Central Exhibition hall, Moscow. Life Cycles Exhibition, exhibition mounted in the crypt of St. Pancras Parish Church, London (the exhibition organized by the Bash Art, UK). Sport 2007, exhibition at the Art Olymp Gallery located in the Culture pavilion of the All-Russia Exhibition Centre, Moscow. Festival of the Capital, exhibition at the Gostiny Dvor, Moscow. Master 2007: from Craft to Art, thematic exhibition of the creative work of teachers, undergraduates and graduates of the higher art schools at the Culture pavilion of the All-Russia Exhibition Centre, Moscow. Russian Wonder, 10th art exhibition and fair at the Culture pavilion of the All-Russia Exhibition Centre, Moscow.
2007/08 Poesy of the Truth, exhibition at Les Oreades Gallery in the Central House of Artists, Moscow.
2008 Exhibition in the Electric Systems of Russia central office, Moscow. The Spring in Europe, exhibition at the Oriel Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. Alexander Kolotilov and young landscape painters of Russia, exhibition at the N-Prospect, St. Petersburg
2008/09 Exhibitions at the Yelena Gallery, Moscow
2009 Contemporary Russian Painting, exhibition at the Oriel Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. Traditions of the Present Day, exhibition in the framework of the project Game of Imagination mounted at the House of Feodor Chaliapin Museum and Exhibition Centre, Moscow. International Exhibition of calligraphy, painting and photography of Northeast Asia, Changchun, Peoples Republic of China. Russian Art Week, the 6th International Exhibition of contemporary art, Moscow House of Artists, Moscow Attraction of Realism, exhibition at the Izmailovo Gallery State Exhibition hall, Moscow.
2010 Road to Church, exhibition at the N-Prospect Gallery, St. Petersburg.
For the First Time at the Central House of Artists, exhibition initiated by the N-Prospect Gallery, Moscow Heirs of the Traditions, exhibition of works of art from the funds of Moscow Academic Art Lyceum at the Museum and Exhibition Centre of the Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow. Moscow Hospitality, exhibition at the Russian Estate Gallery, Moscow
2011 Klykovo. Seasons exhibition mounted at the Image regional picture gallery, Kaluga and at the Kozelsk local history museum Attraction of Realism, exhibition mounted at the Izmailovo. Gallery State Exhibition hall, Moscow Greatness in the Small, exhibition held in the Central House of Artists, Moscow. Russian Classical Painting, exhibition in Yantai Peoples Republic of China. Russian Classical Painting, exhibition mounted at the Yellow River Art Gallery, Dongying, Peoples Republic of China. Participation in the project P-bus stop as part of the social art programme curated by the PERMM (Perm Museum of Modern Art), Perm.
2012 Laureates of the Cultural Heritage Foundation, exhibition mounted at the N-Prospect Gallery, St. Petersburg Marking the 200th anniversary of the victory in the 1812 Patriotic War, exhibition of young artists mounted at the Izmailovo Gallery State Exhibition hall, Moscow. Exhibition of painting, drawing, sculpture and icon painting of the fine art masters of Russia dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the victory in the 1812 Patriotic War, mounted in the State Geology Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences named after Vladimir Vernadsky, Moscow. Exhibition of painting and drawing marking the 175th anniversary of Russian railways mounted in the Russian Ethnographical Museum, St. Petersburg and at the Gallery
of the Painter Dmitry Belukin, Moscow.
2012/13 The Union of Russian Artists. New Times, travelling exhibition mounted at Chuvash State Art Museum, Cheboksary, at the Nizhny-Novgorod State Exhibition Centre, at the National Art Gallery in Yoshkar-Ola, in Gorokhovets History and Architecture Museum, in Murom History and Art Museum, in the Museum of Landscape under Plyos State Museum Reserve, Ivanovo region, at Tambov Regional. Picture Gallery, at Penza Regional Picture Gallery named after Konstantin Savitsky, in Lipetsk Regional Art Museum, at the Sysoyev Picture Gallery in Settlement Lev Tolstoy, Lipetsk Region. Attraction of Realism, exhibition mounted at the Izmailovo Gallery State Exhibition Centre, Moscow.
2013 I am walking round Moscow, exhibition marking the 65th anniversary of Mikhail Abakumov, Peoples Artist of Russia, mounted in the Ozerovs House Culture Centre, Kolomna.
The Land of Maloyaroslavets in Russian History, exhibition at Maloyaroslavets Museum and Exhibition Centre named after Ivan Soldatenkov. Safeguard the village, the wood and the amazing garden of mine, exhibition marking the 400th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty, mounted in the Museum of Russian Estate Culture (the VlakhernskoyeKuzminky estate of Prince Golitsyns family), Moscow. Look at Russia, exhibition of Russian artists at the Sino-Russian Gallery named after Han Jianmin, Harbin, Peoples Republic of China. Vernadsky Planet exhibition at the State Geology Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences named after Vladimir Vernadsky, Moscow. Every Little Helps, exhibition of New Years toys held in the Museum of Russian Estate Culture (the Vlakhernskoye-Kuzminky estate of Prince Golitsyn family), Moscow.

