Vadim Zanginian was born in Armenia in 1965. He
is a graduate from
Art and Teatre Institute 1984 -1989, trained in Russian Academical
traditions. His favorite painters are Michelangelo, Velasquez, Repin,
Sargent, Khanjian, Serov, Rockwell, Fechin, Stepanian and Schmid.
In 1991 he won First Prize for the best advertisement design at
the Professional Competition, ATV. In 1992 he moved to Los
Angeles to complete his Masters degree in Fine Arts and had his
show in International Art & Teatre Society. In 1994-2003 he worked
as a Graphic Designer and did many contemporary Graphics logos and Posters
for Rock singers including Cher, Paul McCartney and The Moody Blues.
He also provided his graphic skills to leading companies like Guess,
Harley Davidson and Hard Rock Cafe.
Over the years he worked out a fast learning program for Academical
drawing and painting. Now he is working as an Art Instructor in The Academy
of Figurative Art (LAAFA). For more information about classes visit www.laafa.org.
In his art Vadim tries to make his brush depend on his first impression, and tell a long story in few words, just like a limited pallet can give you 100's colors.