A wonderful artist, sculptor, teacher Alexander Zinin is celebrating his 70th birthday.
One of the master's creations is a monument to the letter Ё. The monument has become one of the symbols of modern Ulyanovsk. It is included in excursion routes around the city, and souvenirs with the image of the letter are very popular. Open any booklet for traveling around Ulyanovsk and it will definitely contain an image of the letter Ё. People like to take pictures near the monument.
Alexander Zinin is one of the ten outstanding figures in the field of culture of the Ulyanovsk region along with artists Dmitry Arkhangelsky, Arkady Plastov and Nikas Safronov.
The artist was born in the village of Pavlovka, Ulyanovsk region. Graduated from the Art and Graphics faculty of the Leningrad State Pedagogical Institute named after A.I. Herzen. He used to be a head teacher of the art studio in the regional Palace of Pioneers and in the Culture and Leisure Youth Center. He continues to teach now and he runs the art studio in the Gubernatorsky Palace of Culture.
Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature program team sincerely congratulates Alexander Vladimirovich Zinin on his birthday and wishes him good health and creative success!