Nikita Budkov is a Russian-born artist, who studied in the Russian Art School tradition. He then attended an Architectural course to become a professional architect. However, shortly after he decided to change paths, and move towards his interest in traditional fine art.
Nikita traveled to Los Angeles to learn about traditional painting from a different perspective and to master his artistic skills. He is now a member of the widely recognized and prestigious California Art Club.
Nikita’s painting style is based on contemporary realism, and his visual story telling often includes (mythological/ancient) symbolic elements.