Pavel Pashkin (b. 1967). Studied at art school, graduated from the Samara art College. He worked since the early 1990s in advertising graphic design, led the Studio "Pashkin design", specializing in the creation of logos and corporate identity, design of posters, labels, packaging, silk-screen printing.
Activities in the advertising aroused interest in contemporary art, and since 2010 has tried his hand at such styles as pop art, abstractionism and realism. Since 2014 focuses on portraits, often large-format, in a stroke style. Participant of exhibitions in Moscow and Samara (2011-2019). Now his paintings adorn the offices of companies in the city, are in private collections in the cities of Russia, France, Australia.
"In my works I rely on the expressiveness of pop art, on the laconic stencil of street art, on the extensive experience of traditional methods of painting with elements of postmodernism, on the school of realism from the Renaissance to achieve modern sound."