I was born in the Middle East, in Uzbekistan. This is a bright and original country with a distinctive culture and good people. Since childhood, I have absorbed the colors of the East, its sun and beauty. And an amazing way of life. And of course, I traveled a lot in this region and nearby countries. Children's emotions are very strong, and of course, they remain forever. These impressions broke out in my paintings. Now I live in the North, in St. Petersburg, where most of the gray cold sky and little sun. But even now I often resort to my memories of my Sunny Homeland and its colors, and this is expressed in my today's paintings dedicated to the East.