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Victor P. Gritsyuk

Born in Odessa, the 26th of August 1949
Institute of Journalistic Mastership, Faculty of Photo Journalism (Moscow, 1978)
Work experience
1991— present Russian Historical illustrated magazine Rodina” ( Fatherland”), founded by the Government of Russian Federation and the Administration of the President of Russian Federation. Photographer and Head of the Photo-Service.
1975—1991 Free-lance photographer.
1971—1975 Planeta” Publishers, Moscow. Artist-Decorator and Graphic Artist, Art Director.
Published my photographs in the following magazines: Perspektwy”, Cuba”, America Latina”, Sputnik”, Soviet Photo”, Czech Photo”, La URSS”, Soviet Woman” (1985 prize-winner), Sobesednik”, Ogonyok”, Rodina”, Life”, Newsweek”, Time”, Guardian”, Tattler”, New York Times Magazine”, Daily Telegraph Magazine”, U.S. News and World Report”, Figaro Magazine”, Belle Europe”, Business Week”, Adweek Magazine”, Observer”, Point de Vue”, Geo”, National Geographic”, Foto&Video”, Vokrug Sveta” ( Around of the world”), etc.
Have cooperated with agencies
Gamma liaison (USA), Network (UK), Matrix (USA), Sipa Image (France), APN (Russia), Prensa Latina (Latin America), Russian Look (Russia), British Natural History Museum (UK)
Personal books
Kizhi (Karpovan Sizarekset, Petrozavodsk, 1994)
White Nights Journey (Flint River Press, London, 1996)
Have contributed photographs to the books
Russia”, Kazakhstan”, Chernobyl”, Moscow”, Images of Russia” (Flint River Press, London 1995—1997),
Les matins du Monde(Les Syrtes Images, Paris, 2001),
Russian Album (Moscow, 2003),
L'écologie, de la Bible à nos jours (France, 2008), etc.
Personal exhibitions
2007 A small stone sliding on water”, Moscow
2006 Paanajärvi”, panoramic photos, Kuusamo (Finland)
1992 Images of Russia”, Minnesota, Duluth (USA)
1991 Russia”, Spasskoye-Lutovinovo (Russia)
1990 Fragments-2”, Petrozavodsk (Karelia)
1989 Valaam — Holy Island”, Moscow
1986 Kizhi Island”, Petrozavodsk and Alaska (USA)
1985 Fragments-1”, Moscow
1984 Turgenev Studies”, Spasskoye-Lutovinovo, Moscow, Orel, Paris
1983 Karelia in My Heart”, Moscow, Petrozavodsk (Karelia)
1983 Portraits of the Writers, Poets and Artists of Latin America”, Moscow
1982 National Ballet of Cuba and Alisa Alonzo, the Prima”, Moscow, Havana (Cuba), Orel, Leningrad, Petrozavodsk (Karelia), Vilnius (Lithuania)
1979 Youth of the Kursk Iron Ore Mining Region”, Moscow, Stary Oskol
1978 Portraits and Landscapes”, Moscow
1996 Association of Advertising Photographers of Russia
1991 Union of Photo Artists of Russia
1987 Union of Journalists of Russia
1980 Moscow Committee of Graphic Artists
Photographic and other activities
2006— present The author of Internet-blog Wild Russia”,
2005 First prize of the All-Russia competition of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia Nature and Мan” for the Kandalaksha reserve published in the magazine Around of the World”
2001, 2002 The First prizes of the All-Russia competition of the Ministry of Natural Resources in 2001 and 2002 for photos and essay about National parks Paanajärvi and Valaamsky
2000 Laureate and Golden Pen 2000” of the Ministry of Natural Resources for photos and essay Seasons”
1998—2003 Panoramic wild landscapes (6×17 cm) for calendars and posters
1997— present The projects and design of photo albums and photo-publications in magazines, and CD-discs
1996 Director of the film based on A. Chekhov story A Pit” (Moscow)
1995 Scriptwriter and director of the film on the Puppet theatre (Moscow)
1992 Lectures Russia” and Soviet Woman as a Phenomenon” at the University UMD, USA
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