Art Deco Weekend Program Guide - 2016 - Page 29

MEET THE ARTIST FROM RUSSIA TO SOUTH BEACH SERGEY SEREBRENNIKOV, POSTER ARTIST T his year’s Artist, Sergey Serebrennikov, comes all the way from Russia. He has more than 10 years experience working with ad agencies as well as with a television station in Moscow. He arrived for a visit in 2012. That is when he set his eyes on his first Art Deco Weekend Festival in Miami Beach. He was fascinated with the beauty of, and excitement toward, the original art of its architecture. For three years Sergey carried his MB visual memories with him, and patterned his life’s activities to bring him to the point where he was able to come back here to the place where he saw everyday life offering not only a varied culture, but Serebrennikov also, an ocean, a turquoise ocean, that he could have in his life, as he puts it, “for everyday, all around the year”. Sergey decided to enter the Art Deco Weekend Poster contest because, as he states it, “I wanted to do something for my favorite festival.” He wanted to create an advertising poster highlighting the Leonard Horowitz pastel colors and elements of buildings that portray the POSTER SIGNINGS FRIDAY, JANUARY 15 4PM-6PM SATURDAY&SUNDAY, JANUARY 16 & 17 11AM-1PM, 3PM-5PM Art Deco Gift Shop Booth (10th and Ocean) Art Deco design. His composition is the perfect illustration of this year’s (2016) Art Deco Weekend theme, The Art of Architecture. THE ART OF ARCHITECTURE 27