Sterkhov Konstantin

Born on April, 24, 1968.

Participant of local and international exhibitions.
Author of 2 books “Masters of Watercolor” and 50 educational video courses.
Works are presented in private collections in Russia, Germany, Finland, Austria, The Netherlands, Italy, India, The UK, China, and The USA. 


  • 1989–1997 – Department of graphic arts at Ilya Repin St. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Architecture;
  • 1985-1989 – Udmurt State University, diploma of a  qualified teacher of graphic arts
  • Member of Saint-Petersburg Society of Watercolor Artists
  • Member of Finnish Watercolor Society.


Solo exhibitions 

  • 2012-2013 – solo exhibition, Helsinki, Finland;
  • 2008 – “A walk”, Café Art Turku, Finland;
  • 2007 – “In the mood of classic” Café Art Turku, Finland;
  • 2006 – solo exhibition,  Joutsenon opisto, Finland;
  • 2003–2005 – solo exhibition, Joutsenon opisto, Finland;
  • 2000–2002 – solo exhibitions at Joutsenon opisto, Finland and Kihniö Art college, Finland;
  • 1999 – solo exhibitions at Sahaja-yoga center, Munich, Germany and Espoo, Finland;
  • 1997 – exhibition of International Children Portraits for USWRC, Vienna, Austria

Group exhibitions

  • 2014 – Art Supplies Exhibition The Paperworld in Frankfurt, Germany /demonstration; World Watermedia Exposition Thailand (June)/ juror; Qingdao International Watercolor Salon, China; Singapore Watercolor Society annual exhibition, Singapore; Watercolor International II, Greece; San-Diego Watercolor Society juried exhibition, USA. 
  • 2013 – International Watercolor Biennial, Shenzhen, China; North-West Watercolor Society Exhibition, USA; International Watercolor Festival, Turkey; The Ala Prima Festival of Watercolor, Moscow; Art Supplies Exhibition The Paperworld in Frankfurt, Germany and Dubai, UA.
  • 2012 – III Nanjing International Exhibition of Watermedia Masters, China; San Diego Watercolor Society Exhibition, USA; judging the III Contest of International Watercolour Society.  
  • 2009-2011 – Minun Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; International watercolor festival, Antwerp, Belgium; “Art Bridge” Society of Watercolor Artists Biennale, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; “The Art to see the light”, Exhibition Hall of Saint-Petersburg Union of Artists, St.-Petersburg; From the Shore to the Sea, Ferrin Gallery, Helsinki, Finland; Group exhibition of watercolorists, AKVART Gallery, Helsinki, Finland; Zoo-culture, Saint-Petersburg Union of Artists, St.-Petersburg; “Art- Tishinka”, art-fairy Artnow, Moscow; Exhibition of graphic works, Molbert Gallery, St.-Petersburg.
  • 2008 – International Biennale Art-Bridge-Watercolor, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; International exhibition of watercolorists, Vitebsk, Belarus. 
  • 2007 – International Biennale Art-Bridge-Watercolor, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; “The Russians in China”, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
  • 2006 – Exhibition in The Museum of Water,  St. Petersburg, Russia 
  • 2005 – International Biennale Art-Bridge-Watercolor, St. Petersburg, Russia