Vasily Ptyukhin was born in 1948. He graduated from the Far Eastern
Institute of Arts. Member of the Union of Artists of Russia. Laureate
of the International Fund «Cultural Heritage». Participant of regional,
all-Russian and foreign exhibitions. Participant in the open-air in the
Vologda, Bryansk, Tver and Vladimir regions, in Spain and Montenegro.
Awarded with diplomas and letters of appreciation of regional
and city administrations, as well as of the Union of Artists of Russia.
A well-known participant in numerous plein-airs, Vasily Ptyukhin often
uses monochrome in landscapes, only slightly varying the emerald-green
range with small spots of white and interspersed with bluish
colors. Invariably recognizable on his canvases Montenegro with its
landmark place — Perast, where, Russian artists fallen in love with this
place go to just like pilgrims going to Mecca.