Vladimir Kudryavtsev is renowned Russian photographer. He is a member of the International Federation of Artists, Union of Theatre Professionals of the Russian Federation, and Czech Federation of Art Photography. Mr. Kudryavtsev has been working in the photography industry for more than 20 years. He graduated from Moscow Art School and Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK), the leading Russian film and art institution, with major in videography and photography. Since 2000 he has been actively working with professional publications such as Hair’s magazine, Wella Dolores, and Hair’s How, and with brands La Bioestetique, Zolinger, Wella, KEUNE, Lenovo, Heidelberg, Carlo Pasolini, Citigroup, Ernst & Young, Russian Railways, Technoserv, Renova Group and many others.
Since 2003, Vladimir Kudryavtsev’s photography has been published in magazines including ELLE Russia, GALA, Golf Style Next, Health, HFP and PITER & BLAIVE (London) Publishing Houses, BURDA Media, and many theatrical magazines including “Afisha,” “Teatral,” “Atmosphere,” and “Theatrical life.” In 2005, he was awarded as the best photographer of the year for magazines Playboy, Penthouse and Maxim. In 2014 Vladimir Kudryavtsev was among the official photographers for the Olympic Committee during the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
During his career Vladimir has been cooperating with many Moscow theatres as an artist and photographer, including Moscow Drama Theater on Malaya Bronnaya, Mayakovsky Theater and many others. He has created dozens of posters and ‘Key Art’ for theaters and the film industry. Vladimir Kudryavtsev has been awarded as the best theater photographer and artist numerous times.