The Sermon of the Mount. PalimpsestBlack paper for pastel, white ink, broad-nib steel pens, poster pen, 30x49 cm, 2010
Abbot Lojieux About Composition 001Wallpaper with ornamental lettering (backside), ink. Poster pens, 59x94 cm, 2010
Abbot Lojieux About Composition 002Wallpaper with ornamental lettering (backside),gouache. Poster pens, 59x94 cm, 2010
Abbot Lojieux About Composition 003Wallpaper with ornamental lettering (backside), ink. Poster pens, 59x94 cm, 2010
Genesis, Chapter 11, Babel TowerPaper for pastel, broad-nib steel pen, sharp-pointed nib steel pen, white ink, 25x35 cm, 2009
The wordExpressive calligraphic interpretation of the phrase "words are vessels for meaning".
Black paper for pastels, white ink, round brush, 29.5x20.8 cm, 2010
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.
- 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.