Biography

Sergey Eylanbekov was born in Russia in 1960. He began his sculpture and drawing studies in Moscow in 1973. After graduation with honor from the prestigious Moscow Surikov Academy of Fine Arts in 1984, he participated in several important exhibitions, from which several of his sculptures were acquired by the Russian Academy of Fine Art and the Ministry of Culture for permanent expositions in various museums.

In 1989, Sergey moved to the United States, where he continued working as a professional sculptor. In the beginning, his sophisticated skills in figurative sculpture helped to earn his living by producing copies and reproductions of various classic sculptures majority of which were endorsed by major museums throughout the country. At the same time he kept creating new original works, participating in various art shows and art contests. Eventually, he and his works became well-known in the United States and around the world. Throughout the years he produced and exhibited sculptures in a variety of techniques and materials, including bronze, marble and cast Lucite.

Sergey received numerous awards, won a number of art competitions, and completed commissions in the United States and internationally. His works can be found in public and private collections throughout the world.

Sergey lives and works on Long Island, New York and in Pietrasanta, Italy.

He is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society and served on its Board of Directors.