Alexander Sitnikov


1945 – Born in Iva (Penza region), Russia.
Parents – Grigory Ivanovich Sitnikov and Ul’yana Mikhailovna Sitnikova.

Since 1966, Sitnikov has participated in exhibitions.

1966 - 1972 – Moscow State Surikov Art Institute (studio of N.A. Ponomarev and O.M. Savost’juk).

1970 - 1980s – Series Not people – Beasts and The Blind Deaf-and-Dumb.

Since 1975 – Member of the USSR Union of Artists (since 1993 – Moscow Union of Artists).

1982 – Grand Prize of 5th Triennial of Fine Arts, New Delhi, India.

1984 – First Prize of 7th Biennial of Contemporary Art in Kosice, Czechoslovakia.

1980 - 1990 – Series Burden and Demos.

1985 – 2000 – Concerto, a series of works dedicated to composers Dmitri Shostakovich and Alfred Schnittke.

2002 – Awarded the State Prize of Russia for the series My 20th Century.

2003 – Awarded the Silver Medal of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts.

2000 - 2006 – Series Native Tongue, Instincts, Pictroglyphs and Rhetoric.

2007 – Associate Member of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts.

2008 - 2012 – Series Invention Etudes, Puppet theatre.

2012 – Full Member of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts.



State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
State Russian Museum, St.Petersburg
Ludwig Museum in the State Russian Museum, St.Petersburg
Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
Kasteev State Museum of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Arhangelsk Regional Museum, Russia
Briansk Rigeonal Art Museum, Russia
Museum of History, Architecture and Fine Arts New Jerusalem, Istra 
Kemerovo Regional Museum of Fine Arts, Russia
Magadan Regional Museum, Russia
Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Russia
The Omsk State Museum of Fine Arts, Russia
Karelian State Art Museum, Petrozavodsk, Russia
Rostov Regional Fine Arts Museum, Russia
The Saratov State Art Museum named after A. N. Radishev, Russia
The Semipalatinsk museum of Fine Arts, Russia
Museum of Contemporary Art. Nurenberg, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art. Sofia, Bulgaria
Ludwig Forum for International Art. Aachen, Germany
Ludwig Museum of International Art in the China Art Gallery, Beijing
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
The Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Kolodzei Collection of Russian and Eastern European Art, Kolodzei Art Foundation,USA
Collection of M’ARS Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow

Collection of Margarita and Jack Hennessy, New York, USA
Collection of Michael Berschader, Vladimir Berschader, Belgium  
Collection of Vladimir and Larisa Fudim, Germany
Collection of Olivier Mestelan, Art-Ex-East Foundation, Switzerland
Collection of Eduard Mordukhovich
Collection of Antonio Piccoli, Italy
Collection of Martin Klotz, USA
Collection of Annamukhamed Zaripov