Mikhail Petrov (b. 1985) is a russian visual artist working with documentary photography.

Based in Moscow (Russia).

Member of The Russian Union of Art Photographers since 2017.

The author’s interests include long-term projects devoted to research of various spheres of human activity through the prism of their historical and socio-cultural features.
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Awards:

2020 – Young photographers of Russia – 2020. Finalist.

2020 – Scholarship of The Ministry for Culture of Russia for artistic attainments

2019 – 1st place in the photo contest “Point on the map”. International Festival of Photography “Photoparade in Uglich” (nomination “Culture & Traditions”)

2019 – Scholarship of The Ministry for Culture of Russia for artistic attainments

2018 – Young photographers of Russia – 2018. Special diploma for the project “Salt of the Earth”

2018 – Scholarship of The Ministry for Culture of Russia for artistic attainments

Exhibitions:

2020 – Russian north in Mikhail Petrov’s photographs (The main alley of Fili-Park, Moscow, Russia) – Personal

2020 – Young photographers of Russia – 2020 (Innovative Cultural Center, Kaluga, Russia) – Group

2019 – International Festival of Photography “Photoparade in Uglich” (Uglich Kremlin, Uglich, Russia) – Group

2019 – Exhibition #StarsProject2019 (Cultural project “RUSS PRESS PHOTO”, Moscow, Russia) – Group

2019 – The Sense of Snow Festival (The main alley of Fili-Park, Moscow, Russia) – Group

2018 – Young photographers of Russia – 2018 (Russian State Library for Young Adults, Moscow, Russia) – Group

2018 – Moscow Seasons (The main alley of Fili-Park, Moscow, Russia) – Personal

Education:

2019-p.t. – The School of Modern Photography “Docdocdoc” (St.Petersburg, Russia)

2014-2017 – Fine Art Photo School (Moscow, Russia)

2007-2010 – Theory and history of culture, Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow, Russia)

2002-2007 – Social anthropology, Russian State University named after A.N. Kosygin (Technology. Design. Art) (Moscow, Russia)

Testimonials

Keith McCloskey

The author

(Hungerford, England)

“I am a UK-based historical researcher, aviation historian and published author. Additionally, I have also acted as a consultant to related programmes on television…”

Sergey Tsyganov

The Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation

(Reutov, Russia)

“The photoartist Mikhail Petrov’s creative art is multidimensional. There is the author’s vision of the composition…”

Xenia Yakovleva

The actress

(Moscow, Russia)

“You know, I’ve been photographed by quite a lot of photographers, and I rarely work with people who shoot mostly landscapes. I have worked with Mikhail several times…”

Galleries