1934 Born, Baranovice, Poland
1955-1957 Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture
1958-1971 Mural and Restoration Company, Ukraine
1972-1978 Instructor, State Art School,
Kolosov traveled the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe painting
landscapes and nature, portraits and still lifes. The artist also
exhibited scupltures. Having lived in southern Russia (Crimea) and
in the mountainous Caucuses Region of Armenia and Georgia, Kolosov
was well-known for his alpine scapes and etudes. The painter primarily
worked in oil medium.
Kolosov spent time every year in the Crimea and landscapes of this famous peninsula highlight his exhibits. These themes are repeatedly chosen for public and private collections in Europe.
Artist of the U.S.S.R.
1980's Featured painter in several Soviet journals and catalogs.
Moscow (1981), Rovno (1987, 1989, 1997),
Exhibitions abroad: Germany (1987, 1996), Poland, 1997, 2002, United States (1994, 1997, 2002-04)
Member of Union of Artists, Ukraine, 1975-2004.
Valentin Kolosov passed away in December, 2004. The artist is survived by his wife in Rovno.