Mikhail Selishchev was born in Livny (Orel Reg.) in 1962. 2016 Silver Medal of the Art Academy of Russia. 2015 First Prize of the Salon d’Automne in Paris. 2014 The main prize of the International Festival “Chemadok” in Nesvadi (Slovakia). 2012 First Prize, “LibrArt—2012”, Belgium. 2005, 2007 Diploma of the 4th and 5th International Biennial “World enamel” Salou (Spain). 2004 Diploma of the Russian Academy of Arts. 1995 Creates “Khors” House of Arts. 1988–1991 Working in the workshops of Art Fund in the Art Fund Komsomolsk-na-Amur, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. 1988 Diploma project “Stained Glass Art for the Kiev Metro. 1982–1988 Studying at the Moscow State Art Institute. 1978–1982 Education in the Arts College of memory 1905 at the theater department. 1974–1978 Studying at the Moscow Art School at the Moscow State Art Institute named after V.I.Surikov.
The artist’s talent, and, together with a high level of aptitude for the work, added up to a ‘cocktail’ of unusual creativity which holds its own unique place in the field of contemporary Russian art. Innovation and experiment, combined with myth-creation and a love for the various materials of his art, give the works of Mikhail Selishchev an acuteness and contemporaneity.
Mikhail Selishchev is a participant of numerous international and personal exhibitions held in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kiev, Vienna, Delhi, Lima, Oslo, Helsinki, Tbilisi and other cities. The works of Mikhail Selishchev remain in different museums and private collections all over the world. His art is unique by its depth, originality and spirituality meaning.