Michael Kopylkov

Born in 1946 in Leningrad.

1969 — graduated from the Mukhina Academy of Art and Design (Stieglitz), Ceramics and Glass Department
since 1968 — participates in domestic and foreign exhibitions and competitions
1969-1971 — teacher of the basics of ceramics at the Children’s Art School, Leningrad
since 1975 — member of the USSR Union of Artists
1977-1986 — coordinator of two exhibitions «Leningrad Ceramics» in 1977 and 1982, of nine exhibitions «One composition» (1977-85) and the exhibition «Leningrad Ceramics Today» in Riga, 1986
1988 — Head (along with P. Martinson) of the All-Union Symposium of Landscape Ceramics in Tashkent
1988-1989 — head of Ceramics And Glass Department of Stieglitz Academy
since 1996 — artist of the publishing house «Rare Book from St. Petersburg»

One man shows

1981 — «12 Compositions» — Elaginoostrovsky Palace Museum
2006 — «Decalogue» — State Hermitage Museum


1978 — Gold Medal of the VI International Ceramics Competition, Vallauris, France
1978 — Diploma of the USSR Union of Artists
1988 — Prize of the All-Union Symposium of Landscape Ceramics, Tashkent
1998 and 2003 — Laureate of the exhibitions «Petersburg» in the Central Exhibition Hall «Manezh», St. Petersburg
2007 — Gold Medal of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts


State Hermitage Museum
State Russian Museum
Elaginoostrovsky Palace Museum
Stieglitz Museum
Museum «Kuskovo»
Museum «Tsaritsyno»
Collection of Russian Ministry of Culture
Sergiev Posad State Historical and Art Museum
Omsk Regional M.A. Vrubel Museum of Fine Arts
Art museums of Astrakhan, Kaliningrad
Art and Local Lore Museum of Sumy, Ukraine
International Museum of Ceramics in Kecskemet, Hungary
Museum of Ceramics «Perabo Palace», Laveno Mombelo, Italy
Northern Arizona University Museum of Art, Flagstaff, USA
Collection of the publishing house «Art and Crafts», Seoul, South Korea
Museum of Porcelain and Chess, St. Petersburg
Domestic and foreign private collections and collections of various institutions