Igor V. Volosnikov, better known by its abbreviated name Igor Volos was born 1964 in the Ural mountains at Kirov (Russia). He graduated there from the Schools of Art and of Higher Art before teaching as senior artist at the RKhMC Prior to that he studied monumental art in MGPU (named after Stroganov) as well as Restoration of monumental painting, after which he helped restore a temple in Sao Paulo (Brazil) built bythe Bibikovs, a family of royal nobility.

Tomasz Alen Kopera was born in 1976 in Kożuchów, Poland. He attended the University of Technology in Wrocław, where he gained a degree in construction engineering. His artistic talent came to light in early childhood. Highly fascinated with human nature, the surrounding universe and all that is dark and mysterious, Kopera’s works demonstrate both a high degree in sensitivity as well as his desire to touch the subconscious by arousing a need to pause and contemplate in the spectator.