was born in 1954 in Оmsk. In 1977 he graduated from the construction
department of the Siberian Automobile and Highway Construction
Institute. Sinse1982 till 1987 together with his creative colleagues
he dealt with interior design and decoration of buildings of culture.
Sinse 1988 the main object of his creative activity has become
the carring of orthodox reliefs and icons on wood. Dozens of Nikiforov’s
works of that period of time are in Orthodox Churches, corporative
and private collections of Russia, USA, Canada, France, Germany.
1. The 1-st All-Union Exhibition
of Decoration Art. «Len EXPO», Leningrad, 1989
2. All-Union Exhibition of Decoration
Art. Exhibition of Economic Achievements of Ukrain. Ukrain, Kiev
3. The 4-th Exhibition of Applied
Art. «Len EXPO», St.-Petersburg, 1991
4. «Spring Salon». «Len EXPO».
St.-Petersburg of 1992
5. Decoration Art Exhibition.
Showroom of Russian Fund of Culture. Moscow of 1992
6. Day’s of Сulture of Omsk Region
in the USA New-York. Washington of 1993
7. Siberian Christmas in Geneva.
Exhibition of Association of «Siberian Agreement in Confe-deration
Centre». Geneva, 1996
8. The 2-d International
Exhibition «Orthodox Art and Bookprinting». The Tretyakov Gallery.
Moscow of 1997