Viacheslav Shilov


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Born 23.10.1970 in Potsdam (Germany). First published in the newspaper “Kaliningrad Komsomolets” (1985). C 1986 – member of the Kaliningrad cartoonists. Since 1987 – member of the Club of Leningrad cartoonists. In 1996 graduated from St. Petersburg state Hermitage. University, with honors his diploma on the topic of “Caricature: history, stylistic genre, modern creative experience”. Has publications in the media of Germany, Israel, USA, Turkey, Estonia, Russia and some other countries. Awards: “Silver plate” in Ankara (Turkey, 1993), special prize in Knokke-Heist (Belgium, 1994), 2nd prize at the International exhibition in Tyumen (Russia, 1994), there is a special prize (1995), 2nd prize at the International exhibition of Poster and Caricature St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005), Silver Hat at the 5th International Forum of Visual Humor «Karikaturum» (Surgut, 2010) and about a dozen prizes and diplomas obtained in Italy, Japan, Korea, Bulgaria… Within the group of cartoonists participated in two exhibitions “NJET PROBLEM!” in Munich (1995) and Berlin (1996). In 1997 together with Victor A and Leonid Miller formed a group of cartoonists «Nuance», existing until today. In within the group spent more than 10 exhibitions in Russia and abroad – in France and Canada. Several years – from 2004 to 2006 participated in the design of the famous carnival in Nice (France). Author’s works are in private collections in Germany, Finland, USA, Russia, Canada, France, as well as in the Museum of Arts Fraizing. Participant of the exhibition of cartoons “confrontation” in the State Russian Museum in 1996. In 1997 he published a book of caricatures “But to me was case” (publishing house “Exchange”, N.Novgorod) from 1998 to 2005 – a few collections cartoons together with a group of “Nuance”, in 2010 – Collection «No.2» series «Gallery of masters of caricatures». From 1992 to 1996 cartoonist daily newspaper “Nevskoe Vremya”, from 1997 to 2000 – the artist-caricaturist the newspaper “Evening Petersburg”, from 2001 to 2008 – chief artist of the publishing house of the Fund “Sodruzhestvo” from 2009 to 2010 the art – Director of company «Our in the City». From 2011, the head of Bank of Ironical Images CARTOONBANK.RU.