Artem Ogurtsov was born and lives in Moscow. He finished an art college in 1997 and graduated from the Faculty of Graphic Design Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry with a diploma in 2003. Most of the time the artist dedicates to non-commercial projects implementing his ideas into man-made objects. Artem works and experiments with different painting and graphic materials and techniques. The artist prefers classical synthesis of the Renessance glazing techniques, collage, scratchboard and his own techniques. Artem Ogurtsov spends his spare time in the open air, creating landscapes in pastel or oil. The author has had several exhibitions in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. Author's works are kept in private collections in Russia and Europe.