Daniil Mikhailovich Menshikov is a famous Russian Siberian artist and works across different genres: painting, graphics, etching, watercolour, gouache, tempera, acrylic, mixed and author technique. Acclaimed artist of Russia.
The artist's painting and graphical works are widely represented in Russian galleries and abroad.
During his artistic career Danila Menshikov has taken part in a multitude of art exhibitions in Siberian cities, as well as Moscow, Saint Petersburg, has been represented in art galleries in Western Europe, is a laureate of Novosibirsk and Kaliningrad international graphics biennale.
At the beginning of his creative path Danila tried himself in book graphics, has illustrated several children's books released by the Siberian branch of the publisher "Children's literature" and Novosibirsk book publishing. His cycle of early etchings on the theme of the Old Testament were highly acclaimed at a number of international exhibitions and gained him his first fame.
Today Danila Menshikov continues to develop his beloved subject matter in the genre of female portrait, city landscape, at times fantasy-mythological, at times abstract and nominal. In his works he uses sign and symbolic compositions, complex colour, non-standard technical devices, at the same time not rejecting drawing, fine lines, unusual texture.
With fruitful work and wide-ranging exhibits, Danila Menshikov has claimed well deserved popularity from connoisseurs of fine art in Russia as well as abroad, he is perceived as an authentic master, his works are exhibited and sold with invariable success, he is a welcome guest and participant at regional and national art exhibitions.
Art critics, with unmistakable warmth and approval, comment on the talent of this wonderful, outstanding artist from Novosibirsk.