Master painters came from all over New England, the United States and Internationally to the Jeffersonville Winter Rendezvous 2018. Visions of Vermont Art Galleries was happy to host many fine artists.
Some of the participants: (ABC Order) Tom Adkins, Garin Baker, Harley Bartlett, Zufar Bikbov, Kelly Carmody, Beuman Cole, T.A. Charron, Ken Dewaard, Vitoria Doberstein (translater), Michel Gerard Doucet, Hunter Eddy, Ben Fenske, Nadia Geller, Bob Graves, Mike Graves, Moses Hamborg, Stapleton Kearns, Ken Knowles, Renee Lammers, Leo Mancini-Hzerko, Peter Miller, T.M. Nicholas, Andrew Orr, Rae O'Shea, Rachel Personett, Sergio Roffo, Kim Senior, Eric Tobin, Stewart White, and Peter Yesis with Jane Shaw gallery owner.
"Play!" Russian Snowman
12" x 9" Oil
Zufar Bikbov was born in 1974 in Kazan, Russia. At age 9 he started drawing due to his father's interest in art. Zufar painted his first landscape plein air at age 11. He went into medical career and was honored to participate in 2002 in the exhibit “Doctors Paint” in the State Museum of Fine Arts in Kazan and at Yale Medical School.
Zufar’s town and landscapes style lean towards Russian and Soviet era impressionism.
He has recieved awards from CT Plen Air Painters Society, Irvine Museum/Laguana Beach, CA Plein Air Invitational , Kent,CT Art Assoc., and many others.
He currently lives in Watertown, CT.
His works are widely present in private collections in the United States – from New England to California – in the UK, Spain, and of course in Russia.
25" x 30 1/4" Oil
Victor N. Butko
Victor Nikolaevich Butko was born in 1978 in Moscow. He lives in a village of several generations of well known artists; including his grandfather, and his own parents, Nikolai Butko and Marina Chulovichore. (Both graduates of the Imperial Stroganov Art School.) Butko studied under the Russian Academy of Arts at the Moscow Academy Art Lyceum from 1989-1994. After graduation from art school, Butko went to Vishny Volochok. He is a member of the Moscow Arts Union.
Barn in the Woods
14 x 22 Oil
Maxim Mikhalenia was born in 1982 in Kostroma, Russia. He went to Pavlovskaya school and studied Art and Graphic Department at KSU.
Sparkling Winter Stream
Town Common Winter
Waiting for Summer