About the author:
Shorin Nikolai Akimovich. Born in 1924 in Feodosiya. Studied in the art studio of Aivazovsky National Art Gallery under the guidance of Barsamov, Bogaevsky, Snitkin along with outstanding Crimean artists such as Petr Stolyarenko , Mamchich, Sokolov. In 1941 took part in the evacuation of artworks from Aivazovsky National Art Gallery. In 1953 - Shorin graduated from Crimean Art School n.a. Samokish (Apanovich and Bernadskiy art studio). His art was greatly influenced by Vrubel, Mashkov, Konchalovky, Kuprin, Barsamov, Cezanne, Doren, Matisse. Since 1989 - Member of the National Union of Artists.