Nikolai Makarov

Author works

The Sermon of the Mount. Palimpsest

The Sermon of the Mount. Palimpsest

Black paper for pastel, white ink, broad-nib steel pens, poster pen, 30x49 cm, 2010
Dance. 1st part of the calligraphy composition

Dance. 1st part of the calligraphy composition

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Sable. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Sable. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Happy New Year. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Happy New Year. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Happy New Year. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Happy New Year. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Rainbow. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Rainbow. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Birds. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Birds. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Bird. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Bird. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Pelican. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Pelican. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Outskirts. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Outskirts. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Mouse. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Mouse. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Cursive. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Cursive. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Cedar. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Cedar. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Karate. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Karate. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Small Caps. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Small Caps. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Source. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Source. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Cyclist. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Cyclist. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
A Tin. 2nd part of the calligraphy composition

A Tin. 2nd part of the calligraphy composition

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
Brass Band Concert. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Brass Band Concert. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
From Dawn to Dawn. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

From Dawn to Dawn. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29x21 cm, 1997
From Dawn to Dawn. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

From Dawn to Dawn. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
From Dawn to Dawn. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

From Dawn to Dawn. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29х21 cm, 1997
From Dawn to Dawn. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

From Dawn to Dawn. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29x21cm, 1997
Abbot Lojieux About Composition 001

Abbot Lojieux About Composition 001

Wallpaper with ornamental lettering (backside), ink. Poster pens, 59x94 cm, 2010
Abbot Lojieux About Composition 002

Abbot Lojieux About Composition 002

Wallpaper with ornamental lettering (backside),gouache. Poster pens, 59x94 cm, 2010
Abbot Lojieux About Composition 003

Abbot Lojieux About Composition 003

Wallpaper with ornamental lettering (backside), ink. Poster pens, 59x94 cm, 2010
Aliona. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Aliona. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Original. Paper, ink, brush, 29x21 cm, 1997
Aliona. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Aliona. 2nd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29x21 cm, 1997
Genesis, Chapter 11, Babel Tower

Genesis, Chapter 11, Babel Tower

Paper for pastel, broad-nib steel pen, sharp-pointed nib steel pen, white ink, 25x35 cm, 2009
In the beginning was the Word

In the beginning was the Word

Paper for pastel, chalk, 32x25cm, 2009
Song. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Song. 1st part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29x21cm, 1997
Gull. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Gull. 3rd part of the calligraphy triptych

Paper, ink, brush, 29x21cm, 1997
 / Glory to God in the highest... 1

/ Glory to God in the highest... 1

Paper, ink, brush, 29x42cm, 2009
Glory to God in the highest... 2

Glory to God in the highest... 2

Paper, ink, brush, 29x42cm, 2009
Glory to God in the highest... 3

Glory to God in the highest... 3

Paper, ink, brush, 29x42cm, 2009
Glory to God in the highest... 4

Glory to God in the highest... 4

Paper, ink, brush, 29x42cm, 2009
Glory to God in the highest... 5

Glory to God in the highest... 5

Paper, ink, brush, 29x42cm, 2009
Glory to God in the highest... 6

Glory to God in the highest... 6

Paper, ink, brush, 29x42cm, 2009
The word

The word

Expressive calligraphic interpretation of the phrase "words are vessels for meaning".
Black paper for pastels, white ink, round brush, 29.5x20.8 cm, 2010
The Lord's Prayer. Our Father

The Lord's Prayer. Our Father

Duplex black pearl paper, white ink, broad-nib pen, 61x61 cm, 2010
The Lord's Prayer. Our Father

The Lord's Prayer. Our Father

White drawing paper, black ink, broad-nib pen, 61x61 cm, 2010
The Breath of History

The Breath of History

Pastel paper, white ink, 21×29.7 cm, 2014.

Biography

Nikolai Makarov

Nikolai Makarov was born in Bologoe, Kalinin (Tver) Region, April 6, 1962. He has lived in Tyumen since 1967.

In 1979, he entered the Tyumen Art School, Artistic Department.

In 1985, upon graduation, he became a professor of the Artistic and Design Department (currently: Design Department) of the Tyumen Art School. He dealt with different subjects including: drawing, font, color studies, model making, composition, design, etc.

In 1997, he became a member of the Union of Designers of Russia and participated in exhibitions held by the Union. He won Victoria Russian National Design Award diploma at Design 97 Exhibition in Moscow for a series of graphic works made with calligraphy techniques.

In 1999, he graduated from the Tyumen Branch of the Ural State Academy of Art and Architecture, majoring in design.

In 2000, he received the Victoria Russian National Design Award diploma in the Environmental Design category.

In 2001 and 2007, he was a participant in the Golden Flea exhibitions in Tula

At present, he is the Assistant Professor in the Chair of Environment and Graphic Design, Tyumen Branch, the Ural State Academy of Art and Architecture, Design Institute, and simultaneously, a professor in the Design Department, Tyumen College of Arts.

Currently a teacher at the Institute of Architecture, Design, and Visual Arts (IADVI) of the Tyumen State Academy of Arts Culture and Social Technologies (TGAKIST).

A participant of the International Exhibition of Calligraphy project since 2008.

Exhibitions:

- 1st International Exhibition of Calligraphy, Moscow, St. Petersburg, 2008.

- 2nd International Exhibition of Calligraphy, Moscow, 2009.

- 3rd International Exhibition of Calligraphy, Veliky Novgorod, 2010.

- The ‘2O’ personal exhibition, Tyumen, 2010.

- 4th International Exhibition of Calligraphy, Moscow, 2012.

- ‘The Word Incarnated’, the Russian National Library, St. Petersburg, 2013.

- The 2nd Triennial of graphics, St. Petersburg, 2014.

- The ‘Four Hands Playing’ personal exhibition, Tyumen, 2014.