Abroad

The creative works of Sergey Andriaka and artists of Water Colour School headed by him are well-known and loved not only in Russia, but also abroad.

In November, 2005 with support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Embassy of Russia in Japan and the Government of Russia in Tokyo the joint exhibition of Sergey Andriaka and Misaki Ando took place in the cultural centre “Mori”. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin visited the exposition devoted to the 150 anniversary of establishment of the interstate relations of Russia and Japan.

The personal exhibition of Sergey Andriaka took place in the autumn of 2005 in Düsseldorf within the frameworks of the program of Days of economy of Moscow.

In June, 2006 the inhabitants of China on advantage estimated the art of classical multilayered water colour. The exhibition “Water Colour School of Sergey Andriaka. Master and pupil” was organized in the Shanghai museum of fine arts named after Lu Khay Su during celebrating of the Year of Russia in China. 213 works of painting of Sergey Andriaka and his pupils entered into the exposition.

The autumn of 2007 was rich on the foreign exhibitions. The personal exhibition of the Master took place in London from September, 13th till October, 3rd and from November, 15 till November, 21st the visitors of Parisian exhibition centre «Drouot-Montaigne» admired his works.

In September, 2007 the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris became a place of carrying out of presentation of the Year of child in Moscow. The exhibition “City of masters” the general participants of which became the Moscow schoolboys engaged in the national creativity groups were organized in the foyer of the Segur hall. The visitors of the exhibition had an opportunity to familiarize with the unique samples of Russian applied art made by hands of children. Eight master classes including on gold sewing, lace netting, murals and woodcarving were spent. Sergey Andriaka also shared the secrets of his skill.

Carrying out of the Days of Moscow in the capital of Lithuania became the true holiday of Russian art. For the inhabitants of Vilnius the Russian films and the performance “Seagull. True operetta” of the Moscow theatre “School of modern play” were shown, the soloists of the Moscow opera “Tenors of XXI-st century” sang for them. And the exhibition of children’s works of the Water Colour school of Sergey Andriaka was opened in the children and youth gallery of the Lithuanian capital. The Vilnius program was presented almost completely in Visaginas. One of leading teachers of the School Alexey Kravchenko spent a master class of water colour painting in the House of children’s creativity. Along with highly professional practical representation of picturesque skill, the children heard an original philosophical essay on a place and a high aspiration of an artist in a society.

The geography of mobile exhibitions of Water School Water permanently extends. The project “Water Colour School of Sergey Andriaka. Master and pupil” passed with triumph on more than 70 cities of Russia reached Belarus. The project begun in spring of 2007 in Vitebsk and continued in Mogilyov, Gomel and Mozyr. The exhibition in Minsk used the big success. Here only some of responses of visitors:

Thanks for the beauty! Force of beauty of your paintings and works of your pupils gives the belief that the Russian spirit continues to live!

Tremendous paintings!!! Many thanks that you brought bright summer to the winter city! The solar exhibition!

To tell that it was pleasant is to tell nothing. Remarkable, magnificent works! Many thanks to the Master and his talented pupils! Create for pleasure of people!

Paintings bewitch, it is desirable to bury in a lilac or bird cherry bouquet and to inhale their aroma.