The work of Ilya Avakov


Born in the city of Murmansk, Russia in 1984 Ilya Avakov graduated from St. PetersburgState Art & Industrial Academy in 2007 specialising in industrial design.Avakov worked as senior industrial designer for Rostselmash until 2013. While workingas an industrial designer Avakov developed an interest for drawing and illustrating. "Istarted to make illustrations of cars on the computer, and then started to paint withacrylic" says Avakov. "At the moment my favourite technique is oils on canvas, althoughI do occasionally use acrylics and watercolour".The beauty of automobile design is the source of inspiration for Avakov. His paintingsand watercolor works are in many private collections in Russia. In 2017 his paintingswere purcahsed for British clients collections for the first time and his profile wasfeatured in the April 2018 edition of Motorsport Magazine.Ilya Avakov showed his work for the first time outside of Russia at the Royal AutomobileClub's Art of Motoring exhibition in 2017, and again at the Concours d’Elegance, Boca-Raton 2020, Miami, USA with AFAS.

Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce

Oils on canvas

90.0 x 45.0

1250.00

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Ferrari F40

Oils on canvas

100.0 x 60.0

1250.00

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