Lopatin Ivan


Cartoonist, graphic artist, painter, sculptor

Cartoonist, graphic artist, painter, sculptor

He was born on September 20, 1933 in the village of Novaya Kriusha, Voronezh region. He graduated from the Moscow Correspondence People’s University in 1960, the department of “Drawing and painting.”

He worked as an artist-designer, a teacher of drawing and drawing in cultural institutions and schools, editorial offices of newspapers in Voronezh and the region.

The first caricature was published in 1954 in the regional newspaper Kommuna. He was published in the magazines Krokodil, Ogonek, Peretz, Chayan, Tourist, Rabkor, Agitator, etc .; newspapers: Pravda, Izvestia, Trud, Literaturnaya Gazeta, Soviet Culture, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Rural Life, Sovetskaya Rossiya, as well as in republican humorous publications.

Participated in more than 30 competitions of cartoons (union and international) in Australia, Bulgaria, Belgium, Canada, Czechoslovakia.

Laureate of competitions of cartoons in magazines: “Porcupine”, “Pepper”, “Agitator”; newspapers: Komsomolskaya Pravda, Sovetskaya Rossiya, Trud.

From 1953 to 2011 he held more than 60 solo exhibitions: caricatures, graphics, paintings, sculptures.

Three collections of cartoons were published.

Member of the club of cartoons “Masterpiece” in Voronezh.

The last revenge of work – the artist of the newspaper “Bereg”, Voronezh.

Articles on creativity in iso-art are published in the books: “Legends of Voronezh” and “Historical and Cultural Reference of the Voronezh Region”. He performed more than 15,000 caricatures and illustrations, more than 1000 graphic and sculptural works.

The first personal exhibition of “Don watercolors” was organized in the district library of Pavlovsk, Voronezh region in 1953.

BEC 1993



Leave a Reply

five × two =