Nikolay Nazarchuk

Nikolay Nazarchuk

Minsk, Minsk, Belarus

About Nikolay Nazarchuk

Belarusian painter, graphic artist, teacher.

He worked mainly in the field of easel painting and easel graphics in the genres of historical and thematic paintings, portrait, landscape, rachavidu. He used various artistic techniques: oil, tempera, watercolor, pastel, pencil and charcoal.


Even before the war, a student of secondary school, M. Nazarchuk showed a penchant for drawing. His talent was noticed by the artist Rydnevsky, who graduated from the Kiev art school before the revolution. In time, Rydnevski moved to live in Yelsk, where he painted icons, made murals in local churches. Professional artist Rydnevsky gave his student the first knowledge in the art of drawing and painting.

In August 1947, he wrote a letter of enrollment and was accepted into the Minsk Art School. From 1947 to 1952 he studied there with V. Volkov, V. Mozolev, V. Tsvirko, A. Shevchenko.

From 1955 to 1961 he studied at the Belarusian Theater and Art Institute in the already familiar to him teachers V. Volkov, V. Mozolev, V. Tsvirko, and A. Kozlovsky. He received the qualification of "artist - painter." Thesis - the painting "Seminar in the field."In 1952 - 1955 he worked as a teacher of drawing, painting and composition at the Vitebsk Art and Graphic Pedagogical School.


He worked as a drawing teacher in the Minsk Architecture and Construction College (1962 - 1966). From March 1966 for six years he worked at the Republican boarding school on music and visual arts as a head teacher in fine arts.

In 1967 he joined the Union of Artists of the BSSR.

In 1974 -1975 was the executive secretary of the board of the Union of Artists of the BSSR.

He worked as a teacher of the department "Images, watercolors and sculptures" of the Belarusian Polytechnic Institute (1975 - 1976). After 1,976 he worked under contracts, was engaged in creative work.


In 1982 - 1989 he served as deputy chairman of the Art Fund of the Union of Artists of the BSSR.From 1961 he took part in republican, all-union and international art exhibitions in England, Poland, Russia, France.

Solo exhibitions were held in Brest (France) (1997), Minsk Palace of Arts (2003), in the Minsk gallery "Good thoughts" (2010).

The memorial exhibition of painting and graphics M. Nazarchuk was held in the art gallery of Mikhail Savitsky from March 27 to April 14, 2019.