Holly Springs, NC
Vladimir Vitkovsky was born in Russia, in 1950. He studied art at three prestigious St. Petersburg Art Schools, learning techniques from various Russian teachers and then breaking away and experimenting on his own. In 1989, when the iron curtain was lifted, Vitkovsky was able to emigrate. He began to show his work in the United States and Europe. Vitkovsky received the first place prize at the Boston Copley Association of Artists yearly competition and at the Swedish International Art Competition Art Addiction. He has also received several other honorable mentions and diplomas at juried group exhibitions in Europe. The list of his patrons includes the Dupont family and His Eminence Aloysius Cardinal Ambrozic, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto. Vitkovsky recently left San Francisco and resides in Holly Springs, NC.