Featured Faculty – Anatoliy Shapiro
Originally from Russia, Anatoliy graduated with Honors from Leningrad Art Institute in 1970 with his MFA and has been teaching ever since. In 1985 he became a member of the Union of Russian Artists– in recognition of his participation in nation-wide juried exhibitions and artistic achievements.
In 1992 he immigrated to the United States with is family. Since then, Anatoliy has actively worked on many artistic projects around the United States and abroad. In 2001 Anatoliy started teaching drawing and scenic painting classes at the Department of Theatre at Wayne State University. He has also worked as an instructor at College for Creative Studies, as well as other art schools and art centers in the Metro Detroit area.
Among his most notable projects are his murals within the Holocaust Memorial Center (Farmington Hills), the Palladium 12 Theater (Birmingham), Chrysler Museum, Fantasy of Flight Attraction (Florida), and Disney Land (California).
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“First Ice” by Anatoliy Shapiro. Oil, 24″ x 30″
Portrait of George
“Portrait of My Son” by Anatoliy Shapiro. Oil, 36″ x 36″
St. Petersburg Summer Garden
“St. Petersburg Summer Garden” by Anatoliy Shapiro. Oil, 30″ x 40″