| Andrei Mylnikov|
| 22 February 1919 (1919-02-22) Pokrovsk, Saratov Governorate, USSR|
May 16, 2012, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Order of Lenin, Hero of Socialist Labour
Imperial Academy of Arts
Andrei Mylnikov Wikipedia
Andrei Andreevich Mylnikov (Russian: Мыльников Андрей Андреевич) (22 February 1919 in Pokrovsk, Saratov Governorate – 16 May 2012 in Saint Petersburg) was a Russian and Soviet painter and art educator, People's Artist of the Russian Federation, Stalin Prize winner, and Lenin Prize winner, who lived and worked in Saint Petersburg. He was a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (former Leningrad Union of Artists), and professor of painting of the Repin Institute of Arts, regarded as one of the brightest representatives of the Soviet art, who played an important role in the formation of the Leningrad school of painting.
Mylnikov was born in 1919 in Pokrovsk, Saratov Governorate. In 1946, Mylnikov graduated from the Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, a student of Igor Grabar and Victor Oreshnikov. In 1948, he graduated from the graduate school of the same institute. Professor since 1957. For more than 50 years Mylnikov taught in the Repin Institute of Arts. He is a Head of personal studio of Monumental painting. At the same time he was head of the Department of Painting of Repin Institute. In 1990, he was avarded the Honorary Title «Hero of Socialist Labour».Boris Korneev
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