Maksim Plotnikov is a Russian artist who was born in 1989 in USSR. From the early years he was found of painting dreaming to become an artist. Thank to Sergey Kuzmin, honored artist of Russian Federation, Maksim revealed passion for fine arts.
He successfully graduated Art school named after Konstantin Savitsky in Penza, Russia.
After that he started his study in The Ilya Glazunov Russian academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, where he learned the techniques of old artists such as Rembrant, Caravaggio, William Bouguereau, Diego Velazquez and successfully applyed them for his own style of painting.
During his studying Maxim aquired a taste for portrait painting and painting from nature.
Another Maksim's interest is creation of the accurate copies of works of famous French, Italian, British and Flemish artists. He participates in nationwide and international exhibitions.
In 2012 Maksim organized personal exhibition "Faces of Penza".