Location: United States
Russian-U.S. artist Victor Bregeda was born in 1963 in the city of Taganrog into a family of painters. The artist states that he has been painting since he can first remember himself. After completing his art studies at an art university in Moscow, Bregeda made a decision to go along with his own personal comprehension of what creative art was really all about. This was in direct contrast to the strict rules of the teaching he had received.
He was particularly attracted by the smooth painting espoused by the Dutch school of painting. Those artists who inspired him the most were Leonardo Da Vinci, Hieronymus Bosch, Peter Bruegel, Max Ernst, Nikolai Rerikh."
Bregeda states, "I like the French school of the 18th - 19th centuries...and in addition, the works of Andrew Wyeth. My artistic abilities are in my blood, thanks to my forefathers, and I grew up in a strong creative environment."
The artist's key directions are working with Plein Aire Landscapes, still lifes and portraits, performed in a metarealistic style with a strong influence of subconscious philosophy. The artist is using a mélange of techniques, materials and styles and tries to invent new ones. Victor's art is displayed in art galleries and museums nationwide and worldwide. In his works Victor Bregeda shows the real nature of things hidden from empirical understanding.
Musicians Carlos Santana, Pink Floyd, Sheryl Crow and Stevie Nicks, boxer Oscar De La Hoya have collected Bregeda as have actors Burt Reynolds, Connie Seleca, and John Tesh. Bregeda's artwork commands attention, it is both subtle and powerful. It is timeless, thought provoking, elevating in substance and flawlessly done.
The artist is currently looking to expand his gallery representation. For additional information, please contact: