Gennady Lavrenuk

Theatre Set Designer, Painter, Graphic Artist, Writer
St. Petersburg, Russia.


1969 – 1971 – St. Petersburg (Leningrad) Serov Art College, Faculty of Restoration of easel and tempera painting.

1971 – Transferred to the Faculty of Theatre Staging.

1974 – Graduated from the Faculty of Theatre Staging of the St. Petersburg Serov Art College with a Certificate of Theatre Design.

1974 - 1986 – St. Petersburg Theatre of Drama and Comedy on Liteiny Pr. Set and Costume Designer and Stage Manager

1977 – Prize-winner of the All-Union Festival of Dramatic Art and Theatre Art. Artistic staging of the play by V.P.Astafiev entitled “Forgive me”. Director Y.S. Hamarmer.

1974 - 1997 – Designed the staging of 70 performances.

He has worked in the theatres of

St. Petersburg, Irkutsk, Ufa, Murmansk, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Tallinn, Uralsk, Bratsk, Orsk, Tambov.

With the Directors:

Hamarmer Y.S., Kokorkin V.V., Bogin M.S., Andreev A.D., Glagoleva T.N., Pandzharidi Y.A., Soloviyev O.N., Arakelov E.A., Galperin S.S., Rudenko G.A., Egorov G.N.

1980 – Foundation of the creative union LAVR ART CENTRE .

1982 – Awarded honours from the Ministry of Culture of the USSR.

1984 – Joined the Union of Theatre Workers of the USSR (Russia).

1986 – Led creative seminars at the Theatre School of the University of Southern California (Fresno, USA).

1988 – Joined the Union of Artists of the USSR (Russia).

1996 – 1998 – Editor and chief artist-designer of the “Rural Youth” magazine (Moscow and St. Petersburg branch offices).

1997 – Foundation of the Alpari-Art Art Gallery (23 Fontanka Emb., St. Petersburg) together with the journalist Larisa Yasnogorodskaya.

1998 – Editor and chief artist-designer of the “Seven Muses” magazine (Moscow).

Works were published in the following magazines:

“Theatre”, “European Capital”, “Seven Muses”, “Business International”, “Stas”, “Rural Youth”, “Decorative Art”, “Soviet Theatre and Cinema Artists”.

Personal exhibitions

  • 2005 - Classic Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 2004 – Capital Europea Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 2003 – Lavr Art Centre , Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 2002 - Art-City Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 2001 - Alpari Art Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 2001 - Museum of the City's History, Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 2000 – Cu-Artibus Gallery, Baden-Baden, Germany.
  • 1999 - Alpari-Art Gallery, Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 1998 - Cinematographers' Union, Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 1997 - Journalists' Union, Saint-Petersburg, Rassia.
  • 1996 - Fresno Gallery, California, USA.
  • 1991 – Foyagie Gallery, Athens, Greece.
  • 1989 – Vera Gallery, Boston, USA.
  • 1988 – 14 National Salon , Rome, Italy.
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