This blog showcases the artwork and process of Vladimir Zimakov, a Boston based book artist, print maker, designer, illustrator and proprietor of Wild Pangolin Press. Vladimir works in a variety of drawing, painting and printmaking techniques, some of which including linocut, silkscreen and letterpress among others. He is an Associate Professor of Art and Graphic Design and the Director of the Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College (Newton, MA).
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!
Great blog so far! Keep up the good work and welcome to WordPress!
wow, amazing! i was absolutely intrigued by your post and images and then even more when i read your bio. It actually reminded me how amazing book art and artist are, maybe even inspired me.
Anywayz, can’t wait to see what will come next.
Take care x
I love the illusration work on Gogol’s Diary of a Madman, it’s beautiful and captures the spirit of the story.
I’m deeply impressed and speechless, your artwork is stunning ! chapeau!
Thank you, Apu! Thanks for the kind words, glad you like my work.