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In 1984 Leonid graduated from Odessa College of Art and Drama and started to work as a scene painter in Nizhny Novgorod State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of A.S. Pushkin

1885 started to work as a scene painter in Nizhny Novgorod Youth Theater.

1990 – Participated in Scene painters exhibitions.

1993 – Created pictorial series “Mushroom Season”.

1993 – Solo exhibition “Cosmic Mushrooms”.

Since 1993 – solo exhibitions in Nizhny Novgorod.

1993-1996 – Member of Theatre Union of the Russian Federation.

In 1994 Leonid became a member of International Union of Artists.

In 1995 the artist founded Club of Imaginary Art “Wanderers”.

Since 1996 Leonid has been participating in municipal, regional exhibitions in Russia and abroad (Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia, England, Spain, Canada).

Leonid is a member of the Artists Union of Russia.


The artist uses techniques of etching, engraving, pastel and oil painting.

Themes of Leonid Kolosov’s works are ancient Slavic mythology, fairy-tails, fantasy and mysticism.

Leonid Kolosov’s works are in private collections in Russia, Germany, England, Canada, Spain and the USA.