Sergey Ulyanovsky was born in 1956 in Biysk, a small town in the Altai region. He used to always paint and earned a nickname of the “painter” as early as in pre-school age. He painted at home and in school, in an art studio of the local pioneer club and in the army, when he was called up for the service.
He has lived in Moscow since 1977. From 1977 till 1983, he attended the studio of Afanasiy Sukhinin, a remarkable Moscow painter, who combined the achievements of St Petersburg and Moscow painting schools in his works, an apprentice of academicians Nikolai Romadin, Porfiry Krylov, Aleksey Gritsai, Nikolai Zhukov and Aleksandr Deyneka, as well as a portraitist Konstantin Kitayka.
Since 1980, he took part in group exhibitions first in Moscow, and then abroad – in Bahrain and Sweden, at the Embassy of Mexico to Russia and the Federal Communications Agency, as well as Muranovo Museum Reserve; he is also a permanent exhibitor at JSC “Marka”. The artist’s personal exhibitions took place at the Lenin Komsomol Automobile Plant House of Culture in 1989, at the Embassy of Croatia to Russia in 2011, and in FSUE PTC “Marka” in 2013.
Mr. Ulyanovsky is a member of the Union of Artist of Russia (UAR). He is a recipient of the UAR Medal and several diplomas.
Sergey Ulyanovsky is one of the leading postal miniature painters. The postage stamps he designed have taken part in Russian and international exhibitions, and become the best Russian stamps more than once. The souvenir sheet dedicated to the 700th birth anniversary of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh won the 2014 WIPA Grand Prix.
Sergey Ulyanovsky is a prominent representative of the realistic school. He makes landscapes, portraits and still-life paintings. He constantly goes on plein-airs not only within Russia but also to Italy, Croatia, Liechtenstein and other countries.
The artist’s paintings are in private collections in France, Hong Kong, Malta, Sweden, Turkey and United States. There are approximately 40 works in Germany alone. The artists also designed offices and branches of Russian and foreign companies.