2014 The exhibition in the Central House of Artists and the opening of "Museum of the World" exposition "The world through art." (Moscow)
2015 The exhibition "Crimean history", as part of the creative association "New itinerants" Central House of Architect. (Moscow)
Exhibition of 37 winners of the "Children in the art" as part of the research project "The Imaginary Museum Mikhail Shemyakin. Anthology forms "in the Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts. (Kaluga)
The exhibition "Crimean history. Favorites "as part of the creative association" New itinerants "The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. (Moscow)
The exhibition "Crimean history. Favorites "as part of the creative association" New itinerants "Public Chamber of the Russian Federation. (Moscow)
The exhibition "Moscow My dear!" As part of the creative association "New Wanderers" in the exhibition hall of the Ministry of Agriculture on Kuznetsky Most, 20. (Moscow)

Auctions where Simon Kozhins works have participated

2002 Az-Art, Moscow
2007/09 Regularly participates in the fine art and antiquity Aspire Auctions in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
2008 Russian genre painting. 20th century, Auction No. 11 organized by the Russian Art Gallery at the Sovietskaya Hotel, Moscow. Contemporary Realistic Artists, Auction No.72, organized by the SOVCOM Auction House, Moscow
2010 Charity auction on the website Artinvestment.ru in support of the victims of the terrorist act in Moscow underground on 29 May
2011 Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers, Ohio, Delaware
2013 Auctions No. 21128 and No. 21133 of the Bonhams Auctions, Chester, Cheshire, UK. Christmas charity Internet auction The Warmth of Your Hands organized by Eastern Europe Antiquity House and the Nastenka Charity Foundation for the children suffering of cancer.
2014 Canterbury Auction, Canterbury, Kent, UK
2015 Auctions No. 22675 The Modern Art Sale of the Bonhams Auctions, Oxford,, UK

s o l o e x h i b i t i o n

2001 Exhibition hall in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, UK. Exhibition at the Christian ecumenical youth conference: I am with you always, even unto the end of the world (Mt.28:20). Christianity. in the third millennium, held in the conference room of the Central House of Tourists, Moscow.
2002 Exhibition in the Central House of Artists, Moscow
2009 Exhibition at the Game of Imagination Gallery in the Press Centre of the Izvestiya Publishing House, Moscow.
2011 Back Towards the Sources, exhibition mounted at the Representation of the Vologda region under the Russian President and the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow.
Exhibition in the local club of the settlement Radchenko (Konakovo district of the Tver region). A Creator is no Craftsman, exhibition in the Central Scientific Library named after Nikolai Nekrasov, Moscow.
2011/12 Visual Visible Images, exhibition at the exhibition hall of the Russian Auction House in Gostiny Dvor, Moscow.
2012 Exhibition at URALSIB | Bank 121, Moscow. Dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the victory in the 1812 Patriotic War, exhibition mounted at the Izmailovo Gallery State Exhibition hall, Moscow.
2013 Exhibition at URALSIB | Bank 121, Moscow. Exhibition at the Gazprom Central office, Moscow
2015 Exhibition at URALSIB Private Bank | Bank121 (Moscow). "The artist's palette. Simon Kozhin. History and Modernity "at the Exhibition Hall" Atrium "The Moscow State Integrated Art and Historical Architectural and Natural Landscape Museum-Reserve" Kolomenskoye ". (Moscow)
2016 The Great Peoples Country. Exhibition at Cultural Center Ozerov House. (Kolomna)

Museum, private and corporate collections where the works by Simon Kozhin can be found

State Geology Museum of the Academy of Sciences named after Vladimir Vernadsky, Moscow
State Central Museum of the Contemporary Russian History, Moscow
Matvey Muraviov-Apostol Memorial House Museum, Moscow
Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts
Kozelsk Local History Museum
Maloyaroslavets Military History Museum of the 1812 War
Moscow Academic Art Lyceum of the Russian Academy of Arts
The Moscow State Integrated Art and Historical Architectural and Natural Landscape Museum-Reserve" Kolomenskoye-Izmailovo-Lefirtovo-Lublino ". (Moscow)
Moscow Museum Association, Moscow
Museum of the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture headed by Ilya Glazunov, Moscow
Surgut Art Museum
The Penza Regional Art Gallery of K.A. Savitskiy
Aivazovsky National Art Gallery. Feodosia.
State Budget Institution of Culture of Moscow "state historical-architectural, artistic and landscaping museum-reserve" Tsaritsyno ". (Moscow)
Vologda State Historical and Architectural Art Museum Reserve
Plyos state Museum-Reserve
The Council of Europe, Strasbourg
Russian Auction House, Moscow
Cultural Heritage International Foundation, Chernogolovka, Moscow area
Art collection of Otkritie FC Bank, Moscow
Art collection of Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
Art collection of LUKOIL, Moscow
Art collection of Rosneft, Moscow
Art collection of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace, London

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