Овчинников, Владимир Афанасьевич
Born St. Lake Shchuche (Perm), 4 October 1941
Died St. Petersburg, 25 January 2015
Ovchinnikov was born during his parents evacuation to the Urals. He had no formal art education and worked as a rigger in the Leningrad Mariinskii theatre. He was one of the prominent artists of the 'unofficial art'of Leningrad.