Mythartology is a blog showcasing the artwork and process of Vladimir Zimakov, a Los Angeles based book artist, print maker, designer and illustrator. Vladimir works in a variety of drawing, painting and printmaking techniques, some of which including linocut, silkscreen and letterpress among others. He is an instructor and a Graphic Design Department Chair at the Art Institute of California in Santa Monica.
Vladimir has worked with world’s leading publishing houses such as Penguin, Random House, Faber and Faber, the Folio Society and Vita Nova and illustrated books and book covers for the works of Gustav Meyrink, Nikolai Gogol, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Alexandre Dumas, Herman Melville and A.T.A. Hoffman among others. His work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions in America, Europe and Russia. You can view Vladimir’s illustration and fine art work at www.vladimirzimakov.com
This blog will introduce you to Vladimir’s process of working, his methods, inspirations and will showcase recent projects and events. Enjoy!