Andrei Maksimjuk is an Estonian artist.
He was born in Tallinn, but lived in Milan for a long time. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in painting and drawing at the Estonian Academy of Arts and the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, which is a very important place for the artist. Maksimjuk has experimented in various areas related to his subject field, such as restoration, teaching art, organising exhibitions, designing and above all, painting. He has also experimented with different genres and techniques, such as drawing, collage and mixed media.
Andrei Maksimjuk has studied with famous artists Luca Vernizzi and Ulysse Sartini, who have an important role in his development as an artist.
Maksimjuk has had solo exhibitions in Estonia, Finland and Milan and he has participated in collective exhibitions, including: La mia Brera at the Gallery Previtali, Milan in 2023, Il Costante Ritorno. Attualita della pittura di nudo tra Roma a Milano at the VS Gallery, Milan in 2019, Valge Laev, at the Estonian House, Stockholm in 2023, Dialogue and Identity at the Kaiserliche Hofburg Museum, Innsbruck (Austria) in 2009 and more.
He has been a member of the Estonian Painters Association since 2022.
The artist’s works are part of collections of important collectors both in Estonia and Italy.
The circumstances in which Maksimjuk’s figures appear determine a vision that is more than surreal, suggesting unreal places. There is a secret in this. And artist invites the viewer to go in it and discover the depth of the world around and yourself.