KCAI Illustration Presents: Vladimir Zimakov
April 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cover to Cover: Words, Pictures and Everything In Between
Vladimir Zimakov, a Boston based illustrator, book artist and designer, will share his professional illustration and personal work over the last 15 years and expose the process behind his artistic practice. He specializes in techniques such as linocut, silkscreen and letterpress among other traditional and digital media. He is the Associate Professor of Art And Design and the Director of the Wedeman Art Gallery at Lasell College, located in Newton, MA. Vladimir has worked with world’s leading publishing houses such as Penguin, Random House, Faber and Faber, the Folio Society, Rizolli, Oxford University Press, Centipede Press and Vita Nova and illustrated books and book covers for the works of Gustav Meyrink, Nikolai Gogol, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Alexandre Dumas, Herman Melville, A.T.A. Hoffman, Haruki Murakami, Margaret Atwood, Julian Barnes and John Fowles among others. Most recently he completed a series of linocut illustrations for Ray Bradbury’s novel “Something Wicked This Way Comes”. Besides book illustrations, Vladimir also creates limited edition music posters and artist books using letterpress and linocut techniques. He is currently working on a book based on a poem by Lewis Caroll “Haddock’s Eyes”. His work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions in America, Europe and Russia.
More information about the artist can be found at: www.vladimirzimakov.com