Leonid Afremov is an impressionist painter. He is one of the most recognizable contemporary artists. He developed his own unique style, which cannot be confused with that of any other artist. His style is unique and simple. Leonid uses knife instead of a brush. The artist likes to travel. He paints landscapes, city scenes, seascapes, flowers and portraits. Afremov’s paintings are full of optimism, passion and incredible energy.
Leonid was born on July 12, 1955 in Vitebsk (Belarus, USSR). The artist was born in the same town as Marc Chagall, who later had a significant influence on his work. Leonid was a good student, was fond of history and fine art, collected stamps and listened to the Beatles. His father was a shoe designer and manufacturer and his mother worked at a metallurgical plant.