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"Fables and Fantasy" Exhibit

Nov 02, 2011 07:00PM ● By Anonymous

McBride Gallery, 215 Main Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Solo Show: Victor Nizovtsev “Fables and Fantasy”
Exhibit: November 13 to December 4, 2011
Artist Reception: Sunday, November 13, 1 - 4pm
Artist Talk: 2:00pm, November 13

Contact: Cynthia McBride or Judy Brick
Phone: (410) 267-7077 Email:

"Fables and Fantasy”
Annapolis, MD - McBride Gallery, 215 Main Street, presents “Fables and Fantasy”, a solo show for Russian-American painter, Victor Nizovtsev.

Nizovtsev has a growing reputation as one of the most imaginative painters today. The artist, who was born in Siberia, grew up in Moldova quite poor he says, but “with memories of the most amazing and wonderful childhood.” Why? His grandparents lived in the home and each evening told Victor and his siblings a bedtime story, one they made up from their imagination intermingled with stories handed down over generations.

A classically trained painter who also paints landscape and still life, Victor Nizovstev began painting his memories of those bedtime stories. While painting, he said, “the story begins to evolve on the canvas” as he adds creative ideas his grandparents could not have imagined….a jet engine on the side of a flying bird’s nest, with grandma and grandpa inside, contentedly knitting or reading a book.

Victor and his wife now reside in Maryland, and with two young children, who will undoubtedly generate new ideas for his stories on canvas.

Victor Nizovtsev's "Anticipation", Oil

Showing Opening
“Fables and Fantasy” opens with a reception to meet the artist on Sunday, November 13th, 1 - 4pm and continues to December 4th. Victor Nizovtsev will give a brief Artist Talk at 2:00pm and entertain questions. Selected new giclee prints will be released at the opening reception. The exhibit and talk are open to the public.

Gallery Hours: Mon. - Sat 10 - 5:30, Sunday, 12 - 5:30, Thursday until 9:00pm
Available to News Media: Call or email for higher-resolution art images
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