In 2001 graduated from the secondary art school under the Academy of Arts, Saint Petersburg.
From 2001 to 2007 studied at the I. Repin St. Petersburg State Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture at the graphic faculty, the book graphics workshop under the guidance of Academician A.A. Pakhomov.
Leonid was awarded a medal of the Russian Academy of Arts. Winner of the competition ”The Muses of Saint Petersburg”.
Since 2010 a member of the Union of Artists of Russia.
In 2010 the artist was invited as a lecturer to the I. Repin St. Petersburg State Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Currently he is the head of the etching workshop at the faculty of graphics.
Since 2007 Leonid has been working in the publishing house “DETGIZ” (State Publishing House for children's literature) in the magazine “Siskin and Hedgehog” as an illustrator. In cooperation with Svetlana Atnagulova, Leonid has illustrated a number of books in the publishing house DETGIZ, including a collection of Spanish children's folklore “I saw how a mouse sows” with the support of the Cervantes Institute in Moscow.
Works in painting, easel and book graphics.
Lives and works in St. Petersburg.
2012 — Exhibition (in collaboration with Svetlana Atnagulova). Academy of Arts. Saint Petersburg, Russia
2012 — Places. 3rd international public art festival Art-Prospect. Saint Petersburg, Russia
2012 — Recent Discoveries. Sokol Center for Contemporary Arts. Moscow, Russia
2014 — European Biennale of Contemporary Art Manifesta 10
2015 — 6th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art. Moscow, Russia
2015 — NEOPETERBURG. Name Gallery. Saint Petersburg, Russia
2015 — Form as a story. Zigmund Freud’s Dream Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia
2015 — Painting after painting. Academy of Arts. Saint Petersburg, Russia
2015 — Complicated issues. S.P. Dyagilev Museum of Modern Art. Saint Petersburg, Russia
2015 — Star City. New Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia
2016 — NEOPETERSBURG. Museum of Contemporary Art ART4.RU. Moscow, Russia
2016 — New Space. Pravda Center for Urban Culture. Moscow, Russia
2016 — Actual drawing. Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM. Perm, Russia
2017 — New Space. Smena Center for Contemporary Culture. Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia
2017 — NEOPETERSBURG. Graphics. The State Museum of M.V. Nesterov. Ufa, Russia
2017 — The Seventh Part of the World. NAMEGALLERY. Saint Petersburg, Russia