The artist was born in Moscow. |
1989 Admitted to the private school of the one of the best artists in Europe and Russia, master of portrait miniature B.S.Ilukhin.
1991-1996 Studies in the Moscow State Pedagogical Lenin University, majoring in Fine Arts and Drawing,studied at People artist of USSR Vladimir Igoshev»s course.Graduation picture theme: Portrait. In his student years, Zhigalin-Vishnyakov is an often participant of different exhibitions and his works are widely recognized by famous artists.
1993 — 1995 Participates in mural of Feodosiisky-Voznesensky Church in the city Perm, as an icon-painter and a head of mural.
1996 Group exhibition in «Belyaevo» gallery.
1998 A member of the International Arts Fund.
1999-2000 Group exhibitions dedicated to sea «Karadak-koktebel» in «Vykhino» gallery.
2001 Exhibition in the «Diamonds of Russia — Sakha» Business Center.
2000-2001 Head of interier creation works and interior designs in the residences of Russian elite.
2001 Moves to Bahamas.
In the next several years, Zhigalin-Vishnyakov lives and travels in the Caribbean, visits Cuba and Jamaica and explores their cultures. During his time in the Caribbean, he becomes a popular artist and gets many orders from the Caribbean countries, USA and Canada.
2002 Participates in the Festival of Art in Green Village Garden, Nassau, Bahamas.
2004 Participates in the International Cultural Art Exhibition, Nassau, Bahamas.
Nowadays Zhigalin-Vishnyakov lives and works in Russia and Caribbean Islands.
His works presented in galleries and private collections in Russia, Europe, USA, Canada, Bahamas and Jamaica.